Eden Prairie is a large suburb seventeen miles southwest of Minneapolis. Comprising many large lakes and ponds, the city has more than 170 miles of multi-use trails and 2,250 acres of parks. Eden Prairie has been named one of Money Magazine’s "Best Places to Live" in America numerous times, including earning first place in the 2010 survey.
The City received its name in the mid-1800s when it was considered a ‘garden spot’ in the newly developed Minnesota territory. Established in 1858, Eden Prairie remained a sleepy pastoral village until the mid-1900s when the additions of Flying Cloud Airport and Highway 494 put the City on the map, bringing thousands of homes and businesses to the area. Since then, the population of Eden Prairie has grown to more than 62,000 and the number of businesses has multiplied to more than 2,800.
Eden Prairie is home to many restaurants, a regional shopping center, and top-ranked schools. Eden Prairie offers single family homes, executive neighborhoods, townhomes, and condominiums.