- TripBuzz found 161 things to do with kids in or near Hastings, Minnesota, including 146 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like St. Paul, Red Wing, Burnsville and Bloomington.
- From Point Douglas Beach to Extreme Sandbox, the Hastings area offers 86 different types of family activities, including: National & State Parks, Parks, Waterfalls and Amusement Parks (All Ages).
- Home to various historical attractions and vineyards, the city of Hastings is a interesting place to live or visit. Located where the St. Croix River meets the Mississippi, the city spans just over eleven square miles. The waterfalls at Vermillion River are a popular spot to take in the beauty of Hastings, as are the local waterfront city parks.
Extreme Sandbox is a recreational heavy equipment adventure. It allows people to experience operating a heavy equipment in a safe and controlled environment. Expert instructors are at hand to give guidance through the obstacle courses.
With several community ice skating programs available, Hastings Civic Ice Arena offers visitors an indoor ice rink for recreational skating. Visitors can skate during one of the public skate sessions or watch a local hockey league game.
Afton State Park in Minnesota was established to preserve its unique natural features. It offers hiking, biking, camping, and swimming. The park's visitor center shows interpretative displays suitable for the whole family.
Carpenter Nature Center provides opportunities for patrons to explore the outdoors. The center has property on both the Minnesota and Wisconsin sides of St. Croix River and offers hiking trails, exhibits with live animals and wildlife throughout the restored prairie.
Whistling Well Farm grows over 20 of the regions varieties of apples. Patrons may choose washed and graded apples from the farm market or pick their own and the Farm store is stocked with apple cider, pumpkins,
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10191 St. Croix Trail S., Hastings, MN 55033 MoreLess Info
Located along the St. Croix River, St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park sits on 579 acres and can be used for fishing, boating, tennis, basketball and camping. The park provides a children's playground, picnic areas and hiking trails.