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Plum Creek

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Wading just like Laura!

It was so neat to be exactly where Laura was, wading in Plum Creek. We went in a warm day and you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Shara H
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Keller, Texas
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Wading in Plum Creek

This was the best part of our Walnut Grove visit. The quietness of the prairie coupled with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
artsynina
,
Minnesota
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Site made famous by author Laura Ingalls.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Walnut Grove, MN
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was so neat to be exactly where Laura was, wading in Plum Creek. We went in a warm day and you can tell why Laura was so tempted to go in. The water was cool and clear. No sign of leeches or crabs as...More

Thank Shara H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the best part of our Walnut Grove visit. The quietness of the prairie coupled with the knowledge that this was the spot where the Ingalls initially stayed was very powerful. I imagine that feeling the hot sun and sandy bottom of Plum Creek...More

Thank artsynina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a LIW fan I found this roadside stop very interesting. I could imagine them living here and you get a sense of how far they walked to school etc. When our kids were small we read the books, and at that time, thought we...More

Thank Schweizerchick
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Very cool place to visit if you were a fan of the show Little House on the Prairie. You can actually see Plum Creek where Laura used to fish and spent a lot of her time. The place where they lived is sort of there,...More

Thank Dee S
Reviewed 8 April 2017

i read laura's books as a kid, its nice you can vist plum creek, bough lunch from Neillie's cafe and ate here too.

Thank Katie J J
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We visited with our family of 7 and enjoyed the site very much. The site was easily assessable by vehicle, even for our 33-foot long RV. The site is in private property, and a small donation is requested. It is worth the price!

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Loved the entire town. Take time to visit all the wonderful places. The museum, cafe and all the town. Could not stop smiling.

Thank kinglish413
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Not really much to see here, so using your imagination is required. This is where Laura Ingalls Wilder lived in a sod house as a child along Plum Creek. She chronicles her life there in one of her books. The location of the sod house...More

1  Thank Tommy B
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I think $5 is a bit excessive fee to look at a creek and climb a hill to look at a couple signs, but if being in historical places is important to you, you should do it once. The creek was moving faster and was...More

Thank primalclaws1974
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

What could have been a beautiful and peaceful visit to the site of Laura Ingalls dugout home on the bank of Plum Creek turned out to be a horror movie of swarms of mosquitos attacking us. Wish we could have stayed for the gorgeous views...More

Thank 3inthefamily203
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