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  • Chanhassen

    Chanhassen

    This western suburb is on the move. Chanhassen, its name derived from the Dakota words meaning “sugar maple tree,” sprung up in the 1850s in what was once wide-open farmland to…

  • Deephaven

    Deephaven

    With its expansive yards, lakefront views, and winding lanes leading through wooded canopies, it’s easy to see how Deephaven earned the nickname “Two Miles of Tranquility.” Situated on the east…

  • Excelsior

    Excelsior

    With its main street leading straight to Lake Minnetonka and dotted with original storefronts, Excelsior is a quaint “Mayberry-esque” town steeped in history. Founded in the 1850s as a vacation…

  • Greenwood

    Greenwood

    For those seeking a small but beautifully appointed community, look no further than Greenwood, Just 20 minutes from Minneapolis, and bordered by Excelsior and Deephaven on Lake Minnetonka, the town’s…

  • Minnetonka

    Minnetonka

    The second-largest of the Lake Minnetonka cities that create the Western metro, Minnetonka, population 51,000, has much to offer residents and visitors alike. Derived from the Dakota Indian word mini…

  • Minnetrista

    Minnetrista

    Nature lovers relish the city of Minnetrista which is home to nearly 8,000 residents. This rural community is dotted with farms growing corn, hay, and beans. Horses graze in lush…

  • Mound

    Mound

    Mound, located on the western shores of Lake Minnetonka, is almost totally surrounded by water. A magnet for homeowners who love the water, it is 3.1 square miles and home to…

  • Orono

    Orono

    Orono is a much sought-after community, thanks to it’s large, wooded home lots and its award-winning Orono School District. Known as “The Lakeshore City” Orono boasts 25 square miles, 7,500…

  • Shorewood

    Shorewood

    Situated on one of the largest lakes in Minnesota, Lake Minnetonka, Shorewood is surrounded by Excelsior, Tonka Bay, Chanhassen and Victoria about 25 miles west of the Twin Cities. Primarily…

  • Tonka Bay

    Tonka Bay

    A mere one square mile and home to 1,500 residents, Tonka Bay makes the most of its size, showcasing five beaches and parks. Once a destination for vacationers from Minneapolis,…

  • Wayzata

    Wayzata

    Wayzata is a tony lake-side city known for its upscale retail and restaurant district and award-winning school district of the same name. (ISD 284). In summer months, residents and visitors…

  • Woodland

    Woodland

    With its perfectly appointed lawns, tasteful and refined mansions, and unparalleled views, Woodland ranks as one of Minnesota’s wealthiest cities. Tucked next to three of Lake Minnetonka’s bays and wetlands,…