Discover a selection of 76 vacation rentals in Denali, US 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 kitchens. Prices start at $142 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Denali. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Rugged wilderness in Denali

Known as the gateway to spectacular Denali National Park, Denali is a place of breathtaking natural beauty. Denali is a borough that contains 4 distinct communities and numerous small settlements, clustered along George Parks Highway. Denali vacation rentals provide a cozy home for visitors to this rugged landscape, and are located close to hiking trails and biking tracks. They are wonderful places for watching native birds and for spotting black bears, caribou and iconic Dall sheep. In winter, heavy snowfall transforms Denali into a wonderland that glows in the light of the moon, perfect for snow sports.

Things to do

Sled dogs and snowboarding in Denali

While many visitors to Denali like to explore the region on foot or bicycle, those looking for a more adventurous route can board a small aircraft and fly over the majestic peaks and vast glaciers of the Alaskan Range. If you look closely, you may spot mountaineers climbing the impressive cliffs. Denali vacation rentals are great for families exploring Denali, for they're close to kid-friendly exhibits at the Denali Visitor Center and the riveting Sled Dog Demonstration. In winter, you can go snowshoeing or cross-country skiing or brave the long climb up the slopes to do Telemark skiing or snowboarding.

Activities

See the Aurora Borealis in Denali

The vast tundra of Denali provides endless opportunities for exploration to visitors of this pristine Alaskan wilderness. Making a beeline for the outdoors is the goal of most visitors to Denali. Bird lovers will be in heaven, as they search for glimpses of over 160 bird species that reside in Denali National Park, while animal lovers can visit a sled dog kennel and watch a mushing demonstration. Denali vacation rentals are perfect for relaxation after a hike along the rugged banks of the river. It's especially beautiful on a fall night, with the magical Aurora Borealis dancing across the sky.

Weather

Beautiful summers and magical winter in Denali

According to the National Park Service, temperatures in Denali have warmed since weather in the region was first recorded in 1925. Snow is melting earlier, spring has less snowfall and permanent snowfields and permafrost have been thawing out. Despite this warming, Denali still experiences long, harsh winters with average highs of 11, and average lows of -7. Summer temperatures can fluctuate greatly. Generally, the average is between 50 and 60 degrees, but there have been record highs in the 90s. As fall approaches, the weather becomes volatile, and it has been known to snow and freeze as early as August.

Natural features

Majestic mountains in Denali

Denali is a borough in south central Alaska, due north of Anchorage and southwest of Fairbanks. It is the gateway to Denali National park and comprises over 12,000 square miles of stunning wilderness and majestic mountains. Wildlife flourishes in this staggeringly beautiful part of Alaska, and visitors will often see grizzly bears ambling through the woods, moose peering curiously above the bushes, and caribou, Dall sheep and wolves trotting across the landscape. There are smaller animals too, swift red foxes, arctic ground squirrels scampering across pine-needle carpeted ground, fearsome wolverines, snowshoe hares and hoary marmots scampering over the rocks.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Denali

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Talkeetna Station or Talkeetna Station and explore the city from there.

How many vacation rentals are available around Denali, US?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 76 vacation rentals around Denali. From 41 cabin rentals to 17 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Denali?

Nestle yourself and your crew way up in the hills and be ready for golden sunrises, unsurpassable stargazing and a ton of fresh air. Vrbo has 35 mountain vacation rentals available. Of course, that might not be your style. Luckily, Vrbo has plenty more options, including:

  • 22 rural vacation rentals.
  • 12 riverside vacation rentals.
  • 6 mountainside vacation rentals.

Can I stay in Denali in a large group?

There's nothing quite as exciting as staying somewhere completely new with family and friends. And the great news is Vrbo has some places to suit large groups. Cabin vacation homes are the preferred option here for big groups of guests. Our worldwide database presently has 6 available. In and around the area, the properties that can house large groups include:

  • Are you searching for vacation homes that can hold 6 guests? We have 22 that will be perfect. Prices start from $299 per night.
  • After a rental property for 5 people? We have 20 that will be perfect. You can get one for as low as $199 a night.
  • Seeking out rental properties to suit 8 guests? You'll be thrilled to discover we have 10 that will fit the bill. You can book one from just $395 a night.

You and all your besties will be well looked after when you arrange your Denali vacation through us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Denali?

Friends become our chosen family. Reunite with those you hold dearest and plan a reasonably priced stay with Vrbo. When it comes to finding a terrific deal, the first place you look ought to be Cantwell. Here, Vrbo has 10 rentals at an average price of $140 a night. There are another 37 Vrbo rentals waiting for you in or around Healy. The average price here is $222 per night.