Walkabout Winona

Who We Are

Backed by the WSU College of Business, Walkabout aspires to connect visitors and community members to the rich history of Winona through walking tours presented by a premier, student-run organization.

Tour Historic Downtown Winona

Travel from Winona State’s campus down to the Mississippi River and through historic downtown Winona discovering iconic architecture, secret societies, and the footprints of famous individuals and corporations.


Historic Downtown Winona

Stories on Every Corner

Walking Distance: 1.5 Miles

Tour Highlights

  • Origins of Fortune 500 organization Fastenal
  • Favorite stops of Presidents and gangsters alike
  • Prohibition, speak-easies, and whiskey smuggling
  • Entire city block dedicated to a secret society
  • Local aristocrat’s apocalypse preparation
  • Secret museum


Book a Tour

Tour Prices:

  • Adults – $10
  • Students – $8
  • Seniors – $8
  • Children < 12 –  Free

Tour Times Starting At:

  • Monday – 2:00 – 4:00 – 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday – 1:00 pm
  • Wednesday – 2:00 – 4:00 – 6:00 pm
  • Thursday – 4:00 pm
  • Friday – 2:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Saturday -1:00 pm
  • Sunday -1:00 – 6:00 pm

* We are now open for the season! Minimum requirements for booking tours is 3 people and a maximum of 25 people.

Click the “book now” button below to take a walk with us! 

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Customer reviews:

“Delightful, informative tour guide – it was very interesting learning about the history and culture of beautiful Winona. Good luck in the future with this endeavor!”

“The tour was very interesting, I had no idea there was so much historical background in Winona!”



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