Destination guide

Travel to friendly Mendota Heights

Enjoy the live music and other features of Mendota Heights. Travelers like the shopping, restaurants and hockey games in this welcoming and relaxing city. Mall of America and Minnehaha Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Mendota Heights

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Mendota Heights a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Inver Wood Golf Course (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Cascade Bay Waterpark (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Crayola Experience (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Nickelodeon Universe (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Water Park of America (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mendota Heights

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mendota Heights is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Minnehaha Park (4.3 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Mill Ruins Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Fort Snelling State Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Mississippi National River and Recreation Area (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Indian Mounds Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Mendota Heights

Fly into Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.5 mi (5.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into St. Paul, MN (STP-St. Paul Downtown), which is 5 mi (8 km) away.

Where to stay around Mendota Heights?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 663 vacation rentals near Mendota Heights. From 311 Houses to 296 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 Mendota Heights for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Mendota Heights?

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 Mendota Heights:

  • Central Minneapolis: 192 vacation rentals
  • Calhoun Isles: 148 vacation rentals
  • Southwest Minneapolis: 92 vacation rentals
  • Downtown West: 107 vacation rentals
  • Uptown: 115 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 Mendota Heights?

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

  • Somerset Country Club: 909 vacation rentals
  • Mall of America: 969 vacation rentals
  • U.S. Bank Stadium: 956 vacation rentals
  • Lake Calhoun: 846 vacation rentals
  • Lake Harriet: 985 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mendota Heights 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 Mendota Heights?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 311 Houses in Mendota Heights. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mendota Heights include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 296 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mendota Heights?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 67 vacation rentals with pool available in Mendota Heights. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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