St Cloud - Little Falls - Sauk Centre

Little Falls, Minnesota

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An 80-mile drive along the Mississippi River from St. Cloud to Little Falls, the boyhood home of aviator Charles Lindbergh. The trip continues southwest through undulating, wooded farmland to Sauk Centre, the birthplace of novelist Sinclair Lewis and the inspiration for Main Street. Lightly traveled state and county roads pass through small farming communities and skirt numerous lakes, streams, and wetlands. Special attractions: The Lindbergh farmhouse and interpretive center at Charles A. Lindbergh State Park; a rare tract of virgin white pine outside Little Falls; Sinclair Lewis’s home and the restored Palmer House Hotel in Sauk Centre; canoeing, fishing, and birdwatching on the slow-moving Mississippi and area lakes. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.
Scenic Driving Minnesota

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Scenic Driving Minnesota

by Phil Davies (Falcon Guides)

An 80-mile drive along the Mississippi River from St. Cloud to Little Falls, the boyhood home of aviator Charles Lindbergh. The trip continues southwest through undulating, wooded farmland to Sauk Centre, the birthplace of novelist Sinclair Lewis and the inspiration for Main Street. Lightly traveled state and county roads pass through small farming communities and skirt numerous lakes, streams, and wetlands.

Special attractions: The Lindbergh farmhouse and interpretive center at Charles A. Lindbergh State Park; a rare tract of virgin white pine outside Little Falls; Sinclair Lewis’s home and the restored Palmer House Hotel in Sauk Centre; canoeing, fishing, and birdwatching on the slow-moving Mississippi and area lakes. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.

©  Phil Davies/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Scenic Drives
Nearby City: Little Falls
Distance: 80
Season: Year-round
Local Contacts: Charles A. Lindbergh State Park
Driving Directions: Directions to St. Cloud - Little Falls - Sauk Centre

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