- TripBuzz found 26 things to do with kids in or near Mankato, Minnesota, including 7 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like New Ulm, Ely and North Mankato.
- From Sibley Park Zoo to Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota, the Mankato area offers 39 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Theaters, Parks and Hiking Trails.
- Straddling three separate counties is the city of Mankato, Minnesota. This city, with nearly 40,000 residents, is the fourth most populous city in Minnesota besides the Minneapolis area. The city is met by the Minnesota, Blue Earth, and Le Suer Rivers, making for a beautiful scenery, the backdrop to the cultured college campus town of the area.
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Charley's Restaurant & Lounge Minneapolis / St Paul MoreLess Info
Enjoy a well-rounded menu of classic dinner and steak options in a comfortable family atmosphere
88% 94 votes
800 Sibley Park Road NE, Mankato, MN MoreLess Info
The Sibley Park Zoo was first opened in 1893. While it already has a playground, there are plans to expand this zoo even more, to include more animals and themed attractions.
96% 24 votes
121 E. Cherry Street, Mankato, MN MoreLess Info
The Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota is a non-profit company that provides a fun, hands-on, interactive environment for children of all ages to learn. But even though it's geared towards children, adults will also enjoy touring the museum.
76% 33 votes
2030 Adams Street, Mankato, MN 56001 MoreLess Info
WOW Zone Family Entertainment Center offers an array of activities. Patrons can bowl, play laser tag or visit the arcade. WOW Zone Family Entertainment Center also offers mini-golf and daily food specials.
70% 27 votes
20461 Hwy 66, Mankato, MN 56001 MoreLess Info
Mount Kato is a ski resort which offers chair lifts, conveyor lift for snow tubing, and terrain parks. They also have a full service rental shop. Their snowmaking equipment is state of the art. They offer a variety of ski lessons for all ages and abilities.
- 1 votes
202 S Victory Drive, Mankato, MN 56001 MoreLess Info
Hosting both adult and youth leagues, Victory Bowl is a bowling alley with shoe rentals and party packages. Visitors can participate in tournaments or join a co-ed league at the alley.
- 0 votes
1251 Monks Avenue, Mankato, MN 56001 MoreLess Info
Featuring two ice rinks, Mankatoâ€™s All Seasons Arena hosts the Minnesota State Mavericks womenâ€™s ice hockey team. The facility also hosts other hockey events and holds open skating hours for guests.
93% 134 votes
54497 Gadwall Road, Mankato, MN 56001 MoreLess Info
With its meaning being 'the water that falls twice', the Minneopa State Park has trails and camping sites. Fishing is allowed in designated areas.
100% 24 votes
530 N. Riverfront Drive, Mankato, MN MoreLess Info
Along with renting outdoor equipment such as kayaks and canoes, Bent Rent Outfitter - Day Boat Tours arranges river trips and other fun excursions. Each trip includes an experienced guide and all needed equipment.
92% 25 votes
Hwy 169 between North Mankato & St. Peter, Mankato, MN MoreLess Info
Popular among the trout fishermen, the Seven Mile Creek Park also has trails with various degrees of difficulty, playgrounds, and picnic shelters.
67% 3 votes
12 Civic Center Plz, Ste 16, Mankato, MN 56001 MoreLess Info
Renovated to include electric, reclining seats, Maverick 4 Theater features movies in their second run. Although the theater offers discounted tickets, it strives to provide a quality experience with comfortable seating, great sound and a variety of concessions.