Communities / Blaine, Minnesota

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Blaine, Minnesota

suburban • midwest, USA

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Blossoming trees in spring in Blaine, Minnesota.
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About Blaine

Located just 11 miles from downtown Minneapolis, Blaine is a safe, close-knit community with all the amenities of an major urban area. Being in central Minnesota, Blaine experiences four distinct seasons that offer a variety of outdoor activities for everyone. Blaine has over 60 parks with 50 miles of trail and trail corridors that interconnect parks, schools and open spaces. Blaine’s parks include a 500 acre Wetland Sanctuary, a free dog park, two lakes with opportunities for kayak and canoe rentals and a beach. Blaine has over a dozen indoor and outdoor ice rinks for skaters and hockey enthusiasts alike and provides close access to sledding hills, cross country and snow shoe trails. If you love outdoor festivals and events, you’re in luck! Blaine has outdoor festivals and events all summer long including the Blaine Festival, World Fest, Music in the Park and Bark in the Park that are great for the entire family. Blaine also host some major sporting events such as the Target USA Cup and the PGA 3M Open. Once you’re ready to head indoors check out the great shopping opportunities or stop in to one of many great restaurants including Tipsy Streer, Brick’s, Oliver’s or Lucy’s Burgers. Enjoy free activities in one of two libraries, get a workout in one of many boutique fitness studios, or spend a day pampering yourself at one of Blaine’s spas, salons and nail studios. Take the kids for rainy day activities at one of Blaine’s trampoline parks or to the Fun Lab for bumper cars and laser tag. Whatever your hobby, Blaine has something to offer everyone.

Population

70,222

Internet Speed Rating

1000 Mbps

Closest Airport

Minneapolis Airport (MSP) • 20 mi

Weather (High/Low)

83 / 9

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)

$340,421

FUN FACT


Opened in 1990, The National Sports Center is the world's largest amateur sports facility and the state's most visited sports destination. It hosts National and World Championship events in soccer, hockey, figure skating, short track speedskating, broomball, rugby, ultimate and lacrosse. Blaine’s 500 acre Wetland Sanctuary is a “biological super system” that supports a remarkable level of biodiversity. The Sanctuary is home to a multitude of plants and wildlife including the Sundew (Drosera), a carnivorous plant that attracts insects with their odor than capture them with sugary, sticky leaves.
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