Owning a home in St Louis Park, Minnesota, means a couple of different things. First of all, you’re going to be located in a convenient location, considering you can drive to downtown Minneapolis in less than 15 minutes. Second of all, there is no shortage of things to do. Whether that be going to grab a bite to eat on the weekend and Wok in the Park, grabbing a happy hour drink at Yard House, or taking a stroll through one of the many great parks, you’ll be sure to find something to do here. This page is your go-to place for everything St Louis Park. You’ll find information regarding schools, afterschool programs, restaurants, extracurriculars, and more! Since our team is based out of St Louis Park, we’re a little biased when we talk about how awesome it is. There is more to the city than you might think, so check out the information below to learn more!
The video below features real estate agent Steve Maher at one of our favorite places to grab a bite in St Louis Park. The Good Day Café is located just off of Highway 394 and is within walking distance of the West End (where you’ll find more places that our team loves). The café has been around since 2007 and was created by David Potter Webb, who also founded Original Pancake House, Winfield Potter’s, Rupert’s Nightclub, and Coco Lezzone fame. Good Day Café is known for its exceptional breakfast food and coffee. But breakfast isn’t all that they serve! You can find yourself a great lunch or dinner here as well! The atmosphere within is cozy and always buzzing with excitement. You might find Good Day Café an excellent place for a family gathering, meeting a client, or if you want to grab a cup of coffee by yourself. Make sure to check it out and let us know what you think! As Steve said, next time you’re in the area, let's meet up and chat over a cup of joe!
The St Louis Park MN school district mission statement is…
As a caring, diverse community with a tradition of putting its children first, we will ensure all students attain their highest level of achievement; prepare all students to contribute to society; offer high-quality opportunities for lifelong learning; provide multiple pathways to excellence; challenge all learners to meet high standards; provide a safe and nurturing environment that energizes and enhances the spirit.
The St Louis Park MN school district has just about everything you could want for your kids’ education. As of 2019, there are currently over 4,500 students enrolled in the system, grades K-12. They have four elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. The St Louis Park school district is also proud to have a Spanish emersion school if your student is interested in learning another language. The district currently has a 92% four-year graduation rate, and 79% of graduates pursue higher education of some sort. If you’re looking for involvement, they’ve got that covered as well. The high school offers 26 different varsity sports, along with several clubs that your student can join.
St Louis Park has plenty of great options for childcare and after school programs. While ultimately, it is up to you to decide what to do with your children, we have heard some good things through the grapevine about childcare in St Louis Park. KinderCare is one of the childcare facilities that is getting a lot of buzz from parents in the area who currently have their children enrolled here. Said to be run well and provide excellent care for their kids, this is an option you should look into. New Horizon also has a facility in St Louis Park, and their brand has been tried and true for many years in the business. Of course, there are many options you should explore when thinking about private child care. Otherwise, many of the schools' St Louis Park school district provides afterschool programs for children who may need it. Ask your current school for more information or visit the website that we have linked on this page. If you have any further questions about after school care for your child, ask one of our agents, who should be able to point you in the right direction.
The St Louis Park library is part of the Hennepin County Library group. Located right near your new home on Library Lane, it is a great place to lay your hat, relax with a book, meet with friends, join a reading club or bring your kids to a place they can also learn without the battle of screentime - even though there are library computers to use. The St louis Park Library is long-standing as it opened in its first free-standing location in 1968 in a residential neighborhood near St Louis Park High School. It was renovated in 2014 to what you see today.
St Louis Park has some of the best parks and playgrounds in the metro area for your family to enjoy around your new home. Families that live in St Louis Park pride themselves on the cleanliness and accessibility of their parks for just about anyone to enjoy. At many parks, you’ll find baseball and softball fields, lots of open space, playgrounds, basketball courts, grilling equipment and pavilions for gathering. St Louis Park has fifty-six parks within city lines along with two dog parks.
When you have kids and looking for a new home, great neighborhood playgrounds near your property are an absolute necessity. Thankfully, St Louis Park provides many neighborhood parks for you and your family to enjoy. Whether you are in a single family home, condo or a townhome, you will find green space to run, play or even "work" remotely in the sun at a picnic table.
