Chankaska Winery offers wine grown from their own grapes as well as their own distilled spirits.
Heart and Soil is a festive community garden in Mankato offering garden plots to the public.
Indian Island Winery, located south of Janesville in the middle of Minnesota farm country, is a relaxing destination complete with live music and a full menu on the weekend.
Javens Family Vineyard and Winery, located just east of Mankato, offers wines from locally grown, cold-hearty grapes.
One of Mankato's newest attractions, The Hub Food Park serves lunch from local food trucks.
Welsh Heritage Apple Orchard and Pie Shop, northeast of Lake Crystal on Highway 60, grows Minnesota's best apple varieties .