Chanhassen – With more than 23,000 residents, Chanhassen spans 24 square miles that include twelve beautiful lakes several parks, trails, beaches and a dog park.

School Districts: Minnetonka | Eastern Carver County

Chaska – The City of Chaska has maintained it’s small-town character while continuing to grow as a part of the Minneapolis metro area. Enjoy golf courses, 544 acres of developed parkland and 25 miles of trails.

School Districts: Eastern Carver County

Deephaven – The City of Deephaven is located just 20 miles west of Minneapolis on gorgeous Lake Minnetonka. Home to 4,000 residents, Deephaven is truly a haven, combining peaceful living with endless recreational offerings, including six beaches, several walking trails, parks, tennis courts, soccer fields and two public marinas.

School District: Minnetonka

Eden Prairie – The City of Eden Prairie is located southwest of Minneapolis and is an ideal environment for living well. Boasting nearly 62,000 residents, Eden Prairie offers a perfect blend of a small town feel with big city amenities.

School Districts: Eden Prairie | Hopkins | Minnetonka

Edina – Edina is home to 47,000+ residents, many shops and restaurants and award-winning public parks. Edina is located just 10 minutes west of Minneapolis and easily accessible via many major highways.

School Districts: Edina | Hopkins

Excelsior – Nestled on the shores of Lake Minnetonka, Excelsior is just a short 20-minute drive from downtown Minneapolis. Offering a relaxed and quaint atmosphere, Excelsior is home to approximately 2,400 residents, many antique shops and restaurants, a bed and breakfast and a brewery.

School District: Minnetonka

Golden Valley – Golden Valley is a first-ring suburb of Minneapolis, located just five miles west of downtown. The flourishing businesses, award-winning schools and parks and nature areas make this a great place to call home for its 21,000 residents.

School Districts: Hopkins | Robbinsdale

Greenwood – Located just 20 minutes west of downtown Minneapolis, Greenwood is set on the shores of Lake Minnetonka where residents can enjoy year round; water sports, ice fishing and regional trails that wind along the west side of the city. Greenwood is home to nearly 1,000 residents.

School District: Minnetonka

Hopkins – Located just three miles west of Minneapolis, Hopkins spans four square miles and is home to nearly 18,000 residents. Tucked between St. Louis Park, Minnetonka and Edina, Hopkins is home to Shady Oak Beach, Hopkins Center for the Arts and nineteen parks and nature areas.

School District: Hopkins

Maple Grove – Home to more than 61,000 residents and located just 20 minutes from downtown Minneapolis, Maple Grove is a flourishing community in the northwest metro offering seven lakes, and 26 miles of meticulously maintained parks and trails.

School Districts: Osseo | Wayzata

Medina – The City of Medina is a prosperous, suburban-edge city with a population of more than 5,000 residents. Located northwest of Minneapolis, Medina offers a rural feel without compromising quick and easy access to downtown Minneapolis.

School Districts: Wayzata | Orono | Delano | Rockford

Minneapolis – Minneapolis is the largest city in Minnesota and home to nearly 415,000 residents. Lying on the banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis is noted for many parkways connected by the scenic byway and beautiful chain of lakes.

School District: Minneapolis

Minnetonka – Located just eight miles west of Minneapolis, Minnetonka is a suburban community of approximately 51,000 residents, and offers a thriving business community and beautiful residential areas.

School Districts: Minnetonka | Hopkins | Wayzata

Minnetonka Beach – The “Village of Minnetonka Beach” is a boot-shaped peninsula on breathtaking Lake Minnetonka. Home to just 540 residents, Minnetonka Beach is mainly residential with the exception of Lafayette Country Club and St. Martin’s Church.

School District: Orono

Minnetrista – Nearly 5,000 people call Minnetrista home. Located just 25 minutes west of Minneapolis, Minnetrista features five lakes, including Lake Minnetonka and Saunders Lake, as well as access to endless miles of regional trail.

School Districts: Delano | Waconia | Watertown-Mayer | Westonka

Mound – Spanning 3.18 square miles with a population of 9,052, Mound is set upon the western shores of Lake Minnetonka. Enjoy the many attractions that Mound has to offer, including 32 parks, the Dakota Rail Trail, all while maintaining a quaint hometown atmosphere.

School District: Westonka

Orono – Located approximately 15 minutes west of downtown Minneapolis on the north shore of Lake Minnetonka, Orono’s population is approximately 7,500 residents and spans more than 24 square miles, which includes eight square miles of lakes.

School Districts: Orono | Wayzata | Minnetonka | Westonka

Plymouth – Situated just 12 miles northwest of Minneapolis, Plymouth is readily accessible to all areas of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro. Plymouth residents enjoy a variety of local businesses, strong neighborhoods and natural amenities including extensive trails, parks, and lakes.

School Districts: Wayzata | Robbinsdale | Osseo | Hopkins

Shorewood – Located west of Minneapolis, Shorewood surrounds the City of Excelsior and spans an area six miles long and one mile, which includes Lake Minnetonka and Christmas Lake.

School Districts: Minnetonka | Westonka

St. Louis Park – St. Louis Park is an established community of nearly 50,000 residents. Located just west of Minneapolis, St. Louis Park offers a blend of new and traditional housing and a nationally renowned school district where every school has been named a National School of Excellence.

School District: St. Louis Park

Tonka Bay – Just one square mile and home to approximately 1,500 residents, Tonka Bay is located between the lower and upper bodies of Lake Minnetonka. Although small, Tonka Bay offers numerous amenities including beaches, parks, an ice skating rink, playground, fishing pier, library and a football field.

School District: Minnetonka

Wayzata – Wayzata, the jewel of Lake Minnetonka, is just 11 miles west of Minneapolis and is an excellent place to enjoy Minnesota’s most popular lake. Wayzata offers a small town feel with great boutique shopping, an eclectic assortment of restaurants on the water, several parks, an ice rink, public beach and picturesque views of Wayzata Bay.

School Districts: Wayzata | Orono | Minnetonka

Woodland – Situated on the shores of Lake Minnetonka and spanning just 0.8 square miles, Woodland is a residential community with approximately 500 residents. Known as one of the smallest suburbs of Minneapolis, Woodland is tucked between Wayzata, Minnetonka, and Deephaven.

School District: Minnetonka

Victoria – Known as the City of Lakes and Parks, Victoria has a population of over 9,000 residents and sits adjacent to the Three Rivers Park District’s 3,000 acre Carver Regional Park. Downtown Victoria offers access to the Lake Minnetonka Regional Trail that will take you all the way to downtown Minneapolis.

School Districts: Eastern Carver County | Minnetonka | Waconia