We all know sometimes Mr. Doggo is the most important part of your family. The more they run, sniff and play - the happier they are - and the happier you are. The two dog parks in St Louis Park are perfect for your furry cold-nosed buddy. But note, the St Louis Park Dog Parks have certain restrictions, so make sure you check the website to become thoroughly acquainted with the rules.
Another great feature of St Louis Park’s nature reserve is the Westwood Hills Nature Center. This pristine park is a beautiful place to walk, jog, or enjoy one of the several classes that they offer to the public. They also have a brand-new interpretive center where families can enjoy classes, tours, and wild animals, all while gaining knowledge of the wildlife community that surrounds them. Many people that live in the St Louis Park community quote the Westwood Hills Nature Center as being the best place in the city to take a walk and get away for a while.
If fitness is something that you’re concerned about in your new home in the St Louis Park community, you’ve got plenty of options. Our real estate team has a strong culture of a work - life balance too. We know St Louis Park has the facilities for working out, paths for running, and many other options. Below is a link that lists the top-rated gyms in the St Louis Park area. Many of them are low cost and provide classes with a membership if you’re looking for extra guidance. If you’re not looking to spend any extra money on a gym membership, St Louis Park has plenty of trails of which you can walk, run and bike. As you read above, the Westwood Hills Nature Center is a great place to walk or run too.
The St Louis Park community or "Rec center" is an integral part of your new home's experience. At absolute gem, it is located right near your new home right off excelsior blvd. It is a great place to meet with friends, host a banquet or birthday party, picnic with the family or bring your kids to enjoy the pool and other facilities like ice skating year round. even though there are computers there to use. The St louis Park Library is long-standing as it opened in its first free-standing location in 1968 in a residential neighborhood near St Louis Park High School. It was renovated in 2014 to what you will see today.
One of the first questions we get is - where is the post office in St Louis Park? Thankfully it is conveniently located near your new home on Louisiana Avenue S. From stamps to Money orders, they've got you covered.
St Louis Park is one of the best places to grab a bite to eat in the metro area. Whether you’re looking for fine dining, something quick to eat, or authentic foreign foods, this city has got you covered. There are plenty of great places to eat in St Louis Park’s West End, where you can find restaurants such as Yard House, which has one of the best beer selections around, and wonderful food to compliment your drink. The West End also houses the Lucky Cricket, where your reality is sure to beat your expectations. You could probably eat out for a week straight in the West End if you wanted to, but the food doesn’t stop there. Our real estate agents have included below what their favorite place to eat are St Louis Park and some call their home away from home.
A Few of Our Real Estate Agent's Favorites:
There are some great places to grab a drink and hang out with friends and family in St Louis Park. For example, Steel Toe Brewing is rumored to have the best beer selection among all of the local breweries. They’re also said to have a great casual place to grab a happy hour drink or grab a bite to eat with your beer. Copperwing Distillery is another great place to grab some drinks. Many have said that their uniquely crafted cocktails are reasonably priced, and the atmosphere is perfect if you’re looking to sit down for a while. The Yard House is another one of our teams’ favorites. But we already mentioned them in our food section because their food is to die for. If you have any other suggestions for good places to grab a drink in St Louis Park, let us know! Maybe we can grab a happy hour drink!
A Few of Our Real Estate Agent's Favorites:
Move in ready home with oversized garage!. This home has updated kitchen, bath, along with new flooring throughout. There are 2 bedrooms on the main level as well as a b...
Listing courtesy of Midwest Management Incorporated dba Midwest Homes.
Updated, well maintained 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom one story home in the heart of Bronx Park! 3 bedrooms on main level. Remodeled bath and bedroom on lower level, attached ga...
Listing courtesy of Savvy Avenue, LLC.
Adorable 3 bed 2 bath rambler in Cobblecrest Neighborhood. Features a remodeled kitchen with stainless-steel appliance, all new flooring and paint throughout. New front d...
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Results .
Stylish, expansion bungalow in Oakhill neighborhood of St Louis Park. Walk to Aquila or Oakhill Parks or restaurants off Mtka Blvd. Short drive to Knollwood shopping. Upd...
Listing courtesy of eXp Realty.
Remarkable location to enjoy nature while living in the city! Fresh & modern updates from floor to ceiling include granite countertops, flooring (LVP and ceramic tile), s...
Listing courtesy of Legacy Luxury Real Estate, LLC.
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