• Welcome to Visit Hastings MN!

    Explore and enjoy a picturesque river town rich in history. Hastings has it all including 30 miles of scenic bike trails, numerous birding hot spots, a charming historic downtown, arts, entertainment and more! Only 25 minutes from the Twin Cities, Hastings is the perfect getaway not too far away from home.

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    Every Day is Beautiful in Green Valley

    With a wide variety of events and opportunities, Green Valley has something to offer everyone. Celebrate the fun of the Minnesota State Fair with us each summer. Enjoy a scenic stroll through our many parks or play a round of golf at one of our three courses. Have your picture taken with the World’s Largest Owl and marvel at all the beautiful outdoor murals throughout the town.

    Our community offers a thriving economy, superb schools, traditional values, faith and fellowship, helpful services, and many entertainment options. Green Valley is truly the ideal place for new ventures and new growth because every day is abeautiful day.

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  • Hastings has 30 miles of paved bike trails for cyclists of all skill levels to enjoy.  The scenic circle is now open and offers a 10 mile loop around the city taking cyclists past two rivers, a 35 foot waterfall, historic downtown and more! Hastings Bike trails are part of the MRT, connect to the new Spring Lake Park and will soon offer a trail directly to Prescott.

  • As the first official Bird City in Minnesota, Hastings is a perfect location for birding opportunities. The City Parks & Recreation Department manages 33 sites considered to be birding hot spots and the annual Bird Festival at Carpenter Nature Center is known as one of the best things to do in MN on Earth Day.

  • 4th Graders Ski for free with Minnesota Ski Areas Passport!

    Afton Alps and Welch Village, as members of the Minnesota Ski Area Association, are offering 4th Graders an opportunity to ski for free this winter season! As part of a statewide program that provides every 4th grader the opportunity to ski for free, they are offering passports which includes a minimum of two visits to each resort. Click on the image for detailed information.


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