Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Uptown

Enjoy the area's art galleries, festivals and entertainment and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Uptown. This city's lake, restaurants and biking draw many visitors. Mall of America and Basilica of Saint Mary are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Uptown

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Uptown has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brookview Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Water Park of America (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Braemar Golf Course (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Nickelodeon Universe (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Crayola Experience (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Uptown

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Uptown 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:

  • Mill Ruins Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Minnehaha Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Lake of the Isles (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Chain of Lakes (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Lake Calhoun (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Cedar Lake (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Uptown

Fly into Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.3 mi (10.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Minneapolis, MN (FCM-Flying Cloud), which is 11.4 mi (18.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Uptown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 115 holiday lettings near Uptown. From 30 Houses to 75 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Uptown is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Uptown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Uptown:

  • Southwest Minneapolis: 92 holiday homes
  • Nokomis: 45 holiday homes
  • Northeast Minneapolis: 69 holiday homes
  • Highland: 29 holiday homes
  • Calhoun Isles: 148 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Uptown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Uptown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Padelford Landing: 906 holiday lettings
  • Crystal Lake Golf Club: 659 holiday lettings
  • Fitzgerald Theater: 907 holiday lettings
  • Anoka Technical College: 461 holiday lettings
  • The Works: 942 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Uptown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Uptown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 30 Houses in Uptown. Our other popular types of Uptown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 75 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 56 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Uptown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Uptown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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