This area of Southeast Minnesota appeals to all interests from shopping to sightseeing, outdoor sports to theater and museums, wineries to fine dining, or just plain relaxing with a good book, the Mississippi Valley has it all. Winter or summer, the area offers the best in Minnesota and Wisconsin vacations.Located at the south end of Lake Pepin, we are 1.5 miles from downtown Wabasha and the National Eagle Center; 8 miles from Kellogg (LARK Toys); 10 miles from Lake City; 13 miles from Alma, WI; 15 miles from Pepin, WI (Laura Ingalls Wilder’s home); 20 miles from Plainview (John Hassler Theater); 30 miles from either Red Wing or Winona; 50 miles from Rochester (Mayo Clinic), and 80 miles from MSP airport. The entire drive around Lake Pepin is 86 miles, an afternoon’s entertainment with fantastic scenery and many quaint businesses. Carol Dunn
For a scenic vacation, relaxation, or a romantic weekend, The River Nest offers the accommodations to make you feel relaxed and comfortable. Enjoy the private deck, or relax in the jaccuzi while you watch eagles flying over the river. Each suite has a fireplace, Jacuzzi, and sitting area overlooking the river as well as a private deck or patio. Both have a queen bed, full bath with walk-in shower, refrigerator, cable TV, DVD, free wifi, and separate zone heating and cooling controls (We’re “green” with Geo-Thermal heating and cooling.) The Terrace Suite is wheelchair-friendly. We deliver homemade treats and coffee to your suite an hour before a FULL breakfast in the main dining room, complete with dessert–just like Grandma Tillie served! Home-grown berries, apples, and vegetables are featured in our breakfasts. You won’t leave hungry!!!