The perfect weekend getaway! You'll find plenty of opportunities for fun just 20 minutes from the Twin Cities in historic Hastings, located on the Mississippi River and home to award-winning bed and breakfasts, more than 60 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places and unique attractions, antiques, shops and dining. What can visitors do in Hastings? Plenty!
• Enjoy 28+ miles of paved bike & walking trails along the Mississippi River, Vermillion Falls and other scenic byways. • Ski & snowboard at Afton Alps and Welch Village, or enjoy beautiful groomed cross country trails at local parks and nature centers. • Saturday Night Cruise In - Classic car shows (1976 & older) held downtown every other Saturday night beginning June 1 and running through Sept. 21. • Attend our Summer Concert Series in the park • Enjoy challenging local golf courses • Great fishing on the Mississippi & St. Croix rivers • Visit the Mississippi Lock & Dam • Experience nature (and excellent bird watching opportunities!) along the Mississippi, Vermillion & St. Croix rivers, or at Carpenter Nature Center, Afton State Park, Schaar's Bluff, Vermillion Falls, or Miesville Ravine • Tour the historic LeDuc Estate or attend one of many special events hosted at LeDuc • Enjoy apple-picking and harvest time festivities at local orchards • Visit Alexis Bailly Vineyard for wine tastings and other special events • Plus enjoy many other area attractions like Extreme Sandbox Heavy Equipment Adventures and Treasure Island Resort & Casino.
For information on lodging & area attractions, call the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau at (651) 437-6776 / (888) 612-6122, or visit us online at www.hastingsmn.org.