Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Oakdale

The wildlife and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Oakdale. Travellers especially like the restaurants, shopping and sporting events in this welcoming and walkable city. Mall of America and Xcel Energy Center are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Oakdale

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Oakdale a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Keller Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • StoneRidge Golf Club (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • White Bear Yacht Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Pine Tree Apple Orchard (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Como Park Zoo and Conservatory (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Oneka Ridge Golf Course (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Oakdale

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Oakdale is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Minnehaha Park (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Mill Ruins Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Phalen Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Indian Mounds Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Mississippi National River and Recreation Area (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Afton State Park (13.1 mi / 21 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Oakdale

Fly into St. Paul, MN (STP-St. Paul Downtown), the closest airport, located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), which is 14 mi (22.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Oakdale?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 209 holiday rentals near Oakdale. From 138 Houses to 45 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Oakdale for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Oakdale?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Oakdale:

  • Payne - Phalen: 15 holiday homes
  • Central Minneapolis: 224 holiday homes
  • Highland: 31 holiday homes
  • West Side: 22 holiday homes
  • Powderhorn: 185 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Oakdale?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Oakdale. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • University of Minnesota-West Bank Campus: 985 holiday rentals
  • Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park: 291 holiday rentals
  • Keller Golf Course: 926 holiday rentals
  • Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge: 976 holiday rentals
  • Midway Stadium: 972 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Oakdale listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Oakdale?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 138 Houses in Oakdale. Our other popular types of Oakdale holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 45 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 5 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 5 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Oakdale?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Oakdale. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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