Welcome to The River Nest Bed & Breakfast website. Our B&B is located on the main channel of the Mississippi River, just 1 mile upriver from Wabasha, Minnesota, in beautiful Reads Landing. We are Carol & Bill Dunn, your hosts, and we built this extraordinary place in 2005 as our home and your getaway. Both guest suites afford stunning views of the river and exceptional privacy. 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!!!
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
So far we have partnered with over 50 of the most talented artist, crafts and furniture makers in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa!!
May 3 – 27, 2018
Fri, Sat & Sun
10am – 5pm
2311 5th Grant Blvd W
The Abbott Funeral Home of Wabasha has been faithfully serving our area of southeast Minnesota and west central Wisconsin for over 62 years. We are proud of our long, rich heritage, our full service and cremation options, our commitment to excellence, our caring and dedicated staff and our integrity. Our sole purpose is to provide professional quality, dependable and affordable service as well as show respect to every family we are privileged to serve.
Welcome to the AmericInn Lodge & Suites, the newest hotel in Wabasha, Minnesota, located in the Mississippi River Valley of Southeastern Minnesota.
Need a destination for a family reunion or a small corporate retreat? Our lodge features a meeting room for up to 50 guests, free high-speed Internet access and an 18-hole golf course.
Let our knowledgeable staff help plan your perfect vacation or tour in the beautiful Mississippi River Valley! Once you get here, we’ll help launch your day with a free AmericInn Perk breakfast with scrambled eggs, sausage, homemade Belgian waffles and more. And you’ll have a cozy room to come home to for the rest and relaxation at the end of the day – all you need to worry about is having a good time!
Top Hotel Features and Services
- Free Local Phone Calls
- Fireplace Suites available
- Whirlpool Suites available
- Cable TV with Movie Channels
- Free Wired High Speed Internet Access
- Heated indoor pool
- Free parking/Large vehicle parking
- Rooms for guests with disabilities
Detailed Property Features
- AAA Approved
- Accessible Rooms Available
- Games/Puzzles Available
- Children Age 18 and Under Stay Free with Adult
- Cold Weather Hook-Ups
- Complimentary Weekday Local Newspaper
- Complimentary Weekday USA Today Newspaper
- Dry Cleaning Service
- Fitness Center Nearby (charge applies)
- Free AmericInn Perk Continental Breakfast
- Free Parking
- Game Area
- Gift Shop
- Guest Laundry Facilities
- Indoor Heated Pool
- Large Vehicle Parking (Buses, Trailers, etc.)
- Meeting Room
- Pet Friendly Rooms Available
- Roll-Away Beds for Rent
- DVD Player Available at Front Desk
- Water Basketball Hoops
The Grumpy Old Men Suite…Warm and inviting. The loft has a double jacuzzi, gas fireplace. living room, dining room and a fully equipped kitchen. It is like having your own professionally designed apartment while on vacation. Riverside Condo’s… Great for those who need to be right on the water. The condo’s have 25′ docks, covered patio’s. No pets allowed, but the condos are kid friendly.
Choose from our many lodging options. Book now online or call 1.800.482.8188 or 651.565.3509 to reserve your special get away!
See what USA Today has to say about us!
USA Today’s 50 DATES IN 50 STATES Chosen as favorite romantic experience for the state of Minnesota! ” Wabasha, where roses, chocolates and river views at the Lofts of Wabasha make it tempting to stay and cuddle in front of the fire…”
We are conveniently located on the corner of Hwy 60 and 10th Street.
Within walking distance of shops, river, boat landing, restaurants and marina. We have 26 sites, some drive thru, with electric, water, sewer and cable TV. Daily thru seasonal rates available. Serving RV campers only. Come visit us soon!
Visit Barton’s Brickhouse Boutique this season for great seasonal shopping. We have a house full of items for you to browse! Our boutique is easy to find in Wabasha. We are located on 2nd Street, across the street from the VFW. Look for fun outdoor items in our front yard!
Opening Now thru December 2nd, 2018.
- June 1st thru August 31st Open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday thru Saturday and 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday.
- September 1st thru October 31st Open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Daily
- November 1st thru December 2nd Open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday thru Saturday and 10:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday
Tiny Houses on the Lake – Luxury Camping
Bending River Cove is a “cozy escape” situated on the bluffs above Lake Pepin. We offer Luxury Glamping at its finest. Our resort is open year round and we have one cottage and six tiny homes. These our outfitted with all the comforts of home with breathtaking views of the Mississippi. Our team consists of master craftsman Mike Burke who has designed our tiny houses to give you everything you need for a comfortable stay. Mike has a long history in the community of re purposing beautiful hardwoods into something usable. Our tiny homes are crafted with local materials he has acquired over the years that brings texture and color into a modern feel with an “old story”. Our tiny homes our outfitted by Denay Kelly, Co-owner, with handmade decor from our local artisans. Her desire to support our local communities will be evident in each home that you stay in.
