The West Coast of Wisconsin Kicks Off Vacation Getaway for 2023 Visitors and Travelers!
West Coast of Wisconsin (February 2023): Located on the shores of Lake Pepin, the West Coast of Wisconsin is asking visitors to experience the delightful Villages of Bay City, Maiden Rock, Stockholm, Pepin, and Nelson located on the Wisconsin Great River Road throughout 2023.
The Great River Road along Lake Pepin has been known for its scenic drives, soaring bluffs and quaint villages. The stretch from Bay City to Nelson is lovingly referred to as “The West Coast of Wisconsin,” with its majestic vistas and charming, almost maritime feel of its villages. There have long been a few well-known attractions and dining stops along the beautiful roadway, also locally owned stores and unique shopping.
The West Coast of Wisconsin is investing in new calendar, a vacation sweepstakes, and itineraries at thewestcoastofwisconsin.com. The entity represents the Villages of Bay City, Maiden Rock, Stockholm, Pepin, and Nelson and visitors to the website can now enter the “West Coast of Wisconsin Getaway Sweepstakes” and have a chance to win a stay and gift certificates to area businesses, attractions, and experiences.
About The West Coast of Wisconsin Villages
Bay City, WI
Located on a northern bay of beautiful Lake Pepin, Bay City enjoys scenic views of the Mississippi River bluffs and ample opportunities to experience the lake. Bay City prides itself on the frequent eagle viewing and fishing opportunities available. Head out on the lake in a canoe or on a boat to enjoy fishing, swimming, boating, and wildlife viewing.
Learn more https://www.thewestcoastofwisconsin.com/bay-city.
Maiden Rock, WI
The lore of Maiden Rock describes the story of a young Sioux woman who leaped to her death from the limestone bluff when her family denied her marriage to the man she loved. The town of Maiden Rock, WI lies at the confluence of the Rush River and the Mississippi and is full of river town charm, scenic beauty, and rich history.
Learn more https://www.thewestcoastofwisconsin.com/maiden-rock.
Stockholm, WI is steeped in its Swedish roots and you will discover a small village with a big culture. Although the village is home to fewer than eighty people, many artists and craftsmen have been drawn there making Stockholm a haven of handcrafted and homemade goods. Combined with small town charm and a welcoming community, Stockholm is a cozy hub for arts, culture, and people on the Great River Road.
Learn more at https://www.thewestcoastofwisconsin.com/stockholm.
Though they are a small community in the Mississippi River Valley, Pepin, WI is big on hospitality, from unique lodging to excellent eateries. Each year the lodging scene and local cuisine draw visitors from all over, looking forward to cozy and unique places to stay and eat that are managed by locals with a passion for sharing their beautiful region. Whatever draws you to the West Coast of Wisconsin, Pepin is your home base for eating, sleeping, and repeating during your getaway.
Nature abounds in Nelson, WI. Surrounded on two sides by the Nelson-Trevino Bottoms State Natural Area and the Tiffany Bottoms State Natural Area, hiking, birding, fishing, and canoeing are all popular activities. The area features an abundance of wildlife and nearly every bird species that makes its home in Wisconsin can be found in the bottoms.
Learn more https://www.thewestcoastofwisconsin.com/nelson.
Located on the shores of Lake Pepin and on the Wisconsin Great River Road, a National Scenic Byway and All American Road, the West Coast of Wisconsin is one of Nature’s great works of art!
Charlotte H. Scherer
West Coast of Wisconsin Business & Tourism Association