Historic Bluff Country Scenic Byway
Length: 88.0 mi / 141.6 km
Time to Allow: Three hours to drive the byway
In the small communities and scenic beauty of this byway, visitors find art galleries, antique shops, Amish tours, historic sites, cave tours, and museums. Parks, forests and the Root and Mississippi Rivers provide opportunities for many recreation options, including canoeing, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, cycling, wildlife watching, fishing, and photography.
Visit the Historic Bluff Country Scenic Byway, where the Root River and Harmony-Preston Valley State Trails offer smooth, easygoing biking through scenic corridors. Developed on former railroad beds, these paved trails take you on a journey through the dramatic river-carved blufflands of southeastern Minnesota.
The Historic Bluff Country Scenic Byway of southeastern Minnesota is full of captivating treasures and adventures during the winter--especially for snowmobile enthusiasts. This byway is surrounded by dozens of snowmobile trails known for their extraordinary landscapes of limestone bluffs, river valleys, forests, and sparkling streams. With the fantastic variety of trails to choose from, every rider can find what they’re looking for near the Historic Bluff Country Scenic Byway.
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2-Day Trip: Traveling the Historic Bluff Country Scenic Byway
This is a point by point itinerary for the points of interest along the Historic Bluff Country Scenic Byway.