10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Park Rapids, Minnesota - Updated 2023

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Maria Cristina 

Park Rapids in Minnesota’s Itasca State Park is the headwaters of Mississippi River. This is where the second-largest river in North America starts its journey to the Gulf of Mexico. It is only here that you can tread slowly through the headwaters of the river. This peaceful location offers not just family-friendly resorts but also several immaculate lakes, lengthy trails, and suburban shopping malls to discover. Connect with nature by exploring Heartland Trail. Enjoy quiet sports such as cross-country skiing, biking, and hiking, or engage in active motorsports like snowmobiling. Indulge yourself in a variety of meals served at several eateries in Dorset, the Restaurant Capital of the World. Enjoy this awesome paradise by checking out our list of the 10 best Airbnb vacation rentals in Park Rapids, Minnesota.

1. Light-filled retreat with views of Fishhook River (from USD 141)

This rental is located on the upper floor of a huge log house. It is surrounded by a forest overlooking Fishhook River near parks, diners, and shops. It has its own private entrance and access to a community dock. It features an open floor plan with high-vaulted ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows offering picturesque outdoor views. It features a living room, a fully stocked kitchen, and a dining area. It can accommodate up to 10 guests with its 7 beds and a bathroom. The flat-screen TV, free wifi, sauna, bar, and billiard tables will keep everyone entertained while staying indoors. You can go fishing on Fishhook Lake, or keep warm by the fire pit in the yard.

Minnesota Wilderness retreat- close to everything!
Park Rapids, Minnesota, United States
35 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 7 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
so close to downtown park rapids which is charming will absolutely stay again
this is a very nice place in a nice part of park rapids
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2. Luxurious waterfront home with dock (from USD 344)

This huge estate is 15 miles (24 kilometers) to Wolf Lake, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to Detroit Mountain, 1 mile (2 kilometers) to Heartland Trail Park, and a 5-minute drive to Park Rapids downtown. It is the ultimate getaway for 16 guests with its 4 spacious bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. The structure is made from top-quality timber with high-vaulted ceilings and floor-to-ceiling-windows. This rental is perfect for longer stays as it already comes with a gourmet kitchen, a living room with a fireplace, two dining areas, a home theater, and a mini arcade. The sprawling estate has splendid lake views while the surrounding lush landscape is ideal for trekking, hiking, and having small bonfires in the fire pit.

Relaxing Wilderness masterpiece 7000 sq ft water front home, dock, kayaks, theater
Park Rapids, Minnesota, United States
62 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 16 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
this house itself is truly incredible and the host is really responsive to your requests
great location and beautiful home
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3. Modern country cabin with lake views (from USD 150)

This modern country cabin is great for a mid-sized family or a group of five people. Although it is located in an isolated wooded area, it is only a five-minute drive to town. It provides the modern comforts needed for a quiet vacation away from the city. There are enough beds in the two capacious bedrooms and a couch in the living room to sleep five guests comfortably. This rental is very chic and comes with a living room, a dining area, and a fully equipped kitchen. Conveniences such as air-conditioning, heating, wifi, cable TV, and free parking are provided here too. You can have your coffee on the wide deck overlooking the lake, or enjoy barbecues with your family outdoors.

Newer country home 5 min from town.
Park Rapids, Minnesota, United States
56 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the only draw back was the mosquitoes and would have like a curtain in the bathroom
second bathroom was good sized
the space was clean convenient and very welcoming
the house was very clean and offered a nice quiet weekend getaway
hosts made us feel very welcome and the place was neat and kempt
the hilltop inn recommended by owner has wonderful homemade food (in hubbard a short drive away)
it was a quick and easy drive into park rapids
clean conveniently located and easy check-in
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4. Family-friendly mansion with theater room (from USD 439)

This lovely mansion by Fishhook River is great for big family events. This two-storey designer home has Italian porcelain flooring and floor-to-ceiling windows. Whatever room you choose, you will get to enjoy stunning views from the windows. The living room is beside the gourmet kitchen and formal dining area. To accommodate 16 guests comfortably, this property offers 7 bedrooms with a total of 9 beds and 3 bathrooms. Aside from flat-screen TVs and free wifi, this lavish home also boasts a theater room and games room for playing billiards and darts. Enjoy outdoor fun by lighting a bonfire or go kayaking on the nearby lake. To explore the area, use your access to trails, ATVs, and snowmobiles.

