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Things to Do in Wayzata, MN

Wayzata has a thriving downtown with business, developments, excellent schools, and beautiful residential neighborhoods. Careful city planning allows the city to maintain its parks and open spaces, creating the charm of a small town that makes Wayzata a unique and historic community. Looking for some things to do in Wayzata? Here are some can’t-miss places to see, eat, and stay: 


Wayzata Beach: Take your family on a day trip to Wayzata beach and lounge on the beach, go for a swim, people-watch, paddleboard, windsurf, or kayak. Put your boat in the water at Gray’s Bay public boat launch just a few minutes away, drop anchor, and watch the beautiful sunset from your boat before you grab dinner or icecream. 

Wayzata Country Club: With delicious dining options, beautiful golf courses, and other luxury amenities including a massage center, the Wayzata Country Club has something for everyone in the family. 


Wayzata Bar and Grill: Since 1947, this charming bar has been a staple in Wayzata. With cold beer, free bar popcorn, and tavern eats such as burgers, nachos, wings, and camp-style walleye dinners, it’s not hard to see why.  

Giannis’ Steakhouse: Prestigious 2014 Beef Backer award winner Gianni’s Steakhouse is an upscale restaurant for all ages to enjoy. In addition to their steak selections, Gianni’s also offers chops, chicken, and fresh seafood. 


Hotel Landing: Built a few years ago, this beautiful hotel in downtown Wayzata caters to business and leisure travelers and features a fine dining restaurant and spa. After a long day, relax in comfort at Hotel Landing featuring a two-story indoor/outdoor restaurant, a Nordic-inspired spa, chic, and contemporary guest rooms, and executive suites. 

On the shores of Lake Minnetonka, a short drive away from downtown Minneapolis, you will find Wayzata bustling with urban energy and suburban charm. With its easy access to the city, a wealth of restaurants and chic shops, and its new hotel and spa, Wayzata is the perfect choice for establishing your family.

Build in Wayzata with Gordon James 

We’ve been beautifying neighborhoods like those in Wayzata for years. After you discover the neighborhood perfect for your family, partner with the professionals at Gordon James to start designing and planning your dream home. Our dream homes are designed by architects to mirror each client’s personality and lifestyle needs while fitting into the neighborhood of their choice. The Gordon James team orchestrates the intricate process through which a confluence of people, events, talents, and dreams will produce the perfect results – your dream home!

For more information, contact us at info@gordon-james.com or call us at 763-479-3117 today.