Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in Arvada, CO 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 swimming pools. Prices start at $130 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Arvada. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

19th-century Arvada has clearly come into its own

Downtown Arvada has a deep history dating back to the mid 19th century, but don’t mistake this Colorado town for being totally quaint. Booking an Arvada vacation rental is the first sign that this area is completely modern—and the perfect choice for those who wish for some quiet while being within proximity of Denver and Boulder. Bustling shopping avenues provide the energy, while wondrous natural attractions keep the area completely down to earth.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Arvada

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Arvada a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Denver's Downtown Aquarium (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Elitch Gardens Theme Park (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Water World (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Butterfly Pavilion (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Denver Zoo (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Sport Stable (11 mi / 17.7 km)

Arvada, a world of natural beauty and modern perfection

It’s no surprise that there’s some serious natural beauty in Arvada—it was once an agricultural community, after all. Here, you’re just as likely to find an epic walking and hiking trail as you are a lively, old-school bar. Fancy a dance? Pop into a buzzy club. If you’ve booked your Arvada vacation rental in the fall, the Arvada Harvest Festival is a must: it’s a fantastical event that celebrates the season and offers plenty of family fun. Nature preserves and parks are optimal spots for picnics, camping, or simply kicking back and gazing at the stars on a clear night.


Summer sun, winter winds, and 4 seasons

With approximately 250 sunny days per year, Arvada doesn’t exactly disappoint. Rainfall is barely over around 15 inches, with snowfall of roughly 70 inches. In other words, this is a largely year-round city that doesn’t steer too far in any particular direction. July is the steamiest month, with highs of nearly 90 degrees. Winter means business: January temperatures may dip as low as 16 degrees, so bundle up if you’ve booked your Arvada vacation rental during the chilly months.

Natural features

Rocky Mountain high, but plenty to see down under, too

In the Western Plains, Arvada is one of the most appealing places to visit if your main goal is to enjoy exceptional Rocky Mountain views. There are also plenty of clear fields in which to take a deep breath, connect with nature, and enjoy mind-blowing sunrises and sunsets. Largely residential, the area is still home to plenty of natural beauty—the Ralston Creek Trail winds through here, while the amazing Fault Caves, about 10 miles from Arvada, are considered a surprisingly popular party spot. In other words, head straight for the caves if you want to mix and mingle.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Arvada

Fly into Denver Intl. Airport (DEN), the closest airport, located 22.2 mi (35.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), which is 7.5 mi (12.1 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Arvada Ridge Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Arvada Gold Strike Station to easily navigate the city.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Arvada?

Whether you want a cozy escape for you and your sweetie or somewhere spacious to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Arvada. Here are a couple to get your inspiration flowing:

  • Around 17 miles from the center of Arvada, you'll want to keep coming back to "Exceptional Contemporary Mt. Home Near Red Rocks And Denver With Gourmet Kitchen". It has 3 bedrooms and a range of amenities including WiFi and a kitchen.
  • Alternatively, get comfortable at "Highlands - Denver's Hip, Historic Area. Walkable To Downtown". Around 9 miles from the heart of Arvada, it has 2 bedrooms and features a balcony and an oven.

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

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

Pick a gorgeous log cabin from the many dotted in or around Arvada and you'll soon be inside your wooden sanctuary, wine in hand, unwinding in front of a blazing fire. But adventure is right outside your door too. These cabins offer the perfect blend of comfort and fun:

  • "Evergreen's Colorados Log Cabin": Enjoy a few days relaxing at this awesome cabin in nature. When you've recharged, enjoy cross-country skiing or mountain biking, which are some of the fun things to do in this area.
  • "The Quintessential Colorado Log Cabin Experience On Bear Creek": Stay in and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere or experience some of the exciting activities nearby, such as golf and sailing. Active or chill, the choice is yours.

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

Forget about those chores, because weekends were made for having fun. Book one of these weekend getaways in and near Arvada and take advantage of all the fantastic things to do nearby:

  • "Private Cliffside Estate With Indoor Waterfalls" is a top-rated option around 17 miles southwest of the center of Arvada. You don't need to go far to find something cool to do around here. Get out and discover Denver's Downtown Aquarium and Switzerland Trail. Activities like hiking and biking and rock climbing will add a nice finishing touch to your weekend away.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a rejuvenating getaway at "Beautiful Private Carriage House". Stay in and enjoy its creature comforts, or be adventurous and try rock climbing and mountain biking. When you're ready to explore more of the area, organize a visit to Meyer Ranch Park and CU Heritage Center. This charming vacation rental is around 11 miles southeast of Arvada.

