Mar 7, 2022 - Things to Do

3 cool Airbnbs driving distance from the Twin Cities

3 airbnbs near twin cities
Tiny cabin in Crosby. Photo courtesy of Airbnb

Whether you're looking for a family lake retreat or a couples' getaway, here are three beautiful Airbnb escapes, all under four hours driving distance from the Twin Cities.

1. Cape Cod-style home with sandy beach

If you're looking for your next family vacation, this waterfront house might do the trick. It has paddle boards, kayaks, canoes and bikes you can use, plus plenty of hiking nearby.

  • Location: Merrifield/Lake Edward
  • Features: Beach, outdoor activities, beautiful interior
  • Space: 16 guests, 5 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms
  • Cost: $800+ per night
Cape Cod-style home with sandy beach
Photo courtesy of Airbnb
Cape Cod-style home with sandy beach beach
Photo courtesy of Airbnb
2. Tiny cabin in Crosby

This chic tiny house has direct access to Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike trails, an outdoor sauna, fire pits, paddle boards and snow shoes.

  • Location: Crosby
  • Features: Summer and winter activities, multiple tiny houses on property available, beautifully designed
  • Space: 2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom
  • Cost: $212+ per night
Tiny cabin in Crosby
Photo courtesy of Airbnb
3. Cozy cottage with Gull Lake Beach access

This charming house would be an idyllic couples' or family retreat, with its lush garden and lake access.

  • Location: Brainerd
  • Features: Cinosam Club access, fire pit, serene setting
  • Space: 4 guests, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Cost: $150+ per night
Cozy cottage with Gull Lake Beach access
Photo courtesy of Airbnb
Cozy cottage with Gull Lake Beach access beach
Photo courtesy of Airbnb
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