Located in Minnesota, Marshall / Worthington Area real estate is a beautiful, but lesser known, market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.
Hundreds of stunning, serene lakes lie about the whispering fields of Southwestern Minnesota. The beautiful waters have tied down many full-time residents but also see a fair share of vacationers.
The cities of Marshall and Worthington are the area's most significant hubs of activity. Either town is an excellent source of restaurants, stores, hotels, medical care, and schools.
Worthington boasts many city parks along with Okabena Lake and its beaches. In Marshall, there are several city attractions along with the Southwest Minnesota Regional Airport.
Depending on where you are in the area, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, can be one to two hours away. It is known for its scenic landscapes, featuring the rocky falls of the Big Sioux River.
Sanford Hospital and the Sioux Falls Regional Airport are excellent city facilities.
Lake Shetek, also referred to as "The Lakes," is the largest body of water in the region. Its waters cover approximately 3,600 acres. The ample stretch of water hosts all kinds of watersports.
Ocheda Lake is a multi-basin body of water that stretches over five miles. It is much enjoyed by kayakers, canoers, and those who like seclusion.
Many visit Okabena Lake in Worthington to hang out on its sandy beaches. Though it also hosts boating, water skiing, sailing, and fishing.
Sailing or windsurfing can be done on almost any lake in the area, thanks to its consistent wind gusts. Prairie lands beyond the lakes are suitable for birdwatching, picnicking, or simply exploring.
Just a few minutes east of Worthington, the Round Lake Vineyards & Winery is a local favorite. Its restaurant, The Bistro, serves a variety of flatbreads, burgers, salads, and of course, wines.
Marshall's Liberty Park hosts live music every Wednesday night. Saturday afternoons in the Summer host the Marshall Farmer's Market.
Wayside Rest Park features walking paths and a biking trail along the Redwood River. Camden Park offers a great variety of hiking trails through a more forested area.
In the Winter, Independence Park, Freedom Park, and Garvin Counties Park have the best sledding hills.
In this lake region, you can have a secluded lake's privacy with the convenience of the nearby cities.