The Milan Village Arts School is located in Milan, Minnesota, a small community which boasts a rich Norwegian heritage. With its remarkable population of ethnic craftspeople and small town charm, Milan offers a perfect setting to study the arts.
CLICK HERE for Milan Town Map (PDF).
Broodio at Moonstone Farm
This farmstead bed and bagel is approximately 11 miles south of Milan. The Broodio is a one-room cottage that is part of this Minnesota River Valley century farmstead. The former “brooder” house and studio features original art work, solar technology and tradtional and handmade furniture. Bathing facilities are nearby in the main farmhouse. For more information, contact Audrey Arner or Richard Handeen at 320-269-8971 or email email@example.com. You may also learn more about the Broodio at www.moonstonefarm.net.
Lac Qui Parle State Park Campground
5 miles from Milan, the Lac Qui Parle State Park Campground offers tent and RV camping, as well as small cabins. Along with the stunning views and sunsets, the campground offers full amenities.
Milan Beach Resort – Randall’s
4 miles from Milan, Randall’s offers Lac Qui Parle waterside tent and RV Camping. Call 320-734-4400 or 320-734-4604.
T & T Lodging
Trish & Tim would like to welcome you to Milan’s newest accommodation. Conveniently located on 1st St. in Milan and a short walk from the Milan Village Arts School and downtown, T & T Lodging provides 2 large, comfortable bedrooms with a shared bathroom. Overnight rates are very competitive with accommodation in neighboring towns and guests are spared the inconvenience of traveling at night or in inclement weather. While T & T Lodging is not a Bed & Breakfast, the More Cafe is just a short walk away and is open at 6:00 a.m. for breakfast.
For more information contact Trish Johanson at (H) 320-734-4422 or (C) 320-314-2965.
Watson Hunting Camp
The Watson Hunting Camp is located 6 miles from Milan near the Lac qui Parle State Park. Several choices of accommodation are available in the remodeled barn, as well as tent and RV camping. At the end of the day enjoy a drink at the locally famous bar on the second floor. Call Chuck at 320-269-9136.
Appleton – 8 miles north of Milan
Prairie Waters Inn, 320-289-2500
Montevideo – 15 miles south of Milan
Crossings by Grandstay Inn & Suites, 320-269-8000
Sportsmens Inn, 320-269-8889
Fiesta City Motel, 320-269-8896
The city of Milan and surrounding countryside offers much more than is visible from the highway. Our town is nestled in the heartland of hunting country, boasts world-renowned artists, and serves as a perfect starting point for any number of activities. On main street Milan, you can eat dinner at the local More Cafe, open six days a week, or if you’d like wome authentic Norwegian treats, you can grab a snack at Bergen’s Prairie Market. The Arv Hus Museum can be found just a few doors down where Billy Thompson will give you a lively tour of Milan area photographs and artifacts, along with his own impressive creations. From the museum, you can stroll into the gift shop billy maple tree’s, featuring “art, gifts and old wares,” and run by Billy’s daughter, Ann Thompson. Wander behind the post office, and you won’t be able to miss Karen Jenson’s Tresteun Gallery, filled with her finely crafted rosemaling and decor.
If you’re ready to get out into the open, you can ride your bike on the Milan bike trail starting on the west end of town to Lac Qui Parle Lake, where you can fish, canoe, or just stroll and admire the scenery. During fall and spring migration, Milan offers great birdwatching opportunities and Lac Qui Parle State Park provides a perfect sanctuary for many species passing through or staying for summer. The park maintains six miles of trails, perfect for walking in summer and groomed for skiing in winter. Milan offers so much that we can’t possibly list it all, so please visit the Milan website, www.milanmn.com, where you will find all you need for a trip to western Minnesota!