Deer Lake - Balsam Lake real estate is a tight inventory market for lake homes and land in Wisconsin.
About 45 minutes from Twin Cities, you will find the 786-acre-sized lake that holds a maximum depth of 46 feet. The clear, reflecting waters of Deer Lake that are surrounded by full, green trees will give you a strong sense of peace and tranquility.
St. Croix Medical Center is the closest 24-hour hospital about a short seven miles from the lake, while the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport is about 70 miles from the lake. There is a multitude of smaller airports that are accessible to all by the lake as well. Deer Lake gives one the opportunity to experience peaceful lake life as well as having the option of city life not too far away.
Locals enjoy fishing regularly at Deer Lake as there’s a common amount of musky, panfish, walleye, largemouth bass, and northern pike. Canoeing, kayaking, boating, and swimming at Deer Lake are also popular water activities.
A popular tourist attraction called the Franconia Sculpture Park is about 11 miles from Deer Lake, there are over 100 contemporary works at this sculpture park that are loved and thoroughly enjoyed by many.
Balsam Lake Lodge and Restaurant serves anything from surf ‘n’ turf to pizza in beautiful high-ceiling rooms or on their deck with a waterside view. Make reservations at Indianhead Supper Club and order their popular prime rib. They have an assortment of contemporary cocktails, specifically their famous “Old-Fashioned.” Make sure to stop for a wine tasting and cheese plate at Deer Lake Winery if you enjoy wine.
Cross the border to Minnesota and check out Twin Cities, less than an hour away from Deer Lake. There is an assortment of tourist attractions to check out, from museums to parks. Spend an afternoon walking through Grand Avenue for boutique shopping and yummy restaurants.
The Mall of America is a must-see with over 500 stores, an indoor amusement park, a butterfly garden, and an aquarium as well. It is our nation’s biggest mall. Don’t forget to visit the Walker Art Center and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, the first public art gallery in the Midwest.
Deer Lake will give you the best of both worlds with its peaceful nature to its city life nearby.