From Waseca, the city of Minneapolis - St. Paul is 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the north.
Those wanting to see more of this region, can take their explorations a little further visit other fascinating places to visit within a short distance of Waseca. Faribault and Mankato are two other places worth visiting while you're in Southeast Minnesota.
About 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast of Waseca is Faribault, an important regional city home to Rice County Fair Grounds, Faribault Family Aquatic Center and Faribault Golf Club. Cathedral of Our Merciful Saviour and River Bend Nature Center are also good places to visit.
Winter is the perfect time to visit the Waseca area. Pull on your woollens and try some of the wintersports here. Try snowboarding or cross-country skiing. Active travelers in search of adrenaline and adventure shouldn't miss the chance to get their fix by joining a hiking or snowmobiling adventure.
When planning your vacation to Waseca, it's handy to remember that the nearest major airport, Rochester International Airport, is located in in Rochester, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the east.