The Minnesota Ghost Town Of Dorothy Makes A Wonderful Autumn Day Trip

For the most part, Minnesota is a state full of booming cities and small towns full of activity. This has been the case for much of the Minnesota’s history. But we’ve lost a town or two along the way. There are a few places throughout the state that, once thriving, are now nothing but ghost towns. One such place is Dorothy, a northern Minnesota ghost town perfect for an autumn day trip. Read on to learn about the history of this town, and what you can expect when you visit.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

What do you think? Have you visited any of Minnesota’s ghost towns? If you’re looking for more ghost towns to explore, take a look at our list of 11 deserted ghost towns in Minnesota.