PO Box 422   •   109 Houston Street NW   •   Preston, MN 55965
(507) 765-2181   •   innkeepers@jailhouseinn.com

Featured in
"FORTUNE Magazine"
(October, 2017)
...a repurposed historic
building: Hotel Minnesota
"From Cells to Suites"

Things To Do

Activities Surrounding the JailHouse Inn in Southern Minnesota

Historic Bluff Country and Preston have much to offer for your enjoyment and relaxation, including:


  • Root River State Trail and Trout Run Trail provide for biking, hiking,
    cross country skiing and rollerblading – we have no mosquitos here!
  • Forestville State Park and historic site includes Meighen Store, hiking,
    cross country skiing and trout fishing
  • Niagara and Mystery Cave tours
  • Fillmore County Historical Museum located in nearby Fountain
  • Canoeing and tubing on the mighty Root River south branch
  • Local theatres; movies and summer plays
  • Preston’s Trout Day in May
  • Minnesota State Fish Hatchery located between Preston and Lanesboro
  • Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest and Forest Resource Center
  • City of Preston tennis courts swimming pool and golf course
  • Dining can be found in Preston at the Branding Iron and local cafes and in
    neighboring communities such as Lanesboro and Spring Valley
  • Antique, Amish, craft & gift shops
  • A large Amish community, which offers tours

Amish Horses