Lake Pepin Area Travel

100 Miles of Fun – Biking, Boating, Birding, Fishing and more!

The Mississippi River

Enjoy the scenery from Minnesota and Wisconsin

Lake Pepin is the largest lake on the Mississippi River and creates the natural border between Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Considered to be one of the ten most scenic areas in North America, it is the birthplace of Laura Ingalls Wilder (Pepin), has the first City in Minnesota (Wabasha), is where the sport of waterskiing was invented (Lake City), is one of the World’s best areas for sailboats, has the only working lighthouse on the river (Lake City), and features a world famous lake monster named Pepie!

Where to Stay

Find a variety of friendly accommodations from tent camping to luxurious hotels and quaint B & B's.


What to Do

Explore the great outdoors in the Mississippi River and area bluffs, boat, fish, hike, bike. Visit vineyards and orchards and enjoy local entertainment.

What to Eat

Savor our restaurants and pubs - the perfect solution for every gastronomical desire! Have a quick snack on the go or a romantic dinner viewing Lake Pepin.

Where to Shop

One-of-a-kind treasure are abundant when shopping for artistic flair. From unique local cottage industry to finds from aroudn the world, quality is everywhere.

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