Chanhassen is a small city in Minnesota located just southwest of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.


Chanhassen is close to the big city, but still has that small town charm, making it appealing for all types of visitors. There are many opportunities for fun, family and business in Chanhassen. Close to downtown Minneapolis, the city is home to eleven lakes, many community parks, the Chanhassen Dinner Theater, Lake Minnewashta and Lake Ann Park Beaches.

Get in

By plane

The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport is only twenty miles from Chanhassen.

By car

Highways 5 and 212 run through Chanhassen and connect to Interstate 494. Highway 101 also runs through Chanhassen connecting to US 169 to the south, and Interstate 394 to the north.

Get around

Automobiles are the most common type of transportation for travelers who are staying in the city, however, there are a few other options.

By public transportation

There are coach buses operated by SouthWest Transit which will take travelers from Chanhassen to downtown Minneapolis. There are numerous taxi services in Chanhassen which will take travelers to and from their destinations.

By bicycle

Chanhassen has over 80 miles of trails for biking and walking.



Chanhassen has a 500-acre park system that features five community parks and 22 neighborhood parks scattered throughout the community. There are 55 miles of trails and sidewalks for walkers, bikers, runners, and in-line skaters to enjoy. The trails connect downtown, parks, and neighborhoods.






Go next

Routes through Chanhassen

Montevideo Chaska  W  E  Eden Prairie Minneapolis via and
END Gaylord  W  E  Eden Prairie Saint Paul
Wayzata Eden Prairie ends  N  S  ends → Shakopee Savage

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