In the beautiful Root River Valley of southeastern Minnesota, the City of Houston lies in "the best of bluff country." The community offers the conveniences of modern life paired with a charming, small-town feel.
The area is home to a variety of locally-owned businesses and organizations, an excellent school system, and breathtaking scenery and opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Because of the beauty of the area, MN Highway 16 has been identified as a national scenic byway.
Houston, along with its Trailhead Park, is the eastern terminus of the Root River Trail. The Park is home to a nature center, natural playground, band shell, and sites for primitive camping.
Other opportunities for enjoyment in the community include multipurpose Bluffview Community Park, the International Owl Center, close proximity to golf courses and ranches, and more than a few annual events.
As for dining, Houston boasts your choice of bar & grill-style eats, coffeehouse goodies, pizza and subs, authentic German cuisine, and more! Lodging options include a motel in town, cabins and campgrounds, and primitive camping sites.

215 W. Plum Street
PO Box 3
Houston, MN 55493