Recreation: There’s plenty of opportunity for what you like to do...biking, hiking, hunting, fishing, bird-watching, kayaking, tubing, canoeing, wildlife photography, horseback riding, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, skating, hockey, roller-blading, four-wheeling, bowling, community theater productions...or rent a segueway or bicycle-built-for-two and add variety to your bike trail experience
Food:Come in for up to 37 flavors of ice cream, Scandinavian lutefisk and lefse, 1/3-lb charbroiled burgers, all-you-can-eat buffets, mouth-watering cookies and pastries, home-grown jams and jellies, local wines, fresh corn on the cob, and much more!
Culture: Take an Amish tour, watch how Norwegian lefse is made in a factory, experience Scandinavian traditions and art forms, participate in rural American celebrations and church suppers, enjoy a standstill parade, visit a unique wood-carving museum
History & Nature: Experience the rich native American and Scandinavian heritage of the region through historical museums and interpretive markers, learn about the historic railroad and hobo culture, meet “Alice” the Great Horned Owl, see fish and wildlife in their natural habitat, explore giant underground caves, observe eagles and other birds along the Scenic Byway, learn about sinkholes and how they change the landscape, and catch all the photo opportunities of people and nature enjoying the Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest.
Community: Enjoy community and RV parks close to shops and restaurants, experience the creativity of rural festivals, and visit with friendly locals and merchants for a taste of rural “Minnesota Nice”