Hudson is located about 20 miles (32 kilometers) away from Minneapolis - St. Paul, a an important city in the United States of America.
Remember, limiting yourself to just one place will only ever provide you with a narrow window into the broader rhythms and life-ways of a region. So try to set aside some time to explore Northwest Wisconsin's range of attractions. Afton Alps Ski Area and Afton State Park which are in and around Afton, are interesting places to visit. Afton, is approximately 5 miles (8 kilometers) from Hudson. Another option is to head to Hastings. It's roughly 17 miles (27 kilometers) from Hudson and is home to the Vermillion Falls Park and Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center.
Get some transportation head to St. Paul, a shopping and transport center for the region, situated about 16 miles (26 kilometers) away from Hudson. The city offers plenty of points of interest, including Landmark Center, F. Scott Fitzgerald House and Minnesota History Center. University of St. Thomas, Minnesota State Fairgrounds and Fort Snelling State Park are also good spots for checking out before returning to Hudson.
If you plan on arriving and departing by air, it's handy to remember that the closest major airport is Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the west of Hudson.