Things to Do in Red Wing|
Your hosts at the Moondance Inn Bed and Breakfast are a wealth of local travel information. For example:
Where are the best restaurants? We can name several.
Golf is your passion? There are three great local golf courses in and around Red Wing.
Theater, music, scenic drives, etc. are all at your fingertips.
Stay at the Moondance Inn and let us help you make the most of your Minnesota getaway. For example, check out this restaurant link (all are easily accessible from our B&B.
http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/09/18/appetites-fall-drives Read Below For Lot's of Fun Stuff to do in Red Wing.
Minnesota Travel Info
Red Wing Visitors Guide (printable)
Red Wing Historic Walking Tour (printable)
Red Wing Chamber of Commerce. http://redwingchamber.com/
Minnesota Bed and Breakfast Association http://www.minnesotabedandbreakfasts.org/index.php
Oliver's Wine Bar serves great food and has an excellent wine selection. www.oliverswinebar.com/
The Bayside Tap & Steakhouse. If you want an incredible steak at a very reasonable price, this is the place. Good view too. 651-388-1616. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bayside-Tavern/120689557945354.
Kelly's Tap House. 1530 Old West Main St. Great bar food, extensive selection of beer and spirits. Great view. 651-388-9913. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kellys-Bar/144171485958
Red Wing Brewery. Great microbrews, great pizza, in an intimate enviornment. 651-327-2200. http://www.redwingbrewing.com/
Staghead. Historic building housing a very good restaurant. www.thestaghead.com/
The St. James Hotel, 406 Main St., has dining options ranging from coffee
with a scone to gourmet fare. See www.st-james-hotel.com/stjames/dining.html.
Bev's Café, 221 Bush St., offers hometown cooking and atmosphere. It opens at
5 a.m. weekdays and 6 a.m. weekends. See www.bevscafe.com.
Fiesta Mexicana, 2918 N. Service Drive, serves authentic Mexican food and
margaritas. See www.fiestamexicanaredwing.com.
Harbor Restaurant, Bar & Marina, N673 825th St., Hager City. Just across the river from Red Wing. Sit by the river and dine on tasty Jamaican cuisine. See www.harborbar.net.
Liberty's Restaurant & Lounge, 303 W. 3rd St., makes homemade soups and
desserts with a Sunday brunch and Friday fish fry. See www.libertysonline.com.
Marie's Underground Grill & Tap House, 217 Plum St., serves high-quality
food in a relaxing environment. See www.mariesrestaurant.com.
Smokin' Oak Rotisserie & Grill, 4243 Highway 61, has specialty pizzas,
gourmet hamburgers and rotisserie chicken, beef and pork. See www.thesmokinoak.com.
Things to Do
Learn to Kayak and tour the backwaters of the mighty Mississippi. BrokenPaddleGuiding.com
With warmer weather, Falconer Vineyards and Winery, 3572 Old Tyler Road, is a
nice place to enjoy gourmet wood fired pizza and a selection of fine wines. The vineyard is set in
one of Red Wing's scenic valleys. Wine tasting for two and a bottle of wine for $20.00 per couple.
It's open weekends and many week days starting in mid-April. See www.falconervineyards.com.
Villa Belleza. Take a trip to Tuscany at this beautiful winery located just a half-hour away. villabellezza.com/
Flower Valley Vineyard and Winery. Located just outside Red Wing, a classic farm setting with very nice wines. www.mohnfamilyvineyard.com/
Red Wing Brewery and Brew Pub. Classic micro-brews along with great pizza. It's hard to beat. http://www.redwingbrewing.com/
Hay Creek Stables, 29491 Hay Creek Trail, offers guided trail rides, private
riding lessons, group lesson and day camps. Save $5.00 per person when staying at the Moondance Inn. See www.haycreekstables.com.
Body Kneads Wellness Massage and Wellness. http://bodykneadswellness.com/. Get 10% off their couple's massage.
Red Wing Golf Club. A beautiful course that is open to the public. http://www.redwinggolfclub.com/
Mississippi National Golf Course. Fantastic views combined with a great course. www.golfredwing.com/
Or try Mount Frontenac Golf Course, 32420 Ski Road. The 18-hole course
overlooks the Mississippi River bluffs and Lake Pepin. It has rolling terrain,
beautiful trees and excellent scenery. See www.mountfrontenac.com.
The 108-year-old Sheldon Theatre, 443 W. 3rd St., presents music, dance,
drama and children's programming. Group tours are available by appointment. Save 15% per ticket when staying at the Moondance Inn. See www.sheldontheatre.org.
The Cannon Valley Bike Trail, 825 Cannon River Ave., Cannon Falls, runs 19.7 miles
from Red Wing to Cannon Falls and attracts nearly 100,000 users a year. The
trail includes natural and cultural attractions, scenic views, rest areas,
hiking, biking, inline skating and cross-country skiing. See www.cannonvalleytrail.com.
On the cultural side, the Red Wing Arts Association and Gallery, 418 Levee
St., offers monthly exhibits, events and festivals in Red Wing's Historic Depot.
Hahn's Fishing Guide Service, 1310 History Court, New Prague, specializes in walleye
and sauger fishing on the Mississippi River and Lake Pepin. See www.mississippiriverwalleyes.com.
Goodhue County Historical Society and Museum. http://www4.selco.info/goodhuecounty/
Red Wing Pottery, 1920 Old West Main St., has been around since 1865. You can
buy stoneware and watch potters at work. See www.redwingpottery.com.
Barn Bluff. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barn_Bluff_(Red_Wing,_Minnesota)
Pottery enthusiasts should stop by the Red Wing Pottery Museum in the Pottery Place Mall, 2000 Old West Main St., to learn the history of Red Wing Potteries,
view rare items and collections of stoneware, dinnerware, art ware and other
memorabilia. See www.rwcsfoundation.org.
The Red Wing Shoe Store & Museum, 315 Main St., is the largest Red Wing
store in America with three levels and more than 30,000 pairs.It's also home to that really big boot. See www.redwing.org/red-wing-shoe-store-museum.
Goodhue County Historic Museum. http://goodhuecountyhistory.org/
Aliveo Military Museum. www.redwing.org/aliveo-military-museum/
Places to shop
The Uffda Shop
Free Trade Bookstore
Red Wing Pottery Sales Room
Red Wing Confectionary
Red Wing Shoe Store
Josephson's Mens Clothing Store
Pottery Place Mall Shops and Restaurants
Cut Above Home
The Christian Book Store
Hallstrom's Florist and Sweet Shoppe
Hobgoblin Music/Stoney End Harps
Kiki's Simple Abundance
Larry's Jugs and Antiques
The Wise Penny