I highly suggest the VIP tour even if you aren't a Prince fan. Well worth the 22mile drive.
Paisley Park is Prince’s extraordinary private estate and production complex in Chanhassen. Located in the quiet idyllic suburb of Chanhassen, Minnesota, Paisley Park is Prince’s mythical creative sanctuary. Following the meteoric success of Purple Rain in the mid 1980s, construction began on…
Paisley Park is Prince’s extraordinary private estate and production complex in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Fans will have the unprecedented opportunity to experience first-hand what it was like for Prince to create, produce and perform inside this private sanctuary and remarkable production complex.
“A bit of a drive but two garden lovers this place is a dream! Open year-round, incredible gardens full of flowers, roses, sculpture, local wildflowers, and even a bee center! One of my favorite places in town, on your Way, drive by Paisley Park and pay tribute to Prince and see the memorabilia and tributes that continue to pepper the fence surrounding Paisley Park.”
“My favorite Excelsior restaurant, Casual dining inside or outside on the docks overlooking Lake Minnetonka's Excelsior Bay. Try with Waleye Fish and Chips or Grannie's salad--Yum”
“THE place to find up and coming artists, Prince played here long before he was a household name, as have many other legends. Check out a show!”
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“Great trails for biking/walking/running, lake with non-motorized boat rental opportunities, cross country ski trails and rentals, huge play structure (summers) for the kids. Near by stop at the Richardson Nature Center to meet their resident raptors.”