Destination guide

Explore the sunny setting in Lakeland

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Lakeland. One of the city's many top draws is its riverfront. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Lakeland

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Lakeland a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • StoneRidge Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Troy Burne Golf Club (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Afton Alps Ski Area (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Pine Tree Apple Orchard (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • White Bear Yacht Club (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Keller Golf Course (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lakeland

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lakeland is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Willow River State Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Afton State Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Float Rite Park (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Indian Mounds Park (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lakeland

The nearest airport is in St. Paul, MN (STP-St. Paul Downtown), located 14.4 mi (23.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), which is 22 mi (35.4 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Lakeland?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 59 vacation rentals near Lakeland. From 37 Houses to 9 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lakeland for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Lakeland?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Lakeland. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Willow River State Park: 109 vacation rentals
  • 45th Parallel Distillery: 83 vacation rentals
  • University of Wisconsin River Falls: 82 vacation rentals
  • White Bear Yacht Club: 650 vacation rentals
  • Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center: 65 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lakeland listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lakeland?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 37 Houses in Lakeland. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lakeland include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lakeland?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Lakeland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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