- Our list of the best things to do in Austin, Minnesota, features the top 20 nearby activities — including 10 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Austin, MN has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 12 things to do within the city of Austin, MN , followed by 8 popular activities in nearby cities, including Albert Lea
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Four Daughter Vineyard & Winery is a family business which grows and makes its own wine. Its focus is to educate both new wine tasters and wine connoisseurs alike. Visitors can sip a glass of on-site produced wine or order from the menu.
Established on a dairy farm in 2006, the Salem Glen Vineyard and Winery makes small batches of wine with regionally grown cold hardy grapes. They have dry, off-dry, semi-sweet, and sweet wines available.
Rice Lake State Park is a state park of Minnesota. The park surrounds Rice Lake which attracts waterfowl during migrations because of its shallow waters and marshy edges. The highlights of the park are birdwatching, canoeing, and nature observation.
Skyline Raceway & Waterslide is a cash-only amusement center offering a number of attractions to enjoy when visiting. Go-karts, miniature golf, and gemstone panning are common activities enjoyed at the center.
This bank is one of the designs of the Father of American Architecture, Louis Sullivan. He has designed several banks, all called Jewel Boxes because it resembles a jeweled strongbox, giving depositors a sense of security. It is now occupied by a Wells Fargo bank branch.
A 10-screen movie theater, Northwoods Cinema 10 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers 3D movies, stadium seating, a birthday party room, auditorium rentals and a snack bar with food and drinks.
This Museum remembers the children who were sent to the Minnesota State Public School for Dependent and Neglected Children between1886 and 1945. The museum offers a tour through buildings and grounds as they existed during the orphanage era. The tour leads to the Children's Cemetery.