Ramsey MN: Benefits of Living Near The Northstar Metro Light Rail

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Ramsey is a suburb in Anoka County, Minnesota, located to the NorthWest of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Its distance from downtown Minneapolis is approximately 22 miles. Once, it had taken awhile for the residents of the suburb to make their way to the city. However, all of that changed with the Northstar Metro Light Rail, which has a station in Ramsey. Thanks to the Northstar Metro Light Rail service, Ramsey residents can now reach Minneapolis within a matter of a short amount of time.

For details & light rail service schedule, please visit https://www.metrotransit.org/northstar

The characteristics of the suburb

Ramsey used to be a suburb with mostly conventional residents before major developments started to transform the Twin Cities and usher in modernity. Today, the suburb is home to numerous attached & detached townhomes and also single-family homes.

Ramsey has plethora of parks and boasts of numerous open spaces, perfect for people who want to stay in a place that’s close to nature. Ramsey’s education system is quite reputed, with several quality schools in the vicinity, such as Ramsey Elementary School, Anoka High School, and Elk River Senior High School.

All in all, there are over 20 public schools in or near Ramsey, which makes it an ideal suburb to live in if you’ve got kids and are looking for a quiet place to stay but with the advantage of quality education.


Even though Ramsey can’t be compared to the amenities on offer in the Twin Cities, it still has enough to guarantee convenient living. A market area, a gym, and easy access to Highway 10, which has dozens of shopping options, are some of the amenities on offer in the suburb.

You should consider living in the suburb if you want to stay away from the hustle and bustle of the Twin Cities.

If you’re looking to buy or sell a townhome or a single-family home in or near Ramsey, MN, please feel free to call, text or email me at your convenience.

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Shannon Lindstrom, Realtor®, AHWD, GREEN, NCS
7373 Kirkwood Court North, Ste. 300
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Direct: 612-616-9714

Things to Do in Ramsey, MN

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Ramsey, MN is a city that somehow offers the peace and quiet of a small – mid size town while also offering plenty of attractions you’d find in big cities. This makes it the perfect place for people who are looking for a life that is filled with fun and adventure, but at the same time, appreciate some peace and quiet.

The city will never leave you bored because there is something for everyone. Here are some fun things to do in Ramsey, MN.

  • Go fishing/canoeing at Rum River

The great thing about Ramsey is that it has plenty of natural, outdoor attractions you can enjoy with friends and family. Rum River is a river that flows through the town, and is frequented by many who love to spend time in the outdoors. On a bright and sunny day, you can head down here for fishing or canoeing. The river can be accessed through Rum river Central Regional Park.

  • Unleash your creativity at Lily Pad Ceramics

At Lily Pad Ceramics, you can enjoy a bunch of fun, engaging and creative activities such as glass fusing, paint-your-own pottery, and more. There are activities for both kids and adults, and they can even host birthday parties for kids, summer programs, etc.

  • Make Christmas more memorable at Hansen Tree Farm

If your favorite holiday is Christmas and you love winter, Ramsey will make it that much more memorable. Hansen Tree Farm is a family-owned tree farm that has been open since 1952. Most Ramsey residents get their Christmas tree from here, and the farm is also open towards the end of November, offering wagon rides, and plenty of delicious refreshments.

  • Go bar-hopping around town

Ramsey, MN has plenty of bars and grills that offers mouth-watering dishes and drinks that will quench your thirst. Going bar-hopping on a night out with friends is a great way to explore the city.

If you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Ramsey, MN, please feel free to contact RE/MAX Results – Shannon Lindstrom, Realtor @ 612-616-9714 or visit www.ShannonLindstromRealtor.com today!