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101 Things to Do: Red Wing Marine Museum

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

Pedals and Pit Stops: Best Spots to Bike (and Brake) in Minnesota

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

Visit These 13 Minnesota Wineries and Uncork Some Fun

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.

MN Parent: 3 Epic Family Road Trips

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.

Travel the Northern Mississippi River Valley

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

10 Amazing Minnesota Small Towns You Have to Visit

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.

Red Wing & The River Towns of Minnesota

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.

Explore Minnesota: 10 Charming Minnesota Main Streets

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

City Pages: Best of 2019 | Big Turn Music Festival Wins

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…

Explore Minnesota: Minnesota’s Most Memorable Murals

Minnestoa’s most iconic murals can be found in big cities and small towns all across the state. Some are decades old, while others are new additions. A life-size postcard of this charming Mississippi River town was painted to celebrate the city’s history. Find it at Third and Plum streets downtown.

StarTribune: 5 Hottest Small Town Destinations in MN

Red Wing makes another Top Destination List. City slickers can feel right at home with what’s hip and happening in these five Minnesota towns.  5 Hottest Small Town Destinations

Best Hikes and Walks in Minnesota

Mpls St Paul | Minnesotans know fall is peak adventure time—and the best season to explore the state on foot. From adventures on the North Shore to accessible walks here in town, we’ve rounded up some of the most memorable treks in the area. Best Hikes and Walks Minnesota.

8 Weekend Getaways in Minnesota From the Twin Cities to Cabin Country

Looking to explore the wonders of the Land of 10,000 Lakes? Check out our guide of the best weekend getaways in Minnesota. Red Wing made the list.

Top 25 things to do in Red Wing, MN

There is plenty for residents and visitors alike to do in the historic town of Red Wing, Minnesota. From parks to theater to restaurants, there’s something for everyone in the city. There are also a couple vineyards, a brewery, pubs, and a wine bar for adults to enjoy. Lake Pepin and Barn Bluff offer excitement for…

8 Best Bike Rides in MN

In bikes and in life, it’s about the journey, not the destination. There are lots of opportunities to take out your bike and enjoy the scenery around Red Wing. This list of 8 bike trails should give you plenty of adventure. 8 Best Bike Rides in MN

Minnesota’s 3 best scenic byways

From prairie to river valleys to pine forests, Minnesota covers a range of landscapes, and the state’s 21 scenic byways traverse them all. But the best parts of these three drives is what you can do outside the car. Minnesota’s 3 best scenic byways

A Day Trip to Red Wing

From Minneapolis, Red Wing is just 55 miles southeast—a reasonable distance to travel for a quaint town with enough history, shops, eateries, and trails to keep you busy all day long, no matter what day of the week you visit. A Day Trip to Red Wing

River town treasures in Hastings, Red Wing and Prescott

Looking for a day-trip destination? Head south of the Twin Cities to the river towns of Red Wing, Hastings or nearby Prescott, Wis., for a fulfilling day of shopping and dining. Home, apparel and gift shops abound, not to mention plenty of places to grab a bite. River town treasures in Hastings, Red Wing and…

Things to do in Red Wing, MN

Red Wing is an old river town that has so much history and hometown pride. With amazing stores, home baked goods and so much more. Even with an incoming snow storm we still found plenty to do. Things to do in Red Wing, MN