Did you know that Minnesota has a thriving Amish community? With about 100 families, the Amish community near Harmony, Minnesota, is the largest in the state. If you visit, you can catch a tiny glimpse of how the Amish of Minnesota live their lives. The tours offered here will take you through the beautiful countryside as you explore unique shops and busy, productive farms. If that sounds good to you, read on below to learn about this tour and other fun things to do in Harmony, Minnesota. All told, it makes for a fantastic day trip destination.

For more information about taking an Amish tour of Harmony, visit the  Amish Tours of Harmony website and the Amish Tours of Harmony Facebook page.. And if you know of any other unique towns in Minnesota, be sure to let us know by nominating them.

Have you ever been to any Amish communities in Minnesota? If so, which were your favorites? We’d love to read about your experiences in the comments section below!

If you’re still in the mood for more Minnesota adventures, take a look at this video about the Gunflint Trail & Scenic Byway:


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Adventures in Minnesota

Where can we find small towns in Minnesota?

  • Stillwater is known for its charming downtown area filled with local shops and restaurants.
  • Winona is very popular for its famous bluff, Sugar Loaf, which offers spectacular views.
  • Grand Marais, which is located along Lake Superior, is known for its wealth of outdoor recreational opportunities.

Read on to learn more about the many charming small towns in Minnesota.

Where can we go for a weekend getaway in Minnesota?

  • Ely at one time was named as one of the best towns in the world for outdoor adventure.
  • Pella, nicknamed "America's Dutch Treasure," is all about Minnesota’s Dutch history and has a popular annual tulip festival.
  • Red Wing is located along the Mississippi River and offers picturesque views of the river bluffs in the southeastern part of the state.

Read on to learn more about the many wonderful places to go for a weekend getaway in Minnesota.

Where can we find historic sites in Minnesota?

  • Fort Snelling in St. Paul was used as a training ground during the Civil War and World War II.
  • The James J. Hill House, also in St. Paul, was built in 1891 by railroad magnate James J. Hill.
  • The Grand Portage National Monument in Grand Portage tells the story of the early pioneers who traded and traveled along the Pigeon River.

Read on to learn more about the many historic sites in Minnesota.

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