Destination guide

Explore the riverside setting in Princeton

The riverfront and lake create a pretty picture of Princeton. Renowned for its hiking, fishing and boating, this city welcomes all visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Princeton

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Princeton a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Goose Lake Farm & Winery (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Pebble Creek Country Club (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Purple Hawk Country Club (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Monticello Country Club (21.9 mi / 35.3 km)
  • Summerland Family Fun Park (24.9 mi / 40 km)
  • Granite City Speedway (25.3 mi / 40.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Princeton

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Princeton is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Young Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Lake Maria State Park (24.6 mi / 39.5 km)
  • Library Park (24.9 mi / 40.1 km)
  • Warner Lake Park (26.3 mi / 42.3 km)
  • Riverside Park (26.8 mi / 43.2 km)
  • Munsinger Clemens Gardens (26.9 mi / 43.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Princeton

The nearest airport is in St. Cloud, MN (STC-St. Cloud Regional), located 23.1 mi (37.2 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 51.6 mi (83 km) away.

Where to stay around Princeton?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 16 vacation rentals near Princeton. From 10 Houses to 4 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Princeton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Young Park: 20 vacation rentals
  • Warner Lake Park: 66 vacation rentals
  • Whispering Pines Golf Course: 74 vacation rentals
  • Goose Lake Farm & Winery: 61 vacation rentals
  • Monticello Country Club: 72 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 10 Houses in Princeton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Princeton include:

  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 4 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Princeton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 12 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Princeton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.