Winona, Minnesota, USA

Winona is a city in and the county seat of Winona County, in the U.S. State of Minnesota. It is situated on an island among picturesque bluff country on the Mississippi River, its most noticeable physical landmark is Sugar Loaf. Winona is located about 110 miles southeast of Twin Cities and is central to five state parks.

Winona has a variety of festivals throughout the summer months. Among them is ‘Steamboat Days’ , which occurs in mid-June and includes a carninval, a grand parade and fireworks.

Things to See and Do

* Garvin Heights Overlook
* Minnesota Marine Art Museum
* Outdoor adventure activities
* State parks

General information

Cruise Season – May – October
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Land Area – 47.2 km²
Population – 30,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Port Location – The Port of Winona is located on the Mississippi River.

Travel Links – Amtrak's Empire Builder service, which runs between Chicago and Seattle/Portland, stops in Winona. The train station is located at 65 East Mark Street.

There are several nearby airports, including La Crosse (LSE, 25 miles), Rochester (RST, 45 miles), and the Twin Cities (MSP, 110 miles).

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