Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Shakopee

The area's festivals and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Shakopee. Renowned for its casino gaming, shopping and lake, this city welcomes all visitors. Mall of America and Basilica of Saint Mary are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Shakopee

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Shakopee has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Meadows Course at Mystic Lake (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Valleyfair Amusement Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Hazeltine National Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Chaska Town Course (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Hyland Greens Golf and Learning Center (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Deer Run Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Shakopee

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Shakopee is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Minnehaha Park (19 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Mill Ruins Park (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Mystic Lake (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Miller Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Purgatory Creek Park Pavilion (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Shakopee

The nearest airport is in Minneapolis, MN (FCM-Flying Cloud), located 6.1 mi (9.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), which is 17.5 mi (28.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Shakopee?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 771 vacation rentals near Shakopee. From 468 Houses to 231 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 Shakopee for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Shakopee?

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 Shakopee:

  • Central Minneapolis: 160 vacation rentals
  • Calhoun Isles: 138 vacation rentals
  • Southwest Minneapolis: 92 vacation rentals
  • Downtown West: 87 vacation rentals
  • Uptown: 105 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 Shakopee?

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

  • Canterbury Park: 783 vacation rentals
  • Valleyfair Amusement Park: 833 vacation rentals
  • Saint Francis Regional Medical Center: 674 vacation rentals
  • Raceway Park: 854 vacation rentals
  • Murphy's Landing: 797 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shakopee 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 Shakopee?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 468 Houses in Shakopee. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shakopee include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 231 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 8 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Shakopee?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 58 vacation rentals with pool available in Shakopee. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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