Known for the abundance of lush greenery flourishing amongst urban landscapes of contemporary art and high-rise buildings, Minneapolis is the ultimate utopia for travellers no matter snow or shine.
Find your own season with 5 of these Airbnb vacation rentals with sights to see all year round - from the magic of sparkling winter festivals to the beauty of slow-falling autumn leaves, there’s a home for every occasion here.
Winter wonderland: basement lodging in Robbinsdale (from 45 USD)
Trudge through the carefully shovelled roads to your new Airbnb basement home cosy enough for two. Located in the quiet Robbinsdale neighbourhood, you can enjoy the tranquil serenity of the falling snow while still being within 20 minutes of downtown Minneapolis, where all the winter festivals are being celebrated. Head down to your own private basement comfortably furnished with warm hues of burgundy, reminiscent of the passing autumn days. Lounge on the cushy long sofa if you’re tired from the drive up here, or light up a small fire by the electric fireplace to warm yourselves up from the freezing temperatures outside. Catch up on some sleep in the comfortable queen-sized bed lined with clean sheets. The soft glow that seeps in through the blinds create a warm atmosphere for you and your significant other to snuggle up in. Indulge in some light reading by the reading room. Stocked up with the host’s personal collection of books, feel free to browse through the classics, or you can finish that book that you’ve been meaning to read, but kept putting off due to your busy schedule. Now that you’re on vacation, there’s no excuse! Cook up a storm in the kitchen with the fully equipped kitchen. Find all the condiments you could possibly need on the top shelves, and you no longer have to bicker about who does the dishes - just dump all your dirty dishes into the dishwasher, and you’ll have clean plates for use tomorrow! We all know what a bummer work can be while you’re on vacation - if you have any urgent emails or projects to attend to while you’re away, bring your work into a comfortable environment using the work desk and roller chair provided.
Address: Robbinsdale (see map)
Price: from 45 USD
Number of Guests: 2
Winter Carnival MN
Address: Saint Paul (see map)
Price: Varies, events are a mix of free and paid ones. Check website for more information.
Website: Winter Carnival MN
Sparkling spring: quirky apartment in Cedar-Riverside (from 50 USD)
This small Airbnb apartment is bound to light up your day with its quirky neon lights all around the house. Take a solo trip out of town this spring to re-connect with nature and your inner self, away from the buzz of the city. Make yourself a homemade dinner in the simply furnished kitchen stocked up with plenty of pots and pans, along with a fully-functional stove and oven. At the end of a tiring day, retire back to your cosy single bed complete with a small reading corner for those sleepless nights. This vacation rental comes with a free bike, so make the most of it by taking it out for a spin! Head down to the Mississippi River a short distance away, and immerse yourself in the tranquillity that Mother Nature has to offer in her flourishing greenery and swirling streams.
Address: Cedar-Riverside (see map)
Price: from 50 USD
Number of Guests: 1
Springtime serenity: georgian bungalow in Bryn Mawr (from USD 168)
Take a step into your paradise by staying over at this gorgeous Georgian-style home tucked away from the hustle of city life. Take a look around your spacious new home, furnished with oaken accents all around. The minimalist furniture adds a contemporary touch to the warm environment. Whip up a feast in the elaborate kitchen, complete with a stocked up fridge with all the ingredients you would need. Indulge in a few drinks on the bartop counter on lazy Saturday evenings while enjoying your homemade dinner on the classy dining table, or if the weather is nice, you can move outdoors and enjoy a scenic al fresco meal in the arms of nature. Springtime in Minneapolis may still get a bit chilly when the sun sets, so keep yourselves warm by lighting a small fire in the living room. Head out to the nearby Minneapolis Parks System that has a variety of bike trails, and paths for running and brisk walking. Visit the wildflower nature gardens - a beautiful sight to see especially during the blooming springtimes.
