What is a Leap Day Getaway? It’s a getaway that only happens once every four years on a Leap Year! Take advantage of a special that only comes around twice per decade!
Looking for Leap Day getaways? Take a leap this February 29th, or throughout the month of March, and we will cover your tank of gas* to get here, see the area, and get home (we will apply a maximum $40 credit toward your gas costs).
To qualify, you must be making a new, two-consecutive night, midweek, reservation (Monday through Thursday) between February 29–March 28, 2024. This offer cannot be combined with other discounts.
Upon completion of your stay, we will apply a $40 credit to your bill. Please note, this offer is for new reservations only and will not apply to existing reservations. Please note that you cannot combine this offer with other discounts.
Leap Day Deals Near Rochester, MN
Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast & Brewery, in Wabasha, MN, is a 45 minute drive from Rochester, MN; is a 1-hour drive from Eau Claire, WI; 1.5-hour drive from Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN; and 3+-hour drive from Madison, WI. We did the math and if your vehicle gets 20-miles to the gallon, you might drive about-260 miles on $40 worth of gasoline!
If you drive an average of 60 miles per hour, you could have enough gas in your tank for about a 4-hour trip, which means depending on where you go, you could drive here, go sightseeing, drive home, and have leftover gas as a really useful souvenir.
3 Leap Day Activities in Wabasha-Kellogg, MN:
Here are three of the best things to do in town.
Enjoy your complimentary drink from Hoppy Girl Brewing, located on the premises of Turning Waters B&B. Locally brewed beer, guest taps, wine, cider and vodka seltzers, along with your complimentary bowl of ice cream.
2. National Eagle Center, located in downtown Wabasha, is 4 blocks from the B&B and offers live eagle demonstrations and much more. The National Eagle Center has some terrific programs during the winter months at their Riverfront Amphitheater.
3. Lark Toys in Kellogg, MN, 6 miles south of Wabasha, is one of the top Toy Emporiums in the World! With a hand carved working carousel, handmade wooden toys and more, you will have hours of indoor fun no matter your age.
Leap Day Trivia:
Julius Caesar introduced the first calendar leap year in 46 B.C.
Leap year babies are called “leapers” or “leaplings.”
Feb. 29 has traditionally been a day on which women might propose to men.
Famous People Born on Leap Day: Italian Opera Composer, Gioacchino Rossini; motivational speaker Tony Robbins; jazz musician Jimmy Dorsey; actors Dennis Farina and Antonio Sabato Jr.,fun fact it’s Superman’s birthday too!
There is a one in 1,461 chance of being a leap day baby
Leap Day Perks
Besides the free gasoline–we also offer a complimentary breakfast, complimentary ice cream for your sweet tooth, complimentary sodas/sparkling waters in your mini-fridge, AND a complimentary glass of wine or beer from our brewpub, Hoppy Girl Brewing, and complimentary wireless internet access (so you can post photos of your fabulous getaway on social media and make all your friends a little green).
Leap Day getaways only come around once every 4-years. We hope to see you and create a new holiday tradition together. To make a reservation, simply go online to www.turningwatersbandb.com and in the notes let us know you want the Leap Day Deal OR Call us at 651-564-1568 to make your reservation.