Top rated rentals — Chaffee County
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Choose a vacation rental for your Chaffee County getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Chaffee County with a stay in a private vacation home. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Chaffee County

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Chaffee County has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area Visitor Center (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Monarch Ski Area (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Cottonwood Hot Springs (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)
  • Rocky Mountain Mini Golf (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Mt. Shavano Fish Hatchery (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Monarch Crest Scenic Tram (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Chaffee County

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

  • Browns Canyon National Monument (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • San Isabel National Forest (18.4 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Mt. Princeton (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Arkansas River (22.4 mi / 36.1 km)
  • Buena Vista River Park (22.5 mi / 36.3 km)
  • Cottonwood Hot Springs (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in Chaffee County?

Whether you're planning your next epic adventure with pals or a romantic trip with your loved one, one of these top vacation rentals in Chaffee County is sure to tempt you:

  • "Downtown Salida Historic Row House Style Condo - Str License: 0220": This Downtown Salida escape comes with 2 bedrooms and is highly rated among guests. Amenities such as spa and beauty services and cookware, dishware and utensils help make your stay an enjoyable one.
  • "Escape To An Extraordinary Log Home": Located in Protaras, this guest favorite has 4 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities. A nearby zoo and children's books are among them.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Chaffee County?

Punching far above its weight when it comes to character and ingenuity, a tiny house vacation rental in Chaffee County provides a front-row seat to big adventure. Power down all your tech and turn your focus to nature at one of these pint-sized stays:

  • Leave the world behind and disappear to "New Inviting Tiny Home With Spacious Decks And Outdoor Space". This retreat in Fairplay packs plenty of conveniences into its small space, such as a nearby coin laundry and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • "Cozy And Rustic Tiny House In Downtown Leadville" in Leadville is another excellent pick. An iron and ironing board and cookware, dishware and utensils will help make your time here more comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Chaffee County?

There's something so cozy about hanging out in a log cabin with a cup of coffee and a good book. Leave the busyness of everyday life behind and spend a couple of nights or longer at one of these log cabins in Chaffee County:

  • If you'd like to go kayaking or rafting while you're staying in Chaffee County, "Bender's Log Cabin 'your Home Away From Home" in Poncha Springs will be an excellent choice.
  • Looking for a Salida cabin with access to great outdoor activities like cross-country skiing and kayaking? Check out "Post Office Ranch Log Cabin - Grizzly Adams Family Friendly Rates Based On 2 P".

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Chaffee County?

While one or two-week vacations to new places are incredible, there's something refreshing about escaping for a weekend getaway. These rental properties in Chaffee County are ideal for just that:

  • "Luxury Unit On The Arkansas River Hot Tub 4 Blocks To Downtown" - This rental in Salida offers amenities that'll make your visit a comfortable one, such as beach towels and a nearby laundromat. Its handy location also makes it a good base to explore the surrounding area.
  • "Get Peace, Nature And A Billion Stars At High Country Heaven" - This is another top pick with all the things that make up a delightful weekend away. You'll have access to a water park and a living room at this Salida property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Chaffee County?

Studio apartments may be on the smaller side, but it's tough to beat their great locations and budget-friendly price tags. Whether you're traveling solo or with a few pals, consider booking one of these top studio apartments in Chaffee County:

  • Make yourself comfortable at "By The River And Downtown, Beautiful", situated in Downtown Salida. There are loads of amenities at your disposal here, including WiFi and a bicycle.
  • Start the day with a hot coffee and a freshly cooked breakfast at "Tenderfoot Cottage Is A Jewel Located In Downtown Salida". This Downtown Salida getaway has all the essentials to make your visit cozy, including a nearby laundromat and coffee and tea making facilities.

Can I find short term rentals in Chaffee County?

Book yourself an inexpensive cabin or ignore your accountant and live it up a little in a luxury apartment. Vrbo has a great range of short-term rentals for your getaway in Chaffee County. Take a look at these properties for inspiration:

  • Set up camp near the center of Salida and spend your days checking out the sights from "Luxury Unit On The Arkansas River Hot Tub 4 Blocks To Downtown". Along with its convenient location, this retreat has everything you need to make your getaway relaxed and stress-free.
  • Another great option is "Get Peace, Nature And A Billion Stars At High Country Heaven" in Salida. Whether you're on a brief stopover or making the most of a long weekend, this vacation rental will make you feel right at home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Chaffee County?

Whether you've been paired up for a few months, a year or an eternity, nothing beats a romantic weekend getaway to stoke the flames of love. If you're searching for someplace dreamy to spend a few days with your honey, check out these escapes:

  • Catch up on cuddles and quality time at "Downtown Salida Historic Row House Style Condo - Str License: 0220" in Downtown Salida. Beauty services and winery tours are some of the little touches you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, cuddle up together at "Escape To An Extraordinary Log Home". A villa and a dining table add to the ambiance of this Protaras property.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Chaffee County?

If you're thinking about taking that special trip away, don't go by yourself; bring the whole gang. You'll have a lot more fun sharing the adventure with the people you love. These vacation rentals in Chaffee County are ideal for large groups:

  • "Riverside Hacienda Downtown Salida Hot Tub. Ark River Haciendas #0251": With 5 bedrooms, everyone can be a part of the fun at this popular retreat in Downtown Salida. A nearby waterfront and a kitchen are among the amenities available here.
  • "Cabin - Best Riverfront Setting In Monarch": Located in Monarch, this option has 4 bedrooms and is another favorite for a big family get-together. There's plenty to keep guests both comfortable and entertained, such as a nearby waterfront and a nearby river.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Chaffee County?

In Chaffee County, there are plenty of house rentals where you can make every day a pool day. Having a splashing good time will be your main priority at one of these popular properties:

  • Say hello to "Downtown Salida Historic Row House Style Condo - Str License: 0220", where the first item on your must-do list should be getting acquainted with the pool. This getaway is located in Downtown Salida and comes with a host of family-friendly amenities, including on-site watersports and pet-friendly facilities.
  • Laze beside the water while the kids splash about at "Beautiful House, Easy Price". This option in Mountain States comes with a range of conveniences to keep your guests comfortable and happy, such as a kitchen island and cable/satellite TV services.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Chaffee County?

Quality time with the family doesn't just magically occur — it takes nurturing, love and an ideal setting. Vrbo has your back on the last part. Browse these large family vacation rentals in Chaffee County where memories are created and loved ones connect:

  • Get your favorite people under the same roof at "Stunning 3 Bed Villa, Private Pool". Located in Protaras, this getaway has 4 bedrooms and amenities including a stereo and a dining table. It can comfortably sleep up to 10 guests.
  • Another top pick is "Get Peace, Nature And A Billion Stars At High Country Heaven" in Salida. This roomy rental accommodates up to 8 guests in its 3 bedrooms. A dishwasher and a TV will help make your visit comfortable.

If you're chasing some fun family attractions in Chaffee County, Agnes Vaille Falls is on many travelers' to-do lists.

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