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Address: MN
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Activities: Fishing, Motor-boating

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Beautiful and peaceful lake close to Minneapolis, just a strolling around the lake will make your day happier! Beautiful houses and green open spaces to enjoy.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Lehi, Utah
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Lehi, Utah
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90 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Beautiful and peaceful lake close to Minneapolis, just a strolling around the lake will make your day happier! Beautiful houses and green open spaces to enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Wonderful cruise on the lake today! Worth every penny! Great narrated tour. Will bring a group of friends next time or reserve a charter for a special occasion.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Lake Minnetonka is a huge lake. It has boat rides, fishing and beautiful views. There is an art Show holed at the lake during the summer. And the quaint town of Excelsior, Minnesota, is a great place to walk around, eat and visit the little shoppes.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I went jet skiing on Lake Minnetonka and it was beautiful and peaceful. I liked seeing the houses on the lake (wish i had one on the lake!) Fun in the summer time for sure.

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Gilbert, AZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 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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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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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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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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Address: Address: MN
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)

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