Big River Resort, is located in historic Wabasha, MN two hours south of the Twin Cities on the beautiful Mississippi River, surrounded by the Mississippi River Valley bluffs.This is the home of the National Eagle Center, and the community about which the “Grumpy Old Men’ movies were written. Wabasha is a quiet little rivertown, but never boring. Check out the rest of our website to learn more about Big River Resort, and the Wabasha area. Make arrangements to come and stay with us – you’ll be so glad you did!
Big River Resort has room rates that are especially appealing to those who want some extra cash to order that special bottle of wine with dinner, or those who just want a quiet, cozy place to catch some zzz’s without costly added frills.
Our Cabin and Downtown Flat give guests the option of staying in a more stylish, contemporary setting with kitchens to do their own cooking.
And finally, our full service RV Park offers guests a quiet, peaceful place to stay as they explore the many attractions of Wabasha and the surrounding area.
We are a friendly, full-service florist proudly serving Wabasha, Minnesota for over 57 years with the highest quality fresh flower and gift choices available.
Convenient store hours: Mon-Fri 9:00-5:00 ~ Sat 9:00-3:00 ~ Sunday for Funeral Work only. We offer daily delivery to hospitals and funeral homes in the area. Rural delivery charges vary, so call for details.
The Alpers welcome you to join them for dinner!
Planning a wedding, party, group meeting or event?
Contact June today to reserve your date!
“Experience the wild waters and natural quiet and beauty of the Mississippi River’s tributaries and old-growth floodplain forests via kayak while learning about the river’s ecosystem. Paddle with professional kayak guides and experienced naturalists. Offering daily guided tours and kayak lessons. All are welcome; no experience needed. (Did we mention eagles?!)”
Vacation in our rustic lakeside fishing cabins or delightful log cabins and cottages or large group cabins. Bed linens are furnished, but please bring your own bath soap and towels, kitchen soap and towels, toilet paper, garbage bags and cleaning supplies. We ask you to recycle your glass, plastic, paper and aluminum. Small pets are allowed in some cabins, a $10 per day per pet extra charge applies. Seven night stay in cabins or campground earns a 10% discount. All cabin rates are based on two night minimum; mid-week one-night stay is an additional $10 when available. A three-night minimum applies for holiday weekends. Limited camping is available, please call ahead.
Boat launch, gas, and fish cleaning facilities are here for you fisherfolks. Overnight harbor fee for guest’s fishing boat is $10 per night, ramp fee is $8 per launch.
Fish Cleaning and Bait
Minnows, night crawlers to help you catch your limit of walleye, sauger, northern, striped bass and panfish. Come and take part in the good life!
General Admission: $6.00 for adults, $4.00 for students (grade school through college). Free for small children accompanied by supervising adults and free for military personnel on active duty.
Family Membership: $25.00. Unlimited general admission for a couple, their minor children or grandchildren, two free guest passes and 50% off admission to special events and programs
Individual Membership: $15.00. Unlimited general admission and 50% off admission to special events and programs.
Group Tours: Special rates and admission hours are available for all per-arranged group tours.
Coffee Mill is a year around vacation Inn & Suites in Southeastern Minnesota, on the Great River Road in Wabasha, Minnesota. Coffee Mill provides family vacations, downhill skiing and snowboarding, fishing vacations, romantic getaways and honeymoon travel packages, eagle watching along the Mississippi River, live theater Shakespearean Festival or Jon Hassler Theater , antiquing the historic river towns, golfing the bluff country courses with panoramic views of the Mississippi River, hiking and biking the wildlife trails, and mouth watering restaurants with lake and river views. The Mississippi River Valley offers our guests year around adventures.
Coffee Mill has hosted family vacations and reunions for over thirty years. Guests have been coming to Coffee Mill in Wabasha for exciting adventures and romantic getaways for nearly as long.
Our summer adventures in the Mississippi River Valley with its the vast wildlife trail systems, the Mississippi River for boating, swimming, fishing or canoeing, golfing, or sightseeing are sure to satisfy your wanderlust.
Our winter vacations with skiing, snowboarding, ice fishing, eagle watching, sightseeing, live theater and more will be certain to become your winter highlight. Coffee Mill strives to provide you with your ultimate escape. Upon arrival in the fall, our guests will find the bluffs ablaze with the fall foliage. The Great River Road provides the best observations of the bluffs which are on both sides of the Mississippi River offering miles and miles of spectacular sightseeing.
The Common Closet, named the best Thrift Shop in Minnesota, is more than a store! Located on Pembroke Avenue in downtown Wabasha, this unique thrift shop serves multiple purposes and has become an important community outreach program. You can find a wide assortment of gently used clothing for the entire family, household items, furnishings, books and more. When you shop at The Common Closet, you are helping people in need.
