A delight to the senses
Whether you crave a scenic drive or a sightseeing stroll, let yourself be stunned by the beauty of Winona.
The bluffs that cradle Winona make a postcard-perfect drive, especially when fall color sweeps across them. Abundant parks and scenic vistas give you endless paths to explore. A walk through our historic architecture, rich with stained glass and lavish façades, evokes a bygone era.
Revel in the extravagance of days gone by
So prized is Winona’s architecture that we have one of only two basilicas in Minnesota and 11 downtown blocks on the National Register of Historic Districts.
Stroll back in time on a historic tour
From Tiffany stained glass to Italianate splendor, Winona is a shrine for some of the most stunning architecture in history.
Winona on foot
Immerse yourself in the beauty of bluffs, parks, lakes, river and trails. The camera loves Winona, so remember to bring yours.
Cruise the Mississippi River
Step aboard one of our river cruisers for a tour of our pristine stretch of river.
The river valley’s splendor
Bluff country and river valley converge at Winona with the possibility of exploration in any direction.
Minnesota’s bird watching capital
Birders take note – Winona’s stretch of the Mississippi River is a favorite for millions of migrating birds, with many calling Winona home for the summer.
an abundance of monuments, landmarks, and statuary, many dating back over a century, grace the city, immortalizing our history.