Welcome to Plymouth
A bustling suburb of Minneapolis.
Located roughly 15 miles west of Minneapolis is the seventh-largest city in Minnesota. The bustling suburb of Plymouth is a lovely area with many excellent neighborhoods with various parks, trails, restaurants, and shopping options. The first inhabitants of Plymouth were the Dakota, whose encampment was at the north end of Medicine Lake. The Lake, named after “Mdewakan,” or “Lake of the Spirit,” provides many benefits to the surrounding communities. The town was established in 1855 when various structures, including a gristmill, were built.
Plymouth has seen extensive growth over the past decade, with an expanded population thanks to plenty of natural resources and land in the area. Many neighborhoods offer newer homes and amenities, like parks, pools, trails, and shopping. You’ll find developed communities with gorgeous Craftsman-style homes, expansive lots, and custom landscaping. Many older, traditional-style homes are situated on larger lots or upscale townhomes and condominiums. Many neighborhoods offer access to luxury amenities, golf clubs, country clubs, parks, and convenience for shopping and dining.
What to Love
Various neighborhoods with ample amenities
Easy access to shopping and dining
Vast outdoor spaces and recreation
Residents of Plymouth appreciate how friendly the community is, with excellent community events and festivals. With an assortment of neighborhoods to choose from, you’ll find that each offers a unique distinction that creates individual communities within a larger spectrum. Wood Crest is an excellent example. This neighborhood provides an assortment of amenities, like a pool and clubhouse, while offering easy access to shopping, dining, and other recreational amenities. There are several parks and trails throughout the area for those who enjoy outdoor recreation, plus Medicine Lake for water lovers.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The Plymouth area offers residents a vast selection of shopping and restaurant options. Proximity to downtown Minneapolis also provides additional choices for those looking to branch out. Several shopping centers in the area provide all your daily needs at stores like Target, Cub Foods, Home Depot, and Lowes.
The Sunshine Factory
is a highly favored bar and grill in the area that has won numerous awards for its food and hospitality. The privately owned and operated establishment has been in the area since 1976 and serves as an excellent spot for families. Their menu features an extensive selection of items from lunch and dinner to happy hour. You’ll also find a daily specials list and unique cocktail selections.
La Cocina de Ana
is an authentic Mexican restaurant featuring traditional dishes with quality ingredients. Patrons love the fresh taste, unique ingredients, and quality service here. You’ll also find an assortment of take-home options to share with the family.
Things to Do
Residents of Plymouth are offered extensive opportunities for entertainment and events. Whether you’re joining the community at the Fire and Ice Winter Festival, a festival filled with entertainment, food, games, and fireworks on the frozen Parkers Lake, or simply enjoying your days outdoors, you’ll find plenty to do.
Parkers Lake Park
offers plenty of family fun with 26 acres of park, including playgrounds and trails. In addition to the abundance of outdoor fun, the park also hosts community events. Enjoy date night events, summer concerts, a beach series, the farmer’s market, kids' festivals, and more. Medicine Lake
is another excellent option for water fun, located just miles from downtown Minneapolis.
The Plymouth Community Center
sits at the edge of the Millennium Garden and is widely used for weddings, banquets, meetings, and more. Inside is a year-round walking track, playground, gymnasiums, fitness studios, art galleries, and much more. During the winter months, it’s often used for programs, activities, and special events. The two full-size gymnasiums, walking track, and fitness studios stay active year-round so residents can also stay active.