Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Banff, AB, CA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $123 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Banff. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Outdoor thrills at Banff vacation home rentals

Set in Banff National Park, Banff is a resort town with just under 8,000 residents, that's bordered by the glacier-topped Canadian Rocky Mountains. It’s a year-round playground for outdoor lovers, or you can just soak up the amazing views and hot spring waters. Ride a gondola, play golf, or hit the slopes for some world-class skiing and boarding. You'll see heavenly turquoise lakes, and rugged mountain peaks right from downtown Banff Avenue. It's home to the Banff Mountain Film Festival and tons of wildlife, so it's not surprising Banff vacation rentals book up early.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Banff vacation rentals

Head up the Banff Gondola where you'll be rewarded with the most amazing, 360-degree Rocky Mountain views. Experience Canada’s history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site, or Banff Park Museum, and then learn about First Nations heritage at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum. No trip to naturally gorgeous Banff would be complete without visiting the iconic 1888 Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, where it’s likely you'll see wildlife along the way. Then you have to go see the world-famous turquoise waters of Lake Louise, just 59 km northwest, while 21 km more takes you to equally-stunning Moraine Lake.

Activities

Things to do near Banff vacation homes

Where to start? From your Banff vacation rental you can explore Banff Avenue with it’s buskers and boutiques, or take in a concert at The Banff Centre. Mountain bike along a lakeside trail, go climbing at Tunnel Mountain, and then soak away your cares at Banff Upper Hot Springs. you're gonna love it! Try your hand at fishing or play a round at Banff Springs Golf Course. The coveted winter season brings ice skating on frozen lakes, world-class skiing and snowboarding, plus tobogganing, and ice sculptures during SnowDays winter festival.

Weather

Best time to visit Banff vacation homes

Sometimes reliability equals unpredictability, as is the case with weather in Banff, which can change at a moment’s notice. This subarctic climate produces summers peaking at 22°C in July, with winters dipping down to -15°C. Be sure to bring your woolly hat and parka! June tends to get the most rain, but the best time of year to visit is during the cooler spring and fall months, unless you like the crowds, and rates tend to be lower for Banff vacation rentals. And even during summer, nights are cool so don't forget that bunny hug!

Natural features

Stunning mountains, wildlife and oh-so-many bears!

The town is within stunning Banff National Park, and there's a daily park entry fee to access this amazing natural beauty; but this 6,500 sq km of parkland is so worth it for the wealth of wildlife alone, as maybe you’ll see moose, elk or the occasional grizzly bear. You'll need to be quiet as they really don’t like people, sorry! Banff is also home to bighorn sheep, caribou, coyotes, mountain goats, white-tailed deer and tons of black bears. Did we mention the bears?

How to get there

How to get to and around Banff

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Banff Station.

Family friendly

Family fun near Banff vacation homes

Banff has an array of fun-filled family attractions for kids of all ages. Vacation rentals can be found near places like Cave and Basin National Historic Site, a national park with hot springs in a cave and an outdoor pool, and Vermilion Lakes, a collection of lakes with hiking and biking trails, native wildlife, and watersports. Kids will also like Lake Minnewanka, a glacial lake with picnic areas, hiking trails, and seasonal boating and scuba diving.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Banff?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now that's a vacation. Now's the time to pack your bags and retreat to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Banff:

  • Professionally Remodelled, Downtown 3 Bedroom Canmore Mountain Retreat is a hit with guests. Around 11 miles from Banff, it has 3 bedrooms and plenty of handy amenities, including a fitness facility and outdoor furniture.
  • Alternatively, make your home away from home at Premium Mountain Viewluxurious 2 Bed Condo At Blackstone Mountain Lodge Canmore. Located around 12 miles from the heart of Banff, it has 2 bedrooms and comes with cookware, dishware and utensils and a living room.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Banff vacation rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Banff?

You can. From simple retreats to luxurious escapes, Vrbo has an extensive range of log cabins to rent in or around Banff. If you're the adventurous type, look no further:

  • Best Cozy Log Cabin In The Mountains Surrounded By Nature And Wilderness: At this cabin, you'll be perfectly placed to try out some of the awesome outdoor activities this region has to offer, including snowboarding and kayaking.
  • 2 Bedroom Luxurious Log Cabin In Golden: After a fun day of trying out some local activities, such as skiing and hiking and biking, return home to this sought-after getaway.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Banff?

There's nothing better than a quick break to clear away the cobwebs. Pack your carry-on bag and take five at one of these appealing weekend getaways in and around Banff:

  • Spend your whirlwind escape at Premium Mountain Viewluxurious 2 Bed Condo At Blackstone Mountain Lodge Canmore, which is around 12 miles to the southeast of Banff. There's lots of adventure and nature to uncover here. Try cable/satellite TV services and towels or just explore the sights of Johnston Canyon and Crystal Line East Trailhead.
  • Panoramic Views To Banff National Park | Two Storey Penthouse | Winter On is another dream escape to consider. Around 11 miles southeast of Banff, use it as a base to do a little nearby museums or a garden. Johnston Canyon and Heart Mountain Trail should also be on your to-do list if you stay here.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Banff?

