Situated on a wide, scenic section of the Mississippi River in southern Minnesota, this city’s historic downtown, breathtaking natural-bluff vistas and kid-friendly activities make it an excellent destination for families. (And it’s only an hour drive from the Twin Cities.) Red Wing makes the list.
Starting in Red Wing, hear about travel to the Northern Mississippi River Valley in Minnesota and Wisconsin as the Amateur Traveler talks to Dean Klinkenberg from MississippiValleyTraveler.com about this stretch of America’s mightiest river. Travel the Northern Mississippi River Valley
Even though 60% of Minnesota’s population resides in the Twin Cities, the state hosts some of the most scenic and picturesque towns in the nation. Along the way you will find historic architecture, hiking trails, festivals, farmers markets, outdoor adventures and quiet getaway. From rural outposts and lakeside villages to historic hamlets and cultural suburbs,…
Professionals Test Out Brand New Guitars Made by MN State College SE Students in Red Wing, Minnesota
RED WING, Minn. (KTTC) – Heads were bobbing, fingers drumming and feet tapping at a guitar show in Red Wing Wednesday night. It’s an annual rite of passage for a group of students at Minnesota State College Southeast, but it wasn’t the students performing. Watch the full story here.
Tucked between bluffs and the river Red Wing has many historic Victorian properties and farmhouses, including the St. James hotel that dates to the 1880’s. It overlooks the Mississippi River near the 1904 Amtrak Depot, home to an art gallery and a visitor center.