The City of Mankato is a small tight knit community located in the heart of Jewell County Kansas. It has a long rich history since its formation as Jewell Center in 1872. Did you know that Mankato Kansas was named after Mankato, Minnesota? It has always been a home of the friendliest people in Kansas. If you want a good conversation with a friendly smile visit Mankato. If you’re in the area, you can check out a KANcycle bike and view some of the sites within the community. We’ve highlighted some of our favorite local attractions to help you narrow down your list and explore the best of what KANcycle in Mankato has to offer.
Check out the Ute Theatre, which was built in 1905. Movies shown on Fridays and Saturdays.
Mankato’s City Park offers lots of events and activities throughout the year.
Check out the sights at Jewell County State Lake.