The Cannon River Winery - www.cannonriverwinery.com You can sample and/or purchase wines, and enjoy the beautiful atmosphere. The winery serves gourmet cheese & crackers. They also provide live entertainment on the weekends.
Within a few blocks of The Quill & Quilt:
The Cannon Valley Trail - This beautiful, fully paved trail is one of the most popular biking trails in Minnesota. It parallels the Cannon River from Cannon Falls to Red Wing (about 22 miles), through the gorgeous Cannon River Valley. The trail is also groomed for cross-country skiing in the winter. Bicycle rental can be obtained at Cannon Falls Bike, Canoe & Kayak Rental - 615 North 5th Street, Cannon Falls 1-877-882-2663 / 507-263-4657. Details about the trail can be found at: www.cannonvalleytrail.com
The Cannon River provides an excellent opportunity for canoeing, tubing or kayaking. The gently flowing river cuts through limestone hills so that bluffs and cliffs rise on either side making for a very pleasurable experience. Equipment rental can be obtained in Cannon Falls at Cannon Falls Bike, Canoe & Kayak Rental - 615 North 5th Street, Cannon Falls 1-877-88CANOE (1-877-882-2663) / 507-263-4657. More information can be found at: http://www.cannonfallscanoeandbike.com/
Several antique and specialty shops, a bakery, and other stores are located in the central district of Cannon Falls, (about 2 blocks from The Quill & Quilt).
There is a Frisbee golf course located at Hannah’s bend park along the Cannon River about 4-5 blocks from the Quill & Quilt.
The Cannon Falls Historical Museum, located in the old Fireman’s Hall about 4 blocks from us, offers information on the town’s history. Guided tours of the museum, as well as Cannon Falls, are available for groups by pre-arrangement. Or, there is a self-guided walking tour of Cannon Falls, which includes the A.T Conley Home (The Quill & Quilt!). More information can be found at: ~cfmuseum
Many local festivals and events occur in Cannon Falls ranging from Deck the Falls for the holidays to the Wine & Art Festival in the summer. More information can be found on the Chamber of Commerce Website: www.cannonfalls.org/communitycelebrations.html
State Amateur Baseball (summer), Cannon Falls High School Football (fall), and Baseball (Spring) are played at John Burch Stadium, and are all open to the public. The stadium is located directly behind the Quill & Quilt. On Mondays in August, outdoor live music and movies are presented as well.