Discover a selection of 500 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 $113 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'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is 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.

Good for couples

Couple's attractions near Banff vacation homes

The tranquil mountains and crystal-blue waters of Banff are ideal for a couple’s trip. Vacation homes rentals are available near places like Bow Falls, a large waterfall with hiking trails inside a glacier-eroded valley, and Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, a museum with landscape paintings, Rockies heritage exhibits, and preserved examples of early homes and cabins. You could also visit Surprise Corner Viewpoint, a scenic viewpoint overlooking the valley and mountains.

How many vacation rentals are available around Banff, AB, CA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 542 vacation rentals around Banff. From 116 house rentals to 3 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Banff?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Banff:

  • Copperstone Resort: 52 vacation rentals
  • Town Centre: 226 vacation rentals
  • Silvertip: 336 vacation rentals
  • Three Sisters Mountain Village: 24 vacation rentals
  • Cougar Creek: 406 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Banff?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Banff. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau: 499 vacation rentals
  • Banff National Park Information Centre: 593 vacation rentals
  • Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies: 600 vacation rentals
  • Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity: 599 vacation rentals
  • Canada House Gallery: 599 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Banff listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Banff?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 116 Houses in Banff. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Banff include:

  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Chalets: 10 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 370 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Banff?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 296 vacation rentals with pool available in Banff. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.