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10 Vacation Rentals In Duluth, Minnesota - Updated 2020

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Duluth, Minnesota, set on the North Shore of the stunning Lake Superior is a great destination for those seeking insight into the culture or an adventure in the outdoors. A college city, that is the second largest city on Lake Superior, Duluth offers not only intellect but an experience. A port for vessels coming from Canada and the Atlantic Ocean, this is the best place to watch boats dock at the harbor. Get to know Duluth’s waterfront by a walk along Minnesota Point or visit the only freshwater aquarium in the United States at Great Lakes Aquarium. Whatever you decide to do in Duluth, be prepared for a beautiful experience in a unique city. Read below to see top vacation rentals in Duluth, Minnesota, to ensure your stay is exceptional.

1. A charming downtown condo (from USD 115)

Watch the sunset from this beautiful two-bedroom apartment centrally located in downtown Duluth. Just four blocks from Canal Park, you will love the walk-ability of this private accommodation that can host up to five guests. An Apple TV helps to make your stay relaxing, as well as a private front porch to sip coffee or wine on. Additionally, the free wifi throughout the unit helps you stay in your work and play flow. Please note, this location is set in a busy spot; for those seeking quiet, look elsewhere. Unfortunately, stairs are the only way to get to this second-story rental, so those with disabilities and the elderly may find it difficult.

Charming Downtown Condo
Duluth, Minnesota, United States
211 reviews
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view was great - from either the bay window in the living room or from the balcony
great deck and front room
the condo was cozy with nice touches like extra lighting by beds noise makers for sleeping etc
comfortable stylish lots of space and large kitchen
great view supreme hospitality very clean and comfortable
Cleanliness:
the place was clean; an important thing for fussy ladies
very spacious and clean
it is comfortable clean and has everything you might have forgotten
it was clean and comfy and we had a nice time
everything worked well was very clean easy to access etc
Host:
nikki was an amazing host
nikki was a great host and was very responsive to my questions
nikki was a fabulous host
nikki was very kind and helpful to answer questions
thank you for hosting our family
Location:
the location is the best
location was ideal for walking to everything we needed
it’s in a fantastic location that is close to everything
great place in a great location
this was a great condo in a convenient location
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2. Nature retreat in the city (from USD 60)

Imagine sitting by a tranquil stream as you relax in this natural retreat within an urban environment. Hosting up to four guests, with two bedrooms, you will adore this sparkling clean private accommodation. Parking on premises, free wifi, and close accessibility to the University of Minnesota Duluth, this locale is great for those visiting the campus. The owners live on the upper level of the home and have two school-aged children, so for those seeking ultimate privacy or quiet, this may not be the right place, but for families, your kids will surely have company.

Nature Retreat in the City near UMD
Duluth, Minnesota, United States
269 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i needed an iron this time and found one in the closet which i appreciated
kitchen is very well stocked and great for making complete meals
i loved having a full kitchen and tea kettle i used it everyday
they supplied a fan in case you need one
loved the setting with a lovely creek in the backyard and cozy sitting area
Cleanliness:
very clean & comfortable place
the place was clean and quiet
it was clean well stocked and comfortable
the space was clean quaint and quiet
the place was clean and offered everything we needed
Host:
hosts were very helpful and prompt
host responds very quickly to questions which was greatly appreciated
wonderful host & hostess who communicate well with you
stylish set up friendly hosts
only visiting duluth a handful of times having a local give me advice was very helpful
Location:
it's close and good
wonderful area and remarkably close to the university
this is an excellent location
the property is pretty and in a great location (safe and close to the university)
beautiful surroundings and a great location
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3. A house with beautiful views of Duluth (from USD 200)

Set atop the hills of Duluth, overlooking the vast and wondrous Lake Superior, you can not get better views than at this two-person abode. Unique architecture with high ceilings, this private accommodation would be great for a romantic getaway. Just one mile (1.6 km) from downtown Duluth, you can have privacy and accessibility to the city. Clean with green products, feel at ease in this stunning home.

Best View 161o-oo1
Duluth, Minnesota, United States
158 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furnishings are high quality and comfortable
she offered to set up an air bed but the couch was very comfortable as was the bed
this is a great house the view of lake superior from the living room bedroom and deck is spectacular
the view is incredible and the place is cozy and inviting
you can see the sunrise from your comfortable king bed
Cleanliness:
expect a sparkling clean and homey environment
the house was clean and organized
very clean easy drive downtown
amazing view great hospitality very clean and homey
the home was clean and it had anything we could ever need
Host:
tee the host is amazing
tee was a wonderful host
tee was a wonderful host
tee was a great host
tee was a great host
Location:
close to mountain biking and easy to get downtown
the location is perfect and close to wherever you want to go in duluth
it is breathtaking we appreciated how close this was to many downtown attractions as well
the space is well located and extremely comfortable
great spot with great view close to a lot of cool food and shopping
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4. Secluded retreat in the heart of the city (from USD 250)

Having the best of both worlds is possible at this sparkling clean Duluth home. On 2.5 acres (1 ha) but within the middle of the city, you will fall in love with this oasis. Breathtaking views of the city’s harbor can be seen from the yard which offers a campfire ring for those northern nights. With access to hiking and biking trails, as well as parks and beaches, adventurers will feel right at home. Up to four guests can stay here, with two beds and one bedroom.

