Top 10 Vrbo Places To Stay In Minnesota - Home Of The Minnetonka!

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Maria Cristina
Maria Cristina 
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Minnesota is the 12th largest state and 21st most populated in the US. Aside from being the home of several lakes, this is where you will find the Twin Cities – Minneapolis and St Paul. The state is popular for its high voter turnout and also as the centre of business, education, transportation, industry and home to a thriving arts community. Here are some of the highly recommended Vrbo accommodations where you can enjoy your stay while visiting “The Land of 10,000 Lakes”.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on March 13, 2023.

1. Private island getaway Lake Vermilion (from USD 399)

This beautiful cabin is situated on a private island and is a perfect place for a getaway and a fishing expedition. From the cabin, you can see Spring Bay, Lake Vermilion and Head-o-lakes Bay. It is fully furnished and fits a small family or group of 4 with its 2 large bedrooms. It also has a fully equipped kitchen, a comfy living room and a charming patio where you can enjoy a cup of coffee and good conversation while watching the lake. You have an indoor fireplace and an outdoor fire pit to keep you warm during your stay and basic amenities like wireless internet.

As an added bonus, you can rent a boat and pontoon from the property owners. They are fully equipped for fishing, you just have to inquire how to rent the equipment from them. You also have the luxury of a nice sandy beachfront with lounge chairs, water sports equipment, hydro-bikes, kayaks, and much more. Guests may also use the amenities of the nearby Spring Bay Resort. This comes in handy after fishing, when in need of a fish house. The minimum stay for this accommodation is 7 days.

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2. Private Pine Island cabin (from 195 USD)

This newly built cabin is located right on Pine Island, near Lake Vermilion State Park and Superior National Forest. It provides access to the marina and Boundary Water Canoe Area so you can enjoy fishing, bird watching, boating and a fantastic view of the lake. This all-wood cabin can accommodate 6 people comfortably in its 2 bedrooms. It has 1 bathroom and you are provided with dishes, dining utensils, a coffee maker and free internet in the living room. The cabin has a patio that looks out onto the lake and forest, so you enjoy the relaxing natural scenery. The property also has a dock where you can park your boat.

Private Pine Island Cabin

Price: from 195 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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3. Luxury northern MN home on lakeshore (from 256USD)

This luxurious home is big enough to accommodate a small group or a family of 8 people. It has 4 spacious bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a kitchen, a living room with a fireplace, a dining room and a patio. The wooden interiors and exteriors give the home that warm and cosy country vibe. It is located right beside Webb Lake. The home has big picture windows, so you have an excellent view of the lake and the lush green forest. The patio is ideal for a scenic view of the lake.

Luxury northern MN home on lakeshore

Price: from 256USD

Number of Guests: 8

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4. Large 5 bedroom/5 bathroom, fully furnished lodge in Minnesota (from 257 USD)

This charming chateau is just 90 minutes away from North Minneapolis & St. Paul and very near the Hinckley Fire Museum, Hole in the Wall Casino, St. Croix State Park, Grand Casino Hinckley and the Willard Monger Trail. This river country house fits a total of 10 people, including pets. It features 5 sizable bedrooms, each with their own bathroom and toilet. There is a classic living room, complete with country-style sofas and an entire wall of shelves, filled with first-edition books that you can read. It has a formal dining room and a breakfast nook. The kitchen is fully stocked, so you can practice your culinary skills. However, if you prefer not to cook, the owners can provide a chef who can cook your meals for you. The house has amenities such as WiFi, Direct TV, DVDs and board games. This accommodation has a minimum 2-day stay.

Large 5 bedroom/5 bathroom, fully furnished lodge in Minnesota

Price: from 257 USD

Number of Guests: 10

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5. Vintage cottage cverlooking the Mississippi (from 241 USD)

This vintage home is a restored 1920’s cottage with original classic features. It is located 16 kilometres (10 miles) away from downtown La Crosse and is right next to the National Scenic Byway. The lovely cottage sits on a quiet road on top of a private knoll, with its front opening toward the river. On the east side of the house are windows that provide a panoramic view of the sky and water. There are no obstructions or buildings that will block your beautiful view of nature. The back of the house is bordered by the garage and a fence where you can entertain your guests while you enjoy outdoor dining or cooking as well as views of the river. The home has 2 bedrooms and 3 beds, which fit a maximum of 5 people. The kitchen is well equipped and the dining room opens to a bricked patio. Outside is a small road that takes you to where the Mississippi and Dakota Rivers meet. There are several parks and trails near the area.