Located on Highway 61 – One Mile South of Kellogg, MN 55945. Serving – Lake City, Wabasha, Plainview, Winona, MN and the Surrounding Area
Tucked in the sleepy downtown of rural Minnesota, Driftless Books is home to many classic works of literature, occasional live music, and local artwork.
Thursday & Friday: 10:00am- 5:00pm
Sunday: By Chance
We now have Facebook
111 West Main Street
Wabasha, MN 55981
350 E Belvidere Ave
Kellogg, MN 55945
Serving people with developmental disabilities in Wabasha County
OUR MISSION is to continually improve the lives of people with developmental disabilities in Wabasha County by providing quality support services
OUR VISION is for all people with developmental disabilities to have full and abundant lives.
Harbor View Suites, 736 4th St W, Wabasha, has a beautifully quiet setting situated in the small town of Wabasha, MN. Harbor View Suites is located next to Parkside Marina as well as the public Boat Landing at Izaak Walton Park. You’ll find the Mississippi River, Beach Park and Slippery’s Restaurant just a short 2-block walk or bike ride from HV. This listing is one of two Suites adjoined – Please look for Harbor View Pier 1″Sunset” #4041574 listing if you want to reserve the other side. EACH SUITE is fully furnished. The Kitchen area is fully equipped including a dining table for 4. The bedroom area has a queen-size bed and TV while the queen-size blowup mattress may be set up in the living area by the fireplace in five minutes; bedding and towels available. You have a whirlpool, cable TV (DVDs & VCR), gas fireplace/AC. Outdoors you have the use of front & back shared decks with furniture, outdoor grill, campfire ring and log bench swing. There are many chairs and side tables on the deck that can be moved to the yard. Boat slips are available in the beautifully maintained public boat landing next to the property – the best on this part of the River! You will love the friendly people of Wabasha, the shops and restaurants. The National Eagle Center is in Wabasha and well worth the visit! After you are done exploring you may want to take a drive across the Bridge to Wisconsin as well, taking note that the next river bridges are about 30 miles north and about 30 miles south of Wabasha. In early SPRING the ice on the river is breaking up and it’s a sight to see! Barges start as soon as the entire river is open. SUMMER has its boating, hiking, biking, golf, fishing and bird-watching You can hire river tour guides that will show you the River, eagle nests and great fishing. Enjoy AUTUMN during ‘ SeptOber Fest’ which is held every weekend from the second weekend in September to the last weekend in October. The colors on the Bluffs are breath-taking!!! WINTER also provides fun; Coffee Mill Ski area is nearby and the perennial ice fishing right in the harbor, so check out the Grumpy Old Men Festival in February! The River usually stays open where the Chippewa River enters the Mississippi just northwest of Wabasha. This entices many eagles to stay in the area all winter long. Frontenac State Park just north of Wabasha at Frontenac, MN is gorgeous for bird watching or hiking with it s views of Lake Pepin and the trails in the woods. Whatever you choose to do you will find great people to welcome you.
Equipment rentals available.
We are your official UPS shippers; guaranteed time-definite and day-definite delivery based on your shipment’s destination.
Hoppy Girl Brewing LLC dba Turning Waters Back Alley Brewing Co is now open to the public. We are located on the premises in the backyard or back alley of Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast & Adventure, located at 136 Bridge Ave, Wabasha, MN. With over seven years in the brewing field, head brewer Ford Pearson, has created flavorful, amazing, tasting and down right mind blowing craft beers. You must taste them for yourself. We also offer wine, hard ciders, soda and coffee (upon request) for your refreshments and Pep’s Original Draughthaus Pizzas and Cedar Crest Ice Cream out of Cedarburg, WI. Both of them are made with the freshest ingredients.
We are family friendly brewpub with a large outdoor patio. As much as we love animals, we ask that you leave your dogs etc… at home. We prefer a non-smoking space, but have a designated spot outdoors for smoker’s away from the property. Since this is also our home at the bed & breakfast, we ask that you respect our home and our guests staying at the bed & breakfast.
If you like fun & games, we have it here; bags/boards, giant jenga, yard dice, cards, cribbage and more….Feel free to bring your favorite game to play. Since we have a license to sell liquor, brew our craftbeer and sell our beer, PLEASE do not bring your personal alcohol on the premises. We have live music from local talented friends now and then so check out our website http://www.turningwatersbrewing.com, Facebook page Hoppy Girl Brewing aka Turning Waters Back Alley Brewing Co or simply call us 651-564-1568.
Our hours vary since we are a small business and also house lodging guests in our bed & breakfast. We look forward to set hours when we are in full production of our craftbeer. Thanks for visiting us and we look forward to meeting you.