Secluded Retreat in the Heart of Duluth
Duluth, Minnesota, United States
167 reviews
Entire cottage 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing view and cozy interior
the property is warm and cozy with an absolutely stunning view
cozy spot with great amenities
a cozy modern space atop the hill with the most breathtaking view
we loved the view hanging out by the fire and cooking in the kitchen
Cleanliness:
we loved staying here it was so clean and cozy
the place is neat clean modern and well-appointed
this is a beautiful cottage it was clean cozy quiet and very comfortable
the house is cute and very clean love the style thank you ben and emily
nice private clean and convenient spot responsive hosts and exactly as advertised
Host:
great home & great hosts
the hosts are super helpful as well
they were extremely attentive hosts and let us know whatever we needed they would be happy to help
ben & emily are awesome hosts
ben and emily were great hosts and communication was great
Location:
the location is truly perfect
location was great for traveling around duluth
a perfect retreat so close to everything yet so private
perfect location for an anniversary getaway we had a great time
super convenient location and great communication from hosts
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5. Perfect home by the exciting Skyline Parkway (from USD 105)

This immaculate home set within easy reach of all that Duluth has to offer is perfect for small families or friends looking to experience the area. This newly reconstructed rental is on the bottom floor of a home which the owner inhabits. Washer and dryer are included, as well as a large walk-in steam shower for after your outdoor adventures. The unit has its own private patio overlooking the harbor and city for sunny mornings or relaxing evenings.

Location, Location, Location!!! - Very close to trails, Downtown and Bayfront
40 reviews
Apartment 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed was super comfy
Clean private and comfortable
The steam shower was nice and warm on a cold winter day
It was great to have a kitchen and BBQ to make meals
The place was immaculate quiet and comfortable and near everything we wanted to visit
Cleanliness:
The place is like new extremely clean and very organized
The decor was inviting clean and well stocked cupboards offered every possibility I would recommend this accommodation
The space is spacious and very clean-everything is new
Host:
Mike is great to work with
Mike was a great host
but he was very responsive
We were happy when we arrived to the property
We had a wonderful first experience with HomeAway with this home
Location:
The neighborhood is quiet and easy to get to
We were easily able to Uber from the property to Downtown Duluth
It was a quiet retreat and a convenient location to enjoy Duluth
I loved the great view from patio and window
The location is convenient to everything and we used
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6. Two-bedroom home in a convenient location (from USD 89)

This classic two-bedroom Duluth home, just 4 miles (6.43 km) from downtown Duluth, is perfect for families coming to visit this northern city. Accommodating up to four guests, with two separate bedrooms, a large backyard welcomes energetic children. This quiet location invites calm in the city, while also being close to perks such as Piedmont Trails (0.9 mi, 1.4 km). Long-term renters are welcome with discount incentives.

Great 2 bedroom home in an excellent location.
53 reviews
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The dining room and living room flowed together seamlessly and the kitchen was large
It was the perfect place to cozy up for the night
Very comfortable for our family of 4
Having the ability to park the car in the garage use the gas grill and a full kitchen was perfect for my wife and I
everything is as listed cute house
Cleanliness:
The bedrooms were spacious and and the house had great character
Well organized and very clean
Host:
Matt was easy to work with and accommodating
very responsive & friendly house was clean & well-maintained
Tara and Matt were excellent hosts and helped make our destination wedding so memorable
We had an awesome visit to Duluth with our kids
We arrived as bride and groom and left as husband and wife
Location:
Very cute house in a great neighborhood
Its an older house that is in very good shape
It is in a very nice location and near many things to do
Great location and very quiet
Very cozy home and in a great location Enjoyed it very much
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7. A second-floor suite in a Victorian home (from USD 145)

This gorgeous Victorian Duluth home offers the second floor as a private rental for two visitors. Set on Superior Street in the East Duluth neighborhood, it is within walking distance to major attractions such as Canal Park. With an in-unit kitchen, wifi, cable TV, and a sweet claw-foot tub, you will feel at home in this residential Duluth gem. Note, children are not welcome here, but long-term renters are.

