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“Best people and pooch watching in the city.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lake of the Isles

Lake of the Isles
Ranked #11 of 204 things to do in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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92 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Best people and pooch watching in the city.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

Great place for a stroll and house gazing. Lots of people walking, jogging and roller blading in the summer. Luminaries on the water in the Winter. Great place to bring out of townees to get a feel for the city. Lots of great restaurants and shopping in the area as well.

Visited January 2013
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San Diego, California
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82 reviews
43 attraction reviews
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“Great place for a walk”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2013

Lake of the Isles is a pretty interesting place. I lived within a few blocks of the lake for a year and my fiance and I went for tons of walks around the lake. It only takes about 30 mins walking at a decent pace to get around the lake. It is a nice piece of nature that is only a five minute drive from downtown. It is also fun to see all of the multi-million dollar homes that border the lake. The high population density around the lake makes it so that it is often pretty busy - which can be a good or bad thing depending on what you are looking for.

Visited August 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
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“Rent a Nice Ride bike the take in the view!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

The Lake of the Isles trails are absolutely beautiful! We rented a Nice Rice Bike by Lake Calhoun and wound our way around the Lake of the Isles. The homes are spectacular and the trail is well maintained.

Visited August 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“a wonderful walk”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2013

And great people watching. Highly recommended in all seasons. Good energy. What else do I need to say to get to 100 characters?

Visited September 2012
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Boonton, New Jersey
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33 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful spot to kayak”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2013

My wife and I rented kayaks when visiting this summer. The lake is just beautiful and very relaxing. Great way to spend a 1/2 a day.

Visited June 2012
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