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Excelsior overview

Featuring picturesque views of beaches and lakes, Excelsior is known for its natural features. You'll enjoy the area's historical sites, museums and theatres. Spend a relaxing day at Mill Ruins Park and Minnehaha Park when the weather is nice. Popular sights such as Mall of America and Basilica of Saint Mary won't disappoint. Excelsior is a family-friendly destination whilst offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Excelsior

Whether you're planning a longer holiday or a weekend getaway, Excelsior has the right accommodation for you. You can shop for as many as 698 deals for Excelsior accommodation on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 45%. We have room prices starting at GBP 38 per night. Here is a breakdown of hotels for each star rating in Excelsior as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 6 5-star hotels from GBP 94 per night
  • • 52 4-star hotels from GBP 64 per night
  • • 151 3-star hotels from GBP 55 per night
  • • 37 2-star hotels from GBP 40 per night

How to get to Excelsior

Fly into Minneapolis, MN (FCM-Flying Cloud), 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the heart of Excelsior. Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.) is the next-closest major airport, 19.4 mi (31.2 km) away.

What to see around Excelsior

Outdoor activities are on hand like baseball and boating, along with attractions such as:
  • • Canterbury Park
  • • Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park
  • • Raceway Park
  • • Bloomington Ice Gardens
  • • Target Center
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Valleyfair Amusement Park
  • • Venetian Indoor Waterpark
  • • Water Park of America
  • • Water Park at the Depot
  • • Nickelodeon Universe
Museums and theatre are top highlights, with cultural places to visit like:
  • • Paisley Park
  • • Scott County Historical Society - Stans Museum
  • • Murphy's Landing
  • • Bakken Library and Museum
  • • The Bakken
Its beaches, lakes and wildlife are well known. Favourite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
  • • Normandale Lake Park
  • • Centennial Lakes Park
  • • Fish Lake Regional Park
  • • Cedar Lake
Here are some of the recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (2.5 mi/4 km from the city centre)
  • • Paisley Park (3.4 mi/5.4 km from the city centre)
  • • Deer Run Golf Club (4.3 mi/6.9 km from the city centre)
  • • Hazeltine National Golf Club (4.5 mi/7.2 km from the city centre)
  • • Chaska Town Course (4.9 mi/7.9 km from the city centre)

When to visit Excelsior

If you're starting to plan your holiday, you might be curious about the best time of year to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperatures
  • • January-March: 9°F day, -15°F night
  • • April-June: 27°F day, -1°F night
  • • July-September: 28°F day, 7°F night
  • • October-December: 18°F day, -14°F night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • • January-March: 91 inches
  • • April-June: 271 inches
  • • July-September: 283 inches
  • • October-December: 146 inches