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Address: 2nd Street, Hastings, MN

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Throughout the summer every other Saturday night they hold an old time car meet here. It seems to be the most appropriate location for such an event. With the new bridge in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Hastings always has had a pretty downtown, but never much to do other than a few antique stores and some bars. nice walk area by river. great quick stop/visit

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Lake City, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We stopped at the Busted Nut after looking in a few other stores and enjoyed interaction with all the clerks in all the stores.

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Throughout the summer every other Saturday night they hold an old time car meet here. It seems to be the most appropriate location for such an event. With the new bridge in place the back drop couldn't be better.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The downtown area is filled with quant shops, eclectic restaurants and interesting people. This is a good place to stroll and check out the old buildings and shops. Also, take in the incredible bridge over the Mississippi, just incredible.

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Hastings, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Hastings on the Mississippi has lots of antique stores; gift stores and more. Great restaurants downtown along the river and within walking distance of shops. The artistic murals under the 'Arches' bridge that spans the Mississippi are beautiful; there is a walkway along the river and under the bridge that allows a quick easy walk for a different view of... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Downtown Hastings, along the Mississippi River, offers a pleasant family outing, especially on Friday evenings in the summer or early fall. On those nights, the historic downtown comes alive with beautiful classic cars. A few shops were open - featuring used books/records/antiques/etc, and there were also a few food trucks about. Even if you're just window-shopping, downtown Hastings is a... More 

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Hastings, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Whether you like Antique shopping, Specialty stores, eating on a deck overlooking the river or just walking along the sidewalk and window shopping Historic downtown Hastings is a great place for an adventure

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St. Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you like old stuff in many stores, this is your place. If you want to go to stores after 5:00, this is not your place. I would like to shop downtown Hastings more, but it seems to only be open for car shows.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I live only 60 minutes from Hastings, England so regular visit, so the chance to visit Hastings, Minnesota was something I could not resist whilst in Minneapolis on business. The roads to Hastings were easy to navigate. Hastings main street was full of lovely Antique shops which I totally enjoyed and then also took a small path down to the... More 

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Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We visited a number of shops in historic downtown Hastings. A good place to browse for antiques. We enjoyed Lah Tee Dah for clothing options. Unfortunately, we arrived late in the afternoon on Saturday so some places had already closed. I hope this downtown can survive the big franchises farther down the road.

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Address: 2nd Street, Hastings, MN
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Hastings

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