The small town of Red Wing, Minnesota, is situated along the banks of the Mississippi River, about an hour away from the Twin Cities and Rochester.
The historic town offers a number of specialty stores and antiques malls, as well as pottery and stoneware shops. Red Wing's second-leading industry was once Red Wing Union's pottery. The factory at the west end of town is now Pottery Place Mall, where you can buy some original pieces.Also popular with visitors is the Red Wing Shoe Co. museum.
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