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Why Stay At The Maple Knoll Inn?

Why should you stay at the Inn and not some hotel? I can answer that in two words – Amenities and Atmosphere. Amenities – We have three beautifully appointed rooms each with their own personal style. Each room has a queen size bed. We use only high quality linens. We supply plush robes you can […]

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Fall colors peak soon in Lanesboro, MN

Cool, crisp nights are upon us and the maples are starting to show their fall colors in South East Minnesota.  It looks like colors should peak around Oct 8-15 and we could get 3 good weeks of color in October.  It is time for you to book a fall foliage tour to Lanesboro. During the […]

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Hummingbird Headquarters

The hummingbirds are at their entertaining finest! They are here to entertain you while you are enjoying your breakfast on the deck. You will not disturb them and they will allow you to photograph them, however, they will not sit still and smile! They are waiting for you at Embracing Pines Bed & Breakfast where […]

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Paul Bunyan Bike Trail Opening

The work is finally done and the signs are up! That Paul Bunyan Trail is ready to ride. The entire trail opens May 29 The last link of the Paul Bunyan Trail will be open for riding for the Memorial Day weekend.  The long awaited completion of this trail has finally arrived.  You will find […]

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Paul Bunyan Trail, Opening Soon

This is the last of the pavement being carefully smoothed as the Paul Bunyan Trail nears its completion near Embracing Pines Bed & Breakfast near Walker, MN. There are signs to post and edges to smooth, and we will have the long awaited opening of this trail. Watch here for the lastest news. Anticipated opening […]

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Paul Bunyan Bike Trail by Embracing Pines B & B

I haven’t taken any pictures today, but imagine this…….the trucks…….big trucks are hauling sand, and packing, more sand and packing and they are scheduled to start paving tomorrow! The Paul Bunyan Bike Trail will go past Embracing Pines Bed & Breakfast. What more can you ask…….than pie, a sauna, and a place to relax in […]

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The Paul Bunyan Bike Trail Update

Looking toward the bridge over the Kabekona River on the Paul Bunyan Bike Trail. The Paul Bunyan Bike Trail is yet another step closer to the long awaited completion.  These pictures were taken on the trail about 500 feet from Embracing Pines Bed & Breakfast near Walker, MN.  When completed the trail will cross the Heartland Trail […]

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Minnesota Fall Color Get Away

Labor Day has come and gone.  Cool, crisp nights are upon us and the first maples are starting to show their fall colors.  South East Minnesota beckons you with vistas and valleys, hardwood forests, and plentiful wild life.   Farms form a patchwork quilt of crops awaiting harvest on the rolling country side.   The Amish dry […]

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Paul Bunyan Bike Trail, Walker, MN nears completion

The last leg of the Paul Bunyan Bike Trail, is now in the progress of being completed. It is being prepped now and if the weather holds will be paved yet this fall. If the weather doesn’t cooperate, it will be paved in spring. The trail is located directly across County #38 from Embracing Pines Bed & Breakfast in Walker, MN.

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Lanesboro: Minnesota’s Bed & Breakfast Capital

The quaint town of Lanesboro, nestled in the valley of southeastern Minnesota, has been known for its bike trails and rhubarb for years, but this week, the small town received another designation.       On Monday July 6, state Sen. Sharon Erickson Ropes and state Rep. Greg Davids officially declared the city the “Minnesota’s […]

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