Discover a selection of 209 vacation rentals in Prior Lake, 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 $131 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Prior Lake. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Travel to friendly Prior Lake

Enjoy the live music and other features of Prior Lake. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognized for its casino gaming, lake and restaurants. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Prior Lake

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Prior Lake a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Canterbury Park (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Valleyfair Amusement Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Buck Hill (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Hyland Ski and Snowboard Area (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Bearpath Golf & Country Club (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Nickelodeon Universe (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Prior Lake

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Prior Lake is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mystic Lake (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Miller Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Fort Snelling State Park (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Lake Harriet (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Lake Nokomis (16.1 mi / 26 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Prior Lake

The nearest airport is in Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl. Airport (MSP), located 15.7 mi (25.2 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 8.3 mi (13.3 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Prior Lake?

Whether you're after a cozy escape for you and your honey or a sprawling house to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Prior Lake. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Make use of handy extras like a fireplace and a fridge at "Peaceful Urban Retreat In Linden Hills". Located around 15 miles from Prior Lake, this unique property has 4 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • Another great choice is "Enjoy A Getaway At This Quaint Lake Minnetonka Cabin For Two", which is around 17 miles from Prior Lake. With 2 bedrooms, a separate dining area and a fridge, it has everything you need to make your stay comfortable.

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

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

Clock off on Friday and then forget all your worries. If you're after some fun and relaxation, these properties in and near Prior Lake promise the perfect weekend getaway:

  • Get away from it all at "5 Stars Mpls - St Paul'sthe Cottagelake Nokomisminnehaha Fallsst Paulmoa", which is around 16 miles to the northeast of Prior Lake. There's lots of adventure and nature on your doorstep here. Go mountain biking and fishing or just wander around the sights of Flying Cloud Fields and Phalen Beach.
  • Alternatively, leave your worries behind at "Minnestay Uptown Urban Living Restaurants Downtown Access Close To Lakes". Stay in and chill out, or head out and try your hand at some sledding and golf. When it's time to discover some nearby attractions, visit Crystal Lake Golf Club and Wirth Lake. This sought-after vacation rental is around 16 miles northeast of Prior Lake.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Prior Lake?

Generally small, inexpensive and conveniently located, it's not difficult to be charmed by a studio apartment. Settle into one of these options and experience the energy of Prior Lake up close:

  • Wake up, go exploring and then do it all over again at "5 Stars Mpls - St Paul'sthe Cottagelake Nokomisminnehaha Fallsst Paulmoa". This vacation rental is a fantastic base for sightseeing and offers amenities including a porch and a water park.
  • Another inviting choice is "Mansions, History, And Shops At Your Doorstep Walk To 40+ Restaurants And Pubs". Make use of golf, cable/satellite TV services and other handy amenities during your getaway.

When you're ready to leave your studio apartment and go exploring, there's lots to keep you on the move around Prior Lake. Passionate about culture? Visit Burnsville Performing Arts Center and Historic Mounds Theatre.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Prior Lake?

Just because you only have two or three days up your sleeve doesn't mean you have to spend it in a soulless hotel room. Head off on vacation but still have the home comforts you love at one of these short-term rentals in or around Prior Lake:

  • "Cottage Home On Lake Mckusick, 1 Mile From Historic Downtown Stillwater" is near the heart of Prior Lake, which means there are plenty of things to do and see. Visit interesting sights like Mall of America and Xcel Energy Center when you're not hanging out in your cozy digs.
  • "Minnestay Uptown Urban Living Restaurants Downtown Access Close To Lakes" is another excellent option. Consider adding Target Field and Target Center to your to-do list when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Prior Lake?

Whether spent in a rustic cabin or a luxury condo, a romantic weekend getaway is one of the best ways to add some zing to your relationship. Whisk your other half off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these escapes in or near Prior Lake:

  • Located around 15 miles from Prior Lake, "Peaceful Urban Retreat In Linden Hills" is a perfect place for starry-eyed couples. Beauty services and a fireplace are just some of the many amenities you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, spend a few magical days sipping wine and canoodling at "Enjoy A Getaway At This Quaint Lake Minnetonka Cabin For Two", around 17 miles from Prior Lake. A nearby bay and a fireplace will help set the mood.

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

Sneak a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Prior Lake where you won't have to leave anyone off your invite list:

  • Offering comfort, space and privacy, you'll get your guests' nod of approval at "Richfield Charmer - Free Wifi And Close To Msp And Mall Of America". Up to 14 people can stay at this retreat which has 5 bedrooms, a kitchen and a garden. This top pick is around 14 miles to the northeast of Prior Lake.
  • "The Burnsville Beauty Sleeps Up To 21 And Is Centrally Located 2 The Twin Cities" is another option that'll fit the whole crew. It's around 9 miles to the east of Prior Lake, has 6 bedrooms and sleeps up to 22 guests. A garden and a kitchen are just a couple of things that'll help make your group getaway more comfortable.

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

A pool is often a nonnegotiable when choosing where to spend your vacation, particularly if you're traveling with kids who are full of beans. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Prior Lake and fill your days with laughter and fun:

  • Pack your swim gear and book a few days at "Cozy Lake House On Lake Minnewashta". There are also lots of other great amenities here, including a smart TV and free toiletries.
  • "Scandinavian Simplicity House With Double Sided Fireplace" is the sort of place you go to escape the everyday and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. A garden and free toiletries are also on hand to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

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

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

It's always more fun when you share wonderful times with the folks that are closest to your heart. Whether you're planning a family break or taking time out with good friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental that's right for you. Here are two of our best in and around Prior Lake:

  • Get everyone under the same roof at "Peaceful Urban Retreat In Linden Hills", which has 4 bedrooms that sleep up to 10 guests. This escape is around 15 miles to the northeast of Prior Lake and comes with amenities such as towels and a stereo.
  • "Lake Nokomis Gem - Free Wifi And Close To Msp And Mall Of America" is also a top pick for families. It's about 16 miles to the northeast of Prior Lake, has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 10 people. Useful amenities here include towels and childrens activities.

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

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Prior Lake?

Time spent with family is priceless, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Rent one of these family cabin rentals in or near Prior Lake and make memories with your loved ones:

  • "La Cour - 2 Rooms 4/5 People" - Located around 17 miles northwest of central Prior Lake, this family-friendly escape offers amenities like a DVD player and snowsport activities.
  • "Cabin - Island Retreat On 15 Acres Of A National Park" - This property is also ideal for a family getaway and is around 20 miles east of Prior Lake. Offering childrens activities, books and more, it'll get everyone's tick of approval.

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

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

Take a dip anytime you please at one of our large rental houses with an indoor pool. Grab your swimsuit and check out these retreats in or near Prior Lake that come with this head-turning perk:

  • Invite your loved ones over for a leisurely paddle around at "Luxury 4 - Bed Custom Home On 12 Acres". This property has space to spare, with 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 guests. A kitchen and a fireplace are other things your squad will love about this place.
  • Another inviting option is "Uptown 4 Bedroom, Pool, Hot Tub And Solarium Oasis". With 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 people, you can invite all your friends to stay over and swim. A kitchen and a swimming pool are other amenities on offer here.

If you need more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Prior Lake vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.