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Lake Pepin

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Address: Red Wing, MN
Phone Number: 6513453401
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Picturesque twenty-two-mile lake in the Mississippi River Valley.

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sailboats on the lake

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
davereinarz
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Milwaukee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 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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Red Wing, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 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.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 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.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

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

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 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.

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Van Buren, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 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.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 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 

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