Chaska, located less than an hour outside of downtown Minneapolis, sports the motto "a quality small town," and with its down to earth residents, beautiful golf courses, gourmet restaurants and shops catered to a variety of interests, this city is ideal for people looking a place with laid-back Midwestern values and convenient proximity to a major metropolitan city.
Chaska was incorporated as a city in 1891. Once famous for its brick making and agricultural production of beet sugar, today the city, home to over 23,000 residents, is known more for its low cost high-speed wireless internet services and manufacturing industry.
Outdoor enthusiasts living in Chaska apartments for rent will be pleased to know they are in close proximity to several community parks and recreation centers. Residents can enjoy ice hockey and ice skating at Chaska Community Park, Lions Park, and Fireman's Park.
For those looking to improve their golf swing, Chaska is home to one of the best golf courses in all of Twin Cities. The Chaska Town Course offers novice and experienced golfers the opportunity to play across 285 acres of hills, oak groves, open prairie and marshlands. And during the summer, residents here enjoy festivals and concerts hosted in the downtown area, with the scenic Minnesota outdoors serving as the backdrop.
Chaska also has a wide variety of clothing stores and gourmet restaurants in the downtown part of the city guaranteed to appeal to the entire family.
In terms of public transportation, the SouthWest Metro System serves Chaska as well as nearby communities Chanhassen and Eden Prairie.
Students living in Chaska who are looking into higher education opportunities are conveniently located near both two and four year institutions. Local colleges and universities in the Chaska area include Crown College, Arboretum College, the Minnesota School of Business, Hennepin Technical College and Rasmussen College, 45 minute drive away.
Chaska's local economy is driven by the technology, healthcare and education industries, with top employers that include Crown College, Arboretum College, the Minnesota School of Business, Hennepin Technical College and Rasmussen College.