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Lake of the Isles

Franklin Ave and Logan Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55405
612 661 4800
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Ranked #9 of 118 Attractions in Minneapolis
Type: Bodies of Water
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Mesa, Arizona
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156 reviews 156 reviews
50 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is a nice lake to walk. There are many beautiful homes along the shore. The park is nice, too. This is one of the better neighborhoods in Minneapolis.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

some of the fondest memories ever for me--other than that--I will never want to live here again--never ever never -- the winters are so terrible that I have never forgotten after 32 years

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Albertville, Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I like it better than Lake Calhoun or Lake Harriet but I could think of a lot of other places to go for a walk or drive here in the Twin Cities.

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Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It's not hard to see why this lake attracts geese, dogs, bikers, walkers, ice skaters and all variety of seekers of natural beauty. A beautiful setting surrounded by some amazing homes. The lake is small enough to make a gentle walk or run and beautiful no matter the season.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I like how Lake of the Isles isn't round. I have always enjoyed a good walk around the lake and looking at the beautiful houses that surround it. Ice skating in the winter is a real treat too.

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Denver, Colorado
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a great little place to house-admire, bike, get off the busy lanes of Uptown. Fantastic and quiet. The full loop is a couple miles so you can get a good run/bike in. The houses in the area are amazing, old school mid-west...very charming. The chain of lagoons makes for a scenic walk.

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Marina del Rey, California
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344 reviews 344 reviews
120 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Minneapolis has such pretty lakes! We went to two lakes and they were both so lovely. The homes are just gorgeous in this area and we went on a beautiful day, so everyone was in such a great mood.

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England
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

What a great city, you can hire a bike for a few dollars and cycle round the lakes well worth doing. Liked the easy clearly signed bike trails and the politeness of fellow cyclists

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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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87 reviews 87 reviews
83 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Peaceful walk around lake in upscale, residential neighborhood. Street parking. We saw a boat rental place around the other side of the lake.

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Newmarket, New Hampshire
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We rented bikes at Calhoun lake and enjoyed the many bike paths around the city. We especially liked biking around Lake of the Isles... the homes surrounding the lake are beautiful to see!

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