Minnesota, located in the Midwestern United States, was carved out of the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory and is known as the "Land of 10,000 Lakes", the state's name comes from a Dakota word for "sky-tinted water". Feel the difference when you visit Southern Minnesota and get the chance to experience it fully in a vacation home because this vacation spot has the accommodations you are looking for; with lodging such as condo rentals, chalet rentals and private vacation rentals. This vacation destination is full of great accommodations such as chalet rentals and vacation rentals, in order to enjoy its enduring mean average temperatures ranging from 37 to 49 °F (3 to 9 °C). Average summer dew points range from about 58 °F (14 °C) in the south.

The waters, together with forests, parks, and wilderness areas, offer residents and tourists looking for a unique vacation rental for their next getaway plan a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities. Its regions include Big Stone, Blue Earth, Brown, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Dodge, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Jackson, Kanabec, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Martin, Meeker, Mower, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Olmsted, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rice, Rock, Sibley, Steele, Swift, Traverse, Wabasha, Waseca, Watonwan, Winona, and Yellow Medicine counties.

In the winter, get a chalet rental and with the ample snowfall you will have fun with the use of snowmobiles, on both groomed trails and in snow-packed ditches. In winters make sure you get the right chalet rental because with heavy snowfall and below-freezing temperatures, snow accumulation can become deep enough for traveling across open fields and through wooded areas.

If you find yourself on top of water, odds are you are in a boat. With many gorgeous unpretentious lakes available, many southern Minnesota residents possess watercraft, from jet skis and wave runners to large fishing boats and pontoons.

Here is a list of places you should explore while you are in you accommodation at your vacation rental. These are among the top attractions: Austin Spam Museum, Albert Lea lakes, Fairmont (land of many lakes), Mankato Minnesota State University, Lake Shetek, Luverne Blue Mounds State Park and Winona old river town. If you are looking for a common activity to do here do not miss the fishing.

The landscapes across the southern region of Minnesota feature a variety of scenery. The Mississippi River, The Minnesota River, The spirit and traditions of the Dakota Indians and early pioneers are recalled at numerous historic sites. Southern Minnesota communities are known for their antique shops, historic architecture, and ethnic festivals. Trout streams, fishing lakes, and bike trails provide outdoor fun, and there are even cave tours for underground exploring. The region is quite flat, and has many lightly traveled paved roads that provide wonderful cycling opportunities.

Visit southern Minnesota; you will be surprised at how much you will find to see and do when you rent your vacation home rental from OwnerDirect.

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  • 2 Blks St. Marys Hospital

    Rochester: House
    3 BDR • 1 BA • Sleeps 6 • #245427
    134 to 134 USD/night
    Our home is unique since it is only 2 blocks from St. Mary's hospital and 9 blocks from Mayo Clinic. 2 bedrooms on the main floor and one upstairs. King bed in one main floor bedroom. Each other bedroom has a queen size bed in it. The bathroom is also located on the main floor. Over 2,200 square feet for you to enjoy. Relax in a safe neighborhood. There are 3 steps to get into the home, so it is easy access for most. Oak hardwood floors on the main level and fir hardwood floor upstairs. We are only 2 blocks from restaurants, a mall, and soon a grocery store. A compact single-car garage is next to the house. Please park in the garage/driveway or you will get a parking ticket from the city of Rochester. Only permitted parking is allowed on the streets between 8am-4pm Monday through Friday. All other times you may park on the street. This is due to the closeness of St. Mary's hospital. 2-3 vehicles could park in the driveway besides the one in the garage. The kitchen is equipped with a full size refrigerator/freezer, oven/range and cooking utensils, Keurig and regular 12 cup coffee makers, small electric appliances, a pot/pan set, baking pans, glassware, cutlery, Corelle dishware, plastic dishware for kids, and also some paper plates for you to use due to the lack of a dishwasher. A basic selection of cooking spices and condiments is stocked in anticipation of your arrival. There is a 'Smart' TV which has cable and several apps to access YOUR personal Netflix, Amazon Prime, or other personal streaming TV accounts. You may watch TV in a heat/massage chair in the living room. There is unique accent lighting in the dining/living room. There is high speed wireless internet service available throughout the house. There are alarm clocks at each bedside. Please also check out the assortment of DVDs, board games, jigsaw puzzles, toys, and books for your use. There is central air and heating in the house. The bathroom has a full bath with shower. The bedroom upstairs also has a Smart TV. In the basement there is a full size washer and dryer for you to use. There is an iron and ironing board available for you use. No smoking is allowed in the house. Please use the backyard if you need to smoke. Pets are not allowed in the house, due to many people having allergies and medical issues. We have a rental certificate to rent this home legally to you. We have been serving in the business industry since 2003. We are covered by faith and trust in Him. God has led us to this home to help you with your needs. We care about you and your stay in Rochester. I was told by a couple of people that the house looks like it came from a storybook.

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