Destination guide

Why people love visiting theatrical Minneapolis

Take a holiday to Minneapolis and enjoy the area's theatre scene, entertainment and opera. Travellers to this cosmopolitan city praise the sporting events, lake and bars. Target Center and Target Field are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Minneapolis

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Minneapolis a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brookview Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Como Park Zoo and Conservatory (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Water Park of America (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Crayola Experience (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Nickelodeon Universe (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Minneapolis

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Minneapolis is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mill Ruins Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Minnehaha Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Loring Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Saint Anthony Falls (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Minneapolis Sculpture Garden (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Lake of the Isles (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Minneapolis

Fly into Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.1 mi (11.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to St. Paul, MN (STP-St. Paul Downtown), which is 10.6 mi (17.1 km) away.

You can get around Minneapolis by catching a ride on the metro at Nicollet Mall Station, Warehouse - Hennepin Station or Government Plaza Station.

Where to stay near Minneapolis?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 840 holiday rentals near Minneapolis. From 479 Houses to 292 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Minneapolis is on HomeAway.

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

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 Minneapolis:

  • Central Minneapolis: 159 holiday homes
  • Southwest Minneapolis: 90 holiday homes
  • Calhoun Isles: 137 holiday homes
  • Powderhorn: 190 holiday homes
  • Prospect Park: 21 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 Minneapolis?

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

  • University of Minnesota-West Bank Campus: 917 holiday rentals
  • Target Center: 935 holiday rentals
  • University of Minnesota: 905 holiday rentals
  • Target Field: 935 holiday rentals
  • Minnesota Orchestra Hall: 937 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 479 Houses in Minneapolis. Our other popular types of Minneapolis holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 292 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 4 holiday houses
  • Villas: 14 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 pool in Minneapolis?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 71 holiday homes with pool available in Minneapolis. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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