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Had three nights to be out and about. Great small town atmosphere. Friendly people and LOTS OF... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Hastings, Minnesota
via mobile
A fantastic well maintained main street

This is a step in the past. The street is lined with antique shops and small boutiques. Along with... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Had three nights to be out and about. Great small town atmosphere. Friendly people and LOTS OF ANTIQUE STORES! Not enough clothing stores and shops though. A fair amount of sandwich/beverage establishments. Good food at these places. Only two with waterfront views☹️ Hastings should take...More

Thank Bonnie4545
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is a step in the past. The street is lined with antique shops and small boutiques. Along with restaurants and a few local bars.

Thank ghappliancerepair
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Hastings is a small town built along side of the Mississippi River with lots of history. High water marks are found in multiple locations from some shops to posts along the river front. You can sit along the water front and relax on a sunny...More

Thank Karl E
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Stopped and walkabout the streets in the old town. Lots of great little shops and plenty of places to eat and drink. A real neat town.

Thank surestop
Reviewed 30 August 2017

They have a lot of stores and it is in the old part of Hastings. They have a few antique stores there that have everything you might want if you collect.

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I always enjoy walking through downtown Hastings. The history here is fascinating. There are also beautiful trails along the river is enjoy.

Thank Sailuver
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I did a quick little trip down downtown historic Hastings. I absolutely loved it. The shops are gorgeous and a fun thing I noticed is that each shop seems to have its own smell. And it was really good smells. LOL. I didn't buy a...More

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Recently moved to Hastings and old downtown reminds me of main streets of small towns I remember from my youth. I am now 68. Great downtown.

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Hastings is an historic Mississippi River town. Many building from the late 1800's early 1900's. A good architectural walk. We highly recommend the Veterans Memorial Park and River Walk. Newly restored showing the high water marks for the past century, some very good iron work...More

Thank danf552017
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Set close to the river, with great walking paths along the river. They have a classic auto show, and vendors, every other Saturday from about Memorial Day through the first weekend in October. This was a free event. We spent the evening viewing very cool...More

Thank Bonita S
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