Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Uptown

Enjoy the area's art galleries, festivals and entertainment with a rental holiday home in Uptown. This city's lake, restaurants and cycling draw many visitors. Mall of America and Basilica of Saint Mary are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Uptown

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Uptown has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brookview Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Water Park of America (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Braemar Golf Course (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Nickelodeon Universe (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Crayola Experience (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Uptown

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Uptown is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mill Ruins Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Minnehaha Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Lake of the Isles (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Chain of Lakes (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Lake Calhoun (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Cedar Lake (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Uptown

Fly into Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.3 mi (10.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Minneapolis, MN (FCM-Flying Cloud), which is 11.4 mi (18.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Uptown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 98 holiday lettings around Uptown. From 21 houses to 65 flats & apartments, 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 Uptown?

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 Uptown:

  • Southwest Minneapolis: 75 holiday homes
  • Central Minneapolis: 278 holiday homes
  • West Side: 16 holiday homes
  • Summit Hill: 23 holiday homes
  • Fulton: 16 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 Uptown? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Uptown. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • James Griffin Stadium: 837 holiday lettings
  • Nickelodeon Universe: 804 holiday lettings
  • Lake Calhoun: 759 holiday lettings
  • James J. Hill House: 831 holiday lettings
  • Minnesota College of Art and Design: 823 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 21 Houses in Uptown. Our other popular types of Uptown holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 65 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 56 self catering accommodations
  • Guest houses: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Uptown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Uptown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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