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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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Beauty of Nature

Lake Pepin is truly amazing! A small unique town, with a huge lake blending with the Mississippi. ⛵, BOATS, lots of them. There are fishing boats, sailing vessels, on your own... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dorene W
Red Wing, Minnesota
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Red Wing, Minnesota
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lake Pepin is truly amazing! A small unique town, with a huge lake blending with the Mississippi. ⛵, BOATS, lots of them. There are fishing boats, sailing vessels, on your own or take a tour! Watch America's symbol, the majestic Bald Eagle soars over the lake, looking for a all you can eat, fish buffet! When the lake is frozen,... More 

1 Thank Dorene W
Marion, Iowa
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a pretty lake this is.... Fun place to pop over and see if you are in the Red Wing area. The tour boat was not up and running yet, but will for sure come back and do this.

Thank Sandy S
Davenport, Iowa
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Have stayed at Camp Lacupolis and at hotels in small towns along both the MN and WI sides of Lake Pepin. It is truly a beautiful area. There are many places to stop to eat, shop at flea market and antique stores, fish, boat, etc. There are also numerous museums, scenic overlooks, etc. The drives are breathtaking in the Autumn.... More 

Thank 4grandtravel4
Sleepy Eye
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

There is so much to see in this city and there are a few houses that go all out for Halloween that was really neat to see. The marina was nice and nothing beats watching the sunrise over the bay.

Thank 508thomasw
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We keep returning to the Lake Pepin Area. Gorgeous views and drive along the Great River Road. Many small towns, hotels, eateries along the way. Lots of fishing, hunting, hiking, shopping opportunities. Makes for a great family trip or romantic weekend.

Thank Laura L
Clearwater, Florida
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98 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Lake Pepin is that portion of the Upper Mississippi between Minnesota and Wisconsin that begins many miles south of Red Wing, MN and extends many miles south of Pepin, WI. At its widest, it is several miles across. It's lined with majestic bluffs, bald eagle sanctuaries, and historic river towns -- each with its own personality. At its deepest it... More 

Thank Jazzdat
La Crescent, Minnesota
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Whether you drive along the Minnesota or Wisconsin side of Lake Pepin you will not be disappointed. On both sides of the river there is a vast selection of hotels, B&B's, restaurants and shops to enjoy. There are parks and beaches where you can sit to relax, play or enjoy a picnic as you watch the sailboats float by.

Thank Happy T
Orlando, Florida
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40 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I love to sit and enjoy the view along Lake Pepin. There are seagulls,hawks and an occasional eagle. The sailboats docked in Lake City make a nice picture. There are pretty view from both the Minnesota and Wisconsin sides. For those of you that do not know Lake Pepin is a wide spot on the Mississippi River. But what a... More 

Thank Julie W
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Lake Pepin beautiful. I love going there with family , boating hanging out. It's a great family destination.

Thank Lynn R
Omaha, Nebraska
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This beautiful lake is great for many activities. We drove to Pepin, WI and took a sailboat ride. The people at SailPepin were great. Fun and educational. Wine and appetizers and a sunset cruise.

Thank davereinarz

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