Destination guide

The charming area of Forest Lake awaits your stay

The forests and lake provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Forest Lake. This city is romantic and welcoming, recognised for its shopping, restaurants and casino gaming. 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 and attractions in and around Forest Lake

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Forest Lake has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • WineHaven Winery and Vineyard (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Oneka Ridge Golf Course (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Pine Tree Apple Orchard (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • White Bear Yacht Club (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Bunker Beach Water Park (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Forest Lake

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

  • William O'Brien State Park (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Interstate State Park (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Float Rite Park (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Phalen Beach (19.7 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Bohanon Park (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Forest Lake

Fly into St. Paul, MN (STP-St. Paul Downtown), the closest airport, located 23.3 mi (37.4 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 28.3 mi (45.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Forest Lake?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 38 holiday lettings around Forest Lake. From 7 cabins to 3 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 Forest Lake?

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 Forest Lake:

  • Powderhorn: 176 holiday homes
  • Southwest Minneapolis: 80 holiday homes
  • West Side: 19 holiday homes
  • West Seventh: 23 holiday homes
  • Lowry Hill East: 107 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 Forest Lake? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Forest Lake. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Running Aces Harness Park: 145 holiday lettings
  • Minneapolis Museum of Art: 960 holiday lettings
  • James Griffin Stadium: 973 holiday lettings
  • Lake Calhoun: 891 holiday lettings
  • James J. Hill House: 967 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Forest Lake 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 Cabins in Forest Lake?

Yes, of course. offers 7 Cabins in Forest Lake. Our other popular types of Forest Lake holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 7 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 Forest Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Forest Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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