Beautiful Urban Garden WalkoutMinneapolis, Minnesota, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the interior of the rental is beautifully decorated with tile floors art work and comfortable furniturebeds were super comfortablethe gas fireplace is thermostat controlled and kept the area comfortable when neededgreat space and beautiful neighborhood cozy fireplace and great view right out the back doorthe bedrooms were great but one of them is open-faced to the living room
Cleanliness:very nice and clean pleasethe inside is tastefully decorated impeccably clean and comfortablethe fridge was roomy and cleana beautifully decorated-empecably clean arts and crafts home in a quaint neighbor hoodthe accommodation was so nice and clean and perfect
Host:dennie and kevin are amazing and welcoming hosts with a beautiful cozy homeperfect home for our staycation beautiful home and wonderful hostsawesome spot and space great hoststhey are gracious hosts and it is a lovely space with everything you need to feel at homeas for our hosts dennie & kevin they are amazingRead more reviews
Location:centrally located and in a quiet sweet neighborhoodgreat place to stay in a perfect locationperfect location to see minneappolis fromthe neighborhood is quiet but super close to several shops and restaurantsdennie and kevin's place was the perfect location (close to downtown paisley park and mall of america)
Summertime hideout: penthouse loft in Warehouse District
On the searing hot summer days, head over to this historic 2300 square foot (213 square metres) penthouse loft with high ceilings and a skylight to admire the panoramic views of Minneapolis. Stay in for a movie marathon in the comfort of your fully air-conditioned loft. Browse through the host’s personal library of DVDs - from the classic Harry Potter series to Disney hits, you can load them on the huge visualiser in the movie corner. If you’re bored after staying home for the whole day, visit Target that is literally steps away from your loft for a comfortable and affordable shopping experience. Pamper yourselves after a long day of shopping on the queen-sized bed. Let the darkness of the night skies lull you to sleep, or keep the crystal lamp beside your bed on for a gentle light to soothe you to dreamland if you can’t fall asleep.
PENTHOUSE LOFT W/city viewsMinneapolis, Minnesota, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the bathroom was incredibly elegant and tastefulsuper stylish loft space with plenty of room for 3-4 peoplelovely to wake up with some good music and late breakfast and deconnect from daily rushit was a stylish and expansive loft with lots of room and lots of wow factorreally stylish space with room to spare really cool lighting and cool historic building
Cleanliness:everything was very clean and welcomingit was just beautiful very clean and just as it is picturedthe penthouse is very beautiful and cleanthe loft is spectacular clean roomy and funthe loft was sparkling clean and decorated thoughtfully 10/10 recommended
Host:amazing host and amazing placebenjamin was a great hostthank you benjamin for being such a great hosthe’s a great host who makes sure his guest is happyquick to answer questions and was really helpful upon checking showing me all the cool lighting effectsRead more reviews
Location:the location is amazingsuper location just a few steps from target fieldgood location and very uniquelocation was ideal and we felt very welcomedgreat location in a fun and safe neighborhood close to all transportation great bars and restaurants
Fall in love: treetop urban studio in Ventura Village (from USD 119)
When the leaves start falling and the weather starts getting chilly again, visit this treetop studio in the arms of Ventura Village. Huddle up with your loved ones by the traditional fireplace. Well-lit with plenty of lighting, spend the quiet autumn evenings on the rocking chair while listening to your favourite indie singers. There’s a spacious lounge area by the living room, propped up with a long sofa and several footrests for you to relax in. Retire back to your cushy bunk to find a queen-sized bed with clean sheets waiting for you. Chill out by the balcony when you wake up, and indulge in the myriad of natural views that envelope you. Minnehaha Falls is just five miles (8 kilometres) away to the south-west, so if you want to see a more scenic view, take a short drive around.
Tree-Top Urban Cabin with Private Porch & LoftMinneapolis, Minnesota, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:beautiful apartment with a fun decka beautifully decorated cozy apartment with a fantastic deck to enjoy at tree-top levelit was clean cozy with wonderful natural light even on cloudy days and beds were very comfortablebeautiful and comfortable with a smooth process
Cleanliness:i found the beds very comfy and the place was very cleanvery clean and homey perfect for a weekend getawaysuch an easy check-in experience the place was also spotless when i arrivedwhat a great spot very fun and stylish space to be in sparkling clean and wonderful hostsvery clean place very romantic and cute wish i had someone to share with
Host:among the most responsive airbnb hosts i’ve encounteredbeautiful space; the owners have clearly put a lot of thought and care into itsuch a fun place to stay zach & betsy are wonderful hostswe loved it very quaint and comfortable zach and betsy are wonderful hosts highly recommendthis loft is one of a kind spacious airy and invitingRead more reviews
Location:great location -- awesome placethis is a very cute space in a great locationcozy location and enjoyed how much larger and spacious the location was than expectednice spot in a great locationgreat location this was a cute loft that we stayed in after a showMonthly discount: 28% off
Have you decided on a season yet?
No matter which time of the year you decide to drop by, Minneapolis has something up its sleeves - be it the lovely lights that adorn the city centre, or panoramic views of flourishing nature against the setting sun, there’s always something to do here, so take a leap of faith and book your favourite Airbnb vacation rental today!
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