Destination guide

The riverside setting of Afton is ready to explore

The riverfront and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Afton. This relaxing and romantic city is known for its restaurants, hiking and skiing. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Afton

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Afton has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • StoneRidge Golf Club (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Afton Alps Ski Area (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Troy Burne Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Mississippi Dunes Golf Links (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Inver Wood Golf Course (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Keller Golf Course (13.7 mi / 22 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Afton

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

  • Afton State Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Willow River State Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Indian Mounds Park (12 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Vermillion Falls Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Afton

The nearest airport is in St. Paul, MN (STP-St. Paul Downtown), located 12.3 mi (19.7 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 19.3 mi (31.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Afton?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 87 vacation rentals near Afton. From 53 Houses to 12 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 Afton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Afton?

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 Afton:

  • Downtown: 22 vacation rentals
  • Payne - Phalen: 15 vacation rentals
  • Summit - University: 38 vacation rentals
  • Summit Hill: 36 vacation rentals
  • Northwestern Precinct: 22 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 Afton?

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

  • The Belwin Conservancy: 250 vacation rentals
  • Xcel Energy Center: 987 vacation rentals
  • Treasure Island Casino: 28 vacation rentals
  • Mississippi National River and Recreation Area: 988 vacation rentals
  • Willow River State Park: 110 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 53 Houses in Afton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Afton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 12 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 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 Afton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Afton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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