As you begin to explore Carver County, you will find charming Main Streets and Downtowns where you’ll find unique experiences at every turn.
Our communities are filled with mom and pop owned shops, restaurants, and places to explore that make these communities vibrant. Next time you are in Carver County, check out one (or more!) of these Main Streets and Downtowns filled with shopping and eating opportunities that you won’t find elsewhere.
The town’s first store was constructed in 1897, near present-day Steiger Lake Lane and Rose Street. This area is now teaming with places to shop, eat, and be entertained, and all within walking distance of the city’s community bandshell and Steiger Lake.
Heading west on Highway 5, you will run straight into Waconia. Despite growing quickly as a community, the downtown is something to make sure not to miss. With lots of community events throughout the year, there’s always something happening in Waconia.
Located in the northwest corner of Carver County, Watertown is home to numerous small retail shops and unique places to eat. After exploring what downtown has to offer, take a stroll along the Crow River and relax at one of the parks.