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Lake Pepin

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Address: Red Wing, MN
Phone Number: +1 651-345-3401
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Picturesque twenty-two-mile lake in the Mississippi River Valley.

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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
Thomas W
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Sleepy Eye
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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.

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Pellston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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.

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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 

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La Crescent, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Orlando, Florida
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

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

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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.

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Jeff S
Milwaukee
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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