5 days in Wabasha, Winona & Rochester Itinerary

5 days in Wabasha, Winona & Rochester Itinerary

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5 days in Wabasha, Winona & Rochester Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Wabasha
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
2
Winona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Rochester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

1
day
Wabasha

Wabasha ©
Wabasha is a city in Wabasha County, Minnesota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at National Eagle Center and then examine the collection at LARK Toys.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Wabasha online sightseeing planner .

Minneapolis to Wabasha is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In July, daytime highs in Wabasha are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Winona.

Things to do in Wabasha

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

LARK Toys
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National Eagle Center ©
National Eagle Center
LARK Toys ©
LARK Toys

2
nights
Winona

Winona ©
Winona is a city in and the county seat of Winona County, in the state of Minnesota. On the 9th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration Motherhouse, and then don't miss a visit to Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Minnesota Marine Art Museum, take an in-depth tour of Winona County Historical Society, then examine the collection at Watkins Museum and Store, and finally learn about winemaking at ELMARO Vineyard.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Winona tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Wabasha to Winona in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Winona can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rochester.

Things to do in Winona

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

La Crosse, ELMARO Vineyard
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Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe ©
Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Winona County Historical Society ©
Winona County Historical Society
Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka ©

2
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Rochester is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Plummer House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Assisi Heights, then steep yourself in history at Mayowood Mansion, and finally do a tasting at Salem Glen Vineyard and Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Pottery Museum of Red Wing, see the interesting displays at Red Wing Shoes, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Douglas Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rochester trip website .

You can drive from Winona to Rochester in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Red Wing
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Plummer House ©
Plummer House
Red Wing Shoes ©
Red Wing Shoes
Pottery Museum of Red Wing ©
Pottery Museum of Red Wing

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