The Minnesota Ghost Town That’s Perfect For An Autumn Day Trip

As summer draws to a close, it’s important to find remaining activities that can still take you outdoors. After all, Minnesota’s long, harsh winter is right around the corner. We might as well enjoy the crisp weather before it turns frigid! But because swimming is off the table, it’s more difficult to think of fall outdoor activities that everyone will enjoy. In southern Minnesota, there is one spot that may interest both the nature lovers and the history buffs in your life. A stroll through Forestville ghost town might be just the thing to do this autumn. Here’s what you’ll find when you get there:

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:

Have you ever visited Forestville? Where are your other places to visit in Minnesota during the fall? Let us know in the comments! Also, be sure to check out our past list of 11 creepy ghost towns in Minnesota.

Address: 21071 County Rd 118, Preston, MN 55965, USA