Welcome to Maple Grove
A hip suburb with a small-town feel and plenty of fun outdoor activities.
Maple Grove is a hip residential community with appealing charm and endless outdoor fun for locals to enjoy. The city has been continuously ranked among the top small cities in the United States. It is known for its large and beautiful maple trees over a hundred years old and its production of the tastiest maple syrup. Situated a mere 15 miles from downtown Minneapolis, it is ideal for commuters or those looking to take advantage of the city's amenities.
The town is surrounded by several parks, lakes, and open green spaces perfect for fun outdoor recreational activities such as hiking, fishing, biking, kayaking, swimming, and cross-country skiing. Homes on lovely tree-lined streets have an atmosphere of privacy, making it a coveted suburb of Minneapolis in which to reside.
What to Love
- Private living on charming tree-lined streets
- Several parks, lakes, and trails for endless outdoor fun
- Home of Chalkfest, where fun art murals are created with chalk
- Quick transport to downtown Minneapolis for work or play
Maple Grove is one of the top small towns to live in across America for its quaint and private characteristics. With an abundance of parks, lakes, and trails, there is an outdoor activity to suit residents in any season. Maple Grove is a tight-knit community where locals come together to celebrate festivals and events that are fun for all.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Maple Grove is home to a great selection of top eateries, bars, and shopping. For Italian cuisine, Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano
serves delicious entrees from pizza made with homemade dough to pasta, steak, and seafood that are sure to satisfy your cravings. Redstone American Grill
is an upscale modern steakhouse with wood-fired steaks, pizzas, and a variety of seafood dishes that make for a great date night spot or evening out with friends.
The casual 3 Squares Restaurant
is a local hotspot for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with tasty American fare on the menu. Spice things up at El Rodeo Mexican Restaurant
. It is famous for flavorful Mexican dishes served in a cozy family-owned eatery topped with excellent service.
Fantastic American eats paired with craft cocktails and vintage bourbon? It’s what Brick & Bourbon
pride themselves on serving with favorites such as the bourbon burger, sliders, and several specialty macaroni and cheese from which to choose. The spot for sipping fantastic craft beer is none other than Omni Brewing Co.
, a brewery deeply committed to fostering connections with the community. Plus, you can enjoy your cold beer on the patio with some live music during the summer.
When it comes to shopping, residents explore the shopping, dining, and residential complex at The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes
, Main Street Maple Grove, and Maple Grove Crossing.
Things to Do
Maple Grove is an excellent community to live in if you enjoy staying active outdoors. With miles of trails, parks, and 12 lakes within the city, there are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature. At Elm Creek Park Reserve
, hiking and biking on trails, viewing wildlife, going for a swim, or cross-country skiing in the winter are all possible. At Fish Lake Regional Park
, you can go fishing, boating, swimming in the summer, and snowshoeing in the winter.
Another tranquil spot in nature is the Eastman Nature Center
, an indoor space ideal for reading, observing nature through large windows, or lounging on the outdoor deck. Outside, you can stroll through the gardens, over floating boardwalks, go hiking, biking, swimming, and bird watching. At the Maple Grove Arboretum, wander the beautiful trails that lead to Rice Lake and bring a lunch to enjoy at one of the picnic tables. Avid golfers will be delighted to play on the 18-hole championship course at Rush Creek Golf Club
, with views of the wetlands.
Living in Maple Grove, locals can join the celebration at festivals and events throughout the year. A few of the most popular events to attend are Maple Grove Days
and Arbor Lakes Art Fair
. Another big one is Chalkfest
, where artists create fantastic art murals all with chalk in the most prominent street art festival in Minnesota.