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      About Lake Como - Excelsior
      Hennepin County, Minnesota

      Lake Como is in Shorewood, Minnesota, under 20 miles from Minneapolis.

      The Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport is under 20 miles away, and the Two Twelve Medical Center is around 10 miles away.

      Life on the Water

      Lake Como spans a relatively small distance but still offers residents room for lake fun.

      Kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and swimming are all possibilities here. There are no public access points, making it a private paradise.

      Anglers can find bream/bluegill, largemouth bass, pickerel, bullhead, crappie, pumpkinseed, perch, and white perch.

      Around the Area

      There are plenty of fun things to do in and around Lake Como.

      First, check out Excelsior Commons Park, featuring a sand beach, lake, swimming area, and baseball field. The park also hosts concerts and is a great place to go boat riding!

      Next, check out the Bearpath Golf and Country Club, featuring beautiful greens with scenic views offering up a challenge for all skill levels. The country club is also a great place to book events like weddings, and it has a restaurant.

      Visit Minneapolis

      There are numerous attractions in Minneapolis, starting with the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Travel through 4,000 years of world history as you view more than 80,000 works of sculpture, photography, paintings, drawings, and prints.

      The Mall of America offers great shopping and hosts over 40 million people annually. Nickelodeon Universe is an incredibly family-friendly amusement park in the mall and is split into two indoor amusement parks.

      Another local favorite is the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. One of the crown jewels of the city’s park system, the garden is a top destination for tourists to enjoy art like the iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry.

      Finally, for outdoor recreation and scenic nature, check out Minnehaha Park. This is the oldest park in Minneapolis and boasts 193 acres, numerous scenic trails, limestone bluffs, a 53-foot waterfall, picnic pavilions, bike rentals, and an off-leash dog park.

      Why Lake Como?

      Lake Como is very convenient to Minneapolis, making health and shopping needs a breeze without compromising on excellent nature views.