Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Wayzata

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Wayzata. This city's boating, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Mall of America and Basilica of Saint Mary are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Wayzata

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Wayzata a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Spring Hill Golf Club (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Brookview Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Begin Oaks Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Eagle Lake Golf Center (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Braemar Golf Course (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Hazeltine National Golf Club (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wayzata

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wayzata is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mill Ruins Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Minnehaha Park (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Lake Minnetonka (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Bryant Lake Regional Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Miller Park (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Purgatory Creek Park Pavilion (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Wayzata

The nearest airport is in Minneapolis, MN (FCM-Flying Cloud), located 10.1 mi (16.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), which is 16 mi (25.8 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Wayzata, MN?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 414 vacation rentals around Wayzata. From 156 house rentals to 178 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a city-center property in Wayzata?

Cramped hotel rooms are forgettable. Living like a local in the middle of an exciting new destination is certainly not. Vrbo has 63 city center vacation homes available. Open to more ideas? Vrbo has heaps of other rental options to discover, including:

  • 36 lake-view vacation rentals.
  • 29 lakefront vacation rentals.
  • 27 water-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Wayzata?

Instead of going with a forgettable, cookie-cutter hotel room this vacation, you could rent an entire house. You'll be a part of the neighborhood in no time! There are 205 options currently listed on Vrbo. Prices start at $36 a night. If that doesn't suit your posse's style, we have a range of different property types to choose from, such as:

  • Apartment: 114 vacation homes. Prices start from $75 per night.
  • Hotel: 72 vacation homes. Prices start from $69 per night.
  • Condo: 41 vacation homes. Prices start from $83 per night.

Can I stay in Wayzata in a large group?

Whether you're taking off on a vacation with the family or spending a few nights away with your old school crew, it's always loads of fun hanging out in a new place together! The best news is that Vrbo has options that'll suit. The most popular choice for large groups here are house vacation homes, and we have 22 currently listed. Rental accommodations around this area that are just right for bigger groups include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we have 140 vacation homes just right for that size. Book a night for as little as $80.
  • Need a rental property for 8 people? We have 96 that will be ideal. The starting price is $75 a night.
  • Searching for properties for rent catering to 5 people? You'll be happy to discover we have 86 that'll be perfect. You can score one for as little as $80 a night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you can bring your aunt, your sister and all your mates to Wayzata.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Wayzata?

Vrbo is here to help you come together with the people you hold dear. Providing an assortment of cost-efficient rentals, it won't be difficult to find a cozy lodging to house you all comfortably. University of Minnesota is a magnet for bargain hunters. And with 32 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $151 a night, it's not difficult to see why. Another 54 Vrbo rentals are on offer in or around Downtown West. With an average price of $159 a night, you're sure to grab a deal worth boasting about.

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