Whether spent in a luxury condo or a rustic cabin, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to spice up your love life. Whisk your special someone off for a couple of days at one of these appealing escapes in or near Banff:

  • Located around 1 mile from Banff, Banff's Finest Guest Studio is a perfect place for starry-eyed lovebirds. Mountain views and a dining table are just some of the many amenities here.
  • Another place where you can spend a few wonderful days together is Professionally Remodelled, Downtown 3 Bedroom Canmore Mountain Retreat. Around 11 miles from Banff, outdoor furniture and mountain views add to the atmosphere here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Banff?

Share your stay and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're planning an action-packed getaway with buddies or a big family get-together, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and around Banff:

  • A wealth of amenities including an elevator and outdoor furniture make 3 Bedroom - 2 Plus Den - Mountain Getaway a favorite. This sizable retreat has 2 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 people. From Banff's center, it's around 12 miles away to the southeast.
  • Invite as many as 16 of your favorite people to Banff's Rocky Mountain House and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This option has 7 bedrooms and is around 0.1 miles to the east of central Banff. It's packed with features to keep your group occupied, including a kitchen and heating.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Banff?

A pool is often a nonnegotiable when deciding where to stay on vacation, especially if you're getting away with the kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Banff and fill your days with frolicking good fun:

  • Get into vacay mode at Banff's Rocky Mountain House, where your biggest priority will be enjoying the pool. Amenities including off-street parking options and WiFi help make this escape a favorite with guests.
  • Spend lazy days swimming or simply unwinding by the water at Rocky Mountain Retreat - Enormous House. This vacation rental is also a firm favorite and comes with heating, a dryer and more.

Banff has a tundra climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 45 ºF to 55 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit! Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Banff vacation rental and plan your escape for any time of year.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Banff?

Cousin Reggie, Uncle Elijah ... You can put them on your guest list when you book a large family vacation rental in or near Banff. Get all your favorite people together at one of these spacious escapes:

  • With 3 bedrooms that sleep up to 8 guests, Professionally Remodelled, Downtown 3 Bedroom Canmore Mountain Retreat gives you space to catch-up with the family. It's around 11 miles southeast of Banff and comes with amenities designed to keep large groups comfortable, such as an electric kettle and an oven.
  • Mountain Views, Close To Downtown, around 12 miles to the southeast of central Banff, is also ideal for spending time with the family. As many as 10 of your relatives or friends can fit into this comfortable rental which features 3 bedrooms, golf, a toaster and more.

When you're ready to explore, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions in the area to stick on your itinerary. Edson Leisure Centre is a wonderful place to start.

Are there vacation rentals with hot tubs in or near Banff?

After a huge day of sightseeing, nothing feels more heavenly than lowering yourself into a hot tub to soothe your body — as well as your mind and soul. We have vacation rentals with hot tubs in or near Banff that'll help you de-stress on an entirely different level.

  • Stay at One Of A Kind Mountain View Property and you might find it difficult to tear yourself away from those warm, relaxing waters. Also make use of other amenities such as golf and spa and beauty services.
  • Relaxing Resort Retreat - Swim Golf Or Ski 3 Bedroom Property At Bighorn Meadows is another terrific option where you can enjoy this relaxation-inducing perk. A spa tub and a garden are other highlights here.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Banff?

Often situated in sought-after positions due to their smaller size, a one-bedroom vacation rental is a perfect solution for one or two travelers. Here's a taste of Vrbo's range in or near Banff:

  • Good things really do come in little packages, and Cabin With A Fireplace Just Minutes From Downtown Banff | Free Parking is a fantastic example of this. This one-bedroom vacation property is just a short distance from the center and offers amenities like an iron and ironing board and mountain views.
  • Or perhaps Cozy Rockies Escape With Access To Grotto Hot Pools | Near Downtown is better suited. Another centrally located one-bedroom option, this place comes with a kitchen, coffee and tea making facilities and more.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Banff?

Yes, you can. From modern apartments to comfy cabins, Vrbo is your one-stop-shop for rentals. Smaller families will love these two-bedroom beauties in or near Banff:

  • Providing amenities like a boat and internet services, Rustic Chic Banff Mountain Home has everything you need for a pleasant stay. Unpack your luggage and then venture out and explore your surrounds.
  • Another popular option is Banff Rocky Mountain Resort - 2 Bedroom. With amenities such as coffee and tea making facilities and tennis, you'll have no trouble making yourselves at home here. Pick your bed, unpack your bags and let the good times begin!

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