Minnesota is the perfect mix of metropolitan hustle and bustle and the tranquillity of the great outdoors. There's something for everyone. Find a cabin rental in the woods where the night brings with it a blanket of stars or a vacation home in the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis. With many types of accommodation to choose from, there is no doubt that you'll find exactly what you're looking for.
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Popular Rental Amenities in Minnesota
Choose a filter above to look for an accommodation meeting your requirements among all of the rentals in Minnesota. Many vacation rentals in Minnesota offer "Pets allowed" or "Fishing," which makes it a fantastic vacation spot if you travel with your pet or you plan to go fishing. Plan your vacation in advance if you need a crib for your baby or you need a special entrance for wheelchairs. There are just 4,617 listed accommodations with "Crib" and 8,759 rentals providing "Wheelchair accessible."
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Vacation Rental Price Information in Minnesota
The graph shows average prices of rentals in Minnesota for the next twelve months. in Minnesota, prices can go up to $421 (8/10 – 8/17). Opt for a getaway in December (12/9 – 12/16) for optimal savings when heading to Minnesota.
Rental availability information in Minnesota
The graph shows the weekly availability rate in Minnesotafor the next twelve months. It is harder to find an accommodation during a week of October (10/26 – 11/2), as 91% of the rentals are booked. The week with the highest percentage of available rentals is in December (12/9 – 12/16).
The Weather in Minnesota
Check out the climate diagram for Minnesota. July is the warmest month in Minnesota with average maximum temperatures of 84°. On the contrary, the coolest month is January. The rainiest month is April while the driest month is September.
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What Weather Can You Expect on Your Minnesota Vacation?
With its continental climate, extreme temperatures are characteristic of the state. If you're lucky you may be witness to some of Minnesota's thunderstorms. Do pay attention to weather updates as weather conditions can change very quickly.
Temperatures also dip well below freezing winter and native Minnesotans are taught from a young age to respect the winter climate. Visitors traveling outside metropolitan areas should pack sufficient warm winter gear and keep from venturing out when the snow is heaviest.
The 5 Best Activities for Families in Minnesota
1. The Minnesota Children’s Museum
The Minnesota Children’s Museum in Saint Paul provides a stimulating environment for kids, with its numerous interactive exhibits. The museum also has a rooftop park and a display of the state's various ecosystems. Visit FlyOver America at the Mall of America, where your family will enjoy simulated flight rides taking you over the nation's picturesque landscapes and landmarks.
2. Summerland Family Park
Summerland Family Park in Sauk Rapids is all about fun, with bumper boat rides and huge water slides. There's even a mini golf area, go-karting, and a moonwalk arena. Eagan's Cascade Bay Water Park is another spot for family-friendly enjoyment. The slides, bubblers, and the lazy river will provide endless smiles.
3. Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
Saint Paul's Como Park Zoo and Conservatory is a prime destination for nature lovers. Experience South and Central America’s rainforests in the simulated environment here, and walk amidst numerous plant species that play important roles in our lives. There's also a collection of animals including giraffes, and several athletic fields.
4. Bde Maka Ska Park
Bde Maka Ska Park in Minneapolis is a multipurpose facility on the banks of Lake Calhoun, or Bde Maka Ska. It includes trails, soccer and softball fields, and canoe and kayak rentals. The beautifully landscaped spots next to the adjoining Chain of Lakes are ideal for enjoying leisurely picnics.
5. The Legacy of the Lakes Museum
The Legacy of the Lakes Museum in Alexandria showcases a lineup of vintage boats. You'll learn about the fascinating history and traditions of the lake country, as well as the heritage resorts serving them. The museum hosts kids' crafts programs, and live music in the summer.
Attractions and Activities Near Your Minnesota Cabin
Minnesota's center of commerce, Minneapolis, looks like a sleepy city on the surface, but there is actually plenty get stuck into. The Guthrie Theater overlooks the Mississippi River and serves as a center of performance art as well as a public space with restaurants and cafés. Head up the escalator to the 178ft Endless Bridge for the best view of the city.
Walk, drive, bike, paddle or even swim around Minneapolis' Chain of Lakes which can be found throughout the heart of the city. Some lakes like Cedar Lake, Lake Calhoun and Lake Nokomis have public beach fronts which are perfect for outdoor activities like picnicking, volleyball, kayaking and windsurfing.
If you’re looking to be even closer to nature, Minnesota has nearly 5,000 campsites scattered around the state. Make a reservation and you can pitch a tent for a night or two. Better yet, find your perfect vacation home-away-from-home in the heart of the woods.
Top Minnesota Events to Enjoy on Your Vacation
It's always a great time to book a cabin in Minnesota, which hosts a variety of events all year round. The largest and best event is perhaps the annual State Fair, which is held between St. Paul and Minneapolis. It runs for 12 days from late August to early September. A variety of attractions, entertainment and competitions are featured. Not to be forgotten are the snacks and food, which often comes on a stick.
The St. Paul Winter Carnival is held in January every year. Events include snow and ice sculpting as well as a medallion hunt where 12 clues are printed in the local newspaper over 12 days and participants race to the place they think the clues are pointing to. There is even a Royal Coronation where the King Boreas is crowned and the queen and princesses are selected through a pageant-style coronation.
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Information about vacation rentals in Minnesota
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||22,442 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 64%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$74|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pets allowed, Fishing and Pool|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||3,619 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||10,574 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the average nightly price for a vacation rental in Minnesota?
The average accommodation in Minnesota is priced at $74 per night. If you’re interested in a house rental, the average price is $447 per night. A cabin Minnesota will cost $406 per night on average.
How many vacation rentals are available for booking in Minnesota?
There are 22,442 vacation rentals from 15 different providers in Minnesota.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in Minnesota?
The most popular amenities for vacation rentals in Minnesota include accommodations with: Fishing, Pets allowed, and Pool.
How many vacation rentals with pools are in Minnesota?
There are 10,574 vacation rentals from 15 providers in Minnesota.
Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in Minnesota?
If traveling with a pet in Minnesota, 16% of rentals allow pets.
When is it better to travel to Minnesota?
July and August are typically the warmest months in Minnesota with temperatures around 84 °F. January and February in Minnesota are the coldest, with 9 °F on average.
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