Annandale is a city in Wright County, Minnesota
, United States. It is located just 45 minutes from the Minneapolis and St. Paul metro area and 25 minutes from St. Cloud.
With 26 area lakes within a 10 mile radius, Annandale truly is "the Heart of the Lakes."
Visitors will find beautiful accommodations and lodging ranging from luxury vacation rentals to cozy condo rentals dotted in and around Annandale.
The town has a strong downtown retail corridor, existing industry, numerous parks, and beautiful residential opportunities including lake and golf course living
, Annandale is a wonderful place to call home and tourists will not be disappointed with the accommodation, vacation rental and condo rental choices.
Located close by is Pleasant Lake, one of the top lakes in Wright County.
It has a surface water area of 509.0 acres. The max depth on Pleasant Lake is 74 feet and the water clarity is 5 feet. If you're into fishing, you'll find a variety of species in the lake including Bluegill (Sunfish), Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike and Walleye. Take your catch to your vacation rental or accommodation and whip a feast.
There were several resorts located around Lake Pulaski, which along with Buffalo Lake is one of the two largest lakes in Buffalo, 15mi away.
Buffalo remained a popular resort destination from the 1890s until the 1920s. During the summer months Buffalo's population would nearly double in size with all the visiting tourists. Today, many visitors still come to Buffalo for the fishing on Lake Pulaski and Buffalo Lake, as well as for shopping in the many boutiques and antique shops.
Accommodations and vacation rentals are available to suit all budgets.
Buffalo offers a relatively large and vibrant arts scene for the town's size.
The Buffalo Community Theater stages several plays a year, and is funded and organized entirely by members of the surrounding community. The Buffalo Community Orchestra is another popular artistic outlet. The orchestra has been part of the Buffalo community since 1995 and has over 50 members.
Maple Lake, only 6mi away, is situated in a part of central Minnesota once inhabited by the Ojibwe Indians. In 1855 the Government revoked the treaty with the Winnebago and opened up Wright County for non-Indian settlers. The history of the city of Maple Lake begins in the mid-1850s. Tourists to the town will be treated to a historic visit.