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Highlights Alexandria (MN)

  • Lakeside rentals
  • Destination in Minnesota
  • Family getaway
  • Outdoor adventures
  • Historical landmarks
  • Hiking trails

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Alexandria (MN)

$208for 27 May - 3 Jun
$232 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Alexandria (MN)

43%for 27 May - 3 Jun
32% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Alexandria

Splendid rental locations in Alexandria

Plan your next vacation in the beautiful city of Alexandria. You will find this city located in Douglas County in the state of Minnesota, United States of America. The city has a rich history as it was founded back in 1858 and named after Alexander Kinkead from Maryland. However, the name is also supposed to allude to Alexandria, in Egypt, as a center of knowledge and civilization. This city has a population of about 11,070 inhabitants, making it a perfect destination if you wish to spend your vacation in a small and tranquil place.

Vacation Rentals in Alexandria

This city will be able to provide you with stunning rental properties with scenic views. Imagine spending your morning having breakfast on the patio. Dive in your private pool during a sunny afternoon. Cook a delicious barbecue for your friends in your garden. Cozy up by the fireplace with your family during a cold winter night. These are some of the opportunities you may have in Alexandria.

Vacations in the Alexandria

The area and getting around

You will find that making your journey to Alexandria will be quite simple. If you choose to make your journey by car, Alexandria is near the I-94 which goes along Minnesota State Highways 27 and 29. The city is also located just ten miles south of Lake Carlos State Park. You will also have the chance to catch a regional bus that has routes within Minnesota to Alexandria. Lastly, if you choose to make your trip by plane, the Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport will be the nearest airport with commercial flights both nationally and internationally.

Where to eat in Alexandria

Although it is a small city, Alexandria can provide you with plenty of restaurant choices for you to pick from. If you want a casual dining experience, head to the Pike & Pint Grill. Here you will be able to find a restaurant filled with comfort food such as hamburgers, fries and nachos, as well as a beer list full of craft beers. On the other hand, if you want to find a more upscale dining experience, check out La Fonte. This stunning Italian restaurant will provide you with a five-course menu and a wine list that will keep you happy.

Travelers and activities

Alexandria for outdoor explorers

While staying in Alexandria, you will be able to find plenty of outdoor adventures to partake in. Head over to Lake Carlos Marina for a fun day in the water. This lake is ideal for water sports, especially jet skiing, swimming and kayaking. On the other hand, if you want to remain on land, check out the Central Lakes Bike Trail. This trail will take you around the area and it's perfect for riders of all levels and ages.

Alexandria for family activities

If you are planning to have a family vacation in Alexandria, these activities will be fun to enjoy altogether. If you want to go swimming during a cold day, head to the Big Splash Waterpark. Here you will find a fully equipped indoor waterpark filled with slides, Olympic size pools, kid pools, a dining area and more. On the other hand, you can catch an ice hockey game at the Blizzard Hockey stadium. This place will give you a night to remember, the stadium is filled with cheers and you can enjoy a delicious hot dog and beverage while watching the match.

Did you know that Alexandria has the biggest Viking statue in the United States of America?

Top 5 travel tips for Alexandria

1. Andria Theater

Spend your evening at the theater. This establishment has five mainstage shows each year with local actors, crew and audiences, as well as hosting special events.

2.Douglas County Historical Society

Explore a historic ho use. This historic residence of Senator Knute Nelson has original furniture and a research library with 125 years of local newspapers.

3. Legacy of the Lakes Museum

Learns about this history of the lake. This museum has an extensive permanent collection of classic boats, motors, and lake memorabilia, as well as temporary exhibits.

4.Caseys Amusement Park

Spend a fun afternoon at the park. Here you will find plenty of activities such as bumper cars, go-karts, batting cages, mini-golf and so much more.

5.Big Ole Central Park

Visit one of the main landmarks of the area. Besides the nature trails and the farmers market that you can find here, this is also where the 28-foot tall Viking statue of Big Ole can be found.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Alexandria (MN)

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Alexandria?

In order to not have problems finding accommodation in Alexandria, it is necessary to be proactive as 76% of rentals are usually booked, according to the data from last year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

November, October and December are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of properties available, with an average availability of 53%, 48%, and 44%. However, even during these periods of time, when rental availability is the highest, the average is just 48%. So we highly recommend you always book your vacation early Alexandria.

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Alexandria?

Holidu works with 2 different partners to give you an inventory to choose between 60 vacation rentals we have in Alexandria.

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