Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Minnetonka, 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 swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $175 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Minnetonka. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The friendly city of Minnetonka awaits you

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Minnetonka. This city is welcoming and scenic, recognized for its shopping, sporting events and bird watching. Mall of America and U.S. Bank Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 Minnetonka

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Minnetonka a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hyland Ski and Snowboard Area (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Valleyfair Amusement Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Canterbury Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Great Wolf Lodge Water Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Venetian Indoor Waterpark (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Nickelodeon Universe (12 mi / 19.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Minnetonka

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Minnetonka is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Calhoun (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Lake Harriet (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Lake Minnetonka (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Loring Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Lake Nokomis (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Minnetonka

The nearest airport is in Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. Airport (MSP), located 12.9 mi (20.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Minneapolis, MN (FCM-Flying Cloud), which is 6.3 mi (10.1 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Minnetonka?

Whether you're seeking an intimate retreat for you and your love or somewhere spacious to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Minnetonka. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Around 7 miles from the center of Minnetonka, you'll want to keep coming back to "Peaceful Urban Retreat In Linden Hills". It has 4 bedrooms and handy features including towels and a kitchen.
  • Alternatively, make your home away from home at "Enjoy A Getaway At This Quaint Lake Minnetonka Cabin For Two". Around 8 miles from the heart of Minnetonka, it has 2 bedrooms and comes with housekeeping services and coffee and tea making facilities.

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

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

Forget about catching up on chores, because weekends were made for having fun. Take time out at one of these weekend getaways in and around Minnetonka and take advantage of all the exciting things to do close by:

  • Located 12 miles to the east of the center of Minnetonka, "5 Stars Mpls - St Paul'sthe Cottagelake Nokomisminnehaha Fallsst Paulmoa" is a good match for nature fans and adventure lovers. Stay busy by exploring nearby attractions, including Pine Tree Apple Orchard and Flying Cloud Fields. Then, ramp up the fun with some mountain biking or rafting.
  • "Minnestay Uptown Urban Living Restaurants Downtown Access Close To Lakes" is another great property where you can escape the everyday. Around 9 miles east of Minnetonka, use it as a base to do a little cycling or sledding. Indian Mounds Regional Park and Phalen 18 Hole Golf Course should also be on your must-do list if you stay here.

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

Studio apartments are tough to beat when it comes to location, convenience and character. Get cozy in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Minnetonka and enjoy a taste of the local culture and vibe:

  • Make "5 Stars Mpls - St Paul'sthe Cottagelake Nokomisminnehaha Fallsst Paulmoa" your home for a few days or more. This sought-after vacation rental features amenities including a hair dryer and a kitchenette.
  • Another tempting choice is "Mansions, History, And Shops At Your Doorstep Walk To 40+ Restaurants And Pubs". Make the most of towels, a washing machine and other conveniences during your getaway.

When it's time to walk out of your studio apartment and sightsee, there's lots to keep you amused around Minnetonka. Interested in cultural attractions? Swing by Weisman Art Museum and Minnesota Centennial Showboat.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Minnetonka?

Short-term rentals abound in and around Minnetonka. Chill out for a night or two in a condo, a cozy cottage or a house that fits the whole family. No matter what type of property you'd like, you'll find the perfect place with Vrbo. Here are some of our favorites:

  • If you want to be close to the action, "Cottage Home On Lake Mckusick, 1 Mile From Historic Downtown Stillwater" will be just the ticket. It's within easy reach of the center of Minnetonka and a superb base to explore attractions like Mall of America and Xcel Energy Center.
  • "Minnestay Uptown Urban Living Restaurants Downtown Access Close To Lakes" is another enticing option. Consider adding Target Field and Target Center to your to-do list when it's time to sightsee.

