Minnesota Sights and Views

Ring in the New Year at the A.G. Thomson House Bed and Breakfast

Kick off the New Year at Our Duluth Bed and BreakfastWith the holidays in our rearview mirrors, it’s time to relax and enjoy the start to another beautiful year. 2019 is already off to a wonderful start in Duluth, and we’re ready to help you kick the year off right with a getaway to our romantic Bed and Breakfast! To help ease your transition into the new year, the A.G. Thomson House Bed and Breakfast is running a special for the month of January only.  Book a room for two consecutive nights in the same king room, and we’ll take 20% off your entire stay.  When booking online, enter NY2019* in the “special accommodations” section of your reservation at the time of booking, and we’ll add this special to your stay automatically. Join us for some warmth, comfort, peace, and quiet at TripAdvisor’s #1 Bed and Breakfast in Minnesota! Read More »

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Holidays Are Behind Us. Time to Relax!

It is 2019. The holidays are behind us. Most of us have been stressed out trying to get all the shopping done and running around to meet friends and family. Now that all the hustle and bustle of the season is done, you and your spouse deserve a few days for yourself.

How about a romantic get away at the Maple Knoll Inn. The Maple Knoll Inn is located along I-35 just an hour north of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The Inn is a great place to spend a relaxing romantic few days to recharge and renew your relationship with your spouse, friends, and family.

Make a reservation and bring along a good bottle of wine. Plan on viewing a videos from our great video library, play one of our many games, or work on renewing your relationship.

The Inn has received 5 stars from our guests, they love it here. View the Inn and make a reservation at MapleKnollInn.com.

We all need time to get away and recharge.

When can we expect you?

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Happy Holidays from the A.G. Thomson House Bed and Breakfast!

Happy Holidays from our Duluth Bed and Breakfast!With Christmas less than 10 days away, we can feel the building excitement as we gear up to celebrate with our loved ones. If you’re looking for a last minute gift idea, a gift certificate to our luxurious and romantic A.G. Thomson House Bed and Breakfast in Duluth is the perfect gift. Not only are we conveniently located near everything downtown Duluth has to offer, but our Inn is the perfect place to unwind, relax, and enjoy a quiet and delightful getaway this winter.  As you start planning your menus for those upcoming holiday meals with friends and family, consider making our delicious recipe for Eggnog French Toast. Book your room at our Duluth Bed and Breakfast today! Read More »

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Spend the Holidays With Us in Duluth

Spend the Holidays at the A.G. Thomson House Bed and Breakfast in DuluthAs we head into Thanksgiving Week, it’s time to start thinking about and planning for the holidays that will soon be upon us. The holidays are truly one of our favorite times of year, and a season we love sharing with our guests. Duluth is nothing short of magical during the holidays, but don’t just take our word for it. Come see it for yourself! Whether you’ve been to Duluth during the holiday season before or you’re a newcomer, we’ll show you how to make the most out of this season.  We encourage you to plan well ahead. As with just about everywhere else, Duluth certainly gets busy at this time of year.  Book a room at the A.G. Thomson House Bed and Breakfast today. Read More »

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Booking Direct at Minnesota B&B’s

No matter what type of lodging a guest is searching for, it’s always best to book direct.

PAII Book Direct Video

Minnesota Bed and Breakfast Association encourages everyone to book directly with the establishment of their choice.

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Get Cozy This Fall at Our Duluth Bed and Breakfast

Cozy Fall Getaway in Duluth, MinnesotaThese brisk fall months are all about settling down after the summer, enjoying the breezes coming off Lake Superior, and getting cozy as we settle in the for long winter months ahead. The fall color show in Duluth is nothing short of spectacular, fueled partly by the unique climatic effect of Lake Superior, which allows for an incredibly vibrant and long lasting display.  Getting up close and personal on the many hiking or biking trails around Duluth is the best way to experience fall in Duluth, but there are also a variety of scenic drives and other activities that are just as rewarding. There is no place more suited for a cozy fall getaway than the A.G. Thomson House Bed and Breakfast. Book your room with us today! Read More »

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Plan Ahead for the Bentleyville Tour of Lights in Duluth

