Discover a selection of 256 vacation rentals in Fernie, BC, 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 swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $67 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Fernie. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Welcome to Canada’s ski bum capital

Encircled by towering mountains and granite cliffs, Fernie is British Columbia’s self-confessed ski bum capital. It’s tucked away in the Elk Valley and is famously laidback. Once a modest lumber and coal town, Fernie quickly garnered attention for its ski slopes and thick dustings of powder. Today, Fernie Alpine Resort is one of Canada’s most coveted snow sports destinations. If you’re planning a winter escape, Fernie vacation rentals are the perfect way to keep your group together. The town is just as enchanting in the summer, when legions of hikers and mountain bikers take over the slopes.

Things to do

A powder paradise in Fernie

In the winter, Fernie Alpine Resort hums with activity. It’s swathed in an impressive layer of snow which makes it a bucket list destination for skiers and snowboarders. Just north of the town is Mount Fernie Provincial Park. There are hikes for all fitness levels, as well as camping, hiking, and some of the best fishing in the Kootenays. If you’re craving a culture fix, head to the Fernie Museum for a colorful overview of the forests, wildfires, and floods that have shaped the town. Just down the road is the Fernie Arts Co-op, a cavernous gallery showcasing painting, pottery, jewelry, handicrafts and more.

Activities

Relaxed vibes on Victoria Avenue

Lined with trendy coffee shops, organic juice bars, and local galleries, Victoria Avenue serves as Fernie’s main thoroughfare. Red-brick buildings give the town a vintage vibe, with the fun spilling out onto the street during the summer. In winter, the same bars serve up a legendary après-ski scene. Fernie vacation rentals put you in the heart of the action, with a great selection of condos just steps from Victoria Avenue. There are plenty of summer thrills on offer, from white water rafting on Elk River to mountain biking down Fernie Mountain.

Weather

Summer sun and legendary snowfall

Fernie enjoys 4 distinct seasons, each with its own unique charms. Winter brings legendary snowfall, with ski season usually kicking off in mid-November and running right through to mid-April. If you want to carve up the slopes by day then warm up by a roaring fire, Fernie vacation rentals unlock access to cozy chalets just minutes from the resort. Summer sees Fernie drenched in sunshine, with warm temperatures that are perfect for hiking, biking, and swimming. Spring and fall are great shoulder season months if you want to beat the crowds.

Natural features

Scenic splendor in British Columbia

Enclosed by mountains on all sides, Fernie is arguably North America’s most scenic ski town. It sits on the banks of the Elk River and is part of British Columbia’s famous Kootenay region. To the southwest of the town is the mighty Lizard Range, home to Fernie Alpine Resort. If you’re hitting the trails in summer, be sure to carry bear spray and keep dogs leashed because Fernie is bona fide grizzly territory. Keep your eyes peeled and you could also spot black bears, bald eagles, elk, moose, and bighorn sheep.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Fernie

The nearest airport is in Cranbrook, BC (YXC-Canadian Rockies Intl.), located 33.3 mi (53.6 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Fernie?

Whether you're after a cozy escape for you and your boo or somewhere spacious to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Fernie. Here are a couple to get your inspiration flowing:

  • Around 45 miles from the center of Fernie, it's hard to top "Rocky Mountain Getaway, Beautiful Cabin". It has 3 bedrooms and a range of conveniences like a dishwasher and a living room.
  • Another excellent choice is "Kimberley Cabin - Between Trickle Creek Golf And Ski Hill", which is around 45 miles from Fernie. Offering 4 bedrooms, a separate dining area and lowered locks, it has everything you need to make your stay comfortable.

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

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

Pick a stunning log cabin from the many in or around Fernie and you'll soon be inside your wooden sanctuary, tasty tipple in hand, lounging next to a roaring fire. But adventure is right outside your door too. These cabins promise the perfect blend of comfort and fun:

  • "You've Arrived Beautiful Log Cabin W": This great escape is the perfect base for fun and adventure. Rock climbing and fishing are some activities you can do in the area when you're not unwinding in your cozy cabin.
  • "Log Cabin In The Woods": After a busy day of trying out some local activities, such as kayaking and fishing, head back home to this sought-after getaway.