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

Take in the culture of Arvada from the comfort of a studio apartment. Whether you're looking to unwind on your own or live it up with buddies, you'll find the ideal studio apartment in and around Arvada:

  • Make "Ideal Location Near Best Restaurants" your home for a few days or more. This great property comes with amenities including a bicycle and a pool.
  • Alternatively, spend your vacation at "A Gorgeous Mountain Couple's Retreat In Beautiful Evergreen", which offers conveniences such as a balcony and a barbecue grill.

When you're ready to leave your studio apartment and explore, there's lots to keep you on the move around Arvada. Into art and culture? Visit Civic Center Cultural Complex and The Aurora Fox.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Arvada?

Short-term rentals aren't hard to find in and around Arvada. Chill out for a night or two in a penthouse, a resort-style apartment or a roomy home. Whatever type of property you're searching for, you'll find the perfect place with Vrbo. Here are a few top picks:

  • Located close to the center of Arvada, "Denver Lohi - Lower Highland - , Downtown" is ideal for a whirlwind break. While you're around, make sure you get to top attractions like Ball Arena and Coors Field.
  • Hop out of bed, make a coffee and then plan what to explore around "Ideal Location Near Best Restaurants". Denver Art Museum and Denver Zoo are must-do's if you stay at this sought-after vacation rental.

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

Whether spent in a rustic cabin or a luxury condo, a romantic weekend getaway is a wonderful way to say "I love you." Whisk your honey off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these escapes in or near Arvada:

  • Sneak away on Friday afternoon for a couple of passion-filled nights at "Exceptional Contemporary Mt. Home Near Red Rocks And Denver With Gourmet Kitchen". Approximately 17 miles from Arvada, this place comes with lots of nice touches, like a fireplace and outdoor furniture.
  • Alternatively, spend your escape drinking wine and canoodling at "Highlands - Denver's Hip, Historic Area. Walkable To Downtown", around 9 miles from Arvada. Massage services and beauty services will help set the mood for romance.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Arvada?

Nothing says "Best. Vacation. Ever." like staying in a mansion. Spoil the family with an unforgettable getaway at one of these mansions for rent in or near Arvada:

  • Charm, character and style — "Highlands Mini Mansion" has it all, and then some. Approximately 8 miles southeast of Arvada and offering a fireplace and a firepit, this place is hard to top.
  • Another top pick is "Historic Coors Mansion In The Beautiful Lower Highlands Neighborhood". Approximately 9 miles to the southeast of Arvada, this sumptuous vacation rental represents the height of high-class living and offers beauty services, golf and more.

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

Sneak a peek at these large group vacation rentals in or near Arvada and don't worry about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • You'll have ample space to spread out at "Private Cliffside Estate With Indoor Waterfalls". Around 17 miles southwest of Arvada, this generous retreat has 8 bedrooms that sleep up to 20 guests. Top amenities include a chef and a fireplace.
  • "Beautiful Flat With Wide Terrace" is another excellent option. It's around 25 miles to the southeast of Arvada, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 14 guests. A firepit and a fireplace are among the things that'll help make your group getaway even more comfortable.

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

A pool is often a necessity when choosing where to spend your vacation, especially if you're traveling with kids who are full of beans. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Arvada and fill your days with splashing good fun:

  • Pack your swim gear and book a few days or more at "Beautiful Private Carriage House". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including a garden and a kitchen island.
  • Otherwise, recharge your batteries at "Next To Nothing, Close To It All 5 Min To Lake House Optional Guesthouse". As well as its inviting pool, you'll also have use of a stereo and cable/satellite TV services.

Arvada has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 55 ºF and 85 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summertime to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Arvada vacation rental and plan your escape for whenever you like.

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

A family get-together should be memorable. Whether you're organizing an action-packed escape with the kids or a party with relatives, our large family vacation rentals in or near Arvada offer a comfy home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Around 17 miles to the south of Arvada, "Exceptional Contemporary Mt. Home Near Red Rocks And Denver With Gourmet Kitchen" has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 7 guests. It's equipped with a range of amenities, including childrens activities and a microwave oven.
  • Another great choice is "Private Cliffside Estate With Indoor Waterfalls". This property is 17 miles southwest of Arvada and comes with a toaster, a microwave oven and more. With 8 bedrooms accommodating up to 20 people, you won't have to leave anyone off your invitation list.

If you'd like to sightsee, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions close by to stick on your itinerary. Denver Zoo, Elitch Gardens Theme Park and United States Mint are good places to start.