Expedia rated Winona 1 of top 16 tourist friendly cities in US! Make Memories on the Mississippi River. Historic Island City.

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Posted or Updated: Sep 20,2021   Applications: 0

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Historic Mississippi River Town, Gorgeous, scenic Southeastern MN, Winona
Winona,Minnesota United States

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From: Dec 18,21  
To:      Dec 28,21
Days:  11, Short Term 11 days: Dec 18 Sat - Dec 28 Tues, 2021

Care for 2cats while makg memories in a Mississippi River City!  A historic island city of 27,000 that recently won an award from Expedia for being 1 of the top 16 tourist friendly cities in the NATION!!! Winona is 1 of the most scenic gorgeous places in the US. Located on the Mississippi River in southeastern Minn, Winona is surrounded by bluffs on both the Wis & Minn sides of the river. Winona grew by leaps & bounds during its logging days. Winona was "Millionaire capital of the US" in the late 1800's. Home to Winona State University. Winona State is the 1st university West of the Mississippi. Winona has a world class art museum with works by Picasso & Van Gogh. Plus much more. Goto VisitWinona & see all Winona offers. A traveler's delight!

Stay overnight. Sleep in a king bed with up to 2 cats (Boots- black and white cat- will probably join you on the bed. Leo the tortoise shell cat enjoys sleeping on the cat tree). Love the 2 fur babies. Cats self-feed. Just make sure 2 water bowls and 1 food bowl stay full. Shovel- snowblow driveway- sidewalk into house if it snows. Feed wild birds on our deck that overlook water if u want. Finches, cardinals, blue jays... They are fun to watch. Enjoy Winona over your winter holiday.

Winter Activities:
Watch eagles from our living room window. Our house overlooks the main channel of the Mississippi River. MN Marine Art Museum. Multi-million dollar paintings.
See why Winona was the millionaire capital of the US. Learn why Winona is the Stained Glass Capital of the US. Learn about Winona's history at the Winona History Center. Stroll LeVee Park & enjoy panoramic views of the Mississippi River or stay home and enjoy views of the main channel of the Mississippi River as well as the backwaters. We also have a movie theater if you just feel like staying in and watching movies. Head to Garvin Heights Park & see bluffs & river for miles. Go into Merchants National Bank, Winona National Bank, & Watkin's to see Winona's famous stained glass windows. Cities close by are LaCrosse WI and Rochester MN. Ski Mount LaCrosse. Tour Watkins Museum world-famous for vanilla & spice. Admire St Stan's Basilica- 1 of only 2 basilicas in MN, Built by early polish settlers. Close by is the Polish Museum. Ice Skate on Lake Winona or walk the paths that showcase SugarLoaf Rock & the surrounding bluffs.

My house is close to everything that historic, scenic Winona, offers. Only a 5 minutes drive to everything Winona.

Other cities that are close by: 25 minute drive. Historic, scenic La Crosse WI- also on the Mississippi River. 20 minute drive. Kellog MN home to Lark Toys. Has a wooden carousel that fun to view. Lots of antique toys. Half hour drive. Next to Kellog MN is Wabasha with it's eagle museum. 15 minute drive. Fountain City WI- Elmer's auto museum. 1 hour drive. Rochester MN- Home of Mayo Clinic. Panoramic Mississippi River views everywhere. Our house has huge windows with views of both the main channel of the Mississippi River as well as the backwaters. We also look directly at Mosquito Island whose shores are filled with boaters during the summer. Year round beautiful sunsets and lots of eagles and hawks flying around.

Non-smoker(s). Just u in our home. No pets. No kids. We don't pay you. You don't pay us.

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