Destination guide

Friendly Golden Valley will entice you

The area's entertainment and festivals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Golden Valley. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, sporting events and restaurants. Mall of America and Basilica of Saint Mary are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Golden Valley

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Golden Valley a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brookview Golf Course (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Eagle Lake Golf Center (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Begin Oaks Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Braemar Golf Course (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Spring Hill Golf Club (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Hyland Ski and Snowboard Area (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Golden Valley

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Golden Valley is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mill Ruins Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Minnehaha Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Theodore Wirth Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Cedar Lake (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Lake of the Isles (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Golden Valley

The nearest airport is in Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), located 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Minneapolis, MN (FCM-Flying Cloud), which is 12 mi (19.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Golden Valley?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 705 vacation rentals near Golden Valley. From 402 Houses to 239 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 Golden Valley for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Golden Valley?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Golden Valley:

  • Central Minneapolis: 156 vacation rentals
  • Calhoun Isles: 132 vacation rentals
  • Southwest Minneapolis: 101 vacation rentals
  • Downtown West: 84 vacation rentals
  • Uptown: 102 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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

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

  • Theodore Wirth Park: 970 vacation rentals
  • Mall of America: 950 vacation rentals
  • U.S. Bank Stadium: 941 vacation rentals
  • Lake Calhoun: 831 vacation rentals
  • Lake Harriet: 970 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Golden Valley 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 Golden Valley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 402 Houses in Golden Valley. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Golden Valley include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 239 rentals available
  • Villas: 22 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Golden Valley?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 46 vacation rentals with pool available in Golden Valley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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