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Winona, MN
Winona, MN.
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Winona...a small city with a big heart, nestled between the bluffs and the mighty Mississippi River, Winona is surrounded by spectacular natural beauty, wrapped in history, and steeped in cultural legacy.

Founded by a steamboat captain in 1851, Winona's location on an island in the Mississippi made it a transportation hub and one of the nation's richest cities by 1900. This legacy remains in the form of historic buildings and vintage homes, and in an ongoing harmony with the river.

Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast, history buff, architectural admirer, wildlife watcher, antique shopper, arts supporter, and/or life-long learner, you'll love all that Winona has to offer. The friendly people of Winona invite you to come visit, explore, and enjoy our scenic beauty, history, cultural arts, attractions and festivals. You'll be glad you discovered Winona and will want to return time and time again.

Winona Attractions

The largest Mississippi River city in Minnesota south of Saint Paul, Winona has recreation, natural beauty, historic architecture, and fine hospitality.

This picturesque community is home to 5 museums, central to 5 state parks, 2 National Wildlife & Fish Refuges, and contains many municipal parks throughout. Boating, biking, bird watching, hiking, spectacular views from soaring river bluffs, camping, fishing and more are right on your doorstep.

Add community festivals and winter recreation and you've got a great family destination in the area of the Mississippi Mark Twain called "The Thousand Islands".

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