Discover a selection of 167 vacation rentals in Alexandria, MN that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including air conditioning and WiFi. Prices start at $88 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Alexandria. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Head to the captivating city of Alexandria

Come and experience Alexandria and its entertainment, theater scene and opera. Renowned for its university setting, shopping and lake, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations 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 and around Alexandria

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Alexandria a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Big Splash Indoor Waterpark (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Geneva Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Carlos Creek Winery (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Andes Tower Hills (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Peter Sunset Beach Resort (17.7 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Erickson's Petting Zoo (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Alexandria

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Alexandria. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Miltona (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Lake Minnewaska (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Holly Skogen Park (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
  • Lakeshore Park (20.8 mi / 33.4 km)
  • Lake Carlos State Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Sauk Lake (22.5 mi / 36.2 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Alexandria?

Whether you're after an intimate escape for you and your special someone or someplace roomy to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Alexandria. Here are a couple to get you inspired:

  • "Beautiful 5, 000 Square Foot Lake On Quiet Lake In Alexandria" is a favorite with guests. Around 1 mile from Alexandria, it has 6 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities, including golf and a dryer.
  • "Single Barrel Ridge Amazing Chalet Lake Home Right On Lake Irene" is another top pick, offering 3 bedrooms, coffee and tea making facilities, a DVD player and more. It's around 12 miles from Alexandria.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Alexandria vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Alexandria?

If you've been busier than a bee in a garden lately, you deserve to get away for a few blissful days. Clock off early on Friday and head to one of these weekend getaways in or near Alexandria:

  • "Brophy Reflections 4br/2ba, 2 Kitchens" is around 3 miles west of Alexandria and the perfect place to relax and unwind. You'll like the useful amenities here, including off-street parking options and air conditioning.
  • "Cabin - Vacation On One Of Alexandria's Beautiful Chain Of Lakes" is another excellent option to consider. It's located 2 miles to the northwest of Alexandria and features nearby birdwatching activities, WiFi and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Alexandria?

Absolutely! If you'd like a simple yet stylish stay, you can't top a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often located in the middle of town. Take a look at the following options in or near Alexandria:

  • Enjoy some time out on your own or take a travel buddy along to "Lake Victoria, Yellow Cabin, Panoramic Views Overlooking The Lake". You'll have plenty of amenities to make your stay comfortable, including internet services and free toiletries.
  • "Cabin - Up North Experience" is another superb stay, offering all you need for the perfect Alexandria vacation. Handy amenities here include a smart TV and a stovetop.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Alexandria?

From simple studio apartments to spacious homes, Vrbo has your quick escape sorted. Here are two of our favorite stays in and around Alexandria:

  • Within close reach of central Alexandria, "Perfect Lake Home For Family Reunions Right Between Minneapolis And Fargo" lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not kicking back in your cozy digs, get out and explore all the cool stuff around you.
  • Another terrific option is "Shady Lawn Resort Cabin #6". Round up your favorite people and enjoy a comfy stay close to the heart of Alexandria.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Alexandria?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend escape. If you're longing to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your sweetheart, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Alexandria that will set your heart aflutter:

  • Put on some soothing music and slow dance the nights away at "Beautiful 5, 000 Square Foot Lake On Quiet Lake In Alexandria". Around 1 mile from Alexandria, this property has all you need for a romantic weekend getaway, including a sauna and a fireplace.
  • Alternatively, spend a few magical days canoodling and uncorking Champagne at "Single Barrel Ridge Amazing Chalet Lake Home Right On Lake Irene", around 12 miles from Alexandria. A fireplace and beauty services will help set the scene for romance.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Alexandria?

Nothing says fun times like a pool does. Dig out your flamingo floatie and check out these rental houses in or near Alexandria that feature this vacation essential:

  • Get comfortable at "New Magnificent House With Game Room On Lake Latoka", where your top priority will be chilling by the pool. Amenities such as a toaster and a nearby coin laundry help make this escape a guest favorite.
  • "Maryview Beach House - Maryview Beach House" is the type of place you go to escape the everyday and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its pool. A barbecue grill and a kitchen are also on hand to make your stay as comfy as possible.

Wondering what the weather's like in Alexandria? It has a humid continental climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 60 ºF to 75 ºF. If you're chasing more inspiration on where to stay in this popular destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire selection of Alexandria vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Alexandria?

Whether you're escaping with a small group or you're bringing your parents, cousins and in-laws along, family vacations mean fun. These large rentals in and around Alexandria have space for everybody — as well as everything you need to keep them all happy:

  • Make your get-together an unforgettable one at "Beautiful 5, 000 Square Foot Lake On Quiet Lake In Alexandria". This escape has 6 bedrooms, sleeps up to 14 guests and comes with many handy amenities, including on-site watersports and childrens activities. It's around 1 mile north of Alexandria.
  • "Single Barrel Ridge Amazing Chalet Lake Home Right On Lake Irene", around 12 miles to the north of central Alexandria, is also perfect for spending time with the family. As many as 10 of your relatives or friends can fit into this welcoming property which has 3 bedrooms, a fridge, a barbecue grill and more.

If you're eager to visit some family-friendly attractions close by, Erickson's Petting Zoo promises fun for all ages.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Alexandria?

Get away from it all and treat the ones you love to a different sort of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Alexandria and get the camping experience — but with all the creature comforts!

  • "Cabin - Vacation On One Of Alexandria's Beautiful Chain Of Lakes" - Located around 2 miles northwest of the center of Alexandria, this family-friendly retreat offers amenities like nearby birdwatching activities and outdoor furniture.
  • "Shady Lawn Resort Cabin #6" - Round up the troops and spend a few nights at this appealing rental, which is around 2 miles to the northwest of Alexandria. You'll have access to childrens activities, free toiletries and a good deal more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Alexandria vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Alexandria?

Yes, you can. From chic apartments to comfy cabin retreats, Vrbo has a range of rental places. Smaller groups will adore these two-bedroom properties in or near Alexandria:

  • Providing amenities like a kitchen and a lake view, "Shady Lawn Resort Cabin #6" has all you need for an excellent stay. Settle in and then venture out and explore your surrounds.
  • "Shady Lawn Resort Cabin #3" is another comfortable two-bedroom escape. It has a lake view, a kitchen and much more.