Our Favorite Neighborhoods

Twin Cities Neighborhoods

There’s no place like the Twin Cities. “Twins,” they may be, but Minneapolis and St. Paul are distinct from one another from attitudes to architecture! Whether you live in Uptown in Minneapolis or prefer the quiet of Como Park in St. Paul, you will find your home here in Minnesota, perfectly catered to your lifestyle. The Twin Cities are rich in diversity and draw people in from all over the world to stay! Find out why they stay by browsing through some of the neighborhoods and suburban cities which populate the metro area.

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Linden Hills – Minneapolis

This haven rests in-between the shores of Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet. It’s city living for people who prefer a communal, small-town atmosphere. Relish in having a duck taco for dinner at the Harriet Brasserie after taking in story time at Wild Rumpus bookstore. Walk along any of the numerous lakeshore paths and trails (or bike, if you prefer), ending at the Lake Harriet Bandshell for an evening concert. From toys for children to fine wines for grown-ups, there is no shortage of shopping in downtown Linden Hills. Find your cottage-style home here in the Linden Hills neighborhood, and maybe, just maybe, you’ll want to stay for life.

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North Loop – Minneapolis

Also known as the Warehouse District, this neighborhood of Minneapolis supplies beautiful exposed brick lofts for residents to live in, and coaxes them to stay with its variety of restaurants, shopping choices, and entertainment activities! Support retailer Askov Finlayson’s environmental initiative to “Keep the North Cold,” by donning one of their “North” caps in winter or summer, and tuck into a locally sourced meal at The Bachelor Farmer. This walkable neighborhood puts you in close proximity to Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins baseball team, and over the bridge, a Lund’s grocery store which offers a dry cleaning service and pharmacy. We all know location is key, and the North Loop puts you in the center of fun and convenience.

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Uptown – Minneapolis

Connected to Lake Harriet, Lake Calhoun, Cedar Lake, and Lake of the Isles, the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis can’t be beat for nature or culture! This diverse region of Minneapolis offers a variety of restaurants, like Stella’s Fish Café or Chino Latino, and even Famous Dave’s BBQ & Blues Club. It plays host to hip retail stores and a renovated theater, Uptown Theatre, which draws in artists and trendsetters alike. The Uptown Art Fair brings in over 400,000 people per year, and the City of Lakes Loppet cross-country ski festival includes skijoring, which is Nordic ski powered by dogs! Pick this funky neighborhood to live, and you’ll never run out of things to do!

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Grand Avenue – Saint Paul

Apartments large and small line this avenue — Grand in more ways than one! There are more than thirty blocks of shopping along this splendid street. If you’re looking for a spa, a wedding dress, an ice cream cone from the Grand Ole Creamery, a new shirt, or a cup of hot coffee, you’ll find it on Grand Avenue. One day a year, the locals celebrate Grand Old Day, listening to live music, eating fair foods, and playing! The Grand Ave neighborhood offers many of the city’s treasures and a place to call home.

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Cathedral Hill – Saint Paul

Known as Cathedral Hill to its residents, officially Ramsey Hill, this neighborhood sits snuggly next to the Cathedral of St. Paul – hence its nickname! This historic hamlet is full of stunning Victorian Era homes and brownstone row houses, the area once boasting itself as the home of F. Scott Fitzgerald, renowned author. Channel your inner Russian by toasting with vodka at Moscow on the Hill, or eat some Caribbean fare from Brasa Rotisserie. Buy your organic produce from the Mississippi Market food co-op. If you’re looking for a vintage apartment, condo, or single family home, Cathedral Hill has you covered!


One-third of this well-known city is actually reserve parkland. The Hyland Lake Park Reserve and Minnesota Valley Wetlands bring beauty to this urban location. This greenery also allows alpine and Nordic skiers optimal ski conditions to savor during Minnesota’s long winters. Ski jumpers have been jumping there for 100 years, and plans are in development to make it one of few parks nationally to allow for summer ski jumping. What is Bloomington most famous for though, you might be thinking? The Mall of America, of course! Boasting multiple indoor roller coasters, a Ferris wheel, water ride, along with many more, this mall is the prime destination for shopping and excitement! Featured now at the Mall of America is the Crayola Experience! Bring your family and friends to check it out. The METRO system rolls through here, too, making it easy to catch a show at the Mall’s comedy club or movie theatre, or visit the aquarium inside! Bloomington is home to one of the Fortune 500’s best – The Toro Company. Find your high-rise view in Bloomington, and partake in the city’s multi-faceted attractions. You can find small barrack style homes built in World War II on the East Side and Modern New Construction Homes on the West Side of Bloomington.

