Discover a selection of 132 vacation rentals in Palmer, AK 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 fireplaces. Prices start at $100 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Palmer. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore the glacial setting in Palmer

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Palmer. Travelers to this romantic city praise the hiking, wildlife and forests. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Palmer

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Palmer a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Musk Ox Farm (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Reindeer Farm (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Settlers Bay Golf Course (17.7 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Alaska Live Steamers (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Palmer Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Palmer

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Palmer is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lucile Lake (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Hatcher Pass Management Area (20.8 mi / 33.4 km)
  • Mt. Baldy Trail (22.4 mi / 36 km)
  • Eagle River Nature Center (25.8 mi / 41.5 km)
  • Matanuska Glacier State Recreation Site (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Matanuska Lakes State Recreation Area (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Palmer

The nearest airport is in Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. Airport (ANC), located 41.1 mi (66.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Anchorage, AK (MRI-Merrill Field), which is 35.6 mi (57.3 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Palmer?

Whether you're searching for an intimate retreat for you and your boo or somewhere roomy to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Palmer. Here are a couple to get your inspiration flowing:

  • Make the most of handy amenities like an oven and lowered locks at "15 Acre Lake Front Log Cabin Including Boats". Situated around 50 miles from Palmer, this leading option has 3 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • Another top choice is "Adventure In The Wilderness Enjoy Indoor Sauna Book Small Or Large Group", which is around 55 miles from Palmer. Featuring 2 bedrooms, free toiletries and a TV, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

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

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

You can. From rustic retreats to luxury escapes, you'll find a great range of log cabins to rent in or around Palmer. If you're seeking adventure, check out:

  • "15 Acre Lake Front Log Cabin Including Boats": Enjoy a week or so unwinding and relaxing at this terrific escape in the middle of nature. Once you feel refreshed, enjoy mountain biking or fishing, which are among the fun activities in this area.
  • "Modern Log Cabin Vacation Rental With En Suite Sauna In Talkeetna": After a huge day of trying out some local activities, such as fishing and kayaking, head back home to this charming property.

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

Escape from the busyness of everyday life at one of our weekend getaways in or near Palmer. Whether you want to hang out with buddies or spend valued time with your partner, we'll have something to suit your needs. Here are a few places we think you'll love:

  • Get comfy at "Suite 11 Downtown Palmer". Around 0.1 miles to the southeast of Palmer, this delightful escape has everything you need for a relaxing stay, including a stovetop and WiFi.
  • "Suite 7 Downtown Palmer" is another superb option. It's located about 0.1 miles to the southeast of Palmer and comes with a microwave oven, a hair dryer and more.

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

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish pick, perfectly suited for traveling couples or solo adventurers. Spend your days getting acquainted with your new surroundings and your nights kicking back in your comfy hideaway. The following options in or near Palmer are sure to please:

  • After a big day of urban exploration, kick back and relax at "Suite 11 Downtown Palmer". A fridge and an iron and ironing board are among the handy amenities you'll find here.
  • "Suite 7 Downtown Palmer" is another top stay, offering all you need for a great Palmer adventure. Handy amenities here include a washing machine and an iron and ironing board.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Palmer?

Whether you're chasing a studio apartment or a house with room enough for the whole family, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Treat yourself to a mini break at one of these favorites in or near Palmer:

  • For a memorable few nights away, you can't go wrong with "Nancy Lake Villa - Lakefront Luxury". It's nice and close to the center of Palmer, in addition to loads of things to see and do.
  • Another great option is "Suite 11 Downtown Palmer". Gather your nearest and dearest and enjoy a comfortable stay close to the heart of Palmer.

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

Forget chocolates and roses. Sometimes all you need is a weekend away, just you and your boo. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Palmer that would make even Cupid swoon. Here are some we think you'll be enamored with:

  • Put on some love songs and slow dance the nights away at "Minutes Off Parks Hwy With Wifi Experience Ak 27 Acres Riverfront Willow Creek Inn". Around 30 miles from Palmer, this property has everything you could want for a romantic getaway, including outdoor furniture and a dining table.
  • "Nancy Lake Villa - Lakefront Luxury" is another terrific option that'll impress. It's about 30 miles from Palmer and comes with a villa and a fireplace.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Palmer?

If you're organizing a get-together and your guest list is lengthy, there's no need to worry about finding someplace big enough for all those people. We've got large vacation rentals in and around Palmer ideal for family getaways, wedding receptions and more. Try these on for size:

  • "Alaska Knotty Pine Lodge / Bed And Breakfast In Palmer Ak": With 6 bedrooms accommodating up to 38 people, space isn't a problem at this welcoming option. A kitchen and a garden are a few of its considerable amenities.
  • "Why Rent A House Have A Whole Resort": Offering the trifecta of space, comfort and privacy, this vacation home can fit up to 30 people in its 12 bedrooms. A kitchen and a fireplace will help keep your team content.

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

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can offer, a pool is hands down the most fun. Have a look at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Palmer and spend your time splashing about. Just don't forget your inflatable unicorn:

  • Pack your swimsuit and book a few days or more at "Private 3 Story House On Lazy Mountain". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including a kitchenette and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • "Activity House On A Large Lawn With Pool And Xl Kitchen" is the kind of place you go to escape the everyday and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. Childrens activities and a microwave oven are also on hand to make your stay nice and comfy.

Palmer has a subarctic climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 35 ºF and 65 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit! Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Palmer vacation rental and plan your escape for whatever season you like.

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

Family getaways are about spending quality time together and sharing experiences. If you're after a home away from home that'll fit your whole gang, take a look at some of our large family vacation rentals in and around Palmer:

  • Sleeping up to 38 guests spread over 6 bedrooms, "Alaska Knotty Pine Lodge / Bed And Breakfast In Palmer Ak" is always popular with large families. It features snowsport activities and a travel crib and is located around 2 miles northeast of Palmer.
  • "Luxury Log Cabin With An Awesome View" is another top pick with 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 guests. Offering a range of conveniences like a dining table and a stair gate, you'll find this rental property 2 miles to the west of Palmer.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Palmer?

Take a break with your kiddos in a family cabin rental in or near Palmer and get ready to create some unforgettable memories together. Here are some of our favorites:

  • "Luxury Log Cabin With An Awesome View" - This popular escape offers a living room and a toaster and is located around 2 miles west of central Palmer.
  • "Cozy Family Cabin" - This stay is another top pick with families and is around 5 miles west of Palmer. Offering childrens activities, a dishwasher and more, it'll get everyone's nod of approval.

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