There is much to do in the Greater Mankato area, but it doesn’t stop there. The surrounding communities offer so many ways to get out and experience the area. From local festivals to museums, shopping to outdoor adventure. A scenic drive 75 miles north to the Twin Cities brings endless access to National Sporting events, arts & culture, shopping, unique dining experiences, and the Twin Cities International Airport.
A short drive to the west to New Ulm brings you to the famous August Schell Brewing Company. Among the list of minnesotamonthly.com’s 2017 picks for Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries, Schell’s offers over 100 varieties of German craft beer. Take a brewery tour, check out the museum and don’t forget the beer tasting.