1621 Manor House - Second Floor Suite
67 reviews
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
We did not use the AC as having windows open kept rooms cool
Having our own parking space was good
The bed was very comfortable
Not crazy about the spiral staircase entry
everything we wanted to visit the off-street parking is a nice perk and had all the amenities we wanted and needed
Cleanliness:
It was very clean and convenient
Building was quiet and apartment was clean and was exactly what we were looking for
Very clean and comfortable Beats
Good location Clean Very comfortable bed
Host:
Our hosts were very attentive and answered promptly any questions we had
The hosts were excellent - clear and quick communication and check in instructions
Lovely property clean unit easy check-in/check-out nicely furnished convenient location functional spaces
The Manor House was a great home base for our short vacation in Duluth
We had zero issues with the property and when we couldn't access the HomeAway app as we were trying to check in Crystal
Location:
It was nice that Canal Park was about a 30 min
The location was great; just a few miles from the harbor but also a quiet neighborhood
The location is just where you would want to be
The location of this apartment is ideal
We walked to Canal Park & then took a uber back at night All in all
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8. Enchanting harbor views from remodeled home (from USD 299)

This charming, remodeled home offers the best of old and new, overlooking the harbor of Duluth. With room enough for the whole family (nine guests with four bedrooms), you’ll never want to leave this cozy abode. A secluded, wooded backyard makes it a great choice for those with children. The stunning screened porch makes way for an enchanting watery view.

Superior Views, Harbor Views, Scenic Skyline Parkway, Remodeled, Charming
35 reviews
House 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
No AC in upper level
The view from the front bedroom is especially nice
had a sitting room small TV and bathroom Almost like a seperate little apartment which was perfect for our son/daughter-in-law and 5 month old baby
VERY tidy and a fan in every room
Everything in this home is redone from the tiled bathroom to the kitchen
Cleanliness:
It was very clean and inviting
The home was VERY clean
The views from the property were equally as grand
I can't complain too much as I know very well that we live in Minnesota and
Host:
Our multigenerational family enjoyed our time together under the same roof while enjoying Duluth for a family wedding Sadly not all areas of the residence had received through cleaning
The owner told us that "all we had to supply was our food" and boy was he ever right
Very nice/clean neighborhood Beautiful back yard and well kept
Comfortable clean home with a great view
This home was very tidy and had ample space to fit all of our guests
Location:
We loved the house and location
Enjoyed our stay Close to downtown Quiet neighborhood
The neighborhood was peaceful and quiet
Great location too very close to canal park
The location could not have been better
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9. A perfect loft-style condo (from USD 195)

This exposed-brick, loft-style condo, set in the heart of Duluth is perfect for your stay. Able to house up to eight visitors, everything that downtown Duluth has to offer is within walking distance including Aerial Lift Bridge, Maritime Museum, Bayfront Festival Park and playground, Great Lakes Aquarium, North Shore Scenic Railroad, Amsoil Arena, Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center. With over 1,200 square feet (111 square meters) to relax in, the condo comes with a fireplace, in-building swimming pool, sauna, and hot tub.

Canal Park Condo Duluth
166 reviews
condo 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Teflon pans need replacing but we had everything we needed to cook a couple breakfasts
The unit was as described with all the amenities we needed
Plenty of room for our large family
Great place large space
parking available and easy for the most part Very dark in the large central living area of condo (no windows)
Cleanliness:
Very clean and everything about it was great
Host:
The owners were very apologetic and willing to help
Great property with a great location
Great place to stay Love the numbered key entry
My only complaint had nothing to do with the property
get away So much to do and welcoming to come back to the condo to hang out together with tons of space for us
Location:
right in Canal Park Right above Hoops Brewing and down the road from many restaurants
distilleries and cider bars Loved it here
Super convenient location to walk boardwalk shop and walk to restaurants Loved that we could open the windows to get some of that cool Lake Superior breeze
Property as stated Enjoyed that we were able to walk to the Inner Harbor shops and restaurants Five Stars
This is a great condo in a great location
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10. A classy vacation rental in Duluth (from USD 120)

This large historic home is meticulously cared for and has stunning aesthetics. You’ll love this rental for your large gathering of family or friends (sleeps up to 12 guests), set on a wooded double lot just across the street from beautiful Lake Superior. Four bedrooms, a custom cook’s kitchen, and over 2,400 square feet (222 square meters) await you. If you look for character in your vacation getaway, look no further.

Vacation Duluth
Duluth, Minnesota, United States
33 reviews
Entire house 7 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the whole house was very clean and looked just like the pictures
nice and clean but some areas were a bit outdated
Host:
the owner kelley i vary easy to work with
helpful to have laundry on site as well
kelly was extremely quick and helpful with any communications and questions we had
the host has several great suggestions for eating and entertainment
kelley had a wonderful home and she was incredibly responsive as needs arose during our trip
Location:
the house and location was awesome
comfortable roomy house in a great location
great location parking lots of space
ideal location; close to everything and easy to get around even in the snow and the ice
kelley’s place was a great place to stay in duluth it’s in an excellent location with plenty of parking
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Northern city with beautiful views

This unique Northern Minnesota city offers no shortage of fun, nor views of the breath-taking Lake Superior harbor. These top Airbnb and HomeAway rentals ensure that your stay is complete and relaxing. Duluth’s vibe is calm yet adventuresome; cultural, yet wild. Book your vacation rental today to enjoy all that Duluth boasts.

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