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Things to do during "cabin time" in Cannon Falls
Cannon Falls, MN vacation rentals near the Cannon River are part of a scenic riverside community, named for the falls along the Cannon River. The town is located about 35 miles south of the Twin Cities and 40 miles north of Rochester, MN, at the junction of the Big and Little Cannon Rivers. From a rental cabin in Cannon Falls, visitors can make the short trip to the river, where you will find opportunities for fishing and canoe rentals — or, for a truly relaxing day in the sun, visitors can take advantage of the local tubing rentals.
Cannon Falls hosts a variety of family-friendly community events that are worth planning a trip around, including a community-wide garage sale weekend in May, the North Star Grand Prix bike race in June, the Cannon Valley Fair in July and the Sogn Valley Craft Fair in October. Vacationers can also plan a long weekend at a cozy cottage in Cannon Falls and take in the First Thursday Fun Fest on the first Thursday of the month June through September.
Cannon Falls serves as the western trailhead for the Cannon Valley Trail, a 19.7-mile, year-round bike trail that runs along a former Chicago Great Western Railroad. This scenic trail offers beautiful views of the areas rivers, valleys and colorful foliage. The trail is commonly used for biking, in-line skating, hiking and cross-country skiing.
From a rented lodge near Cannon Falls, visitors can also view historic monuments such as the grave of Battle of Gettysburg hero Colonel William J. Colvill at the Cannon Falls Cemetery.
Make sure you talk to rental owners about the many Cannon Falls area seasonal events and day trips. Compare cottages and Cannon River area lodging here, then book directly with the areas best tour guides (the owners or local managers) to get the guaranteed lowest rental rate. Avoid those hidden service fees charged by booking websites.