Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Long Lake

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Long Lake. This welcoming city allures visitors with its shopping and restaurants. Basilica of Saint Mary and Target Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Long Lake

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Long Lake a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Spring Hill Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Begin Oaks Golf Club (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Windsong Farms Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Eagle Lake Golf Center (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Brookview Golf Course (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Deer Run Golf Club (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Long Lake

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Long Lake is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mill Ruins Park (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Lake Minnetonka (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Bryant Lake Regional Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Miller Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Purgatory Creek Park Pavilion (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Long Lake

The nearest airport is in Minneapolis, MN (FCM-Flying Cloud), located 12 mi (19.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), which is 18.8 mi (30.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Long Lake?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 158 vacation rentals near Long Lake. From 126 Houses to 14 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 Long Lake for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Long Lake?

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 Long Lake:

  • Central Minneapolis: 147 vacation rentals
  • Calhoun Isles: 130 vacation rentals
  • Nokomis: 56 vacation rentals
  • Southwest Minneapolis: 100 vacation rentals
  • Downtown West: 75 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 Long Lake?

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

  • Mall of America: 935 vacation rentals
  • Lake Calhoun: 825 vacation rentals
  • Lake Harriet: 954 vacation rentals
  • Minneapolis Convention Center: 956 vacation rentals
  • Target Field: 939 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Long Lake 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 Long Lake?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 126 Houses in Long Lake. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Long Lake include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 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 Long Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in Long Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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