Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Hot Springs 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 $125 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Hot Springs. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Discover Hot Springs lake rentals

Hot Springs is a great destination for Arkansas lake rentals. It’s home to many therapeutic hot springs in the Ouachita Mountains, most of which are found within Hot Springs National Park. Though it’s a spa town, Hot Springs has a lot of other fun things to see and do. Bathhouse Row celebrates the spa heritage with historic bathhouse buildings and gardens, and you can learn about the city’s past in the Central Avenue Historic District. Plenty of festivals take place throughout the year, such as the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, Hot Springs Music Festival, and the Valley of the Vapors Independent Music Festival.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Hot Springs vacation homes

Hot Springs vacation rentals make ideal bases for freewheeling family breaks, and the little ones will love a visit to the Arkansas Alligator Farm and Petting Zoo. This much-loved Hot Springs institution dates back over a century and is home to hundreds of alligators, as well as cougars, wild boars, bobcats, and many other animals. Visitors can make friends with goats, llamas, and pigs, not forgetting the cute baby alligators that are the stars of the petting zone. The zoo places great importance on education, with opportunities to learn about the residents and their natural habits through live encounters and engaging museum displays.

Activities

What to do near your Hot Springs summer rental

The architectural virtues of Hot Springs can be best appreciated on a walking tour of the historic district. Expert guides will point out the neoclassical DeSoto Mineral Springs Building, the Art Deco Medical Arts Building, and the Spanish Revival Arlington Hotel—once the favorite haunt of notorious gangster Al Capone. Culture lovers will also find plenty to admire in Hot Springs, which hosts prestigious film and music festivals and supports a thriving program of classical, jazz, and popular music. The Fine Arts District showcases the work of local artists and craftspeople in historic buildings that have been converted into studios and galleries.

Weather

Local weather for your stay in Hot Springs vacation rentals

Arkansas’ rolling Garland County benefits from a humid subtropical climate, making winter an especially popular time to book Hot Springs vacation rentals. The mild, generally dry days of November through January lend extra warmth to Thanksgiving and Christmas family get-togethers. Summers are generally very hot and humid, creating a high demand for Hot Springs vacation rentals near Lake Hamilton—a popular spot for watersports and refreshing dips. The mountainous terrain that supports the hot mineral springs also attracts consistent rainfall, particularly in spring, with May on record as the wettest month.

Natural features

Hot Springs’ pioneer park

Hot Springs National Park unwittingly became the prototype for the US national park system when the Hot Springs Reservation was designated for protection under an Act of Congress that aimed to preserve the unique properties of the mineral springs in 1832. The National Park that exists today was created almost a century later. This small but important tract of mountain, forests, lakes, and rivers encompasses an extensive network of trails, offering the chance to spot wildlife such as white-tail deer, armadillos, opossums, coyotes, and gophers in their natural environment.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Hot Springs

Fly into Hot Springs, AR (HOT-Memorial Field), the closest airport, located 3.1 mi (5 km) from the city center.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly attractions near Hot Springs vacation rentals

Families with kids can enjoy an array of kid-focused attractions in Hot Springs. Vacation rentals can be found near places like Lake Catherine State Park, a lakeside park with fishing, boating, and hiking, and the Mid-America Science Museum, a museum with interactive exhibits exploring science. Kids will also like Magic Springs Theme and Water Park, an expansive amusement park with roller coasters, kids’ rides, and summer concerts.

Good for couples

Couple's fun near Hot Springs vacation homes

Hot Springs offers idyllic locations to explore during a romantic retreat. Vacation homes are available near places like Garvan Woodland Gardens, a botanical garden with a wooded shoreline and small waterfalls, and Hot Springs National Park, a city park with a historic row of early bathhouses on natural hot springs. You could also visit Hot Springs Mountain Tower, an observation deck with expansive views of the mountains.

How many vacation rentals are available around Hot Springs?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,062 vacation rentals around Hot Springs. From 100 cabin rentals to 649 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.