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 […]
Looking for ideas for your adventure in Minnesota bluff country? Here are a some of our favorite destinations, getaways and activities!
Outdoor Enthusiasts: The Mississippi River Valley is known for its rolling bluffs, picturesque valleys, and soaring wildlife. Experience all that Mother Nature has to offer in and around Red Wing with our vast recreational opportunities year-round. From land to water, we pride ourselves in providing locals and tourists alike plenty of opportunities to take in […]
Romantic Getaway: Let Red Wing add its charm to your plans for romance! Retreat to one of our quaint B&B’s or the Historic St. James Hotel and allow yourselves to be swept away by the elegance and intimacy of the Victorian Era. Our local wineries, chocolatiers, and florists will be happy to assist you in […]
The following is only a suggested itinerary. The locations mentioned here are not exclusive to any specific day or time of day. Day One Morning Start at the Winona County History Center and its newly remodeled addition which houses a diverse gift shop. You will find history books, artifacts, local art and crafts including handmade […]
The following is only a suggested itinerary. The locations mentioned here are not exclusive to any specific day or time of day. Day 1 Afternoon Begin in Red Wing, where the renovated 1904 Sheldon Theatre hosts a full schedule of performances. Enjoy a matinee and lunch at the Historic St. James Hotel before a drive […]
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 […]