Count the ways to enjoy Fall scenery and activities in Winona Garvin Heights Overlook: Perched nearly 575 feet above the Mississippi River Valley, Garvin Heights provides a full panoramic view of Winona. A flight of stairs, as well as a dirt path, run along the bluff’s edge from the lookout to the valley below. Prairie […]
New logo partnership with City of Winona In an effort to unify Winona’s brand and message, Visit Winona collaborated with the City of Winona to create a single logo to be used by both entities. The message of the unified brand is that Winona is a community that has diversity and quality in our arts, outdoor […]
The 70- room hotel will be located at the corner of Broadway and Pelzer Street and will feature a pub serving drinks and light appetizers, refreshment bar, indoor swimming pool and hot tub, state-of-the-art exercise room, guest laundry, and hotel-wide internet access. The hotel plans to open Spring of 2017.
Catching the attention of wine lovers, local wineries are gaining in popularity. The Great River Road Scenic Byway meanders through the stunning driftless region and offers spectacular views as you travel between wineries. The combination of local wine and fantastic scenery makes a perfect destination for couples or friends looking for a fun but relaxing […]
If the little store (that is so much more) is a little buffed up, there is a good reason. Because of its big heart, The Common Closet Thrift Store was voted the BEST THRIFT STORE IN MINNESOTA through a poll sponsored by WCCO TV’s Best of Minnesota!! The newest trophy, added to Wabasha’s illustrious and […]
Start your day with a maple long john or chocolate cake donut at Bloedow Bakery, a family owned bakery that opened in 1924. Work off your pastries with a hike up a path to the Garvin Heights Overlook to get a panoramic view of the river valley. Make a rest stop at the Visitors’ Center […]
Start your day with a maple long john or chocolate cake donut at Bloedow Bakery, a family-owned bakery that opened in 1924. Work off the pastries with a hike through Bluffside Park, where there are miles of premier trails. Stop at the Visitors’ Center for a complimentary cup of coffee and buy a postcard or […]
CC/Flickr/Karl Cyclists ride the Root River Trail between Preston and Lanesboro. Fourth of four articles The McKnight Foundation commissioned writer Jay Walljasper to do a series of reports looking at the prospects and challenges in Minnesota’s 80 counties outside the metro area. This is the fourth of four articles excerpted from his first report focusing […]