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

If you've been busier than a squirrel in a nut factory, you deserve to escape for a couple of days. Clock off early on Friday and head for one of these weekend getaways in or near Fernie:

  • Get comfy at "Fabulous Downtown Location". Located about 2 miles to the northwest of Fernie, this retreat has everything you need for a relaxed stay, including a free nearby fitness center and a boat.
  • "901 Luxury Condos | In The Heart Of Downtown Fernie" is another top-rated option. It's located around 2 miles to the northwest of Fernie and comes with an elevator, air conditioning and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Fernie?

Studio apartments may be small, but they sure do pack a punch when it comes to convenience and location. Plonk your bags down at one of these popular studio apartments in or near Fernie:

  • Escape on your own or take a few friends to "Fabulous Downtown Location". You'll have plenty of amenities at your disposal, including golf and WiFi.
  • Another top rental is "Double Suite With Separate Living Room". Don't let it's compact size fool you — this cozy apartment is packed with useful amenities like a microwave oven, internet services and lots more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Fernie?

Whether you're looking for a cozy cottage or a house to fit the whole family, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Sneak in some downtime at one of these getaways in or near Fernie:

  • If you can only spare a couple of nights, "Fabulous Downtown Location" is a terrific choice. It's close to the center of Fernie, so you'll have easy access to lots of attractions.
  • Alternatively, spend a few nights at "901 Luxury Condos | In The Heart Of Downtown Fernie". This comfy, centrally located property will feel like your home away from home.

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

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend escape. If you'd like to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your honey, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Fernie that will whisk you off your feet:

  • Around 2 miles from Fernie, "Cozy Mountain Retreat With Private Hot Tub" is the perfect place for doting couples. A fireplace and a dining table are just some of the amenities here.
  • Another place where you can spend a few magical days together is "Riverfront Private Hot Tub And Mountain Views Close To The Ski Hill And Town". Around 2 miles from Fernie, beauty services and a resort add to the atmosphere here.

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

Take a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Fernie and forget about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • There's plenty of space to move around at "5 Min. Drive To The Resort And Fernie | Wet Sauna | On The Elk River". Around 2 miles west of Fernie, this expansive retreat has 6 bedrooms that sleep up to 12 guests. Top amenities include a sauna and a kitchen.
  • Nothing's more important than spending precious time with loved ones, and "Luxury Ski In/out With Hot Tub And Sauna. 2 Gourmet Kitchens" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 3 miles to the southwest of Fernie, as many as 14 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. Mountain views and a kitchen are among the numerous amenities you'll have at hand.

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

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool delivers the most fun. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Fernie and spend your days splashing around. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable flamingo:

  • Treat the gang to an unforgettable stay at "Fernie Carriage House - Private Entrance". There's plenty to love about this escape besides its pool, such as a toaster and a dishwasher.
  • Spend lazy vacation days splashing around or simply unwinding beside the water at "Fernie Mountain House 4 Bedroom Ski". This vacation home is another sought-after option and features a balcony, a smart TV and more.

Fernie has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 40 ºF and 65 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit! Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Fernie vacation rental and organize your getaway for whenever you like.

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

A family get-together should be memorable. Whether you're organizing a getaway with the kids or that long-overdue family reunion, these large family vacation rentals in or near Fernie offer a home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Located around 2 miles to the west of Fernie, "Cozy Mountain Retreat With Private Hot Tub" has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 8 guests. It comes with lots of amenities, including towels and pet-friendly facilities.
  • Another top option is "Historic Loft In Downtown Fernie". This vacation rental is 2 miles northwest of Fernie and features a DVD player, coffee and tea making facilities and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 7 people, don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list.

If you're chasing family-friendly attractions in the area, you won't have far to go. The Platzl, Funtasia Fun Park and Cominco Gardens offer fun for all ages.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Fernie?

Family time is the best time, which is why we'll help you find a place where you can truly connect. Book one of these family cabin rentals in or near Fernie and hang out with the people you love:

  • "Ski - In Cabin With Balcony | Full Kitchen + Access To Shared Pool" - This popular retreat offers snowsport activities and a TV and is around 3 miles to the southwest of the center of Fernie.
  • "Cozy, Private, Ranch Cabin In The Beautiful East Kootenay's" - This vacation rental is also ideal for families and is around 20 miles west of Fernie. Offering free toiletries, towels and more, it'll get your group's tick of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Fernie vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.