Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Lake City

The lake and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Lake City. Well-liked for its shopping, restaurants and golfing, this city is both relaxing and romantic. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Lake City

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Lake City has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Pepin Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Coffee Mill Ski Area (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Coffee Mill Country Club (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Mississippi National Golf Links (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Falconer Vineyards (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Welch Village Ski Area (24.1 mi / 38.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lake City

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lake City is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Frontenac State Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Colvill Park (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Barn Bluff Park (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Zumbro Lake (21.1 mi / 34 km)
  • Covered Bridge Park (22.5 mi / 36.2 km)
  • Carley State Park (23.9 mi / 38.5 km)

Transportation to and around Lake City

Fly into Rochester, MN (RST-Rochester Intl.), the closest airport, located 38.8 mi (62.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to St. Paul, MN (STP-St. Paul Downtown), which is 51.5 mi (82.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Lake City?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 68 vacation rentals near Lake City. From 40 Houses to 6 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lake City for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Lake City:

  • Historic Southwest: 51 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 71 vacation rentals
  • Kutzky Park: 54 vacation rentals
  • Slatterly Park: 33 vacation rentals
  • East Side Pioneers: 52 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Lake City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 40 Houses in Lake City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lake City include:

  • Cabins: 6 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 15 rentals available
  • Cottages: 6 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 Lake City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Lake City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.