Minnesota Staycation

7 Mind-Blowing Airbnbs For The Ultimate Minnesota Staycation

With so much stunning scenery and slick cities like Minneapolis, it’s never a bad time for a Minnesota staycation. The state has lots to do and see, as well as some world-class restaurants.

These locations are all high-end Airbnbs which are ideal for large groups, families or a couple’s getaway. The best part is that once you divide the cost of the house between a group, it works out as a super affordable alternative to hotels and resorts.

All you have to do now is round up some friends and get ready to enjoy the ultimate Minnesota staycation in one of these beautiful Airbnbs…

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1. Honeymoon House on Superior Pebble Beach – Lutsen

Nestled in the woods on the shore of Lake Superior, this home provides everything the North Shore has to offer. The house features sweeping lake views from all three bedrooms, a creek and bridge, two private pebble beeches, kayaks, and beautiful trees.

The house has heated floors, North woods art from local artists, comfortable beds, and unique architectural features. It’s the perfect escape for a weekend away or special occasion!

The house has two queen beds, two twin beds, and one sleeper sofa, as well as two bathrooms- one with a walk-in shower and one with a tub shower. The first floor has a large screen porch, and the second floor has an open air porch with a view of the lake as well as a deck.

The house also has two televisions, a record player, board games and a telescope. There is a fire pit by the lake, and trails to explore as well.

The house will set you back around $700 a night for up to 7 guests.

2. Historical 7 Bedroom Home – Battle Lake

This is a beautiful 1920’s Cedar-shake Island lake home with sprawling deck with screened in summer porch for morning coffee and night time chats!

The house is on a 4-acre wooded island, with road access. It really is a year-round paradise of boating, fishing, sunning on the floating dock, ice fishing, canoeing, SUP boarding and vintage paddle boating.

Guests to The Hideaway at Xanadu Island have the entire house for their use. With stone fireplaces, ensuite 3/4 bathrooms for all 6 bedrooms, an office, full kitchen and kids toys and games, there is little extra you will need for your enjoyment.

Several reading nooks to enjoy and 2 porches to spend time on will be the highlight of your relaxing stay. You can also enjoy the huge bonfire ring, hammocks throughout the grounds and quiet overlooks.

The house will sleep up to 16 guests and costs around $800 per night.

3. Private Capitol View Retreat – Saint Paul

Discover the best of the city and the seclusion of this private residence in the vibrant Lowertown district of St. Paul.

With rooftop patio views of the capitol, a serene courtyard, and second floor patio, you may never leave. If you do venture out, it’s a short walk to restaurants and brew pubs in all directions.

Each level of this urban renovation offers privacy while also offering gathering spaces for your group. The first floor features a sitting area, bedroom with a full over full bunk bed, attached bath, and a recreation space with tournament ping-pong table, heated brick floors, and overhead garage doors facing the spacious parking lot.

The second floor features a gourmet cook’s kitchen, dining area, living room with gas stove, access to the outdoor patio, an over-sized master bedroom with adjoining luxury bathroom and walk-in closet with laundry, and a guest bathroom.

The space will cost you around $700 per night and sleeps up to 12 people.

4. Amazing Home – Eagan

This is a truly unique home that has been remodeled from top to bottom with an extremely spacious open floor plan. It’s perfect for families and friends to gather!

With 8 bedrooms, there’s plenty of room to chill out.

Previous guests have great things to say about this place:

“It’s just gorgeous! We played pool, enjoyed the fireplace, had a few card games in the bar entertainment area and a beautiful formal dinner in the dining room. Everyone was comfortable in their bedrooms. We had 8 people and not one person had anything but positive things to say about the entire stay.

The house will set you back around $700 a night and sleeps up to 16 guests.

5. Entire House – North Oaks

This home is the perfect getaway with a heated underground pool and lots of space to play and rest. The grand home is excellent for large groups and multiple families. The yard is expansive for endless games and activities, so kids will love it here.

The home offers two fireplaces [one wood burning, one electric] to cozy up at on cool summer nights or snowy winter days.

People continue to stay at this home because of the tremendous amount of space that allows for large family gatherings, holidays, bachelorette parties, girls weekends away, and other celebrations.

The house sleeps up to 16 guests and costs around $1,500 a night.
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6. Lakeside Estate – Waverly

Waverlee Place is a luxurious vacation home on Little Lake Waverly. Just 45 minutes west of Minneapolis/St. Paul, this 7 bedroom/6 bathroom home is ideal for celebrations; family reunions; retreats; and church groups.  The spacious, multilevel home is perfect for life’s celebrations!

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The home has lots of space to entertain, with a vintage bar, lounge and entertainment area with cable TVs.

There’s also weights & exercise equipment, a game area, plus an 8-10 person sauna! Outside, there’s a walk-out patio with hot tub, fire pit, gas grill, yard games, kayaks.

The house will set you back around $1400 a night but sleeps up to 16 people.

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7. Lakefront Luxury – Mound

This home is a state-of-the-art stunning contemporary lakefront estate. Built in 2017, this stunning modern home has everything you could possibly be looking for during your getaway. The main level showcases an open floor plan which is ideal for entertaining.

Want to relax outside? Take in the amazing lake views on the large deck with gas grill and ample outdoor seating.

Minnesota StaycationAs well as plenty of bedrooms, there’s a gourmet kitchen with top class appliances and seating for 12, as well as a unique architectural design to the living room allowing guests to view the sunset and sunrise over Lake Minnetonka making for the perfect setting.

The house sleeps up to 10 people and will set you back in and around $1000 a night.

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