Local Area Attractions
Treasure Island Casino
Treasure Island Casino is fast becoming a premiere destination for adventure-seekers throughout the Midwest. Get in on the excitement of over 650 poker, keno and high-return slot machines. Denominations range from five cents to five dollars, and there are even $10,000 progressives. Or if blackjack is more your deal, take a seat at one of our 39 tables, with bets ranging from $2 to $500. Just 30 minutes south of the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport off Highway 61.
Buggies and other horse drawn equipment are common sights. Guided tours of the Amish settlement are available in Harmony.
The longest cave in Minnesota with over 12 miles of natural passages, Mystery Cave is currently being operated as a handicapped accessible cave. Visit the 47 degree year-round temperatures in the maze of caves underneath this southeast Minnesota area. Tours offered daily at Forestville State Park from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Root River Biking/Hiking Trail
Located within Minnesota’s southeastern bluff lands, the 36 mile Root River State Trail has been developed on an abandoned railroad grade now paved with asphalt. This multiple use trail parallels the soaring limestone bluffs providing outstanding scenery. Wildlife is abundant and sightings of wild turkey, deer, hawks and turkey vultures are common. The trail contains 46 major and minor bridges. Bicycling and hiking are the main summer uses and cross country skiing is popular in the winter.