Fountain, Minnesota in the state’s magnificent Bluff Country, is a friendly town that also happens to be an awesome destination – thanks to its location and amiable residents – for a summer day trip. Whether you’re searching for historical sites, outdoor adventure or great dining, this friendly town has it all. Let’s find out why Fountain is one of our favorite small towns in Minnesota!

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Fountain is the kind of town that will welcome you warmly when you pay a visit this summer. You can even make it part of a Bluff Country road trip, if you like.

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Have you visited Fountain, one of the best small towns in Minnesota? What are some other friendly towns that would make awesome day trip destinations this summer?

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What are some more towns in Minnesota that are great for a day trip?

While Fountain is one of our favorite small towns in Minnesota for a day trip, here are some more friendly towns in Minnesota that we also love: 

  • Ely, St. Louis County
  • Nisswa, Crow Wing County
  • Cambridge, Isanti County
  • Taylors Falls, Chisago County
  • Redwood Falls, Redwood County
  • Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County
  • Lindstrom, Chisago County
  • Pipestone, Pipestone County
  • Stillwater, Washington County
  • Pelican Rapids, Otter Tail County
  • New Ulm, Brown County
  • Osceola, Renville County

Be sure to read our article telling you more about these small towns in Minnesota that are perfect day trip destinations. 

What are some day trip ideas in Minnesota?

Whether you love spending time outdoors or exploring a small town, these are some of the best day trip ideas in Minnesota that we recommend:

  • Take a wine trolley tour
  • Explore the ice cream trail
  • Take a road trip to a hidden restaurant
  • Explore a small town
  • Visit Minnesota's Statue of Liberty
  • Visit a winery
  • Ride the Spirit Mountain Coaster
  • Visit the Minnesota Zoo
  • Pipestone National Monument
  • Meander along the North Shore

Don’t forget to read our previous article to discover more about these fun day trip ideas in Minnesota.

What are the best road trips in Minnesota?

Going on a road trip is the best way to see the state, ans here are some of the best road trip ideas in Minnesota that belong on your list. 

Check out this article with more information about these road trips in Minnesota.