COVID-19 is changing a lot of aspects of our daily lives, and many things are cancelled or postponed. At Visit Faribault, we wanted to highlight some of things you CAN do, all of which can be done while maintaining social distancing!
Located conveniently on I35, Faribault is an easy drive for a fun long weekend. Here are 10 examples of ways to enjoy the Faribault area!
1.) Fishing. Find your next fishing tale at one of Faribault’s area lakes or rivers. Click here to see the species in each lake.
3.) Nerstrand Big Woods State Park. The trails wind through the forest leading you to the beautiful Hidden Falls at this state park. Click here to learn more.
4.) Self Guided Walking Tour. Discover the past of beautiful buildings in and around the historic downtown. Find the tour here.
5.) River Bend Nature Center. A place for all seasons, the River Bend Nature Center sits on 700 acres, has 10 miles of trails, and showcases prairie, woods, and river. Learn more here.
6.) Dine local with curbside and delivery. With all this adventure, you’re sure to work up an appetite, and when you do, many area restaurants are offering curb side pick up or delivery. Find a listing of restaurants here.
7.) Mural Hunt. Downtown Faribault is home to many murals, some faded ghost signs, some that celebrate area history, and some are just fun. Make it a mission to see how many you can find! Learn more here.
8.) County Parks. Faribault is in Rice County, which boasts many great parks and features including a beach and trails. Scout out the split rock at Caron Park. Learn more here.
9.) Bike. Have two wheeled fun on the area bike trails! Sakatah Singing Hills Trail starts in Faribault and provides miles of fun. Learn more here.
10.) Lakes. With 10 lakes in 10 miles, you could paddle boat, kayak, canoe, or boat and create memories for a lifetime.
This is the tip of the iceberg, and there are so many other fun things to do as well! If you need recommendations, or would like additional information, call us at 507-334-4381 to request a visitor guide.