Error. Submission of this item to your trip planner may have timed out. Please try again or check your trip planner to make sure it has been added.
Discover Cannon Falls, an historic river town. Settled in 1854 the city derives its name from the Cannon River that flows through the town. Great recreational opportunities...biking or hiking the Cannon Valley Trail, canoeing the Cannon River. Historic downtown buildings, quaint shops, Cannon River Winery, antique stores and more. Stunning natural beauty, hearty year-round recreational activities and a host of community festivals await the traveler.
All the basics of life and more, plus that kind of 'home town' service and hospitality that will make you want to return again and again.
Conveniently located halfway between Minneapolis/St. Paul and Rochester, along U.S. Highway 52. Cannon Falls will be your portal to biking, hiking, cross country skiing, canoeing, tubing. . . or just plain taking it easy.
Enjoy hiking, biking or cross-country skiing on the nationally recognized Cannon Valley Trail. Paddle or float your way down the Cannon River to the nearby village of Welch. Rental services for bikes, canoes, and inner tubes are available. Two public championship golf courses with a third course opening soon, a community pool, tennis courts, Frisbee golf course, and a host of community festivals will brighten your visit. Nearby Lake Byllesby offers a scenic location for a wide variety of water sport activities, plus picnic areas and public beaches.
Settled in 1854, Cannon Falls was recently honored when the entire downtown commercial district was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Experience the stately architecture of Minnesota's early history by taking the self-guided historic tour.
Friendly merchants offer a variety of goods from unique gift items, quilting fabrics, antiques, and clothing, to mouth-watering bakery items, homemade sausages and more.
In addition you will find tasty dining at our many restaurants and delis.
You can enjoy comfortable lodging at local bed & breakfasts and motels. . . and campers will find two well-equipped campgrounds nearby.
Come and join us in Cannon Falls. . . where our treasures are yours to discover.