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Northfield, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast and Adventure is a beautiful large house about two blocks from the Mississippi River in an historic river town. The town sits in the valley of the Mississippi, one of the most beautiful places in the country in my opinion. The "adventure" in the title refers not to anything about the inn itself, but rather...

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Brenda P, Owner at Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast and Adventure, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and pointing out just how close we are to the beautiful Mississippi River and surrounded by beautiful bluffs I might add. I agree with you about the on chair for reading and we will see what we can fit into that space and possible take the bench out and put a small stand for additional...

Wabasha, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Looking to have a small,but beautiful Wedding, with super hosts Brenda Passé Ammon and Ford Pearson? Look no farther than the than Turning Waters B&B in Wabasha, Mn. Awesome hosts, rooms, and to die for breakfast. Thanks for all your hard work to make our wedding day the most special day ever. Ron&Nancy Graner

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Brenda P, Owner at Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast and Adventure, responded to this review

Wow! So we finally as the newest owners since June 12th, 2015, hosted our first wedding in the house with just over 50 people in attendance. Must I say, wedding planners and venues, I give you credit as hosting a wedding big or small is no small feat!! We did it with the help of a small crew and the...

Reviewed 10 May 2016

My wife and I had appointments at Mayo Clinic and wanted a place to just relax, have a good breakfast and sleep in a quiet and comfortable place near the Mississippi River. We found it in Wabash at the Turning Waters B&B. We've stayed at a lot of B & B's, most were excellent places to stay and our stay...

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Brenda P, Owner at Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast and Adventure, responded to this review

Thank you and we look forward to making your trip from out of state a more memorable one. Ford did a great job in my absence and I'm happy you enjoyed his fabulous chef skills. Wabasha has a to offer guests with activities on the water, on land and nearby in the sky. See you again soon and be blessed...

Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

What started as a friend getaway to Wabasha ended up as a making friends getaway! Brenda and Ford are amazing hosts with a beautiful home, awesome food, great beer and tons of laughs! We stayed in one of the suites, it was cozy, clean and luxurious with the spa tub and fireplace! Brenda offers massage at the B&B and even...

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Brenda P, Owner at Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast and Adventure, responded to this review

What can I say besides, we look forward to more laughter upon your return! You ladies sure did making ironing sheets in the kitchen a hoot of a time. The cupcake eating pictures still make me laugh and our beloved "I want my MTV" video is hysterical, well at least to me. Hugs my new and lasting friend, until we...

Burnsville, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 May 2016

My girlfriend surprised me with a weekend getaway to Turning Waters Bed and Breakfast this past weekend (May 5-6,2016). It was my first ever visit to a Bed and Breakfast and I really didn't know what to expect. I was quite surprised. It is a beautiful place! Brenda and Ford, the owners, are wonderful people. The home itself is just...

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Brenda P, Owner at Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast and Adventure, responded to this review

Happy Valentine's Day! We are so excited your first B&B was ours and we are thankful you and your sweetheart enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing you both in the near future to celebrate your love for one another. We appreciate the feedback and supporting our local community. Cheers! Brenda & Ford, who loves to serve...

Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I recently traveled from Oklahoma to visit, and opted to stay at Turning Waters B&B. It was such a wonderful experience!!! The house is lovely, inside and out. It is beautifully decorated, but still evokes a comfortable make-yourself-at-home feeling. We stayed in the Prairie Room, and absolutely loved our room and private bathroom! The hosts were charming,...

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Brenda P, Owner at Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast and Adventure, responded to this review

We are so happy that you decided to stay with us on your visit back to your roots! It was a pleasure to meet you both and we look forward to your next visit to Wabasha to see your family and friends. Cheers! Brenda & Ford

St. Paul, MN
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Celebrated our Anniversary in Wabasha last weekend and stayed at Turning Waters. There is lots of great recreation in the area. We biked the Cannon Valley Trial from Red Wing to Welch and had an awesome breakfast at the Trout Stream Cafe then back to Red Wing which is a nice 20 mile round trip ride. Kayaked the Mississippi backwaters...

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Brenda P, Owner at Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast and Adventure, responded to this review

You are both my heros! You did a lot of activities we will do someday:) Thank you for choosing our home for your recent visit to the Wabasha area. You enjoyed a lot of the great activities our area provides. We look forward to getting our kayaks out and joining you on your next water adventure! I will work on...

Prior Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 30 April 2016

This was, by far, our best B&B experience ever! My wife and I took her father for an over-night sight-seeing trip to the area, and our stay at Turning Waters was the highlight of a wonderful trip. Our rooms were charming, and well kept, and our bed was very comfortable. I'd especially like to thank Ford for being an awesome...

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Brenda P, Owner at Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast and Adventure, responded to this review

Thank you! I told my hubby that if he got a review specific to him, he would get a bonus. Well the bonus is I am taking him to a B&B in Milwaukee and exploring all the new breweries so we can learn more for when we open our brewery on the premises in Summer 2016. He is a wonderful...

Eyota, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Our first visit here and just 40 minutes from our home! We enjoyed the quaint town of Wabasha and the beautifully decorated Turning Waters B&B! The chalkboard name plate on our room was the first unique touch that Brenda added to make us burst into laughter. She suggested a great restaurant (7 Fires Grill) and then we ended the night...

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Brenda P, Owner at Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast and Adventure, responded to this review

We are so glad that laughter was the result of putting "Rocky's" name on the door! HaHa, we enjoyed having you both and appreciate your purchase and donation of a nights stay to your local school. The brewery will for sure be a popular spot on our property and we look forward to having you both back! Thanks again and...

Maple Grove, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 April 2016

The owners of Turning Waters go above and beyond to make sure their guests have a great stay. We've been to many B&B's over the years and this one definitely stands out above the rest! As a side note - if you are into the craft beer scene like we are, you have to meet Brenda and Ford. :)

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Brenda P, Owner at Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast and Adventure, responded to this review

We love craftbeer and wine lovers because we are adding a brewery and bar on premise. Thank you for your kind words and turns out we might see you sooner rather than later. We enjoyed your homebrew too! Happy Anniversary! Loved hearing your story of how you met. See you soon. Brenda & Ford

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Turning Waters is not a traditional Bed and Breakfast; it is set apart by holding the spirit of travel and adventure in highest regards - bold travel, soft beds and nature’s wonder. Our environment epitomizes love of comfort, travel and adventure and I hope you can take something from it and make it your own to satisfy your soul and spirit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast and Adventure

Address: 136 Bridge Avenue, Wabasha, MN 55981
Region: United States > Minnesota > Wabasha
Price Range: €93 - €215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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