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Burnsville, MN

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<h2>Burnsville, Minnesota</h2><p>Burnsville is located just 15 miles south of Minneapolis and has a population of just under 60,000 people. Originally an Irish farming community, the city today is an urban oasis for living and recreational facilities. While the town is somewhat walkable and there is public transportation available to Minneapolis and St. Paul, most residents depend on their cars.</p><h2>Hike and Ski</h2><p>With the Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve and the 310 foot vertical ski peak at Buck Hill, the outdoor enthusiast can find plenty to do. Naturalists will find many protect areas for wildlife and hiking too. Afterall, the city maintains over 1800 acres of parklands and without leaving town, you can boat, ski and fish. The Lake Alimagnet Center for the Arts is the major cultural center offering different aspects of the arts. The real heart of the city is the downtown area which is a vibrant pedestrian friendly center for shopping and entertainment, and many of the Burnsville apartments are located nearby.</p><h2>Famous Barbeque</h2><p>The locals swear by Famous Dave's for barbeque, and it must be on your to see list.Great food and very friendly atmosphere. Jensen's Cafe is &lsquo;the breakfast place but get there early or prepare to wait in line for a seat. It's just that good. The Chianti Grill boasts a huge wine list and some very good Italian food too. It's the kind of place to go every day or for special nights either. Once in your Burnsville apartment, you'll get your own favorites list together but some of these local places will be a good place to start.</p><h2>Prime Sports</h2><p>Of course both Minneapolis and St. Paul offer great clubs and nightlife, but when you want to stay close to home and your Burnsville apartment, there's plenty to choose from locally. Primetime is a very good sports bar to check out, and Bumper's isn't bad either.If you want pizza with your sports watching, the Carbonne's is the place. All within walking distance are the Ficus &amp; Fig, Red Lion Liquor and JoJo's Rise and Wine Bar. JoJo's may be in a shopping complex but its really really good!</p><p>Your Burnsville apartment will be great for exploring not only the town of Burnsville but this exciting part of Minnesota!</p>

Getting Around in Burnsville, MN

Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
Transit Score®
The average commuter time in Burnsville is:
20 to 24 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 8.09%
  • 15.1%
  • 3.44%