Vintage cottage overlooking the Mississippi

Price: from 241 USD

Number of Guests: 10

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6. Beautiful historic home for retreats, parties, getaways and reunions (from 400 USD)

This gorgeous Victorian home is an ideal location for wedding receptions, family reunions, group gatherings, retreats or a relaxing vacation. It has 4 bedrooms that could comfortably fit 12 people. There is a bathroom with a tub and a toilet in every room. The home has a large sitting room, dining room and a library. The house is vintage and you will find interesting antique lighting fixtures, an indoor fireplace, and an old style kitchen with modern cooking equipment. The house also has a wrap-around porch, where you can spend hours entertaining guests while having a drink and hanging around the old-fashioned swing. It also has a lawn filled with a rose garden and a pond.

Beautiful historic home for retreats, parties, getaways and reunions

Price: from 400 USD

Number of Guests: 12

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7. Perfect Minnetonka rental (from 500 USD)

This contemporary home has a touch of country in it. It is located 8 kilometres (5 miles) from Lake Minnetonka as well as Excelsior’s dining areas and shopping district. The house fits a group of 8 people with its 2 large bedrooms and queen beds. It also has 2 living rooms, each one equipped with 50” TVs and ample seating. There is a fireplace and chic furniture. The kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel equipment. Outside is a backyard with excellent views of Minnetonka’s lush green scenery. A block away is the neighbourhood park, which offers basketball and baseball facilities as well as a playground for kids.

Perfect Minnetonka rental

Price: from 500 USD

Number of Guests: 8

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8. Spacious 4 bedroom w/ loft home, minutes from Hazeltine Golf Course (from 600 USD)

This stately home is located in a peaceful neighbourhood, just 5 minutes away from Paisley Park and around 15 to 20 minutes away from The Mall of America. You are also minutes away from the Hazeltine Golf Course and 30 minutes away from downtown Minneapolis. The 2-storey home has 4 bedrooms with king and queen beds, 2 and a half bathrooms, a fully equipped modern kitchen, 2 full living rooms and a dining room. It has amenities like air-conditioning, a large flatscreen TV, a fireplace, a garage, internet and special services like housekeeping and cooked meals upon request. The home is large enough to accommodate 10 people.

Spacious 4 bedroom w/ loft home, minutes from Hazeltine Golf Course

Price: from 600 USD

Number of Guests: 10

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9. Beautiful lake home, tranquility with many attractions (from 600 USD)

This lovely lake home sits on the shores of Prior Lake. It’s a great getaway for a weekend of fun and fishing. At the front of the house is a 100-foot sandy beach and your own private bay where you can dock your boat. This property has a minimum 30-day rental agreement.

The house is surrounded by 5 decks, where you can have a clear view of the entire lake and property. The first floor has an open layout, so you have easy access to the gourmet kitchen, living room and dining room. The upper floors have two living areas, which are more private and secluded. All 4 bedrooms are spacious and feature king or queen-sized beds. Each room has its own bathroom and deck overlooking the lake. The property has indoor amenities like DVDs, a sauna, a Playstation, heating, air-conditioning, internet, laundry machines, cooking utensils and catering upon request. Outdoors, you can relax in the hot tub or warm up around a bonfire.

Aside from the water sports and activities, you can venture a little further where there are several bars and restaurants. The Mystic Lake Casino is 3 kilometres (2 miles) west. For some live horse racing, Canterbury Downs is 8 kilometres (5 miles) away. If you need accommodation while attending a golf tournament, this home is ideal, as it is just 16 kilometres (10 miles) from the golf courses. It is also located 25 minutes from the airport and 40 kilometres (25 miles) from southwest Minneapolis.

Beautiful lake home, tranquility with many attractions

Price: from 600 USD

Number of Guests: 14

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A taste of the river life

The first thing you will notice about these Minnesota homes is that they are huge. All the homes are surrounded by a lush, green forest and a refreshing view of the river. The waters are bursting with fish for catching and entice you to swim or do other water activities. There are a lot of exciting attractions in Minnesota and excellent accommodation is easy to find. If you want to taste the river life, then come and visit Minnesota!

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