Unique Amazing place to See the Stars Year Around
Park Rapids, Minnesota, United States
82 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 10 Beds 16 Guests 7 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
both interior and exterior are stunning and all the extras like the entertainment room are awesome
the kitchen is huge with new appliances and a grill right outside
interesting space and a lot of room for big families or gatherings
other evenings kids enjoyed watching shows in the movie theater or playing darts or pool
the place was beautiful comfortable and had plenty of room for our guests
very clean and spacious
beautiful home super clean and equipped with everything
the house was clean and had enough room for our group of 14
it was beautiful clean and had great amenities
it was clean and neat everything we needed were already prepared
kelly was a perfect host
kelly was also a great host with quick response time
kelly is the best host
kelly was easy to communicate with and a great host overall
check in was simple kelly was responsive and gave clear directions to help us find the house
great place to relax and enjoy a weekend with family/friends
great place for a big family to spread out
kelly has created a fun and beautiful home outside of downtown park rapids
i would recommend the place and will come back
this is truly an amazing place to stay in for a large group (with kids)
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5. Unique chalet with indoor pool

This charming chalet is in a resort property within walking distance to a sandy beach. It is near hiking trails and parks such as Itaska and Paul Bunyan. Though the cabin is not right on the shore, it has good views of the trees and lake. It’s spacious enough to welcome eight guests. On the second level are three bedrooms with nine beds and a bathroom. The ground floor features a cozy living room, an L-shaped kitchen, and an expandable dining table. The sauna, indoor pool, game room, vending machines, and extra shower rooms are all located at the main building of North Beach Resort. Kids can have fun in the playground, while adults can have barbecues on the front porch facing the beach.

north ridge chalet-Potato lake w/ Indoor pool
Park Rapids, Minnesota, United States
163 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire chalet 7 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was excellent
the wifi and tv with roku worked great
the place is cozy with a beautiful view of the lake
well maintained and well equipped (clothes washer/dryer dishwasher microwave kitchen dishware/utensils towels blankets soap etc
melody’s place was wonderful my children and i enjoyed the space and my son loved the pool nearby
nice clean place beautiful area
this is such a clean place
a very nice place spotlessly clean
house: super clean well-kept and homey
the lake was so clean and beautiful
melody was a great host
melody was an amazing host
melody was an awesome host and made us feel at home
melody our host was wonderful and really went the extra mile
the host was so nice and thoughtful
close to itasca park rapids is a cute town and there is any adventure park near by
park rapids was a cute little town to visit also
the peace and quiet at this location is beyond belief
kayaks on the lake; quiet comfort; a great location
loved the location and the gorgeous lake
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6. Lovely lake house with hot tub

This lovely vacation home is built on Moonlight Bay shores. It offers great lake views from the screened-in porch and all four decks of the house. Roam the sandy beach in the morning or snuggle by the fire pit to keep warm at night. This multi-level home has chic interiors and can accommodate eight guests on a week-long vacation. The main house features a living room, a dining area, and a full kitchen on the main floor with sliding doors that open to one of the decks. Four spacious bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms are spread over the upper and lower floors. The basement has a family room, a play area, a lounge, and access to the hot tub on the patio. The garage is accessible through the basement and laundry area.

Leech Lake Retreat
Walker, Minnesota, United States
17 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 5 Beds 6 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there are lots of options for sleeping arrangements and furniture is very comfortable
very spacious and clean enjoyed all the areas to sit great communication and response time was phenomenal
the home was very clean and comfortable
the host was very responsive and helpful in getting us situated
great location on the lake for boating & fishing
the location is great on a quiet bay just 7 minutes to walker
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7. Breezy country cabin near Shell Lake (from USD 97)

Five guests can enjoy the full privacy of this guest house on Shell Lake between Park Rapids and Detroit Lakes. The rental is attached to the owner’s main home. This spacious and simply furnished country-style home has a living room with a TV, a dining room set for four, and a fully equipped kitchen sharing the open layout. The two bedrooms both have queen-sized beds and bunk beds with free linens, air-conditioning, heating, and a VCR for the kids. There’s a paddle boat and two kayaks available if you want to explore the nearby lake.

Shell Lake Cabin
Osage, Minnesota, United States
40 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 5 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable
the cabin was clean and decorated nicely
nice clean and a beautiful lake
judy’s cabin was clean and homey
the cabin was very clean
it is a very clean and well furnished
judy and don were wonderful hosts
fun and beautiful setting great hosts
judy and don are awesome hosts
beautiful scenery being right on the lake and she was a perfect host
judy is very helpful and friendly
great people great location and great experience
we were very happy with judy’s place and if the location works for you we would highly recommend it
great place to spend a vacation at
when we first walked into judy's place we just couldn't believe it it was awesome
would recommend this place to anybody
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8. Lakefront abode with shared pool (from USD 240)

The cabin is on a property that is just a few steps from the lake and 11 miles (18 kilometers) away from Park Rapids. It’s in a resort-like setting where guests have access to the communal pool, beach, playground, fish cleaning house, and a boat dock. The well-appointed cabin is big enough to accommodate six guests with its three cozy bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The spacious open area features a simple living room, a dining table that seats four, and a fully stocked kitchen. The master’s bedroom and the dining area have access to the balcony with awesome lake views.

