Discover Lake City

Discover Lake City

Minnesota’s South Shore

Lake City is your gateway to Lake Pepin, one of the Midwest’s most scenic natural playgrounds. With miles of shoreline, beautiful beaches, world-class angling, and plenty of ways to get out on the water, you’ve just found your new favorite lake escape!

Join us in June for Water Ski Days!

Nashville sensation Chase Matthew headlines a weekend of big concerts and events!

Lake City Chosen to Host 2024 Governor's Fishing Opener

“I am incredibly excited to bring the longtime tradition of the Governor’s Fishing Opener to Lake City,” said Governor Tim Walz. “This region is known for its phenomenal fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities. I look forward to celebrating the unique tourism and outdoor opportunities that Lake City has to offer.”

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Where to Shop

Treasures await you here. We know you’ll find what you seek!

Where to Dine

Award-winning cuisine on the lake or small-town cafes.

What to Do

Activities around Lake Pepin offers endless adventures.

Where to Stay

Deluxe suites to affordable hotels to lakeside camprounds.

Visit Lake City MN - Minnesota / Wisconsin map

Lake City lies along the shores of Lake Pepin, the widest lake on the Mississippi River. Fun in all four seasons, Lake City dazzles with its scenic beauty and Midwestern charm.

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RED WING
20 min drive from Lake City

HAGER CITY
22 min drive from Lake City

BAY CITY
26 min drive from Lake City

MAIDEN ROCK
35 min drive from Lake City

STOCKHOLM, WI
38 min drive from Lake City

PEPIN
31 min drive from Lake City

READS LANDING
13 min drive from Lake City

FRONTENAC
9 min drive from Lake City

FRONTENAC STATE PARK
12 min drive from Lake City

NELSON, WI
23 min drive from Lake City

WABASHA, MN
18 min drive from Lake City

Spring

Visit us as the green returns to the trees, the ice leaves the water, and sun starts to warm things up!

Winter

Activities on and around Lake Pepin don’t stop when the snow flies! Enjoy a wide range of winter fun!

Fall

Join us where the air is crisp, the leaves are changing and the views are amazing! 

Summer

Lake Pepin offers so much recreational fun this time of year! The sun, skies and water are calling!

Fall

Join us where the air is crisp, the leaves are changing and the views are amazing! 

Winter

Activities on and around Lake Pepin don’t stop when the snow flies! Enjoy a wide range of winter fun!

Spring

Visit us as the green returns to the trees, the ice leaves the water, and sun starts to warm things up!

Summer

Lake Pepin offers so much recreational fun this time of year! The sun, skies and water are calling!

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🌅The sun has officially risen on a jam-packed summer of fun in Lake City!
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The Breaking of the Drought
by Frederick J. Atwood
Listen!—it rains; it rains!
The prayer of the grass is heard;
The thirsty ground drinks eagerly
As a famished man eats bread.
The moan of the trees is hushed,
And the violets under the banks
Lift up their heads so gratefully,
And smilingly give thanks. 🌧Thankful for all this rain! New trees planted in Preston & Lake City were getting a little thirsty.❤️ #mnappleorchards #prestonmn #lakecitymn #partyof3 #applefarming #driftlessapples #blossomhillorchard #blossomhillorchardandfarm #blossomhillapples
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Kombucha Growler Fill Day!

Join The John the Baptist Beverage Company for kombucha, snacks, llamas, and baby goats! Right here on our farm, we create and serve delicious beverages made from local, fair-trade, and […]

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20 April 2024
St. John the Baptist Beverage Company, 33292 County 5 Blvd
Lake City, MN 55041
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Girls Day Out!

Join The Shops Of Lake City for Girls Day Out! Saturday, April 27th 10AM-5PM Shop local independently owned small businesses and take photos with your friends next to your favorite […]

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27 April 2024
The Shops of Lake City, Various Locations
Lake City, 55041 United States
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Afternoon Tea at the Chickadee Cottage Cafe

The Chickadee Cottage Cafe invites you to experience afternoon tea at their beautiful restaurant and garden. These are multi-course, leisure events, great for group celebrations, showers, mother/daughter outings, meeting new […]

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27 April 2024
Chickadee Cottage, 317 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake City, MN 55041
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