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Alexandria Travel Guide

As a small city in the land of 10,000 lakes, Alexandria does Minnesota's nickname justice. Surrounded by lakes in all direction except to the south, it's an excellent place to fish, swim, kayak and get a feel for Minnesota summer lake life.

Things to Do in Alexandria

Activity in Alexandria centers on the lakes so think fishing and water sports if you're trying to fill the agenda. Hunting is a seasonal option as well.

Best Time to Visit Alexandria

If you're not into single-digit temperatures, we recommend you visit Alexandria in the summer. It's gorgeous and the lakes are at their very best.

Price and Availability Index in Alexandria

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Alexandria is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Alexandria is in the high season in July. Alexandria has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Alexandria tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Alexandria tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Alexandria

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Alexandria. The hottest month in Alexandria is June, when temperatures peak at 91 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -26 ˚F. The wettest month in Alexandria is August with 7.29 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.16 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Alexandria

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including VRBO, Airbnb, priceline and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 123 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Alexandria, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A trip to Alexandria can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $63.75 per night. On average, a place to stay in Alexandria will cost you $268 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 49 accommodations in Alexandria that have WiFi. 6 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 3 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Alexandria? Then choose one of the 53 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 7 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 16 pet-friendly accommodations available.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 5 providers in Alexandria, including 27 places to stay from VRBO, 17 accommodations from Airbnb and 9 places to stay from priceline

56 of our accommodations in Alexandria have been reviewed and rated. 78% are rated excellent or good. 28 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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