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Picnic foodventures in mankato

Posted: June 25, 2020

Location, location, location…and food! Travel writer Anita McVey of Picnic Life Foodie is all about finding perfect picnic spots and the foods that make it memorable. Read all about her finds in Mankato! April 2018: Mankato By Anita McVey If I invited you to share a picnic with me and gave you the opportunity to choose one  Continue Reading »

Wander the Map in Mankato

Top things to do on the water in mankato

Posted: June 25, 2020

Since Minnesota is known as the “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” it’s no surprise that ample opportunities to enjoy the water await you in this beautiful state. Mankato, in particular, has a number of fantastic options for you to get outside and make waves. Whether you like canoeing, kayaking, boating or simply opting for a quick  Continue Reading »

top instagrammable places in mankato

Posted: June 25, 2020

Mankato, Minnesota is home to spectacular natural beauty and awe-inspiring man-made attractions. What better way to share your experiences than through Instagram! So get your filters ready and let your eye be your guide. Here are the top 10 most Instagrammable spots in Mankato! 1. Minneopa Falls This beloved attraction right outside City Center Mankato  Continue Reading »

top things to do outdoors in mankato

Posted: June 25, 2020

Nestled along the Minnesota River in Southern Minnesota, Mankato is a hidden gem for sports and nature enthusiasts. Once summer arrives, it’s time to take advantage of the many outdoor amenities that the area has to offer. The region is home to the unique Blue Earth River tributary, endless hiking trails and Minneopa State Park,  Continue Reading »

Visit Bison at Minneopa State Park

Posted: June 25, 2020

Bison have been reintroduced to Minneopa State Park just outside of Mankato. This herd of 20 is unique, having high quality genetics descending from the type of bison Lewis and Clark gazed upon in the 1830s. The Minnesota Bison Conservation Herd is managed in partnership between the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Zoo to  Continue Reading »

Silo Art

Posted: June 25, 2020

Come and see the extraordinary work of Guido van Helton come to life right before your eyes as he transforms Arden Mill’s 135-foot grain silos into an incredible masterpiece symbolizing southern Minnesota’s culture and heritage. Visitors and residents of Greater Mankato now have the opportunity to witness the progression of the massive monument with two  Continue Reading »