Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Excelsior

The area's opera and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Excelsior. This city's lake, baseball games and boating draw many visitors. Basilica of Saint Mary and Target Center are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Excelsior

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

  • Hazeltine National Golf Club (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Deer Run Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Chaska Town Course (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Spring Hill Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Valleyfair Amusement Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Braemar Golf Course (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Excelsior

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Excelsior is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mill Ruins Park (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Lake Minnetonka (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Miller Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Purgatory Creek Park Pavilion (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Bryant Lake Regional Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Excelsior

The nearest airport is in Minneapolis, MN (FCM-Flying Cloud), located 7.3 mi (11.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), which is 17.5 mi (28.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Excelsior?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 52 holiday lettings around Excelsior. From 40 houses to 6 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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

  • Powderhorn: 183 holiday homes
  • Lynnhurst: 26 holiday homes
  • Linden Hills: 21 holiday homes
  • Fulton: 15 holiday homes
  • Lowry Hill East: 111 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Excelsior? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Excelsior. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Old Log Theater: 764 holiday lettings
  • Minnesota College of Art and Design: 890 holiday lettings
  • Minneapolis Convention Center: 880 holiday lettings
  • Lake Calhoun: 808 holiday lettings
  • Normandale Lake Park: 877 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Excelsior listed on 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 Excelsior?

Yes, of course. offers 40 Houses in Excelsior. Our other popular types of Excelsior holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 6 self catering accommodations

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 46 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Excelsior. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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