Discover a selection of 127 vacation rentals in Stillwater 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 kitchens and swimming pools. Prices start at $186 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Stillwater. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Stillwater shines on the banks of St. Croix

Elegant riverboats drift down the bends of the St. Croix River, past Stillwater's old lumber ports and al fresco waterside wine bars. Locals sip crisp Minnesota craft brews in the terraces there, while Historic Main Street buzzes with independent boutiques and bookstores and bean roasting-caf_s Some Stillwater vacation rentals are charming Midwestern cottages with timber porches out front, while others spill down the Wisconsin banks of the St. Croix. Others are rustic country cabins or family boltholes that offer doorstep access to the pretty walks of the Brown's Creek State Trail.

Things to do

Life on the banks of Stillwater

Be sure to bag your Stillwater vacation rentals on the bends of the St. Croix River if you're looking to be in the heart of the action. This is certainly the main attraction in town, hosting the boating ports, Historic Main Street _ perfect for that retail therapy _ and oodles of the hottest summertime dining spots. From there, you should also be able to snap selfies with the handsome Stillwater Lift Bridge, and the turn-of-the-century river cruisers that still glide through the currents. Locals wineries also beckon, from Northern Vineyards in the town center to St. Croix Vineyards on the outskirts.

Activities

The water's not still in Stillwater

With everything from small fishing skiffs to rumbling riverboats from the early 1900s still purring their way up and down the water channels of the St. Croix, there's hardly a quiet moment on the meanders of Stillwater. Be sure to join the locals on a classic cruise to see the wooded banks and historic iron-frame bridges that pepper the courses of the river around town, and don't miss the lazy beaches that line the municipal shores. Brewery tours and excursions to Midwestern vineyards are also great for travelers without kids in tow.

Weather

Stillwater beckons in summer and fall

You might want to dodge the icy Midwestern winter months of December, January, and March if you're looking to find the forests and creeks of the St. Croix River Valley at their most hospitable. Hitting town after May and before September means getting the wooded hills in full bloom, and the town's Main Street in full swing. Meanwhile, fall _ from September to October _ is a top time to search for Stillwater vacation rentals if you want to join in with the grape harvest festivities _ there's plenty of wine about then, too.

Natural features

Stillwater is a stepping stone into Minnesota

You'll be able to taste the beauty of the Midwestern backcountry even from the heart of Downtown Stillwater. The winding St. Croix River sees to that, passing many a vacation rental and restaurant as it wiggles southwards to join the mighty Mississippi. The paths of the Brown's Creek State Trail should be easy to access from your doorstep, offering long walks that pass elm and basswood groves to meet the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway. Once you reach that, keep an eye out for river turtles and eagles, wild wolves and rare black bears in the forests.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Stillwater

The nearest airport is in St. Paul, MN (STP-St. Paul Downtown), located 15.3 mi (24.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), which is 23.1 mi (37.2 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Stillwater?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 127 vacation rentals around Stillwater. From 68 house rentals to 21 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 water-view property in Stillwater?

All of us need a retreat sometimes. When the hustle and bustle of life takes its toll, wash off that stress and spend some time near the water. Vrbo has 31 vacation rentals with waterfront views in this destination. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Luckily, Vrbo has a bunch of other options, including:

  • 17 city-center vacation rentals.
  • 16 lake-view vacation rentals.
  • 15 lakefront vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Stillwater?

Our house vacation rentals are real accommodations for real travelers. With loads of room to move, they're perfect if you want to experience life like a local. There are 72 houses currently available on Vrbo. Prices begin at $55 a night. If that doesn't agree with your crew's style, we've got a range of other property types available, such as:

  • Hotel: 31 vacation homes. Prices start from $83 per night.
  • Apartment: 21 vacation homes. Prices start from $74 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 6 vacation homes. Prices start from $120 per night.

Can I stay in Stillwater in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a vacation with the whole family or spending a few nights away with your old school gang, it's always loads of fun hanging out in a new place together! The good news is that Vrbo has places to suit you. Currently, house vacation homes are all the rage for large groups of travelers here, and we have 8 listed on our database. Around this area, rental properties that can accommodate bigger groups include:

  • Are you searching for vacation homes that can house 6 of you? We have 50 that will fit the bill. Prices begin from just $74 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your crew, you'll be thrilled to hear that there are 40 vacation homes perfect. You can get one for as little as $90 a night.
  • Searching for places for rent suitable for 8 guests? You'll be happy to hear we have 40 that'll be ideal. You can bag one from just $175 a night.

You and your crew will be in good hands when you arrange your Stillwater travels with us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Stillwater?

Vrbo is here to help you make memories with your loved ones. Providing a fantastic range of value-for-money rentals, you're sure to discover a fabulous pad to house you all comfortably. Downtown is a great area to consider if you want to keep your budget under control. Vrbo has 23 rentals, and the average price is an affordable $147 per night. Lowertown is another place to consider. We have 10 rentals here, and the average price is around $147 per night.

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