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Eden Prairie

Flying Cloud Airport has made the town of Eden Prairie grow since its establishment in the 1940s, and this Twin Cities suburb has continued to grow ever since. Whether you choose to live on beautiful farmland, on the edge of a golf course, or a high-rise condo, there is a perfect neighborhood for you in Eden Prairie. Money magazine named it the number one city in America in which to live, and 95% of residents give it an above average quality of life rating! Eden Prairie Center offers dining and retail to its locals, and the city offers 120 miles of bike trails to those looking to take in nature and get fit all at once! Eden Prairie has made itself a place to call home with nature preserves and cultural amenities which continually prove the city’s worth.

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Edina offers city living at its best.  Centrally located, this community is a gem.  Beautiful real estate abounds whether you are looking for a historic, generational rich neighborhood or one of many beautiful newly built homes. This community offers tremendous schools, eclectic and widely popular shopping, dining, and an extraordinary selection of parks and biking paths. Located in a convenient part of the Twin Cities, Edina is just a short drive from Lake Calhoun, Lake Harriet, Mall of America, Minnesota Zoo, Walker Art Center, and many theaters including the Guthrie and Hennepin.

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Located on Lake Minnetonka, Excelsior is positioned just twelve miles west of South Minneapolis. Founded in 1853, Excelsior was the first community established on Lake Minnetonka. Because the founders of Excelsior came from New England, the layout of the town can be described as eastern-like, specifically around the lake. This community is known for its friendly sophistication, unique street life, and eclectic retail centers. The tree-lined streets are parallel to charming lakeside cottages and beautiful new construction homes. The charm and character of this small town nestled along the lake will pull at your heart strings. If you love the idea of enjoying lake life living, then you need to check out Excelsior.

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South Minneapolis

South Minneapolis has transformed itself into a hot spot for parks, art, food, and history! With the METRO system running through it, you’re able to easily visit neighborhoods like Greater Longfellow, Powderhorn Park, and Midtown. Watch a film at the classic Riverview Theater and munch on some popcorn made with real butter, or hike the trails down to Minnehaha Park and listen to the waterfalls. Looking to learn? Try the Longfellow House, and find out about the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway. Interested in the arts? See the work of local artists in the community at one of Powderhorn Park’s art fairs! Find your home in a craftsman bungalow east of Hiawatha, in South Minneapolis

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Rochester has long been rated as one of the best places to live in the United States by multiple publications! Being home to the Mayo Clinic, Rochester is one of the most educated cities in the world and brings in more than 2 million visitors annually. Besides smarts and a bustling economy, Rochester features more than 100 City Parks and an extensive paved bike and pedestrian path of 85 miles.

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Stillwater, Minnesota is a cozy town situated along the St. Croix River, bordering Wisconsin. Named by Forbes to be one of America’s Prettiest Towns, Stillwater feels both peaceful and accessible. One-third of Stillwater is green space to play in! This National Register of Historic Places entry offers small-town, downtown shopping for antiques and sweets, complete with a choice of wine bars and restaurants to finish off your day. Try The Main Café for a comforting American meal, or Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter. Still feeling too small-townish? Don’t forget about the Rivertown Fall Art Festival, or Cruisin’ on the Croix for some Summer fun!

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Found on the western side of Minneapolis, Wayzata is located on the shores of Lake Minnetonka. The name Wayzata was derived from a Lakota Sioux phrase meaning “North Shore.” Wayzata attracts tourists, as it is home to Wayzata Beach, many parks that encompass biking and walking trails, and over 150 unique shops and dining establishments.

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Minnesota’s Woodbury is about twenty minutes east of Minneapolis and remains a popular sprawling suburb of the Twin Cities. Why? With access to Afton Alps for skiing and a large outlet mall, Woodbury offers activities for lovers of the outdoors and indoors. It has a variety of family dining options, dog parks, and numerous new housing developments for its incoming residents. Woodbury High School was ranked 45th in the nation by Newsweek magazine’s Top High Schools list in 2014. A little over 66,000 in population, Woodbury is a decent sized suburb for individuals and families alike.