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Welcome to Minnetonka

Located in Hennepin County, Minnetonka is one of the most desirable cities to live in Minnesota. It has an abundance to offer its nearly 60,000 residents. Parks and trails, top-rated schools, and a family-oriented environment are just a few of the qualities that attract people to Minnetonka. It’s conveniently located in the suburbs with an easy 20-minute commute to the cities.

Minnetonka has a long and proud history that traces back to the mid-1800s when the first settlement was established along the Minnehaha Creek. Minnetonka officially became a city in 1968, and throughout its rich history, it has become known as a thriving and fascinating place to live.

Minnetonka has various home styles, including Craftsman and Modern homes. Regardless of which architectural style you prefer, the talented team at The Hancock Group is ready to help you find your dream home. 

What to Love

  • Top-rated schools
  • Closely located to downtown Minneapolis 
  • Stunning lakes and plentiful trails

People and Lifestyle

Living on the shores of Lake Minnetonka, residents of this beautiful town enjoy the benefits of being close to the water. Additionally, there are numerous parks and trails embedded in the city, making this an especially active and vibrant community you’ll want to be a part of.

Many young professionals, families, and retirees have made their home in Minnetonka. However, this bustling city is perfect for anyone who desires a laid-back lifestyle in a friendly community.

Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment ​​​​​​​

Whether you’re enjoying a casual night out with friends or a regular Tuesday, try out BLVD Kitchen and Bar. This trendy upscale bistro specializes in American fare with a creative twist. BLVD Kitchen and Bar is all about using the freshest ingredients prepared in a scratch kitchen. If you’re looking for a healthy yet delicious lunch, then you don’t want to miss out on Yum! Kitchen and Bakery. This bakery and cafe offers everything from sandwiches, salads, and sweet treats. For an upscale dinner, make reservations at Bacio Italian Restaurant. With a regal atmosphere, top-notch customer service, and authentic dishes, dining here is nothing short of memorable. 

Shop all the brands you love at Ridgedale Center. With over 125 stores, Ridgedale has an exciting assortment of dining, retail, and entertainment options. Keep an eye out for the events that take place here, from in-store demos to classes. 

Things to Do ​​​​​​​

Minnetonka’s proximity to the Twin Cities makes it an easy trip to catch a game or concert in the city. If you’re up for an adventure, head on over to iFly Minneapolis, where you can skydive indoors. However, there’s plenty to do without ever leaving Minnetonka! Connect with nature by experiencing everything Minnetonka Regional Trail has to offer. This extensive trail stretches over 15 miles and allows users to walk, run, hike while taking in scenic water views. Regardless of the season, Minnetonka Regional Trail is a popular spot to exercise! ​​​​​​​

Whether you want to take your children to the park or simply enjoy the sunshine, Minnetonka has plenty of wonderful parks. Having first opened in 1977, Big Willow Park stretches over 95 acres. Stop by and see the leaves changing in the fall or take a stroll or jog on the 2.3 miles of trails. Purgatory Park is an expansive nature park located along Purgatory Creek. Enjoy a stroll on the 2-mile loop, and don’t forget to keep an eye out for the beautiful wildflowers. 


Minnetonka is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include: 

  • Groveland Elementary School 
  • Scenic Heights Elementary School 
  • Minnetonka High School ​​​​​​​


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