Destination guide

The riverfront setting of Afton is ready to explore

The riverfront and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Afton. This relaxing and romantic city is well known for its restaurants, hiking and skiing. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Afton

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Afton has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • StoneRidge Golf Club (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Afton Alps Ski Area (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Troy Burne Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Mississippi Dunes Golf Links (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Inver Wood Golf Course (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Keller Golf Course (13.7 mi / 22 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Afton

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Afton is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Afton State Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Willow River State Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Indian Mounds Park (12 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Vermillion Falls Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Afton

The nearest airport is in St. Paul, MN (STP-St. Paul Downtown), located 12.3 mi (19.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), which is 19.3 mi (31.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Afton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 87 holiday lettings around Afton. From 53 Houses to 12 Flats, 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 Afton?

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 Afton:

  • West Side: 22 holiday homes
  • Summit Hill: 37 holiday homes
  • Northwestern Precinct: 23 holiday homes
  • Payne - Phalen: 15 holiday homes
  • Summit - University: 39 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 Afton?

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

  • James J. Hill House: 982 holiday lettings
  • Seasons on St. Croix Gallery: 193 holiday lettings
  • Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park: 295 holiday lettings
  • Rich Valley Golf Club: 395 holiday lettings
  • StoneRidge Golf Club: 285 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 53 Houses in Afton. Our other popular types of Afton holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Afton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Afton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.