Pepin, WI is the birthplace of Laura Ingalls Wilder! After breakfast at the local diners, head to the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum, explore the Pepin Depot Museum and visit the Little House Wayside Cabin located on the original Wilder land.
For lunch, dine at the Il Forno Ristorante Italian restaurant at Villa Bellezza Winery. The pizzas are a must-try menu item and the housemade wine pairs perfectly with the Italian flavors. Afterward, stay for a glass of wine in the Tasting Room or schedule a wine tour of the vineyards, wine-making process, pavilion and more!
After your winery adventure, head into town to shop the local artisan shops and boutiques. During the Spring, Summer and Fall, you’ll find one-of-a-kind decor, craft items, gifts and souvenirs. Many of the shops are located along the Lake Pepin shoreline. Take a beautiful walk along the Pepin pier and relax on the public sandy beach.
At the first snowfall, Pepin turns into a winter wonderland. Our community is located next to pristine snowmobile trails, and just a short drive from alpine and cross country runs. The cold weather also brings new fishing opportunities. Our locals will point you in the direction of the best ice fishing spots on the lake.