There are 11 public golf courses within a half hour drive.
There is a 4 screen movie theatre located in the City of Hastings.
Fifteen minutes from Hastings is Charlton Park, scene of Civil War battle re- enactments, antique auto shows, folk life festivals and home of a sixteen building Historic Village. The museum houses one of the state’s outstanding collections of agricultural and rural artifacts. Nearby are picnic pavilions, a ball diamond, beaches and boat launches on Thornapple Lake.
Gilmore’s Car Museum, within an easy half hour drive, offers big red barns, double-decker busses and a dazzling collection of antique automobiles.
Yankee Springs Recreation Area is twelve miles away with three miles of frontage on Gun Lake, picnic areas, campgrounds, foot trails, an area for snowmobiling, cross-country ski trails and the Devil’s Soup Bowl. Adjacent is Yankee Springs State Game Area with 3,000 acres open for hunting.