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Excelsior overview

Excelsior is a luxury getaway distinct for its festivals and riverfront, and known for its temples and shops. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for hiking and walking. Spend a relaxing day at Mill Ruins Park and Minnehaha Park when the weather is nice. Popular sights like Mall of America and Basilica of Saint Mary won't disappoint. Excelsior is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Excelsior

Excelsior offers a wealth of accommodation options for business and leisure travelers alike. There are 234 hotels in the Excelsior area and you can shop as many as 56 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 49 2-star hotels with an average price of $50 per night
  • • 129 3-star hotels with an average price of $77 per night
  • • 38 4-star hotels with an average price of $80 per night
  • • 6 5-star hotels with an average price of $104 per night

How to get to Excelsior

Fly in to Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.), 19.4 mi (31.2 km) from downtown Excelsior.

What to see around Excelsior

Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Valleyfair Amusement Park
  • • Water Park of America
  • • Nickelodeon Universe
  • • Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium
Festivals and theaters are top draws with cultural places to visit like:
  • • The Bakken
  • • Lake Harriet Band Shell
  • • Minnesota Streetcar Museum
  • • Museum of Russian Art
  • • Walker Art Center
Its lakes, riverfront, and hiking trails are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
  • • Normandale Lake Park
  • • Cedar Lake
  • • Lake Calhoun
  • • Lake Harriet
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Mall of America
  • • Basilica of Saint Mary
  • • Target Center
  • • Target Field
  • • Mill Ruins Park

When to visit Excelsior

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 49°F day, 5°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 29°F night
  • • July-September: 82°F day, 44°F night
  • • October-December: 64°F day, 6°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 3.6 inches
  • • April-June: 10.7 inches
  • • July-September: 11.1 inches
  • • October-December: 5.7 inches