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This Mississippi River town is noted for its Greek Revival buildings and Victorian houses. Boats are raised and lowered 12 feet while more than 6 million gallons of water pass through tunnels into the gates at Lock and Dam No. 2. A recreation area has an observation platform where visitors can watch barges, cruisers and canoes pass through the 600-foot-long lock.
Recreation of another sort can be found at Carpenter-St. Croix Valley Nature Center, along the St. Croix River at 12805 St. Croix Tr. S. The center's hiking trails become excellent snowshoe and cross-country ski trails in winter; phone (651) 437-4359.

Visitor Info
Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau 314 Vermillion St., Ste. 100 HASTINGS, MN 55033. Phone:(651)437-6775 or (888)612-6122

Self-guiding tours
Information about a walking/driving tour of historic houses and sights is available at the chamber of commerce.
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Nichols Inn & Suites
2400 Vermillion St. Hastings, MN 55033
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