From towering red-rock mesas and world-class ski slopes, to a cosmopolitan capital and award-winning cultural attractions, Utah doesn't do things by halves. 13 national parks lure nature lovers from across the United States, with gems like Zion, Arches, and Bryce Canyon stealing the spotlight. Whatever your itinerary, Utah vacation rentals make it easy to discover every corner of the state.

The Beehive State occupies roughly 85,000 square miles and where you stay will largely depend on your itinerary. Salt Lake City is a natural starting point, with great road, rail, and air links. Venture further afield and you'll find snow-dusted ski chalets in Park City, historic carriage houses in Kanab, and secluded cabins on Utah Lake.

Salt Lake City vacation rentals

Liberal-minded Salt Lake City is a fantastic introduction to Utah. The state capital is anchored by a pedestrian-friendly downtown core filled with coffeehouses, yoga studios, and farm-to-fork eateries. Vacation rentals in Salt Lake City put you close to the urban action, as well as excellent skiing, hiking, and mountain biking in the Wasatch Mountains.

Park City vacation rentals

Whether you check into a century-old townhouse or a luxury mansion, Park City boasts some of Utah's best vacation rentals. The town is a gateway to Park City Mountain, one of North America's largest ski resorts. In summer gear up for hiking, whitewater rafting, hot air ballooning, mountain biking, and other outdoor adventures. Find more options browse vacation rentals near the Jordanelle Reservoir, a 20-minute drive from Park City.

Brian Head rentals

Doused by more than 360 inches of snowfall a year, Brian Head is a vision of bluebird skies and powder-dusted slopes. Brian Head vacation rentals put you in the heart of the legendary ski resort, which boasts 71 runs and 650 acres of terrain. After a day on the slopes warm up by your log fireplace or stargaze from the outdoor hot tub.

Kanab, Utah vacation rentals

If dramatic desert scenery and Western nostalgia are on your wishlist, look no further than Kanab. Vacation rentals in Kanab put you in the heart of Southern Utah and offer easy access to Coyote Buttes, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, and Zion National Park. There's lodging for every budget, from modest cabins to luxury chalets with sweeping canyon views. Swimming pools are a great way to beat the desert heat.

Springdale, Utah vacation rentals

Springdale is a launch pad for Zion National Park and boasts an unbeatable location next to the main entrance gate. Utah vacation rentals make the most of the setting with private balconies and knockout views of the desert landscape - perfect for sundowners after a day of exploring the park. For more desert getaways, consider vacation rentals in St George, Utah, which is a haven for snowbirds and sun-worshippers.

Utah Lake cabin rentals

Utah may be synonymous with desert scenery and John Wayne quotes, but the state also harbors shimmering lakes and lush forests. Perfect for getting away from it all, cabin rentals in Utah Lake promise well-deserved R&R. Summers are ideal for BBQs on the deck and roasting s'mores around the outdoor fire pit. In winter hit the slopes at Sundance Resort or sink into your outdoor hot tub.

Utah vacation rentals for family reunion

With a wealth of multi-generational fun to offer, Utah is a top destination for family reunions. Vacation home rentals in Utah are large enough to house the whole clan, with many welcoming pets. Gourmet kitchens and outdoor grills make it easy to feed the troops, while swimming pools will keep the kids entertained for hours. Keep things intimate or book a private lodge with room for 30+ guests.