Weekend Getaways Near Rochester
Grab your snacks and get your playlists ready, we’re going on a road trip!
Whether you've got a three-day weekend coming up that you want to take advantage of or you're looking for a getaway from Rochester, we have some suggestions to make the most of your weekend trip.
Lanesboro MN, named one of America’s Prettiest Towns by Forbes Traveler, one of the 50 Best Sports Towns in the Nation by Sports Afield Magazine and the Bed & Breakfast Capitol of Minnesota is located just 5 minutes away on State Highway 16.
With the Root River State Bike Trail, the #1 rated trail in the state, winding through the Southern Minnesota Resort and the Root River running along side, there is no better access for fishing, biking, hiking, blading, kayaking or tubing.
Luxury hotel with meeting rooms in Red Wing, Minnesota set amid the iconic Mississippi River and majestic bluffs. Close to bright lights and big cities, yet truly a world away.
The Anderson House Hotel is on the national historic register and has been a beloved landmark since 1856.
Ideally located just one block from the Mississippi River and halfway between Wabasha’s beautiful beach Park and the world-class National Eagle Center. Visitors come from far and wide to see the natural wonder of the Mississippi River Valley and to have the opportunity to see bald eagles in their native habitat as well as up close in a classroom.
A family-oriented MN campground, featuring a new water park built-in 2016. Accommodations include overnight tent campings, RV camping. seasonal campsites, and cabin rentals.
Dickerson’s Lake Florida Resort is a beachfront resort on Lake Florida, 6 miles west of Spicer, MN. The Little Crow Lakes Area includes the towns of New London, Spicer and Willmar. Kandiyohi County has 360 lakes including Lake Florida, Green Lake, Nest Lake, Norway Lake, Long Lake and Diamond Lake near Atwater, MN. Minneapolis/St.Paul, The Minnesota Twins and the Mall of America are just 95 miles to the east of Spicer and the Willmar Lakes Area.