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Brainerd Cabins & Vacation Rentals

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Brainerd Travel Guide

Brainerd straddles the Mississippi River and is one of the largest cities in Central Minnesota, as well as the county seat of Crow Wing County. Situated in the heart of the lake country, Brainerd is an ideal place to explore all there is on offer in Minnesota’s Playground -- from biking, hunting, fishing, and golfing to enjoying craft beer, great food, theaters, galleries, museums, and shopping!

Things to Do in Brainerd

Discover one of the many wonderful parks like Kiwanis Park -- which covers 37 acres between the Mississippi River and Boom Lake and has a playground, trails and a picnic pavilion. Nearby attractions also include the Brainerd International Raceway, North Central Speedway and the Three Bear Waterpark for summer visitors.

Best Time to Visit Brainerd

There is something for everyone at all times of the year in Brainerd. Visit in the fall and follow the rainbow routes to see the changing colors of the beautiful landscape. Dress up in your lederhosen and join the crowds enjoying the German traditional music and beer at the Oktoberfest. Or, visit in winter for skiing, snowboarding and ice fishing.

Cabins in Brainerd

The central Minnesota town of Brainerd MN offers everything visitors could need for a perfect vacation; supplying both adventure and relaxation in equal measure. World-class fishing, golfing, biking, boating, and much more are just a few of the reasons people look for cabin rentals in the Brained Lakes Area. The area is extremely picturesque, boasting more than 500 lakes and rivers, and guests can get a cabin located right on the water’s edge. Throughout the year there are a range of festivals and events to keep entertained, so there's never a bad time to get a Brainerd cabin.

Many Brainerd cabin rentals tend to come with full kitchens, while multi bedroom cabins are the ideal vacation rentals for larger groups. Picture snuggling up with loved ones in a cozy log cabin on the banks of Gull Lake or being close to the action with an apartment downtown -- both can be a reality in Brainerd.

Price and Availability in Brainerd

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Brainerd is in July, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Brainerd is in the high season in July. Brainerd 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 Brainerd tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Sunday. Vacation homes in Brainerd tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Brainerd

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Brainerd. The hottest month in Brainerd is August, when temperatures peak at 94 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -29 ˚F. The wettest month in Brainerd is July with 4.32 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 0.09 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Brainerd

Browse rentals from all the best providers including VRBO, Airbnb, Glamping Hub and others at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 108 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Brainerd, with everything from budget hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. If you are trying to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Brainerd comes in at $36 a night. The average price of a rental is $247 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Brainerd can choose from 54 places to stay that include WiFi. If you're planning on arriving in Brainerd by car, be sure to choose from 64 accommodations that provide parking.

AllTheRooms has 36 pet-friendly places to stay in Brainerd, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any problems.

In Brainerd AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 5 providers, including 34 places to stay from VRBO, 7 accommodations from Airbnb and 7 places to stay from Glamping Hub.

72 of the rentals in Brainerd have been rated by previous guests. They rated 71% as excellent or good. 37 places to stay in are instantly bookable.