Remodeled Lakefront Cabin with Shared Pool
Park Rapids, Minnesota, United States
49 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed the fire pit the deck and patio space the clear fishing lake and the pool
so many amenities and the kitchen in particular was very well stocked
the view is lovely and the outside seating was very comfortable and high quality
we especially enjoyed the fully equipped and clean kitchen grill patio and peace/quiet
our kids especially appreciated the books and games being there already and we appreciated the well-stocked kitchen
very clean and lovely cabin
it's clean and well-kept
great cabin that is clean and well maintained
the cabin was extremely clean and well provisioned with kitchen supplies beach towels and fans
the cabin was warm and welcoming everything was clean and organized
the host's guidebook and instructions were very helpful and thorough
it’s obvious that the owners have provided everything you need for a great experience
we also appreciated the friendly neighbors and look forward to staying in this cabin again
joel and team were very responsive and accommodating - we had a great time and definitely recommend
this is a beautiful location near many points of interest
beautiful cabin with great location right on the lake
this is an amazing cabin and excellent location
we had fun checking out park rapids dorset and itasca which are easy to get to from your location
very comfortable and relaxing place to spend a week
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9. Private haven best for couples

This cute cottage is the perfect private getaway for couples. It’s spacious and complete with all the comforts you need for a weekend near Spirit Lake of Menahga. It is in close proximity to the beach, fishing pier, walking trails, golf course, basketball and tennis courts, Cottage House Café, bakery, and grocery. This quaint cottage has a comfy living room, a dining room, and a modern little kitchen. Have fun cooking using modern appliances such as an air fryer, Kitchen Aid, and Ninja blender. The air-conditioned bedroom has a queen-sized bed with a purple mattress. There’s a patio in the backyard with a fire pit for roasting s’mores.

Cozy Cottage - just blocks from the beach
Menahga, Minnesota, United States
31 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amenities were awesome and bed was comfy
great place recently remodeled all the comforts of home except wifi and a tv
there were great amenities in the kitchen and i was able to make myself a lovely dinner
the "cozy cottage" is a very nice place to stay
such a comfortable cabin and newly renovated
very clean and neat
the space was beautifully clean and relaxing
it was super clean and is wonderfully decorated
this was a beautiful cottage very clean and comfortable
great place clean lots of thoughtful extras and close to the beach and town
the host was super helpful
anna was very friendly and willing to help even though she did not have to
nice decor and easy to communicate with host
anna’s place is super cute and stylish
walking distance to the beach nice town quiet street
close to a lake within an easy drive to multiple state parks and exceptionally clean and comfortable
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10. Lakeside chalet with hot tub (from USD 226)

Freeman’s Lodge is a lovely blend of industrial and modern interiors. The dark gray façade is painted with red brick accents. Brightly colored outdoor furniture adds a pop of color to the lush green surroundings. The patio facing the lake features a hot tub while the other is beside the garage. There are floor- to-ceiling-windows facing the lake so you have awesome outdoor views while inside the house. Inside the chalet is an open concept with a chic living room. Some guests can either eat at the marble-topped kitchen island or the dining table for six. There are seven beds spread among the three bedrooms on the second floor.

Modern Lakeside Chalet on Crow Wing Chain w/ Dock!
Nevis, Minnesota, United States
80 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 7 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
the place was exceptionally clean and very well stocked with everything we needed
cabin was clean and had everything needed to have a fun week
the place was very clean and kelli even left a nice welcome package that everyone appreciated
great place and the host were very hospitable and responsive
kelli & scott were amazing hosts
hosts were good with communication
host was very responsive and set out some treats for us and our kids when we got there
great relaxing location hosts were kind thoughtful and even plowed and shoveled for us
great location the lake had some of the biggest sunnies and crappies i’ve ever caught
our favorite part was sitting in the hot tub watching the sunset while the deer walk past
hope to stay at more places like this in the future
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Awesome lakeside homes

All the vacation homes in Park Rapids and its surrounding areas are luxurious and relaxing. They all have access to the lake or have a good view of it. Enjoy your lakeside holiday with top-notch modern conveniences by including the 10 best Airbnb vacation rentals in Park Rapids, Minnesota. Your visit to the Land of the 10,000 Lakes will be truly awesome!

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