Wednesday, May 11, 2016 / by Jason Huerkamp
Lake Minnetonka Things to Do
Lake Minnetonka is a wonderful to live. With 125 miles of shoreline and 10 beaches, it definitely offers a summertime lifestyle!
Casco Beach, Crescent Beach, Excelsior Commons Beach, Lake Independence Beach, Lake Minnetonka Regional Park Beach, Mound Bay Park Beach, Lydiard Beach, Summit Park Beach, Wakota Beach, Wayzata Beach, Libbs Lake Beach Park, Shady Oak Beach, Deephaven Beach, East Bush Lake Beach, Rocky Beach, Sandy Beach and more
Lake Minnetonka is a fun place for fishing, boating, sailing, waterskiing and jet skiing. There are a few luxury cruise yachts and charter boats offering dinner and entertainment on board, while others do lake tours. Take a trip on the Steamboat Minnehaha which is in service over weekends in the season.
The shores of the lake are a summer paradise, with many waterfront restaurants, cafes, pubs, nightlife and entertainment venues to visit and enjoy. Noerenberg Gardens with an ornamental boathouse and gazebo boasts incredible views over the lake.
The walking, hiking and biking trails are an attraction for a great day outing, picnicking and enjoying the fresh air and long and beautiful summer days. If you enjoy camping, find a local campsite and spend your time taking in this wonderful lifestyle. There are several parks including Lake Minnetonka Regional Park which spans more than 290 acres. With a swimming pond and nautical themed play area, there is something for everyone.
Climb aboard the Wayzata Trolley and enjoy the hilly area while taking in the lake views and more. The Restored Excelsior Trolley car is an experience not to be passed up. Climb off at the Farmer's Market and then end up with a meal at the Bayside Grill.
Lake Minnetonka is a sought after place to live. Whether you choose to live in the magnificent lake homes of Wayzata or the character filled homes of Excelsior, you will certainly enjoy the lake lifestyle.