Welcome to Blaine
A vibrant community and home to the largest amateur sports facility in the world.
Blaine is a quaint suburb 15 miles north of downtown Minneapolis in Anoka and Ramsey Counties and one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. With many new homes and shopping developments, Blaine has quickly become one of the most desired places to live for its abundance of amenities. Professionals have an easy commute, arriving in downtown Minneapolis within 30 minutes.
Residents enjoy living in a suburban neighborhood with its small-town feel but have the added benefit of being minutes away from the attractions of Minneapolis. Living in Blaine is ideal for those who like spending time outdoors, whether that means hanging out on a lake, fishing, hiking, or cross-country skiing. With the National Sports Complex drawing top amateur athletes to train and compete, sports play a big part in this community. Locals look forward to coming together each summer to celebrate the community at the Blaine Festival
over two days of fun-filled activities. There is a carnival, a petting zoo, a craft fair, food, music, and more.
What to Love
- A lively community surrounded by many lakes, parks, and trails
- One of the fastest growing suburbs in the Twin Cities metro area
- National Sports Center, the world’s largest amateur sports complex
- Downtown Minneapolis is minutes away
- Money Magazine's top 100 places to live
Blaine is a vibrant and growing community with new home developments and amenities that attract homebuyers to put down roots. With many green spaces from lakes, trails, and parks, staying active is easy in such a beautiful setting.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Blaine has a wide assortment of restaurants from which to choose. Clive’s Roadhouse
serves up excellent American fare in a fun rustic setting that is popular among locals whether for lunch, happy hour, or dinner. The Tavern Grill
is a casual restaurant with elevated pub food such as burgers, sandwiches, and pizza that can be enjoyed indoors, at the bar, or on the outdoor patio. The best place to grab a delicious pizza is none other than UMBRIA Gourmet Pizza
for their classic and specialty pizzas plus pasta, calzones, and salads with friendly service.
The Northtown Mall
is the premier shopping center in town, followed by The Village of Blaine for small and large brand stores. On Tuesdays and Saturdays starting in June, locals can shop at the Blaine Farmer's Market
for fresh produce.
Things to Do
Blaine has no shortage of outdoor adventure, green spaces, and sports. The National Sports Center
is the largest amateur sports facility in the world. It has an Olympic-class training center that includes 50 soccer fields, an outdoor stadium, an ice hockey rink, and an indoor sports dome for playing baseball, lacrosse, football, and more. You can attend live sporting events here too. Within the National Sports Center is Victory Links Golf Course
. It is the only PGA golf course in Minnesota and hosts the 3M Open annually.
Lakeside Commons Park
has a beach, a playground, splash pad, picnic area, and volleyball courts for locals to enjoy. Another popular park is Aquatore Park
. It is where the Blaine Festival is held and has sports fields, picnic areas, playgrounds, and dog parks. Lochness Park is terrific for fishing, hiking, and playing disc golf.
has numerous trails in a wooded area ideal for walking, running, or cycling. Or walk through a natural oasis of vegetation with a trail made up of a boardwalk and a paved section at the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary
. During the summer, residents can cool off at Bunker Beach Water Park
, Minnesota's largest outdoor water park, including a lazy river and wave pool.