What’s your favorite lake in Minnesota? If you ask 1,000 Minnesotans, you’re likely to get 1,000 different answers. Being the Land of 10,000 Lakes, Minnesota has many possible lakes to choose from, each with something unique to offer. Our famous lakes are great for fishing, ice hockey, canoeing, or simply taking in beautiful views. It’s impossible to rank our lakes, but many have tried.

In fact, the folks at Architectural Digest have named one lake, in particular, as the most beautiful in Minnesota. Lake of the Isles topped their list thanks to its beautiful surroundings. We know that not all will agree. But whether or not you’re a Lake of the Isles fan, here are some of the best things about what has been called Minnesota’s top lake:

There’s no denying that Lake of the Isles is one of the most beautiful lakes in Minnesota. But are there any other lakes that top it? Let us know what you think in the comments below! And if you love exploring Minnesota lakes, take a look at our article about the Minnesota county with the most lakes in the United States.

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