Bentleyville Tour of Lights, DuluthThough we’re still enjoying a beautiful fall season in Duluth, it’s never too early to start planning for the upcoming holiday season. Fall always seems to come to an end all too soon in Duluth, but the holiday season is truly one of our favorite times of year, and Duluth is nothing short of magical during the holidays.  But don’t just take our word for it:  Come see it for yourself! Whether you’ve been to Duluth during the holiday season before or you’re a newcomer to Duluth’s festivities, we’ll show you how to make the most out of this season, including one of Duluth’s highlights, the Bentleyville Tour of Lights.  We encourage you to plan well ahead, as Duluth certainly gets busy at this time of year.  Book a room at Duluth’s top-rated Bed and Breakfast, the A.G. Thomson House, today. Read More »

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Fall is Just Around the Corner

We have been experiencing some great fall weather. Cooler temps and nice sunny days. Now is a great time to plan you fall leave viewing get away! The fall colors have begun in the Rush City, Minnesota area and will soon be in full color!

Book a room at the Maple Knoll Inn, Rush City,  and enjoy some of the great wineries located close to the Inn. Within a short distance we have the following wineries: North Folk, Wild Mountain, James Perry, North Ridge, Winehaven, the Dancing Dragon Fly, and the Chateau. Each winery offers a unique assortment of wines. Each of them also offer reasonably priced wine tasting so you can sample their wines and find one that is just right for you.

Visit our local apple orchard featuring Sweet Tango apples. Sweet Tango’s are a great sweet eating apple. Developed at the University of Minnesota for the harsh Minnesota climate.

Book your room with us and plan a great get away. Enjoy wine tasting, a paddle boat ride on the St. Croix River, go for a bike ride, or go kayaking. Use the Maple Knoll Inn as your home base to enjoy the fall colors. Rooms have been filling, so make your reservation, today.

The Maple Knoll Inn is located along I35 about 1 hour north of the Twin Cities in Rush City, Minnesota.

There is always something going on close to the Inn.

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Enjoy Art in the Park with Afton House Inn

Welcome to Afton Art in the Park 2018

This upper Midwest favorite art festival is hosted by the Afton Area Business Association and will bring 10,000+ guests through the St. Croix River Valley during the 2 day event. Be sure to get a great night’s sleep and delicious breakfast before heading to the park – book now at Historic Afton House Inn.

We invite you to visit the charming St. Croix River town of Afton, MN on September 22nd & 23rd, 2018 for Art in the Park.

The 40th Annual two day outdoor fine arts and traditional craft fair takes place in Afton’s quaint, Town Square Park and features
over 90 plus vendors showcasing fine arts, pottery, woodwork, jewelry, photography, sculpture, fiber and more. Plus great food and 2 days of live music!

Live Music during Afton Art in the Park 2018
Sat. Sept 22 (11am – 1:30pm & 2pm – 4:30pm) & Sun. Sept 23 (11am – 1:30pm & 2pm – 4:00pm)

Wine & Beer Garden and Adirondack Chair Auction, in Town Square Park, is hosted by Afton Museum. All proceeds benefit Afton Historical Museum

The Business Expo is located on St. Croix Trail, along the boulevards.

Be sure to visit Afton’s unique shops and restaurants, open for business during the event.

Afton, MN is located 4.5 miles south of I-94 on St. Croix Trail (C.R. 18). Take Exit #258 off I94 and head south 4.5miles

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The Best Place to Enjoy Fall in Minnesota

Fall in Duluth, MinnesotaNow is the perfect time to start planning for the upcoming Autumn season in Duluth, Minnesota.  Fall foliage is already showing hints of its colorful hues in the surrounding hillsides.  As the air begins to cool, we’ll soon be surrounded by the season’s hallmark hues of crimson, orange, yellow, and green. Whether you want to enjoy these colors by foot or behind the wheel, you won’t have to go far to see the finest fall foliage Minnesota has to offer.  This is also the perfect time for birdwatchers to make a trip to Duluth. The annual fall bird migration at Hawk Ridge Observatory is underway. We recommend a midweek stay if possible, which will help you to avoid the inevitable fall crowds. Book your room at the luxury A.G. Thomson House Bed and Breakfast in Duluth, and come enjoy these incredible fall months with us.   Read More »

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