Discover a selection of 180 holiday rentals in Minnesota, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 74 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Minnesota. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Minnesota
Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Minnesota

The area's entertainment and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Minnesota. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, restaurants and lake. Local cultural sights include Target Center and Xcel Energy Center. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Minnesota

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Minnesota a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Pines Golf Course (23.9 mi / 38.4 km)
  • Deacon's Lodge Golf Course (24.1 mi / 38.8 km)
  • Nisswa Family Fun Center (24.2 mi / 39 km)
  • The Classic at Madden's Golf Course (27.4 mi / 44 km)
  • Legacy at Cragun's (27.8 mi / 44.7 km)
  • Cragun's Legacy Courses (28.6 mi / 46.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Minnesota

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Minnesota is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rainy Lake (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Tenmile Lake (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Gull Lake (25.2 mi / 40.5 km)
  • Crosslake Community Center (27.6 mi / 44.3 km)
  • Bay Lake (28.6 mi / 46 km)
  • Lake Ada (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Minnesota

Fly into Brainerd, MN (BRD-Brainerd Lakes Regional), the closest airport, located 34.9 mi (56.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Bemidji, MN (BJI-Bemidji Regional), which is 55 mi (88.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Staples Station, Detroit Lakes Station and St. Cloud Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around Minnesota by jumping on the metro at Royalston Station, Target Field Station or Bassett Creek Valley Station.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Minnesota?

Often set in secluded natural locations, log cabins offer a cosy retreat from the fast pace of life. If you're ready to switch off and take a break, have a look at these log cabins to rent in Minnesota:

  • If you'd like to try rock climbing or mountain biking while staying in Minnesota, "Beautiful Log Cabin, Stunning Lake Superior And Tettegouche View" in Lake County will be a great fit.
  • Another option is "Stunning Log Cabin Close To Lutsen Mountains". With fun activities such as fishing and cycling close by, this Lutsen retreat will be perfect if you love the outdoors.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in Minnesota?

While long holidays are amazing, there's something undeniably lovely about escaping for a weekend getaway. These properties in Minnesota are perfect for just that:

  • "North Shore Headlands House - Retreat House On Lake Superior" - This property in Occhiatana comes with amenities that'll make your visit nice and comfy, such as a private pool and cable/satellite TV services. Its handy location also makes it a great base to do some exploring.
  • "Cabin - Rated One Of The Top Vrbo's By Mn Monthly Magazine Interior Designer Owned" - With games and off-street parking options, not to mention its convenient location in Breezy Point, you'll want more than a weekend at this rental property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Minnesota?

Studio apartments may be smaller in size, but it's tough to beat their accessible locations and modest price tags. Whether you're travelling solo or there's just the two of you, consider booking one of these cosy studio apartments in Minnesota:

  • "Duluth Harbour View - City Of Duluth Permit # Plahs2103" in Great Lakes squeezes a range of useful amenities into its single room space, such as internet services and free toiletries.
  • Homey and offering more privacy than a big hotel, "Tettegouche Log Cabin N Shore Lk Superior W" is another tempting option. It's located in Northeast Minnesota and features a kitchen and a nearby laundromat.

Can I find short term rentals in Minnesota?

Book yourself an inexpensive cabin or splash out on a premium apartment. Vrbo has no shortage of short-term rentals to suit your budget in Minnesota. Take a look at these options for some inspiration:

  • Stay close to central Occhiatana and spend your days visiting all the top sights from "North Shore Headlands House - Retreat House On Lake Superior". Along with its handy location, this retreat has everything you need to make your visit relaxed and hassle-free.
  • "Cabin - Rated One Of The Top Vrbo's By Mn Monthly Magazine Interior Designer Owned" also welcomes short-term guests. Spend a couple of lazy days at this option in Pequot Lakes and see why it's a hit with many visitors.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Minnesota?

Whether you've been an item for a few months, a decade or forever, nothing beats a romantic weekend getaway to keep passions burning. If you're looking for somewhere dreamy to spend a couple of days with your favourite person, you'll be enamored with these escapes:

  • Catch up on quality time and cuddles at "Desirable, Peaceful Lakeshore Location In Park Point Just Steps From Canal Park" in Canal Park. Beauty services and a fireplace are some of the thoughtful touches you'll find here.
  • Another appealing option is "Lake Superior Lakehome With Stunning Views" in Two Harbors. Enjoy amenities here including a fireplace and a swimming pool, as well as each other's company.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in Minnesota?

There's no better way to spend a weekend than at the seaside. If you'd like a couple of leisurely days near the water, we've got some terrific houses for rent at Phalen Beach. This delightful strip is located in Payne - Phalen and is perfect for a quick fix of sunshine and fresh air.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in Minnesota?

If you're planning a getaway to remember, don't go it alone; bring the whole crew along. It's always more fun to share the experience with the people you love. These holiday rentals in Minnesota are ideal for larger groups:

  • "Cabin - Rated One Of The Top Vrbo's By Mn Monthly Magazine Interior Designer Owned": Featuring 5 bedrooms, this holiday rental in Pequot Lakes has enough room for the whole gang. Amenities like a fireplace and a firepit are on hand to make things nice and comfy.
  • "Giants Ridge Golf/hike/swim/ski": You'll get your squad's stamp of approval at this option in Aurora which comes with a kitchen, a fireplace and more. It has 4 bedrooms that will easily sleep all your guests.

Are there large holiday rentals that sleep 30 or more in Minnesota?

Whether you're organising a holiday with friends and family, a big birthday bash or even a wedding, we'll help you find a space to fit your group. Gather your nearest and dearest and compare these large holiday rentals in Minnesota:

  • "Lake Front Lodge, Leech Lake, With Multiple Cabins": With 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 44 people, you'll have more than enough space at this sizable rental in Longville. Useful amenities here include a kitchen and a lake view.
  • "Private Cabin And Sauna On Lake Vermilion": Located in Cook, this retreat offers amenities like a firepit and a kitchen. It has 6 bedrooms and can comfortably sleep up to 36 guests.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Minnesota?

There's no shortage of houses with a pool in Minnesota, so slip on your swimsuit and get ready to spend your days bobbing around in the water. Here are some top-rated options to get you inspired:

  • Little kids, big kids, parents — everyone will enjoy the pool at "North Shore Headlands House - Retreat House On Lake Superior". Whisk your favourite people away on a break at this Occhiatana rental house which also features on-site watersports and a living room.
  • Jump out of bed and go for an early morning dip at "Minnesota Point Beach House 1 - Spectacular Lake Superior View" in Park Point. A barbecue grill and childrens activities are just two of the many amenities at this exceptional option.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in Minnesota?

Perhaps you're organising a getaway to celebrate a special occasion, or reuniting with all the cousins you haven't seen in years. Whatever the reason, you're going to want lots of space. One of these large family holiday rentals in Minnesota might be exactly what you're after:

  • If you're after an escape that sleeps no fewer than 9 guests, check out "Lake Superior Lakehome With Stunning Views" in Two Harbors. With 4 bedrooms, towels and a kitchen island, your next family trip will be a winner.
  • An equally good option, "North Shore Headlands House - Retreat House On Lake Superior" in Occhiatana offers 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 people. A separate dining area and a porch will help keep the whole gang comfy and content.

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