7 Spots Along The Lake Country Scenic Byway In Minnesota That Everyone Should Stop And Visit
By Trent Jonas|Published June 20, 2023
Trent Jonas came to Minnesota to attend college - and never left. He's a Twin Cities-based writer with a BA in English and a MFA in creative writing, a Minnesota Master Naturalist, and the proud father of two adult children. With more than a decade of freelance writing experience under his belt, Trent is often out exploring his favorite topics: Minnesota's woods, lakes, and trails. Rhubarb pie is his weakness, so discovering new diners is also a passion.
Over its 88-mile route from Detroit Lakes to Park Rapids and Itasca State Park to Walker, the Lake Country Scenic Byway in Minnesota guides travelers through some of the state’s most iconic scenery. You’ll see lakes and forests, experience culture and history, and make memories that will last a lifetime – and that’s with less than three hours of actual driving!
We think you’ll enjoy your adventures in this beautiful part of the North Star State as much as we enjoyed ours. Looking for more road trip ideas in Minnesota? You’re in luck – because we’ve got plenty of suggestions for you!
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