Located in Hennepin County and less than a 20-minute drive from downtown Minneapolis, Plymouth is a welcoming residential enclave for families and young professionals commuting into the Twin Cities.
Throughout its history, the area has played host to a variety of industries. Today, Plymouth is an easily accessible residential suburb of Minneapolis. Today, Plymouth thrums with excitement and a sense of community. While many locals commute to the city for work, there are a variety of local businesses. The housing market thrives, and there are many single-family homes with generous outdoor spaces. Throughout the year, outdoor activities are a popular pastime.
What to Love
Abundant local conveniences
Welcoming residential area
Home to Medicine Lake
The bustling local restaurant scene
Wonderful outdoor activities
With its proximity to the Twin Cities, Plymouth thrives as a residential suburb. This readily accessible city vibrates with a sense of community and the wealth of local restaurants, shops, and activities.
Many residents work for companies in the Twin Cities, although there are local jobs available. The housing market flourishes with single-family homes in neighborhoods with popular amenities. Many of these upscale homes come with spacious outdoor spaces.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
While there are a host of chain stores and restaurants, Plymouth is home to some extraordinary local restaurants and boutiques. Whether it's a special occasion or a romantic date night, the dinner options are many and varied.
Featuring rich, dark wood and brick walls, theLucky 13 Pub brings a bit of English life to Plymouth. Their quirky burgers bring a new spin on an old favorite. Rock Elm Tavern and Sunshine Factory Bar & Grill are local favorites with hearty meals and a selection of craft beers.
For elegant women's clothing, J Classy Boutique offers all the latest styles and trends from upscale designers. While there isn't an upscale mall with designer brands, there are options nearby in Minnetonka and the Twin Cities.
Things to Do
As a primarily residential area, there are many outdoor and recreational areas to enjoy when the weather is nice. Many people enjoy time on the water with one lake within the city limits and the shorelines of a couple more.
Medicine Lake is the hotspot during the warmer months. Locals enjoy boating and fishing on this local lake. There's even a small beach for children to splash in the water.
French Regional Park features a playground and lighted trails for walking, running, and biking. There's a boat launch in the park. Luce Line Brewing is a local craft beer company. It has a taproom and sponsors many local events.
Osseo School District, West Metro Education Program, Wayzata Public Schools, Hopkins School District, and Robbinsdale Area Schools are the five districts that oversee the public schools for Plymouth. The town is home to several private schools that are either secular or religious. The only post-secondary school in the area is a religious seminary. These schools are generally well-regards, and some of the best ones include:
Providence Academy, Pre-K through 12th grade
Fair School Pilgrim Lane, kindergarten through 5th grade
Gleason Lake Elementary School, kindergarten through 5th grade
Greenwood Elementary School, kindergarten through 5th grade
Wayzata East Middle School, 6th through 8th grade
Wayzata Central Middle School, 6th through 8th grade
West Lutheran High School, 9th through 12th grade
Wayzata High School, 9th through 12th grade
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