Please Note: Seasonal road work has temporarily closed Highway 16 between Preston and Lanesboro. Clearly marked detours may add a few minutes to your trip.
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Welcome to the Commonweal
"Understated and self-assured, this Southeast Minnesota burg is a busy stop along the 60-mile-long Root River bike trail. The limestone bluffs, unpretentious shops and river bottoms offer visual delights."
America's Prettiest Towns,
The Commonweal Theatre is located in the historic town of Lanesboro in the heart of southeastern Minnesota's beautiful bluff country. Nestled in a deep valley on the Root River, Lanesboro offers visitors a wide variety of outdoor activities, first-rate theater, rich artistic experiences, unique shopping, a local winery and fine dining and lodging to fit every taste and budget. Visit Lanesboro and discover the ideal indoor/outdoor getaway!