"It feels like home" in Carver County

Carver County, the fastest growing county in Minnesota, booms with newcomers seeking old-fashioned rural charm. 


Avery and her sister Katilyn, of Victoria, checked out a classic pink Thunderbird during Classic Car Night last week in downtown Victoria.
It was Classic Car Night downtown Victoria, Minn., on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Every other Wednesday classic cars and people fill downtown.
People admire a vintage car during Classic Car Night in downtown Victoria.
A group of women who workout together at Bring it Studios in Chanhassen met up at Winchester & Rye Restaurant for drinks in downtown Victoria.
The Carver County Fair in Waconia, Minn.
Dan Thompson and his daughter, Vara, of St. Bonifacius, tide the Ferris wheel at the Carver County Fair. Thompson said St. Bonifacius is technically in Hennepin county but their children go to daycare in Waconia and they spend at lot of time here.
Joe Mohs, of Cologne, held his son Logan, 19 months, as he fed llamas at the Carver County Fair.
Marsia Green, 14, walked her llama, Carmela, through the Carver County Fair.