Best Places To Visit In Mankato, Minnesota

The city is home to the Twin Rivers Council for the Arts, which promotes creativity and incorporates the arts into everyday life.

Minneopa State Park

The area is home to a variety of songbird species, including the Eastern bluebird and the western meadowlark.

Carnegie Art Center

The Carnegie Art Center has been exhibiting local artwork for over 36 years. It includes rotating exhibits of painting, sculpture, and woodworking. 

The Kiwanis Holiday Lights Display 

There are also choreographed lights, live reindeer, and sleigh rides. Every night, the event features special events and attractions for children. 

Mankato Civic Center

The center was built in 1994 and opened in early 1995. The Mankato Civic Center is one of the largest entertainment and sports venues in the Midwest. 

Minneopa Golf Course

The Minneopa Golf Club was purchased by Henry Bohks in 1930. In 1938, he suffered a heart attack while playing the ninth hole.  

River Hills Mall 

This mall also features an entertainment center, movie theater and food court. The mall is home to many other retailers and tenants.