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Ranked 1st best city in Minnesota

"Historic Morningside Neighborhood has many new homes yet ret..."

- Sharlene Hensrud
Like neighboring SW Minneapolis, Edina has been experiencing an unprecedented increase in the number of homes being torn down and rebuilt... especially in the older Morningside neighborhood. The sensi...
44.8937542663284 -93.3591069294033


Ranked 2nd best city in Minnesota

"Plymouth Rocks!"

- Jim Berg
Like many of the Twin Cities’ suburbs, Plymouth has a history that began in farming and added tourism at the turn of the century as the cities grew and city-livers sought retreat at nearby lakes....
45.0157212386063 -93.4493308042824


Ranked 3rd best city in Minnesota

"Minnetonka... oasis of natural beauty"

- Sharlene Hensrud
You might expect the second ring suburb of Minnetonka to be the home of Lake Minnetonka, but while it wraps around the border of the lake's easternmost bay the lake itself doesn't lie within its borde...
44.9371020587669 -93.4614783359067
Ranked 4th best city in Minnesota

"Minnesota's 5th Largest City"

- Jim Berg
I kind of think of Bloomington as the "Twin Cities Packaged in a Suburb". Nearly everything you'd want to buy, see, or do can be found here! As a 2nd ring suburb and a population of 85,000, Bloom...
44.830083632741 -93.3036694133035


Ranked 5th best city in Minnesota

"Finding your way around Rochester"

- Lois Marris
Getting around Rochester is easy once you get the hang of street names! Streets run east to west while Avenues run north to south. Drives and Roads are usually long and curvy. Lanes, Courts, Places an...
44.016103504597 -92.4699511576954
Ranked 6th best city in Minnesota

"St. Louis Park Real Estate"

- John Mazzara
St. Louis Park In the first ring of suburbs in southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park is an extremely popular suburb because of its close proximity to many of the attractive features of Minneapolis...
44.9500946996494 -93.3676839230202


Ranked 7th best city in Minnesota

"A little bit of something for everyone."

- Matt Engen
Minneapolis really does have a lot to offer. We've lived in Minneapolis for 17 years, we've lived in two different neighborhoods and we've experienced life here with and without kids. The neighborho...
44.9733461760141 -93.2680664834232

St. Cloud

Ranked 8th best city in Minnesota

"Downtown Shopping and Entertainment Scene"

- Linda McCarney
Not only is the Downtown Business District a popular area for thriving businesses, it is also growing in terms of local arts and entertainment options. From the Historic Pioneer Place and The Para...
45.5511206753652 -94.1613382149809

St. Paul

Ranked 9th best city in Minnesota

"St. Paul Real Estate"

- John Mazzara
Saint Paul As the state’s capital, Saint Paul is the scenic and historic home to almost 300,000 residents. The neighborhood feel of the city is one of the most distinctive personality traits t...
44.9436056710524 -93.1082427490071


Ranked 10th best city in Minnesota

"Crystal Real Estate"

- John Mazzara
Crystal Crystal, Minnesota is located mere minutes away from Minneapolis, yet this beautiful suburb has a much different feel than its urban neighbor. With only 23,000 residents, Crystal manages t...
45.0351201854108 -93.3621092617374

Unranked Cities



"Afton Homes & Real Estate"

- John Mazzara
Afton is a city in the county of Washington, in Minnesota, USA. It has a population of 2,886 in 2010 which is 2.54 percent growth in since 2000. The city of Afton is situated on a small bay where Vall...
44.9052485800306 -92.804867384687



"Rural Faming Community"

- Steve Cash
The Lake Wobegon® Trail is a 28-mile long, 10-foot wide bituminous trail, which links the communities of Sauk Centre, Melrose, Freeport, Albany, Holdingford, and Avon, and is designed for bicycles,...
45.6295317935878 -94.5693649243927



"Great place to live and shop"

- Chris Long
This is a great small community with wonderful neighborhoods right off the I94 stretch. Not to mention the famous Albertville outlet mall which is a hot spot to shop.
45.2340261287285 -93.6570430118611



"Great schools and a great community"

- Matt Wolfe
We love Andover and have enjoyed raising our 2 kids here. The schools are safe, organized, and have parent involvement. Programs are available for gifted and talented students and the high school of...
45.2639239560771 -93.3486692071912



"Anoka Real Estate"

- John Mazzara
Anoka If you want to trace the beginnings of Halloween then Anoka City in Minnesota would definitely part of your research. This city in Anoka County considers itself the Halloween Capital of the...
45.2146532467167 -93.388168686493

"Best Kept Secret"

- Jim Berg
I think one of the best kept secrets in Apple Valley is the MN Zoo Summer Concert Series. I've been to several shows from top artists... and the intimate setting is a great way to enjoy a warm summer...
44.7506639588073 -93.2081306754454

Arden Hills


"Arden Hills Real Estate"

- John Mazzara
If safety for you and your family is a paramount concern then nothing beats living in Arden Hills in Minnesota. Arden Hills was named after France’s Ardennes Forest. However, residents claim that the...
45.0712294240447 -93.1721167862181



"Small Town With Lakes & Easy Access to Larger City"

- Steve Cash
Located west of St Cloud just off of Highway I-94. Quiet living, good schools and a easy commute to work.
45.605632295912 -94.4333633114907

Belle Plaine


"Belle Plaine Homes & Real Estate"

- John Mazzara
Located in Scott County in the state of Minnesota is the city of Belle Plaine with a population of 6,661 as of latest count. Belle Plaine is a French term which means beautiful prairie and it was the...
44.6221480581126 -93.7643456042842



"Modern Day Boomtown"

- Travis Sabby
Blaine has grown tremendously since the mid 90's. It features the TPC Golf Course-Deacons Walk for golf enthusiasts. Blaine is also home to the National Sports Center which hosts one of the world's...
45.1515697948933 -93.2016115240672
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