The City of Mankato, MN
Mankato is a popular city in the state of Minnesota with a total of 36,500 residents living there. Mankato is ranked as the ninth most populated city in Minnesota and the 887th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Blue Earth County. The largest nearby city to Mankato is New Ulm, approximately 21 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Mankato, including Happy Chef Restaurant, Big Dog Sports Cafe, Subway Sandwiches & Salads, Great-Wall Restaurant and Burger King. For a larger selection of Mankato restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Mankato Golf Courses, Arenas, Ski Resorts, Museums and/or Botanical Gardens, including the Verizon Wireless Center, St. Peter Regional Treatment Center, North Links Golf Course, Mount Kato and Minneopa Golf Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Mankato please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 2 airports are located in or near Mankato:
- Mankato Regional Airport (MKT)
- New Ulm Municipal Airport (ULM)
Mankato, Minnesota Climate and WeatherIn the month of May, Mankato experiences an average high temperature of 71 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in May are usually about 46 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.59 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Mankato with daytime temperatures averaging 79 degrees in the summer, and 27 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Mankato to receive an average of 0.89 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.97 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 107 degrees in the summer and as low as -35 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Mankato should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 58 degrees, and nighttime lows of 35.
Mankato, Minnesota Attractions
1Creek's Bend Golf Course - New Prague,
The Creek's Bend Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Scott County Minnesota. Built in 1995, this New Prague course designed by Joel Goldstrand is open apr 15 to nov 10. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 612-758-7200. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 26826 Langford Ave, New Prague, MN 56071
2Dr. William W. Mayo House - Le Sueur,
The Dr. William W. Mayo House, located at 118 North Main Street in Le Sueur, Minnesota is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built in 1859 by James Mayo and his brother, William Worrall Mayo who emigrated from Salford, United Kingdom, to the United States in 1846 and became a doctor. William's older son, William James Mayo was born in the home in 1861. William W. Mayo aided pioneers and their families during the Dakota War of 1862 and later moved to Rochester where he became the examining surgeon for the southern Minnesota Civil War draft board.
3Eugene Saint Julien Cox House - Saint Peter,
The Eugene Saint Julien Cox House, now known as the E. St. Julien Cox House, is a Carpenter Gothic-style house in St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota. It was built in 1871 for Eugene Saint Julien Cox, the first mayor of St. Peter, and his family. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 20, 1970.
4Hooper-Bowler-Hillstrom House - Belle Plaine,
The Hooper-Bowler-Hillstrom House was built in 1871 in Belle Plaine, Minnesota by Sandford A. Hooper, a local businessman and promoter of the town. In 1886, it conveyed to Samuel Bowler, a founder of the State Bank of Belle Plaine and lumber-yard owner. Bowler added a new kitchen, buttery, and a five-hole, two-story outhouse that is connected to the house via a skyway. He also added a copper-lined bathtub. When the Bowlers moved to Denver, Colorado in 1901, the clapboard frame house was sold to Alfred Hillstrom whose family lived in the house until it was purchased in 1975 by the town's Historical Society.
5Linnaeus Arboretum - , Gustavus Adolphus College,
The Linnaeus Arboretum, on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minnesota in the US, contains a number of botanical gardens and an arboretum. The arboretum is named for Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist. Its first trees were planted as small seedlings in 1973 on agricultural land.
6Madelia Golf Course - Madelia,
The Madelia Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Watonwan County Minnesota. Built in 1980, this Madelia course is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 3 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 507-642-3608. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 116 W Main St, Madelia, MN 56062
7Minneopa Golf Club - Mankato,
The Minneopa Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Blue Earth County Minnesota. Built in 1930, this Mankato course is open apr 2 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 507-625-5777. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: Route 9 S 169 & 160, Mankato, MN 56001
8Mount Kato - Mankato,
Mount Kato is a winter sports facility in Minnesota, offering facilities for skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing and mountain biking. Mount Kato offers 19 trails on 55 skiable acres. Mount Kato has a vertical drop of 240 feet.
9New Prague Golf Club - New Prague,
The New Prague Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Scott County Minnesota. Built in 1931, this New Prague course designed by Bob Pomije is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 4 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 612-758-3126. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 400 Lexington Ave S, New Prague, MN 56071
10North Links Golf Course - , North Mankato,
The North Links Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Nicollet County Minnesota. Built in 1991, this North Mankato course designed by Patrick Wyss is open apr 1 to oct 31. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 507-947-3355. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: RFD 2, North Mankato, MN 56003
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Mankato, Minnesota Restaurants
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