Spend a Weekend
in Houston County, Minn.
Houston County is home to lots of good eats, including long-time neighborhood staples, and fresh new start-ups.
Sleep comfortably at one of our local hotels or bed & breakfasts, or under the stars at one of Houston County’s many campgrounds.
Arts & Culture
Community theaters, art galleries, outdoor concerts, and museums provide plenty of year-round arts and culture fun in Houston County.
Charming antique stores, gift shops, and mom-and-pop we-have-it-all stores provide lots of fun shopping explorations.
Houston County offers a wealth of outdoor recreational activities, including excellent snowmobile trails, gorgeous hiking and biking trails, and some of the best trout fishing in the state.
Houston County, located in the heart of the Driftless Region, provides some of the most scenic drives in the state, with winding roads, undulating valleys and bluffs, and stunning scenic overlooks.
Houston County, Minn. By the Seasons
Annual events to watch for, every season of the year.
Bluff Country Artist Studio Tour
End of April
Spring Grove, mid-May
City-wide Garage Sales
Multiple towns; watch City websites
Root River Triathalon
Caledonia Founder’s Day
End of June
Eitzen Family Fun Fest
Ye Olde Gray Barn Musical
Spring Grove; mid-July
Houston Hoedown Days
Last full weekend of July
Houston County Fair
La Crescent; mid-September
Taste of the Trail
Spring Grove, first weekend in October
Wild Turkey Fest & Hot Air Balloon Rally
Caledonia; late October
Tundra Swan Migration
Brownsville; late October–November
Houston Arts Festival
Houston, Saturday after Thanksgiving
Winter Wonderland & Hot Air Balloon Rally
Caledonia, first full weekend in December
International Owl Festival
Houston; first full weekend in March