Romantic Places in Minnesota
North Shore, Lake Superior Duluth–once known as having more millionaires per capita than any city in America–is laced with historic mansions, backyard trails and waterfalls. Olcott House 2316 East lst St. Duluth, MN T: +1 218 728-1339 www.olcotthouse.com 6 room b&b. US$ 185- This Georgian Colonial Mansion was the home of the former President of Oliver Mining (now U.S. Steel). This Minnesota romantic getaway is located in Duluth’s historic East End Mansion District, just five blocks from Lake Superior. St. Croix River Valley The valley includes a protected Wild and Scenic Waterway, gentle forests of elms and maples, and a charming 19th century village, Stillwater—located just 45 minutes from Minneapolis. Stillwater’s century-old Queen Annes and Italianate mansions, once home to well-to-do lumber barons and merchants, now house antique shops, rare book stores and b&b’s. William Sauntry Mansion 626 N. 4th St. Stillwater, Minnesota T: +1 651 430-2653. 6 room b&b. $169- www.sauntrymansion.com 1881 Queen Anne & Eastlake home built by a lumber baron, recently meticulously restored. Ann Bean Mansion 319 W. Pine Street Stillwater, MN 55082 T: +1 651 430-0355. 5 room b&b.$129- www.annbeanmansion.com Queen Anne mansion built by lumber baron Jacob Bean; given as a wedding gift to his daughter Ann in 1901.