Attraction Stories

There are so many fantastic Greater Mankato Area attractions. Here are a few stories about the region’s great things to do.

Escape Room - Mankato, MN

Stacy K’s Old Town Guide – Old Town Escape & Balmy Sundays

Stacy K introduces us to Old Town Escape and Bee Balm Fields playing at the Wine Cafe every Sunday in November. All happening in Old Town Mankato!
Photo by Rick Pepper - North American Bison at Minneopa Park.

Minnesota Bison Conservation Herd at Minneopa State Park

Looking for something a little out-of-the ordinary to do with the kids this weekend? Consider taking them to Minneaopa State Park, just a few miles from Mankato, to see the American Bison herd.
Photo by Rick Pepper - Looking south onto the Blue Earth River, notice the wood structure under concrete

Minnesota & Blue Earth Rivers – Memories of ‘Low Tide’ Photo Album

Rick Pepper shows us that the confluence of the Minnesota and Blue Earth Rivers at Sibley Park during “low tide” can be a lot of fun.
Photo by Rick Pepper - Triple Falls above the Blue Earth River

Triple Falls Photo Album – Hidden Gem South of Mankato

Rick Pepper takes us along on his photo-shoot south of Mankato to explore Triple Falls, another of the region's little known hidden gems
Ralph The Moose - Mankato, MN Sculputure Walk 2018

Cityart’s 2018 Walking Sculpture Tour

The 2018 Walking Sculpture Tour is now in place so here's a teaser to encourage you to get out and see it for yourself!
Michael Cimino - South Riverfront Mural

Michael Cimino And The Journey To Public Art

Artist Michael Cimino of St. Peter has been busy leaving his mark on Mankato public spaces with several high-profile murals as well as many other, less visible, works.
Photo by Don Lipps - The 507 Food Truck, Mankato, MN

The 507 Food Truck, Lobster Rolls, And A Park Dedicated To Food!

The 507 Food Truck will be serving Lobster Rolls and other treats at the seasonal opening of The Hub Food Park in Old Town Mankato.