Southeast Minnesota is beautiful no matter what time of year it is. Bluff Country in the fall is my particular favorite as the beautiful colors move across the region; it is really the best.

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The summer is great too, with fantastic trails to ride your bike, hiking, and of course tubing down the river.

But, what about winter?

The website 24/7 Tempo says the area still brings the charm. The site took a look at each town in the state and narrowed it down to find the best winter destination. In Minnesota, a quaint southeast Minnesota town was named as the one to visit!

Lanesboro Is The Best Winter Destination in Minnesota

Yes, according to 24/7 Tempo, Lanesboro is the town to visit in Minnesota when winter strikes. The site mentioned the small-town charm; a vibrant art scene; and cross-country skiing as reasons to check it out!

Of course, Lanesboro is also the Bed & Breakfast capital of Minnesota, and if you are looking to make a wonderful weekend in the winter, you may want to check out their possible accommodations.

So, how did 24/7 Tempo find the best destination in each state?

"To identify the best winter destination in every state, 24/7 Tempo consulted lists compiled by a wide variety of websites, including Reader’s Digest, Lonely Planet, Condé Nast Traveler, National Geographic, Frommer’s, Cheapism, U.S. News & World Report, Washingtonian, USA Today, Midwest Living, Yankee, and Planet Ware, as well as numerous regional, state, and city tourism sites."

Lanesboro isn't just great in the winter, either. Year-round the town has fantastic events including Buffalo Bill Days in August, the Commonweal Theatre has fantastic shows throughout the year, and so much more. Check out everything you need to know about Lanesboro here.

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