Indoor Activities in Greater Mankato

There is plenty of fun waiting for you in Greater Mankato. We don’t just have awesome outdoor adventures, there’s plenty of fun happening indoors as well so come on in and check it all out!

If you are interested in history, literature or just having fun, you’ll find Mankato’s museum to be worth a visit. The Blue Earth County Historical Society operates the History Center Museum, Research Center, and gift shop as well as the Historic R.D. Hubbard House in Mankato. The Betsy-Tacy House brings the classic books of Maud Hart Lovelace to life as you get a glimpse into the past. Be sure to visit the Matxafka Carruurta ee Koonfurta Minnesota where you’ll find the perfect combination of Southern Minnesota’s rich culture in a hands-on, interactive learning environment.

Be Wowed at the Wow! Zone
Your kids will find plenty to do at The Wow! Zone where you can bowl or play arcade games, laser tag or glow in the dark mini-golf. Day or night, it’s always a cool experience.

Wax kasta oo aan ahayn Caadi
Raadinta wax yar oo ka duwan? Wax yar kula tartan asxaabtaada Faas tuurid tartanka, ciyaar wareeg ah golf dalwaddii. Consider it a bonus not having to deal with the wind or raking out those pesky sand bunkers! Want to flex your problem-solving skills to friends, family, or coworkers? See if you can take on the challenge to solve the mystery to break out of fun-themed escape rooms!

Burn off some Energy
Maalinta ku bixi goobtaQoyska Mankato YMCA. Carruurtu waxay jecel yihiin inay ku ordaan jimicsiga, ku ciyaaraan Jiimka Kid's, ku dabaasho Xarunta Biyaha Biyaha ee Taylor iyo Pool ama ku nastaan YMCA's Pepsi Cube oo leh foosball, darbiga fuulaya, ciyaaraha fiidiyowga iyo wax ka badan.

Come to Mankato to climb the indoor rock wall in Southern Minnesota! Climb out of your comfort zone and check out the  Maverick Adventures.

Are you a Pickleball fan? Did you know that there are ONLY a handful of professional pickleball facilities in the country … and one of those facilities is located right here in Mankato? Don’t miss your chance to play America’s fastest growing sport at the Picklebarn!

Masraxa, Tiyaatarka, Tiyaatarka
The Mankato area offers a variety of options for the theater lover. Jaamacadda Gobolka Minnesota, Mankato Theatre and
Dance has several performances every year. More than 35,000 patrons witness, support, and enjoy the department’s offerings each year, ranking it in the nation’s top one percent of colleges in theater attendance. Other area colleges including Kulliyadda Bethany Lutheran in Mankato and Kulliyadda Gustavus Adolphus in St. Peter have excellent theater programs. If you want a unique theater experience, The Merely Players Community Theatre brings art to the community through its theatrical performances year-round and also offer special performances at local establishments. The Mankato Playhouse is Mankato’s newest theatre featuring high quality musical theater performances and Broadway Teen Workshops. Better yet, this is a dinner theater offering delicious meals and drinks in a fun atmosphere.

Daaweynta Tafaariiqda
We know a little retail therapy goes a long way and we are happy to say Greater Mankato serves as a retail center with hundreds of stores throughout the entire community. Visit our vibrant Xarunta Magaalada gaar ahaan gudaha Magaaladii hore agteeda Riverfront Drive, Front Street iyo in ka yar buundada Waqooyiga Mankato oo leh saf soo jiidasho leh Belgrade Avenue shops and services. Shopping in this area includes quaint shops and boutiques that offer a distinctive blend of specialty products, local artisan wares and “just what you’re looking for” gifts.

The River Hills Mall, located on Mankato’s Hilltop, is the premier shopping destination in Southern Minnesota and is home to several retailers we all know and love. here is plenty to do for the whole family including an 8-screen movie theater with luxury lounger recliner seats, a children’s play area, and a turn-of-the century carousel in the Carousel Café Food Court. They often host craft and home shows, as well as other events.

Is deji oo naso
Iska yaree mashquulka nolol maalmeedka oo ku raaxayso mid ka mid ah meelaha badan ee Mankato ee meelaha lagu qurxiyo ee gaarka ah. Isku soo wada duub koox yar oo fadhi ku qabso qolka milixda eeFikradaha Jirkaoo ku taal hareeraha Mankato's Riverfront Drive. La koolkooliyo noocyo badan oo kala duwan oo daaweyn caadadii ah iyo ikhtiyaarrada daawaynta Liv Aveda Salon iyo Spa wax kasta oo ka timaha, cidiyaha. baakadaha spa iyo in ka badan! Ma waxaad raadineysaa inaad cusboonaysiiso qaabkaaga? Ballan la qabso Raydiance Salon  located right in the heart of downtown Mankato just around the corner from the  Hilton Garden Inn  in the  City Center Plaza.

Habeenkii Magaalada
You don’t need to drive far to have an exciting night out.  There are plenty of dine and drink options as well as  wine and brew  and many with great live entertainment venues. Want to see notable artists performing live? Check out Xarunta Dhacdada Nidaamka Caafimaadka Mayo Clinic  and plan your visit around any upcoming concerts and dhacdooyinka you’ll want to see.

Wine & Brew Fans
Ah, time to sample local libations. Mankato Brewery’s tap room, in lower North Mankato. Across the Minnesota River in downtown Mankato, LocAle Brewing Co. is turning out brews with appropriately local flair. Just a few miles north on Highway 22 lies Chankaska Creek Ranch, Winery and Distillery. Chankaska’s convenient yet rural setting, known for its breathtaking views and award-winning wines, spirits and liqueurs. Take the khamri iyo diyaarid tour and discover the local flavors of southern Minnesota.

Plan your trip to Greater Mankato and check out great dining options available as well as a full lineup of dhacdooyinka happening all year long and don’t forget to book your stay at one of our many home away from home accommodations.