Destination guide

The captivating city of Aitkin awaits you

Enjoy the area's entertainment, theater scene and art galleries and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Aitkin. Well known for its lake, restaurants and museums, this welcoming city won't disappoint. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Aitkin

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Aitkin 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:

  • Paul Bunyan Land (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Minnesota National Golf Course (21.5 mi / 34.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Aitkin

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Aitkin. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Croft Mine Historical Park (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Mille Lacs Lake (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Mille Lacs Kathio State Park (24 mi / 38.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Aitkin

The nearest airport is in Brainerd, MN (BRD-Brainerd Lakes Regional), located 24.1 mi (38.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Aitkin?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 165 vacation rentals near Aitkin. From 77 Cabins to 61 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Aitkin for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Depot Museum: 99 vacation rentals
  • Paul Bunyan Land: 293 vacation rentals
  • Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area: 413 vacation rentals
  • Grand Casino Mille Lacs: 108 vacation rentals
  • Mille Lacs Kathio State Park: 93 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Aitkin 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 Cabins in Aitkin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 77 Cabins in Aitkin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Aitkin include:

  • Houses: 61 rentals available
  • Cottages: 77 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 77 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Aitkin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 16 vacation rentals with pool available in Aitkin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.