- TripBuzz found 17 things to do with kids in or near Wabasha, Minnesota, including 14 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Alma, Lake City and Pepin.
- From Eagle Watch Observatory to National Eagle Center, the Wabasha area offers 51 different types of family activities, including: Nature & Wildlife Areas, Golf, Parks and Bowling.
- The setting for the movie, 'Grumpy Old Men', Wabasha is a small town nestled on the Mississippi River. An older community, it has many national landmarks including the oldest church building in Minnesota. In the summer months, the town also hosts a number of outdoor festivals such as the Grumpy Old Men Festival as well as Septoberfest.
The Cook Rutledge Mansion is an 1887 restored lumber baron's home complete with original furnishings. Visitors can take of guided tour of the mansion. The building is also available to rent for private events.