Chanhassen is close to the big city, but still has that small town charm, making it appealing for all types of visitors. There are many opportunities for fun, family and business in Chanhassen. Close to downtown Minneapolis, the city is home to eleven lakes, many community parks, the Chanhassen Dinner Theater, Lake Minnewashta and Lake Ann Park Beaches.
The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport is only twenty miles from Chanhassen.
Highways 5 and 212 run through Chanhassen and connect to Interstate 494. Highway 101 also runs through Chanhassen connecting to US 169 to the south, and Interstate 394 to the north.
Automobiles are the most common type of transportation for travelers who are staying in the city, however, there are a few other options.
There are coach buses operated by SouthWest Transit which will take travelers from Chanhassen to downtown Minneapolis. There are numerous taxi services in Chanhassen which will take travelers to and from their destinations.
Chanhassen has over 80 miles of trails for biking and walking.
Dinner Theatre. Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, a unique dining experience featuring various types of performances.
Music Studio. Paisly Park Studios, opened by the artist PRINCE, is located in Chanhassen. 
Golf. Bluff Creek Golf Course, an 18 hole public golf course.
Zoo. Minnesota Zoo , offering a wide variety of animals and vegetation.
Beach. Lake Minnewashta and Lake Ann Park Beaches within city limits.
Arboretum. The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is located in Chanhassen. 
AmericInn. Great customer service, friendly staff, and near downtown Chanhassen.