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Lake Minnetonka

Address: MN
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Ranked #534 of 741 Attractions in Minnesota
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Fishing, Motor-boating
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Fishing, Motor-boating
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Gilbert, AZ
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161 reviews 161 reviews
76 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is a beautiful lake with gorgeous homes surrounding it. Currently, flood conditions have a no wake policy on the lake so boats are going very slow. We were told that most of the flooding should subside by August so things will be back to normal. There was some fishing going on from docks and a few out in boats.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Lake Minnetonka is an enormous lake just 15 minutes due west of downtown Minneapolis. It has numerous bars and restaurants and is anchored by two beautiful quaint towns called Wayzata and Excelsior. The lake is one of the most popular in our area for fishing, water skiing, boating, sailing and general recreation. Numerous locations offer charter boat rentals of all... More 

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San Tan Valley, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Enjoyed the lake, the people watching, and all the nature at hand! Minnetonka is the name of the Lake, the name of the town, and the name of the Moccasin company there that we have grown to love! We also spent another day here, while in the area, fishing off the dock but no big catch; just small ones for... More 

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Hutchinson, Minnesota
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70 reviews 70 reviews
27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

New Years Day, 2014 was spent ice fishing with my twelve year-old son, his two friends and their dads in a comfortable 8-hole ice house rented for 6 hours at a cost of $150 through Todd at setthehookguide.com. The price included rods & bait (wax worms and minnows), with Todd even taking the time to explain all the ins and... More 

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