The Insider's Guide to Lake Minnetonka
Everything you wanted to know but didn't want to ask.
Melinda Jacobs enjoys the lake with her English Bulldog Walter, daughter Madeline, and husband Howard Grodnick
BY MELINDA NELSON, WITH SARAH HOWARD AND STEPHANIE MARCH
LAKE MINNETONKA IS 125 MILES OF LAKESHORE,
PHOTOGRAPHY BY STEPHANIE COLGAN • ILLUSTRATIONS BY ERIC HANSON
two centuries of tradition, and shorthand for the most seductive of lifestyles. With the right attitude, addresses, and accessories, The Lake can be yours for a weekend, a day, or a single golden evening.
Lake Minnetonka has long been a source of inspiration, fascination, and abundant opportunity.
A look at the similarities between Lake Minnetonka and its fancier, more fabulous Hamptons cousins.
A seagull's-eye view of the good life.
Where to live the good life around Lake Minnetonka.
Where to take a meeting, broker a deal, lunch with the girls, and find Mr. Right.
Look like a Lake Minnetonka local with laid-back but luxe resortwear.
Where to eat, shop and play around The Big Lake.
senior editor Melinda Nelson chats with Melinda Jacobs about Lake Minnetonka memories and celebrity encounters.