City of Caledonia

"A City for All Seasons"

History and Nature - Year Round

The best of history, recreation, and nature abound year-round in Caledonia, the county seat of Houston. At the county fairgrounds is a collection of historic buildings, including a cabin, town hall, school, and church, all saved from destruction and moved to the site. In town, there is the National Register-listed Caledonia Commercial Historic District on East Main Street and South Kingston; the old jail, constructed in 1875; and the Court House, built in 1883. Each December, Caledonia is host to the Bluff and Valley Balloon Rally, where balloonists brave the elements for a scenic and “Uplifting” ride. Surrounding Caledonia are fine opportunities for wild turkey hunting, and in Beaver Creek Valley State Park, hiking and camping. Caledonia is also the birthplace of David Kunst, the first man to circle the globe on foot.

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Oakenwald Terrace Bed and Breakfast Chatfield, Minnesota Lodging Family Owned
Kaddy's Kafe La Crescent, Minnesota Fridy Fish Fry Breakfast All Day Lunch
Sweet 16 Farm Eat Local Co-op Farm Tour Event with Kids Activities, Live Music, and Free Samples
Hummer's Pub in Hoah, Minnesota. Eat Drink Fun Bar Food Live Music
Elsie's Restaurant and Bar in Caledonia Minnesota. Eatery, Food, Hamburgers, burgers, beakfast, lunch, dinner, banquet room
River View Vineyard and Winery in La Crescent Minnesota. Locally grown grapes, wine, Missssippi River overlook, banquet and party space
Pine Creek Golf Course in La Crescent Minnesota. 9-hole Golfing, food, breakfast, lunch, dinner, leagues, public golf course
Stumpy's Restaurant and Bar in Rushford Minnesota. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, Broasted Chicken, burgers, sandwiches
Jessie St Java Rushfod Minnesta Coffee sandwiches drive thru bluff country restaurnt coffee shop cafe soup local

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