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 features

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Minneapolis?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 878 holiday lettings around Minneapolis. From 298 houses to 417 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.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Minneapolis?

Sure, getting away from it all can be nice. But sometimes launching yourself into the thrilling pace of city life is a whole lot more convenient and fun! HomeAway has 103 city centre holiday homes available. Of course, that might not be everyone's style. Luckily, HomeAway has a bunch of other options, including:

  • 24 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 24 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 22 lake-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Minneapolis?

Instead of going with a forgettable, cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could go for an entire house. You'll be a part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 344 houses currently available on HomeAway. Prices begin at £30 per night. If that doesn't fit with your posse's style, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • Apartment: 258 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £33 per night.
  • Hotel: 165 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £48 per night.
  • Condo: 71 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £58 per night.

Can I stay in Minneapolis in a large group?

Whether you're going on a break with the family or spending a week away with your old school crew, it's a whole lot of fun being under the one roof! And the best news is that HomeAway has places to suit you. House holiday rentals are the preferred choice here for big groups of guests. Our extensive database presently has 59 available. If you're wanting to stay in a large group, the properties for rent that will suit your needs include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we have 382 rental properties just right for that size. Spend a night from just £30.
  • If you have 5 in your squad, you'll be thrilled to learn that there are 261 rental properties that are suitable. You can book one for as little as £61 a night.
  • Travelling with a group of 8? We've got 144 properties for rent that will be ideal. Prices begin at just £77 per night.

Your whole squad will be in good hands when you organise your Minneapolis adventure through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Minneapolis?

Reduce those pesky accommodation costs with a little help from HomeAway. You'll find a range of unique holiday rentals and save loads! When it comes to looking for a fantastic deal, the first place you look ought to be Northwestern Precinct. Here, HomeAway has 24 holiday rentals at an average price of £114 a night. You'll find another 54 HomeAway holiday rentals awaiting you in or around Downtown West. The average price here is £122 a night.

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