Area Attractions

Le Sueur

  • Le Sueur County Pioneer Power Swap Meet - last weekend of April
  • Giant Celebration - sports tournaments, music, parade, all you can eat sweetcorn, fireworks, 1st weekend of August
  • Le Sueur County Pioneer Power Show - last weekend of August -


  • Kerfoot Canopy Tours
  • Ney Nature Center
  • Sauerkraut Days, last weekend in June
  • Classic Car Roll-in, every Tuesday, June through September, 5 - 8 pm

St. Peter

  • Ambassador Blues Festival, 2nd Saturday in June
  • 4th of July - huge parade with celebration and music following in the park, fireworks
  • Rock Bend Folk Festival, 1st weekend after Labor Day in September, celebrates S. Minnesota's folk musicians/artists.
  • Car Show/Swap Meet, 3rd Sunday in September, Nicollet County Fair Grounds

Area County Fairs

  • Blue Earth County Fair, Garden City
  • Le Sueur County Fair, Le Center
  • Nicollet County Fair, St. Peter
  • Scott County Fair, Jordan


  • Le Sueur Community Center, 821 Ferry Street


  • Minnesota River, Lake Emily, Lake Washington and Lake Jefferson.
  • Walleye, Catfish, Northern Pike, Perch Sunfish, Bass and Bluegill.


  • Le Sueur Country Club, 18 Hole Championship Golf Course
  • Shorewood Country Club, St. Peter, 10 Miles South
  • Mankato, several courses available, 20 miles South

Eagle Watching

  • Along the Minnesota River

Wineries and Breweries

  • Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery, Kasota
  • Morgan Creek Vineyards and Winery, New Ulm
  • Indian Island Winery, Janesville
  • August Schell Winery, New Ulm
  • Mankato Brewery, N Mankato
  • Next Chapter Winery is a perfect place to stop for a tasting, picnic, or a glass of wine or beer.....just 25 minutes from Peaceful Valley Campground. For more information, please call 612-756-3012 or visit

Museums and Other Attractions

  • Traverse des Sioux Treaty Center, St. Peter
  • W.W. Mayo House, Le Sueur
  • Arts Center of St Peter
  • Caribou Gun Club & Hunting Preserve, Le Sueur
  • Children's Museum of S MN, Mankato
  • Sibley Park Petting Zoo, Mankato
  • Drive a Tank, Mankato
  • Hillstrom Museum of Art, St Peter
  • Little Stone Church Historical Area, Ottawa