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Girls Getaway Weekend

Cabin fever got you down?  Looking for a good excuse to get out of town?  Need a place to go just to hang out with your girlfriends for a weekend?  Consider a girls weekend in Lanesboro, MN.  Girlfriends have been enjoying weekend getaways with us for the […]

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A Welcome/Unwelcome Back Yard Visitor

We’ve had a recent back yard visitor that has been fun to watch.  Prior to the past 3 weeks I had seen him only 3 times in the past 2 years. However, in the past three weeks, he has been here frequently.  I can tell by all […]

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Fall Foliage Abounds in SE Minnesota

Glorious fall colors have arrived in the Root River Valley in South East Minnesota.   Plan a mid-week getaway at the Hillcrest Hide-Away B&B in Lanesboro to enjoy the collage of fall colors.  Read on to learn more. The colorful fall colors are not limited to the hardwood […]

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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.  The crop has been so good I  […]

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Minnesota Fall Color Getaway

After a sultry, humid August it was welcome relief this week to feel the cool breezes that remind us that fall is soon upon us.  We have gone from running the air conditioning all night to sleeping with the windows open.  What a relief! Southeast Minnesota beckons […]

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Serving Peach Chutney at our Bed and Breakfast

We usually serve the peaches as fresh fruit with breakfast.  This year Carol is expanding her horizons by canning peach chutney.  We came home from the food Coop in Decorah, Iowa with a box of peaches and Carol started slicing and dicing the ingredients.  Three hours later […]

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Canoe Trip Down Minnesota's Root River

According to www.RiverPaddling.com, “Southeastern Minnesota is a paddlers paradise for both canoeing and kayaking. The Driftless Area of Southeastern Minnesota is quite different than the rest of Minnesota as it contains no natural lakes and the terrain is quite rugged with spectacular scenery.” On Saturday, I paddled […]

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Mid-week Live Theatre in Lanesboro, Minnesota

The Commonweal Theatre in Lanesboro, Minnesota announces a mid-week theatre series from August through October 2010.  Treat yourself to the theatrical tour-de-force of one-person shows! Commonweal’s 2010 summer series features performers from across the world taking to the Commonweal stage in solo performances that’ll bring you to […]

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Sweet and Savory Eggs For Breakfast

Carol (resident chef at Hillcrest Hide-Away Bed and Breakfast in Lanesboro, Minnesota) likes to alternate between sweet and savory entree’s for breakfast.  Some days when she can’t decide, Sweet and Savory Eggs fit the bill. Carol likes to use fresh ingredients as much as possible in her […]

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Bed and Breakfast Guests Arrive By Bike and Tractors

Our guests have used unique modes of transportation in the past few weeks.  Two weeks ago a couple arrived by bike – having parked their car at the trail head in Houston (32 miles away).  They packed their clothes in  saddlebags and rode the bike trail to […]

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