Blog : Stay & Enjoy

Mankato Free Press Best of 2021

Every year the Mankato Free Press polls residents and visitors alike to develop their annual Best of Mankato issue. This publication is full of listings of the best places to go to based on specific categories. Below is a list of winners in different dining

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Top Instagrammable Places in Greater Mankato

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 Instagrammable spots in Greater Mankato! Minneopa Falls

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A Trail for Heroes

Hikers and bikers can honor the service of all veterans any day of the year by visiting the Greater Mankato area’s fourteen memorial sites on the Trail for Heroes. This twelve-mile scenic route winds through the two historic city centers and beautiful natural landscapes as it

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Experience Minneopa State Park

The word Minneopa comes from the Dakota language and is interpreted to mean “water falling twice,” referring to the beautiful waterfalls of the Minneopa Creek. Walk the trail which encircles the falls, leading down a limestone stairway to the valley below. Ascend the opposite side

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