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

Nothing says "I love you" like planning a romantic weekend together. If you want to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your beloved, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Minnetonka that will set your hearts aflutter:

  • Around 7 miles from Minnetonka, "Peaceful Urban Retreat In Linden Hills" is the perfect place for starry-eyed couples. A fireplace and beauty services are some of the amenities here.
  • "Enjoy A Getaway At This Quaint Lake Minnetonka Cabin For Two" is another retreat that'll impress. It's approximately 8 miles from Minnetonka and has a sauna and skiing facilities.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Minnetonka?

Peep these large group vacation rentals in or near Minnetonka and forget about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • A wide array of amenities including a kitchen and a water park make "Richfield Charmer - Free Wifi And Close To Msp And Mall Of America" a favorite with groups. This expansive retreat has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 14 people. From the center of Minnetonka, it's around 11 miles away to the east.
  • Nothing takes priority over being with the people you love, and "Luxury 6000 Sq Ft Rental" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 2 miles to the north of Minnetonka, as many as 16 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 6 bedrooms. A kitchen and a fireplace are among the various amenities you'll have at hand.

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

Nothing screams fun like a pool does. Pull out your inflatable swan and browse these rental houses in or near Minnetonka that come with this vacation necessity:

  • Pack your swimming gear and book a few days or more at "Scandinavian Simplicity House With Double Sided Fireplace". There are plenty of other great amenities here, including a toaster and free toiletries.
  • Spend lazy days swimming or just kicking back by the water at "Large Stunning Architecture House In The Best Neighborhood By The Chain Of Lakes". This property is another sought-after option and offers a toaster, cable/satellite TV services and more.

Wondering what the weather's like in Minnetonka? It has a humid continental climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 60 ºF to 80 ºF. If you're after more inspiration on where to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire selection of Minnetonka vacation rentals.

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

It's always more fun to share those memorable moments with the folks closest to your heart. Whether you're planning a family reunion or getting away with close friends, we'll have a large vacation rental to suit your style. Here are two of our best in and around Minnetonka:

  • Sleeping up to 10 guests in 4 bedrooms, "Peaceful Urban Retreat In Linden Hills" is the ideal place to spend quality time with the family. This escape is 7 miles to the east of Minnetonka and has creature comforts that include a stereo and a smart TV.
  • "Lake Nokomis Gem - Free Wifi And Close To Msp And Mall Of America" also offers the space you need to connect with loved ones. This option is around 12 miles to the east of central Minnetonka and accommodates as many as 10 guests in its 4 bedrooms. Pet-friendly facilities and coffee and tea making facilities will help keep everyone content and comfortable.

When you're ready to venture outside and explore, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone happy. Nickelodeon Universe, Minnesota Zoo and Como Park Zoo and Conservatory should be top of your itinerary.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Minnetonka?

Cozy up with your kids in a family cabin rental in or near Minnetonka and get ready to make some incredible new memories together. Check out these favorites:

  • "La Cour - 2 Rooms 4/5 People" - Enjoy fun times with your nearest and dearest at this retreat, which is around 8 miles west of central Minnetonka. A DVD player and a nearby bay are among its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Cabin - Just 6 Steps From Lake Independence Great Lake Get" - Rally the troops and spend a few days or longer at this inviting stay, which is around 12 miles to the northwest of Minnetonka. You'll have access to a smart TV, outdoor furniture and more.

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

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Minnetonka?

Nothing says "glamorous getaway" like having an indoor pool. Pack your favorite bikini and splash about in the comfort and privacy of one of these roomy vacation homes in or near Minnetonka:

  • With 4 bedrooms that can fit up to 12 guests, "Luxury 4 - Bed Custom Home On 12 Acres" is the perfect place to take a break with your favorite people. Make use of this getaway's range of amenities, including a kitchen and a firepit.
  • Another awesome option is "Uptown 4 Bedroom, Pool, Hot Tub And Solarium Oasis". With 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 people, you can invite the whole crew to stay over and swim. A swimming pool and a garden are other amenities your guests can make use of here.

Like to see more options? Find the perfect pad among these the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to find the Minnetonka vacation rental that's perfect for you.