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*Mug Club Memberships
*Fun & Games
*CASH, Local CHECKS, CREDIT CARDS Accepted
Located near the Mississippi River in Nelson, Wisconsin. Stop by for lunch or dinner, a scoop or two of gourmet ice cream… and shopping at Laura’s Treasures! Daily specials of BBQ will fill you up & a full service bar now open! Check out our “Daily Specials” at http://www.jandjbbq.com
The Best Ribs on the River!
BOUNDARY SURVEYS, TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEYS, FLOOD SURVEYS, SUBDIVISION PLATS, CIVIL ENGINEERING
A Plat is a map, drawn to scale, showing divisions of a piece of land. Plats show distances and bearings between section corners and along the lines defining Lots, Blocks and Subdivisions. After filing a plat, legal descriptions can refer to block and lot numbers rather that having to use section meets and bounds descriptions.
Johnson & Scofield, Inc.
WABASHA COUNTY 2012 ROCKFORD PLAT BOOKS ARE NOW AVAILABLE! PLEASE CONTACT BRIAN WODELE AT 651-565-3244 FOR PURCHASING INFORMATION, OR STOP IN AT JOHNSON & SCOFIELD, INC. 626 JEFFERSON AVENUE, WABASHA, MN 55981
Johnson & Scofield, Inc. Surveying and Engineering
The predecessor to Johnson & Scofield, Inc. Surveying and Engineering was the Harry S. Johnson Companies established in 1972. In 1980, David A. Johnson and Alan K. Scofield purchased the Red Wing office of Harry S. Johnson companies from Harry Johnson, David Johnson’s Father. Since its inception, Johnson & Scofield, Inc. Surveying and Engineering has grown from the two original owners at the Red Wing office to three locations including the original main office in Red Wing, Minnesota, a branch office located in Wabasha, Minnesota, and a branch office in Hastings, Minnesota. We offer a wide variety of surveying and engineering services, performed with prompt and friendly service. Our goal is to offer land surveying and engineering services in a time and cost effective fashion.
Wabasha Store – 106 Hiawatha Drive – Phone: 565-4543
Kellogg Store – Knowlton Street – Phone: 767-4768
LARK Toys, with over 20,000-sq-feet to explore, is one of the largest independent specialty toy stores in the country. Our knowledgeable family of staff is always happy to assist visitors as they enjoy self-guided tours throughout our unique facility.
- Our one-of-a-kind hand-carved Carousel ($2 rides every 30 minutes).
- LARK-exclusive wooden pull-toys & puzzles, made on location.
- Games & puzzles, science & nature, arts & crafts, puppets, dress-up, musical instruments, dolls & dollhouses, castles, magic, kites, wooden train sets, beach & bath toys, active games, and more.
- An array of new, classic, and award-winning titles to browse in our Bookstore.
- Miniatures, collectibles, replicas, nostalgic items, gag gifts, novelties, plush, vinyl, wood, tin, and wind-up toys.
- Memory Lane, our antique toy museum, with hundreds of toys & games on display.
- A Candy Store filled with taffy, gourmet jellybeans, and other timeless favorites.
- A Cafe for sandwiches & snacks, with an exquisite selection of ice cream flavors
- Fresh fudge available at The Fudge Tree
- Miniature Llamas
- A Carousel-side dining area (capacity 75+)
- Behind-the-scenes glimpses at our ongoing projects, creations, and renovations.
- A beautifully landscaped 18-hole Miniature Golf course, featuring a play-through mountain, waterfalls, ponds, streams, and the scenic bluffs of the Mississippi River valley on the horizon.
- Outdoor picnic area.
Family owned & operated, LARK Toys is committed to offering high-quality, healthy, developmental products & services, and maintaining an environment that enriches social understanding, creativity, imaginative play, and fun for children of all ages.
Stop by Laura’s Treasures for unique gifts and a fun shopping experience. We are located right next to Grandpa’s Saloon and J&J BBQ.
- Home decor
- Frames & Pictures
- Cookie Jars
- Yard & Outside decor
This landmark interpretive center is a destination on the banks of the Mississippi River that connects people to eagles in nature, history, and cultures.
Home to five permanently injured bald and golden eagles, visitors can meet the eagle ambassadors up-close in a truly unique setting, enjoy daily classroom programs, explore two floors of interactive exhibits, and view wild eagles over the river.
The National Eagle Center is open year-round (10am-5pm daily) and offers seasonal programming and events. For a complete listing, visit the website calendar.
The Olde Triangle Pub prides itself as being your Favorite Neighborhood Restaurant with the added coziness of a Classic Irish Public House.
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Gary J. Seykora
Real Estate Professional
Licensed in the State of Mn. serving SE Mn. Buyers and Sellers.
Masters Degree in Color and Design
“I’ll Treat Your Property As If It Were My Own”