Discover fun things to do in Red Wing

Thanks to a great location off US-61, it’s easy to experience the best things to do in Red Wing when you stay at the Country Inn & Suites. Outdoor adventure abounds just minutes from the hotel at Welch Village, a popular ski area boasting 60 thrilling runs. If you’re planning an afternoon of family fun at Barn Bluff or Colvill Park, you can stock your backpack with refreshments you chilled in the handy refrigerator in your guest room. Planning a romantic evening with your special someone? Enjoy a delicious dinner in downtown Red Wing followed by a show at the Sheldon Theatre of Performing Arts.

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Sheldon Theatre of Performing Arts

3.81 mi / 6.13 km from the hotel
This charming theater not only hosts local talent but also features touring events where you can enjoy comedy, music, dance, and films.

Barn Bluff

4.18 mi / 6.72 km from the hotel
Hike the steep trails or climb the stairs to experience unrivaled views of Red Wing and the Mississippi River valley.

The Anderson Center

1.05 mi / 1.69 km from the hotel
Take a tour of the 350-acre Anderson Center at Tower View Estate, and learn about the ways that the center promotes the local arts with its programs and facilities like an outdoor kiln, glass blowing studio, and blacksmith shop.

Colvill Park

5.42 mi / 8.72 km from the hotel
Pack a picnic lunch and spend the day at this city park that offers tennis courts, a boat launch, a walking path, and a discovery garden.

Cannon Valley Trail

14.27 mi / 22.96 km from the hotel
Hike, bike, or skate the 20-mile trail between Red Wing and Cannon Falls from the Red Wing trailhead. Be sure to take a camera so that you can capture the scenic views along this riverside path. In the winter, cross-country skiing is available.

Falconer Vineyards

1.26 mi / 2.02 km from the hotel
Follow up your tour of one of Minnesota's most picturesque wineries with a visit to the Vineyard Bistro for a wood-fired pizza and a glass of award-winning wine.

Hay Creek Stables

4.48 mi / 7.2 km from the hotel
Take a one-hour guided horseback ride through the country, or sign up for a quick riding lesson at Hay Creek Stables.

Mississippi National Golf Links

5.93 mi / 9.55 km from the hotel
You can choose between the 18-hole Highlands Course that overlooks the Hiawatha Valley or the 18-hole Lowlands Course that has been used for PGA events. After a round, stop by Baggers' Pub to celebrate with a drink.

Pottery Museum of Red Wing

2.7 mi / 4.34 km from the hotel
Pottery has been created from the mud of the mighty Mississippi for centuries. The Pottery Museum of Red Wing displays this history with more than 6,000 pieces of handcrafted pottery from Red Wing and other parts of the country.

Red Wing Museum

3.82 mi / 6.15 km from the hotel
Snap a photo with the World's Largest Boot and learn the history of the Red Wing Shoe Company at this museum and store in historic downtown Red Wing. Before you leave, you can purchase a pair of Red Wing shoes for a wearable souvenir.

Treasure Island Resort & Casino

4.6 mi / 7.4 km from the hotel
You’ll never run out of things to do at this 24-hour casino featuring 2,200 slot machines, more than 50 table games, and a bingo room. If you love live music, stop by the Parlay Lounge to hear top local bands and sip on the evening’s drink special.

Welch Village

5.79 mi / 9.32 km from the hotel
Whether you're a seasoned snowboarder or a first-time skier, the perfect trail is waiting for you at Welch Village. Children and adults alike can have a great time on the slopes!