Prior Lake MN Mover's Guide
August 25, 2021

Prior Lake, MN, Mover’s Guide

Are you new to Prior Lake, MN, or the surrounding area? Welcome! As you settle into your new home, let Ironclad Storage make your transition easier. We offer temperature-controlled and drive-through storage at affordable prices, so you never have to compromise for good storage. Let us help you get settled. In the meantime, get to know your new home with our mover’s guide!

Prior Lake, MN, Area

Population: 25,880

Median Household Income: $103,889

Prior Lake, MN, is a suburb of Minneapolis about 30 minutes south from the city. Although Prior Lake is technically considered a city, it feels more like a suburban small town.

Things to Do in Prior Lake MN

The name gives away that this area has a lot of opportunities for recreational activity. Prior Lake has more than 55 parks on 1,000 acres of land and 14 lakes. Look through for your new favorite hike or a place to take the kids. You can also make time for yourself on the green at one of the many golf courses close by.


Whether you are searching for a neighborhood park or prefer something by the water, Prior Lake has all the outdoor space you could want.

Our Neighbors

The Twin Cities

If you are not from Minnesota, you will quickly come to know Minneapolis MN and Saint Paul MN as the twin cities. Both sit on the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers, creating two big hubs for business in Minnesota in just a small area. While they are many times lumped together as one when someone is referring to the area, each city has unique characteristics based on its history.

If you live near Prior Lake, MN, you will definitely get to see what Minneapolis has to offer. Just a short drive up Route 35 West gets you to the city and its numerous arts and entertainment venues. It has more of a trendy, uptown scene in comparison to its counterpart. Be sure to check out its downtown area as well as Minnehaha Falls and its gorgeous hiking trails.

Saint Paul, Minnesota’s capital, has quieter neighborhoods and is known for its Victorian architecture. It does, however still have quite a few fun activities for a day trip. Watch the Minnesota Wild hockey team play at Xcel Energy Center, or visit in January for the annual Saint Paul Winter Carnival!

Around Prior Lake, MN

  • Apple Valley, MN
  • Bloomington, MN
  • Burnsville, MN
  • Lakeville, MN
  • Savage, MN
  • Shakopee, MN

Start Storing with Ironclad Storage

Ironclad Storage is located on Adelmann Street Southeast in Prior Lake. We sit between Highway 13 and Route 35, and both highways can easily get you to our numerous nearby cities. Find the right storage for you here! Choose between regular, temperature-controlled storage units or ones you can unload into directly from your moving vehicle. Our storage experts are available in our office or over the phone to talk through your storage rental with you and help you determine your best options based on what you are looking to store.

Ready to get started with Ironclad Storage? We give you plenty of options when it comes to how you can rent one of our storage units. Rent in person, over the phone, or online with our contactless storage rentals. You can also choose to reserve your storage unit for a future date or rent it to move in immediately.

Check out our available Prior Lake, MN, storage units online!

Katie Mest

About the Author: Katie Mest is an SEO Specialist at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She specializes in writing about the self storage industry, including storage tips and helpful resources. Outside of work, Katie enjoys camping, hiking, and exploring the outdoors with her newly adopted Greyhound rescue, Titan.