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Lake Pepin

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Address: Red Wing, MN
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+1 651-345-3401

Picturesque twenty-two-mile lake in the Mississippi River Valley.

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Grand Tour around Lake Pepin

Take a day trip around Lake Pepin! Stockholm has neat shops and eateries. Lots of outstanding views. Wabasha is cool - have a beer at Slippery's.

Reviewed 9 August 2016
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Take a day trip around Lake Pepin! Stockholm has neat shops and eateries. Lots of outstanding views. Wabasha is cool - have a beer at Slippery's.

Thank DDS52855
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We took a sightseeing paddleboat ride on the Pearl of the Lake on Lake Pepin. It was a gorgeous day and dozens of sailboats and pleasure craft of all sizes were on the lake. The 90 minute ride was a good time and very informative.

Thank Jeff S
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Great time with good friends. We had a blast, are out at local restaurants and had a fish fry. We'll be back. We caught a lot of bass and northern pike, looked for walleyes but didn't connect.

Thank Schnoodle
Red Wing, Minnesota
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

you can bring a boat, go hiking, go eating at some of the best restaurants in the midwest; i recommend the chickadee for breakfast. there are many places to just hang out with your family or friends.

Thank swimmerman277
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2016

There is a path that goes along Lake City along Lake Pepin and it a nice easy walk. We went when the ice was starting to break up and it was beautiful to see.

Thank Sharon B
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Loved the drive around the lake. Stunning vista's, charming towns, great food, really, really nice people.

Thank William C
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Very helpful ranger suggesting spots to see birds and vistas. A little late in the fall to see tons of birds. Plenty of woodpeckers,also a variety of ducks some eagles, lots of turkeys and tons of deer. Sunrise and sunset were excellent.

1 Thank tim m
Van Buren, Arkansas
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34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015

We drove the stretch of Lake Pepin from Pepin, WI to Red Wing, MN. Prettiest stretch of the river in my opinion. Just gorgeous with the hills, bluffs, winding road, sailboats and pretty water. Stopped at a few of the pullouts to get a good scenic look.

Thank Guwisti
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Great views and very pretty. We went during the Fall and the colors were very nice. Along the banks and the drive around the area. We did not go out on the water as we did not have time with other activities we had planned, but the water views were great and it was nice to see activity in the... More 

1 Thank CasualTravelSR
Prior Lake, Minnesota
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Spectacular lake views of this amazing wide spot on the Mississippi will invite travelers to find lodging for an overnight on either the Minnesota or Wisconsin side. Laaaazy antique river towns that sometimes change character because of energetic social events invite travelers with particular interests. Wildlife beckons because of seasonal migrations, and yes, that includes winter for eagle watchers especially.... More 

1 Thank Dennis P

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