Destination guide

Friendly Elk River will entice you

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Elk River. This city's shopping, riverfront and coffee shops attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and scenic location. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Elk River

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Elk River a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Goose Lake Farm & Winery (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Cedar Creek Golf Course (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Monticello Country Club (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Bunker Beach Water Park (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Pebble Creek Country Club (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Buffalo Rock Winery (17 mi / 27.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Elk River

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Elk River is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Young Park (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Lake Maria State Park (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Elk River

The nearest airport is in St. Cloud, MN (STC-St. Cloud Regional), located 29.5 mi (47.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Minneapolis, MN (FCM-Flying Cloud), which is 33.1 mi (53.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Elk River Station.

Where to stay near Elk River?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 25 holiday rentals near Elk River. From 20 Houses to 2 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Elk River for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Elk River?

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 Elk River:

  • Central Minneapolis: 150 holiday homes
  • Calhoun Isles: 130 holiday homes
  • St. Anthony Park: 16 holiday homes
  • Prospect Park: 27 holiday homes
  • Como: 37 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 Elk River?

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

  • Goose Lake Farm & Winery: 65 holiday rentals
  • Elk River Station: 97 holiday rentals
  • Bunker Beach Water Park: 573 holiday rentals
  • Target Center: 940 holiday rentals
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities: 47 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Elk River 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 Elk River?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 20 Houses in Elk River. Our other popular types of Elk River holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 2 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 2 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 2 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Elk River?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 18 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Elk River. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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