Minnetonka

The Great Outdoors

Minnetonka

Sitting on Gray’s Bay on the beautiful Lake Minnetonka, this vibrant city has the landscape and scenery to please both the nature lover and the city dweller alike. Settled by the Dakotah and Ojibway tribes and first explored by European settlers in the 1800’s, Minnetonka is rich in history.¬†With about 50 community parks and more than 80 miles of scenic sidewalk and trails, residents are outside no matter the weather. In addition, the area boasts unique upscale spots and fine dining for all. The community features award winning public and private schools, libraries, churches, and public transportation. So, come and sit by the lake or take a nature hike and let this gem ‘WOW’ you!

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  • Home to the Corporate headquarters for major corporations, including Cargill, Carlson Companies, and UnitedHealthcare.
  • Lake Minnetonka, whose eastern shore lies within the city, is the 9th largest lake in Minnesota.
  • Designated a Tree City USA community in 1994 by The National Arbor Day Foundation.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright’s home on the lake is featured in the Minneapolis Institute of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
  • Learn more about¬†Minnetonka>>

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