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Discover La Crescent-Apple Capital of Minnesota and Gateway to Apple Blossom Scenic Drive. Nestled in the bluffs along the beautiful Mississippi River in southeastern Minnesota, La Crescent is known for its beautiful apple orchards, prosperous farms and spectacular scenery.

Stop and visit our city. Drive up Apple Blossom Scenic Drive and enjoy one of the two most beautiful scenic overlooks in Minnesota. Enjoy the fall foliage in September and October. Learn the history of the City of La Crescent and of the apple industry.

Get a room at the motel and enjoy your stay. There's plenty of shops and dining in La Crescent. Check out the apple stands, antique & gift shops, flower shops, and Amish store. Dine at a unique tea room, pizza & ice cream parlor, sandwich shop, or Legion club, and more. There's a hardware store, liquor store, laundromat/dry cleaner, and several gas stations. La Crescent also provides an opportunity for boating and fishing with campgrounds, bike trails and horseback riding nearby. Meeting and banquet facilities are also available.

La Crescent is proud of its beautiful golf course, with a newly remodeled clubhouse, riding cart rentals, reasonable rates and an expanded
lunch menu.

La Cresent's Apple Festival is held annually during the apple harvest, September 13-16, 2001. The fest grounds are at Abnet Field on the south side of the city. There's entertainment, Golf Tournament, Orchard Tours, Chicken-Q, Pancake Breakfast, Art Gala, Arts & Craft Show and Flea Market. Children love the Big Wheels Races and the Carnival. People travel for miles for the King Apple Grande Parade. Join us for the fun
this year!

For more information, please call the La Crescent Chamber of Commerce Phone: (507) 895-2800 or (800) 926-9480
Web: http://www.applefestusa.com


The beautiful produce of the apple orchard harvest
on river bluffs in La Crescent, Minnesota

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