Travel Back in History on the Paddlewheeler

Your Day

Pearl of the Lake
Riverboat Cruises on the Mississippi River. A genuine replica of an 1800s Paddle Wheeler! Take a leisurely cruise on Lake Pepin the largest natural River Lake on the Mississippi River. Search for Pepie the lake monster. Public Excursions Wed-Sun at 1 pm May through October.
100 Central Point Rd
651-345-5188

Riverwalk on Lake Pepin Beginning at the Willows, more than 2.5 miles of open shoreline. On the River walk one can stroll, jog or roller blade. Uninterrupted while viewing the magnificent scenery and activities on Lake Pepin.
100 Central Point Rd.

Afternoon Lunch or Evening Dinner

Lake House on Pepin Restaurant Enjoy lunch or dinner at the Lake House on Pepin Restaurant, offering lakeside dining and cocktails with a spectacular view of Lake Pepin.
1702 North Lakeshore Drive
651-448-8500

Stay the Weekend

AmericInn
Lake City’s affordable, quality lodging overlooking Lake Pepin. Indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, free continentalbreakfast, Jacuzzi Suites, Mini Suites with private decks, Fireplace suite, large conference room, spacious lobby with fireplace. Children under 12 are free.
1615 N Lakeshore Dr
651-345-5611

Learn the History of Lake City and Lake Pepin

Your Day

Waterski Display
Lake City is the birth place of waterskiing. Learn more at the waterski museum located in the Marina.
2015 Franklin St

Pearl Button Co. Display
The Lake City Historical Society has assembled a free historical display of artifacts, pictures and an educational video related to the bygone Pearl Button making industry. Special hooks were dragged on the bottom of the river to capture the clams. Button blanks were cut from the clamshells. The hooks, tools, clamshells, and finished buttons are available for viewing.
226 S Washington St
651-345-2100

Lake City Historical Society
The Lake City Historical Society is the successor to the Lake City Old Settlers Association which was founded in the 1880s.The mission of the Lake City Historical Society is to collect, preserve, and disseminate history about Lake City. Our museum, displaying many historic photographs and artifacts, is located in the 2nd floor ballroom of the Lake City Hall.
205 W Center St, 2nd floor
651-345-5383

Afternoon Lunch or Evening Dinner

TJ’s Lakeshore Pub
Friendly atmosphere, clean, respectable and friendly environment for everyone to enjoy.
115 S Lakeshore Dr
651-448-8484

Stay the Weekend

Frog and Bear
1890 Victorian home, features four unique and beautiful decorated guest rooms all with private baths. Stocked refrigerator and coffee bar outside your room. In the morning a sumptuous full breakfast is served in the elegantly appointed dining room by the fireplace.
411 W Center St
651-345-2122