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      About Lake Virginia - Laketown Twp
      Carver County, Minnesota

      Lake Virginia is in Excelsior and Shorewood, Minnesota, under 30 miles from Minneapolis.

      The Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport is under 30 miles away, and the Two Twelve Medical Center is seven miles away.

      Residents can also visit the nearby Market Square Mall and a variety of local restaurants, such as Winchester & Rye Restaurant.

      Small Wonder

      Spanning 104 acres and with a max depth of 34 feet, Lake Virginia has a private, exclusive atmosphere that residents are sure to love.

      Popular activities include boating, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, and taking in the views. Many homes have docks, but a public access point is on the southwestern side of the water.

      Anglers can find black bullhead, black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, green sunfish, hybrid sunfish, largemouth bass, muskellunge, northern pike, pumpkinseed, walleye, white crappie, yellow bullhead, yellow perch, bowfin, common carp, white sucker, bluntnose minnow, brook silverside, golden shiner, logperch, spotfin shiner, and spottail shiner.

      Explore Victoria

      Those looking for fun off the water can visit the nearby town of Victoria.

      One popular attraction is the Lowry Nature Center, where visitors can hike the trails and relax in nature. Another popular attraction is Victoria Burrow, where visitors can grab a club and have fun out on the mini-golf course.

      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.

      Relaxing and Calm

      Those looking for a place to unwind will love living on Lake Virginia.