Destination guide

The friendly city of Big Lake awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Big Lake with a stay in a private vacation home. This welcoming city allures visitors with its restaurants and bars. 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 Big Lake

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Big Lake a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monticello Country Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Pebble Creek Country Club (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Cedar Creek Golf Course (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Goose Lake Farm & Winery (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Wild Marsh Golf Club (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Buffalo Rock Winery (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Big Lake

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Big Lake is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Maria State Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Young Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Warner Lake Park (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Big Lake

Fly into St. Cloud, MN (STC-St. Cloud Regional), the closest airport, located 19.6 mi (31.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), which is 43 mi (69.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Big Lake Station.

Where to stay around Big Lake?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 23 vacation rentals near Big Lake. From 13 Houses to 8 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Big Lake for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Big Lake Station: 63 vacation rentals
  • Warner Lake Park: 72 vacation rentals
  • Whispering Pines Golf Course: 75 vacation rentals
  • Shoppes at Arbor Lakes: 834 vacation rentals
  • Lake Maria State Park: 77 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Big Lake 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 Big Lake?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 13 Houses in Big Lake. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Big Lake include:

  • Cabins: 8 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 8 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 17 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Big Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.