Located just over an hour from the Twin Cities, Mankato is an easy day trip. There is so much to do in Mankato, especially during winter! Check out the bison and waterfall at Minneopa State Park, check out the murals and sculptures around town, and enjoy the breweries, restaurants and shops. Expedition Kristen has all the details to help you plan your trip to Mankato, Minnesota this winter. Many people don’t expect to find such rich history, art, and culture in Mankato. Click to learn more!