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Choose Your Winter in Hastings!

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Skiing, Ice Fishing, Frozen Falls and More! Hastings is a top choice for a perfect winter get away. Let us help you build your winter vacation itinerary. Check out different winter experiences below:

Itinerary Ideas

  • DOWNHILL SKIING & SNOWBOARDING
    The Hastings area is home to two premium ski hills in Minnesota.
    • Afton Alps:
      6600 Peller Ave. S., Hastings, MN 55033
      Nestled on the scenic St. Croix River Valley just outside Minneapolis and St. Paul, this sprawling resort offers 300 skiable acres, 48 trails, 18 lifts and four terrain parks. Located just North of Hastings, this ski resort has something for experts to beginners. Details at www.aftonalps.com
    • Welch Village Ski & Snowboarding Area:
      26685 County Road 7 Blvd, Welch, MN 55089
      Located just 20 minutes South of Hastings, Welch Village offers 140 acres of skiing in addition to a terrain park, food service, rental center, kids club, and Ski Link Learning Center. Details at www.welchvillage.com
  • Plan a shopping trip or date night! Hastings as you covered – with unique boutique, family owned restaurants, craft beers, and entertainment in Hastings historic downtown on 2nd Street.
  • CROSS-COUNTRY AND SNOW SHOEING
  • Discover the Frozen Falls! The 35 foot Vermillion Falls is a perfect photo opportunity. Park in the nearby parking lot and enjoy a walk along the trails and a spectacular view.  End your trip with dinner at one of the many local restaurants that offer indoor, outdoor & take-out options. View a list of restaurants HERE.
  • Craft Beer at the Local Brewery: The Spiral Brewery’s mission is to brew community through quality beer and rich history and bring Hastings back to its brewing roots that were established in the 1800s. Enjoy a craft beer (or 2) at this top-rated Spiral Brewery where they not only have outdoor seating but they also have Hastings’s first rooftop patio. Then end of the evening with a stroll along the Hastings Riverwalk. (Access to the Riverwalk is at Levee Park, 20 Ramsey St.)
  • Alexis Bailly VineyardHastings is fortunate enough to have a top-rated winery and brewery within its community. Alexis Bailly Vineyard was the very first vineyard to make wine with 100% Minnesota-grown grapes. Discover our Vineyard!
  • Riverwalk: The NEW Hastings Riverwalk connects two city parks located right on the Mississippi River. Levee Park is a perfect spot for summer entertainment with a concert venue unlike any other. From May through September the pavilion, donated by the Hastings Rotary Club, fills up with live music, classes, and outdoor movies! Experience our Riverwalk!
  • Treasure Island Resort & Casino: For fun, relaxation, and excitement the whole family can enjoy, head to Treasure Island Resort & Casino. Just south of Hastings, MN, this Caribbean getaway is filled with sights, tastes, and experiences you won’t find anywhere else. Get away to Treasure Island!

Choosing to spend your weekend in Hastings has never been so easy!

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