Mankato offers extensive cycling trails, open country roads, downhill slopes and river rapids for the outdoor enthusiast. While you’re here, you’ll also find we are a thriving regional center for arts, entertainment, shopping and night life, all while still exuding a small town feel. And at just a short 75 miles from Minneapolis, we’re accessible, too.
Use our online suitcase tool to help you plan your trip to Mankato. When you find something amazing to do or see on our website, simply click the suitcase button and it will magically appear in your online suitcase. Once you have filled your suitcase with several opportunities to explore our beautiful and active city, you can simply click on the “My Suitcase” link at the top of each page. From there, you can print, email or save your personalized experience of Mankato.
Have fun planning your next trip to Mankato.