Editor’s note: This is the latest stop in the series 101 Things To Do. Each week through December 2020, we will select one place or activity around the region to highlight. The stories are compiled at www.rivertown101.com. 101 Things to Do: Red Wing Marine Museum
Call it a Tour de Taste: Backcountry bike trails and down-home cafes are a match made in Minnesota heaven. Pedals and Pit Stops: Best Spots to Bike (and Brake) in MinnesotaPedals and Pit Stops: Best Spots to Bike (and Brake) in Minnesota
Getting to Falconer Vineyards is simply gorgeous. Situated on the bluffs of Red Wing, the winery offers amazing views and overlooks their beautiful vineyard. They offer a variety of live music performances, and wood-fired pizzas are available seasonally. Visit These 13 Minnesota Wineries and Uncork Some Fun.
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.
From tree-lined avenues with late Victorian charm to clusters of homey cafes and artsy boutiques, Minnesota claims its share of classic American main streets. Red Wing made the list. 10 Charming Minnesota Main Streets
We’ve come to think of summer as festival season, but this weekend of building “community through music” in Red Wing avoids the competition by fearlessly staking its claim to the month its website dubs “Feburrrary.” In its second year, a very reasonable $55 two-day pass allowed you to experience 164 mostly Minnesotan artists, ranging from…