Union Lake is the sweetest fishing hole out there. Says Master Fisherman
There's nothing that is more enjoyable than a journey to a zoo, Minnesota Zoo - Volunteers is near Union Lake. If you need a spot to stay Americas Best Value Inn Faribault is a good choice, and during your journey here you'll meet some folks from Faribault-Northfield for sure. All the outdoors entertaining stuff in the vicinity of Union Lake will keep you coming back again and again.
What would winter be without some skiing at Hyland, and since you're here you can play some golf at Willinger's Golf Club. This lake is so wonderful.