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Unique Lodging at Inns and B&B’s in Pepin County
When you’re looking for a place to stay while traveling, Pepin County makes it easy to find unique bed and breakfasts and inns to make your stay all the better. Here are a few recommendations for unique lodging around Pepin County that goes the extra mile in service and amenities, and provides your loved ones and you an excellent home away from home. Expect welcoming, local hosts, charming towns, and unmatched hospitality.
The Great River Amish Inn
Located in the heart of charming Pepin, Wisconsin, Great River Amish Inn is a locally owned inn a block away from Lake Pepin on the Wisconsin Great River Road. This quaint inn is within walking distance of many local attractions, including the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum, and great restaurants such as The Harbor View Cafe and The Garden Pub. Pepin’s popular Villa Bellezza Winery is also less than a mile away from The Great River Amish Inn. The Inn offers a variety of amenities to guests like on-site complimentary boat-plug ins and motorcycle parking. If you are planning on heading out on Lake Pepin, the Pepin Marina is a block away and can get you out on the water in no time.
Harbor Hill Inn
For those interested in historical architecture and history, Harbor Hill Inn in Pepin allows guests to stay in a Queen Anne style Vitorian home built in 1870. The inn offers a variety of rooms with different views of Lake Pepin and various themes and amenities. You can expect great service and hospitality from your hosts, and enjoy the charming setting on Lake Pepin and the Mississippi River. The home has been updated over the years to account for modern conveniences, but it still maintains the original charm and history that many guests enjoy and love.
Historic Church Home
A truly unique stay can be found at Historic Church Home in Durand, Wisconsin. This vacation rental was built in a renovated historic church and showcases the historic architecture for guests to enjoy, like stained glass windows, original hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, and a unique spacious layout. Historic Church Home can accommodate up to ten guests, and you can expect plenty of charming extra amenities exceeding the expected necessities, such as a drip coffee maker, locally roasted coffee, and a piano. The rental is located near the Chippewa River, the Chippewa River State Trails, and downtown Durand, so you can easily walk to recreation, dining, and entertainment.
Rivertown Landing is a great lodging option if you find yourself in Stockholm, Wisconsin in Pepin County. The historic house features 5 bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a wood-burning stove, a private outdoor porch, and many other amenities to make you feel right at home. Rivertown Landing is also a great place to stay if you would like to get a taste of small-town living with the perks of being able to walk to nearby local places such as Lake Pepin, Stockholm Pie and General Store, and Bogus Creek Cafe & Bakery. The house comes fully stocked with everything you may need upon your arrival, and welcomes visitors all year long, whether you’re heading out on Lake Pepin during the summer or hitting the slopes at Coffee Mill Ski Resort during the winter.
Villa Del Lago
If you’re looking to book a place for a large group, Villa Del Lago in Pepin is a beautiful vacation rental that can comfortably accommodate ten guests. The house was recently renovated and offers guests many modern amenities. You can expect scenic panoramic views of Lake Pepin and enjoy watching the eagles and sailboats from the deck that overlooks the lake. Each of the four bedrooms offers views of the lake, as well, and is stocked with the necessities for a comfortable and relaxing stay. Villa Del Lago is also just a short walk from local restaurants such as Harborview Cafe, 404 Coffee Shop, a public beach, and a marina putting you in a prime location to explore and enjoy the town.
Lost Creek Retreat
Recently featured in Martha Stewart Living, Lost Creek Retreat has gained popularity as a comfortable, simple lodging space in Pepin and is a great Airbnb to stay at with beautiful interior and exterior decor and design. Surrounded by an apple orchard and green rolling hills, the property itself adds to the ambiance of the stay and gives you plenty of space to spend time outdoors and enjoy nature. Lost Creek Retreat serves as a great home base during your stay in Pepin and is a relaxing space to return to after a day of play on Lake Pepin or other adventures in the charming river town. The Airbnb would be the perfect location for a romantic stay with your partner or a weekend getaway with a few friends.