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Ski Lanesboro MN by Candle Light

Lanesboro looks good in snow.  We received a fresh covering in the past week that has transformed the Root River valley into a winter wonderland.  The Root River Trail is groomed for cross country skiing for over 20 miles.  There are … Continue reading

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To Kill a Mockingbird Featured at Lanesboro’s Commonweal Theatre

“To Kill a Mockingbird” is one of the plays running in repertory this fall at the Commonweal Theatre in Lanesboro, MN.  This play is based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel of the same name by Harper Lee.  There is … Continue reading

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Lanesboro – A great destination for Road Bikers Too!!

As home to the Root River Trail, Lanesboro has earned a reputation as a great biking destination.  Every summer thousands of bikers visit to enjoy the trail and everything else that Lanesboro has to offer. Recently we had guests that took … Continue reading

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Commonweal Theatre Summer Season in Full Swing

Many visitors come to Lanesboro, MN to ride the “Cadillac” of bike trails, the Root River State Trail.  Others come for the quiet and the beauty of canoeing or kayaking the Root River.  After a busy day outdoors many guests … Continue reading

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Backyard Visitors to our Garden

Last week a fawn was born in our neighborhood.  He laid under the neighbor’s board fence for most of the afternoon.  It is not unusual for the mother deer to leave new fawns unattended – even in town.  They are … Continue reading

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Finches and Grosbeaks and Orioles Oh My!

It is spring birding time in South East Minnesota.  The birds are flocking to our front and back yard feeders.   Some are just passing through but some of them stay all summer.   Our guests at Hillcrest Hide-Away Bed … Continue reading

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Blue Flags in our Garden

One of my favorite early season flowers are “Blue Flags”.  They are a member of the Iris Family that  grow to be around six inches tall. Blue Flags have a special memory for my family.  They used to grow along … Continue reading

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Maple Syrup Time – Come Lend a Hend

Tired of being cooped up inside?  The first sign of spring is upon us – Maple Syrup season.   Join us and discover how that Maple in the corner of your yard can give you the tastiest pancakes in town. … Continue reading

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Song Writing Workshop Offered in Lanesboro March 12

This blog is written by Marv and Carol Eggert, innkeepers at Hillcrest Hide-Away B&B in Lanesboro, MN. Attention all potential songwriters ready to grow to the next level: Internationally acclaimed artist JohnSmith (yes he spells it as all one word!) … Continue reading

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Raspberries In Season at Lanesboro, MN Bed and Breakfast

Our ever-bearing raspberries are well into their second season and the fruit is bountiful!  We have been featuring raspberries for breakfast at our Lanesboro, MN inn for the last 3 weeks. Today we served raspberries and bananas topped with dulce-de-leche.  … Continue reading

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