ABOUT RED WING
Red Wing, Minnesota is a charming, historic river town recognized for its exquisite pottery, antiques, unparalleled scenery and delightful accommodations. Its location on the bluffs along the Mississippi River in southeast Minnesota provides a rustic setting which beckons and relaxes, providing visitors with an escape from the hectic demands of life. Best of all, Red Wing is only a one-hour drive from the Twin Cities and 4 1/2 hours from Chicago.
The location of Red Wing, in the heart of Minnesota’s agricultural community, helps ensure the city’s high livability factor and standard of living. Stalwart companies such as the world-renowned Red Wing Shoe Company, Riedell Shoes, Inc., ADM and Cargill, Inc. provide a diverse job base. Red Wing also has a strong agriculture industry and a well-respected regional medical center.
Our family friendly, small town setting offers a wealth of visitor experiences ranging from pottery tours and antiquing to outdoor activities including hiking, biking, snow skiing, water skiing, boating, fishing, and one of our country’s fastest growing pastimes, bird-watching, specifically bald eagle watching from ideal locations along the river including our Colvill Park and Barn Bluff.
Come visit us in Red Wing, we know you’ll fall in love with our town. Visit Red Wing’s website at www.redwing.org or call our Visitor & Convention Bureau at 800.498.3444.