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Area Overview

Wayzata is a city on Lake Minnetonka in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States, a western suburb of Minneapolis. The name Wayzata is derived from a Lakota Sioux phrase meaning "North Shore". As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,688. Visitors enjoy all the luxuries of lake living in a small community. Restaurants range from causal dining to an elegant evening by the lake. Retailers and restaurants make up a large portion of Lake Street where you can find unique gifts and delicious cuisine for the whole family.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













Wayzata’s summer leisure activities focus primarily on water—sailing, boating and water-skiing. In winter, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing. The city prides itself on its beautiful gardens along the lake front.

Here are Wayzata's top 10 things to do:
10. Gather the family and head to Wayzata Beach for a day of fun in the sun!

9. Enjoy the magic of Lake Minnetonka as you ride on the restored 1906 Steamboat Minnehaha or one of the many charter boats.

8. Visit the Wayzata Depot Museum and view the amazing garden railroad display.

7. Stop by the Wayzata Library, where you’ll enjoy one of the great views of Lake Minnetonka and fun activities for kids.

6. Classic wintertime fun! Cross country ski by moonlight on the Lake or head to Klapprich Park for skating and sledding.

5. Bike, blade, run or walk the Dakota Rail Trail after a fun picnic in Shaver Park.

4. Load up the boat and hit the Lake! Go tubing, fishing, swimming and more before swinging into one of Wayzata’s public docks for lakeside dining.

3. Stop at one of many spots to enjoy a coffee or a delectable treat after a relaxing stroll with friends.

2. Experience the food, fun and activities of Wayzata’s Community Events including -the Chilly Open, Wayzata Art Experience, Summer Concert Series, Boo Blast and James J. Hill Days.

We saved the best for last!

1. Shop, eat and enjoy more than 150 unique retail shops and an eclectic assortment of dining establishments that range from casual to elegant.

Cultural Activities






Attractions






Wayzata’s summer leisure activities focus primarily on water—sailing, boating and water-skiing. In winter, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing. The city prides itself on its beautiful gardens along the lake front.

Here are Wayzata's top 10 things to do:
10. Gather the family and head to Wayzata Beach for a day of fun in the sun!

9. Enjoy the magic of Lake Minnetonka as you ride on the restored 1906 Steamboat Minnehaha or one of the many charter boats.

8. Visit the Wayzata Depot Museum and view the amazing garden railroad display.

7. Stop by the Wayzata Library, where you’ll enjoy one of the great views of Lake Minnetonka and fun activities for kids.

6. Classic wintertime fun! Cross country ski by moonlight on the Lake or head to Klapprich Park for skating and sledding.

5. Bike, blade, run or walk the Dakota Rail Trail after a fun picnic in Shaver Park.

4. Load up the boat and hit the Lake! Go tubing, fishing, swimming and more before swinging into one of Wayzata’s public docks for lakeside dining.

3. Stop at one of many spots to enjoy a coffee or a delectable treat after a relaxing stroll with friends.

2. Experience the food, fun and activities of Wayzata’s Community Events including -the Chilly Open, Wayzata Art Experience, Summer Concert Series, Boo Blast and James J. Hill Days.

We saved the best for last!

1. Shop, eat and enjoy more than 150 unique retail shops and an eclectic assortment of dining establishments that range from casual to elegant.

Transportation




Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  3.0  13.0  23.0  0.9 "
 February  10.0  19.5  29.0  0.7 "
 March  22.0  31.5  41.0  1.7 "
 April  34.0  45.5  57.0  2.4 "
 May  47.0  59.0  71.0  3.5 "
 June  56.0  67.0  78.0  4.7 "
 July  60.0  71.5  83.0  4.2 "
 August  58.0  69.0  80.0  4.0 "
 September  49.0  60.5  72.0  3.4 "
 October  37.0  48.0  59.0  2.5 "
 November  24.0  32.5  41.0  1.6 "
 December  10.0  18.5  27.0  0.9 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and fall.

Our Spring temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 10's and highs in the mid 20's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 0's.

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