The Ames Mill in Northfield Minnesota

Loonshine, Nature Trails and Jesse James on the Minne-Roadtrip to Northfield, MN

Thanks to my Minne-Roadtrip hosts the small town of Faribault is in my rearview mirror. The next stop, 19-minutes away, is the two college town of Northfield, Minnesota. ~ What does a Minne-Roadtrip to Northfield, Minnesota look like?  ~ On this itinerary, you’ll stay in a historic riverside inn, walk in the footsteps of the Jesse…

10 Favorite Small Towns

Cave-Aged Cheese, River Time and Hammerschlagen on the Minne-Roadtrip to Faribault, MN

You’ve just left your first stop on the Minne-Roadtrip in Owatonna, Minnesota. From there, it’s a 25-minute drive through pastoral landscapes. When you head into the heart of Faribault, you’ll drive past homes and businesses and into historic downtown. Nearby, is the convergence of two rivers‒the Straight River and the Cannon River. What does a Minne-Roadtrip…

Minne-Roadtrip to Owatonna, MN

History, Architecture and International Eats on the Minne-Roadtrip in Owatonna, MN

Revolutionary architecture, historical museums, and international food might sound like a day in the big city. What would you say if I told you this can be found in the small town of Owatonna, MN? What does a Minne-Roadtrip to Owatonna look like? On this itinerary, you’ll marvel at a “jewel box of the prairie,”…