Destination guide

Why people love visiting theatrical Minneapolis

Take a holiday to Minneapolis and enjoy the area's theatre scene, entertainment and opera. Travellers to this cosmopolitan city praise the sporting events, lake and bars. Target Center and Target Field are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Minneapolis

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Minneapolis a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brookview Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Como Park Zoo and Conservatory (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Water Park of America (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Crayola Experience (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Nickelodeon Universe (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Minneapolis

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Minneapolis is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mill Ruins Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Minnehaha Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Loring Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Saint Anthony Falls (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Minneapolis Sculpture Garden (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Lake of the Isles (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Minneapolis

Fly into Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.1 mi (11.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to St. Paul, MN (STP-St. Paul Downtown), which is 10.6 mi (17.1 km) away.

You can get around Minneapolis by catching a ride on the metro at Nicollet Mall Station, Warehouse - Hennepin Station or Government Plaza Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Minneapolis?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 727 vacation rentals near Minneapolis. From 280 houses to 367 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Minneapolis for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Minneapolis?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Minneapolis:

  • Southwest Minneapolis: 86 vacation rentals
  • Fulton: 15 vacation rentals
  • Harrison: 20 vacation rentals
  • Calhoun Isles: 123 vacation rentals
  • Powderhorn: 146 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Minneapolis?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Minneapolis. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lake Calhoun: 736 vacation rentals
  • Minnesota College of Art and Design: 799 vacation rentals
  • Minneapolis Convention Center: 794 vacation rentals
  • 46th Street Station: 793 vacation rentals
  • Minnehaha Park: 787 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Minneapolis listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Minneapolis?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 280 Houses in Minneapolis. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Minneapolis include:

  • Flats: 367 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 13 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Minneapolis?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 96 vacation rentals with pool available in Minneapolis. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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