PO Box 422   •   109 Houston Street NW   •   Preston, MN 55965
(507) 765-2181   •   innkeepers@jailhouseinn.com
"The JailHouse Inn in southern Minnesota is a wonderful place to go if you're looking for something with adventure."
Good Morning America

July 2009

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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
  • Horseback riding, horse drawn wagon rides and in snowy month, sleigh rides
  • Antique, Amish, craft & gift shops
  • A large Amish community, which offers tours

Amish Horses