Over the past year, we covered the Top 100 Coolest Houses in Minnesota in two separate installments. The historic beauties all over the state ran the gamut in terms of architecture, sizes, locations, and styles, but there were just so many that I couldn’t squeeze into the Top 100, no matter how much I wanted to include them. So here are the next 50!
Lanesboro, MN should have made our Top 10 Towns in Minnesota list, without a doubt. I had a great deal of readers mention it, and I acknowledge that if I could go back and re-do it, I would have definitely included it. It’s a beautiful little gem of a town, set deep in the heart of southern Minnesota’s Bluff County along the Root River. It’s touristy, too. There are more B&B’s here than any other small town in Minnesota, most of which are located in old, Victorian homes dating back to the late 1800’s. Continue reading
Like most states in the US, Minnesota has a long history of Native Americans here long before European settlers found their way over. But in the roadside attractions world, it’s only right that we give a tip of the cap to the history of Indians that have long since been in our state, and we’ve selected 10 of the best statues that commemorate them.
We’ve taken a stab at the most beautiful churches in the Twin Cities (there were a lot to choose from), as well as the best of the 52 Catholic churches in Stearns County alone, but this week we tackle the top 25 most beautiful and unique churches in the state. The thousands of houses of worship range from old and historic to modern and simple, but the most beautiful and amazing churches always have a rich history and incredible architecture.