Directions and Local Attractions

Hope Glen Farm is surprisingly close to the major cities of both Minneapolis and St. Paul, as well as the Mall of America and the International Airport. Several stores, hotels and restaurants are within 3 miles of the farm, such as Walmart, Target, HyVee, Walgreens, Chipotle, Taco Bell, Dominos Pizza, Wendy’s, Noodles and Company, and the Country Inn and Suites Hotel. One can also enjoy nearby nature trails, historic river towns, golfing, skiing, vineyards, fishing, boating (on the Mississippi and St. Croix Rivers), museums, zoos, amusement parks, and more. Here are some favorites:

Ravine Regional Park (next door)
Hiking trails, paved bike trails, fishing lake, cross country ski trails.

Great River Boat Rental, Hastings 4 miles

River Oaks Golf Course, Cottage Grove 1 mile

Mississippi Dunes Golf Links, Cottage Grove 4 miles

Hastings Historic River Town 5 miles

Carpenter Nature Center, Hastings 7 miles

Afton Alps Ski Resort, Afton 9 miles

Scenic River Boat Cruise,Hastings 13 miles

Alexis Baily Vineyard, Hastings 18 miles

Science Museum of MN, St. Paul 17 miles

Ordway Theater, St. Paul 17 miles

MN Childrens Museum, St. Paul 17 miles

MN State Capitol, St. Paul 18 miles

MN History Museum, St. Paul 18 miles

Como Zoo and Conservatory, St. Paul 21 miles

Mall of America, Bloomington 22 miles

Water Park of America, Bloomington 22 miles

Mpls. International Airport, Bloomington 23 miles

Guthrie Theater, Mpls. 26 miles

Mpls. Institute of Arts, Mpls. 27 miles

Orchestra Hall, Mpls. 27 miles

MN Zoo, Apple Valley 27 miles

Valley Fair Amusement Park, Shakopee 39 miles