Discover a selection of 3,000 vacation rentals in Denver, 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 swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $70 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Denver. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Alpine fun at Denver vacation home rentals

Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Denver features a majestic backdrop of craggy and snow-capped peaks. Surrounded by natural wonders and more than 20,000 acres of pristine parkland, a Denver vacation rental is a great jumping-off point for those in search of outdoor adventures and year-round recreational activities. But at its core, Denver is a bustling metropolis, whose downtown plays host to a slew of major cultural institutions, from renowned museums to heralded theaters. No matter your interests, you're sure to find plenty for your crew to do in this city.

Things to do

Sightseeing near Denver vacation rentals

Theater lovers have something to sing and dance about at the enormous, 16-block Denver Theatre District. Take in an opera, ballet, or Broadway show at the 12-acre Denver Performing Arts Complex and end the night with a drink at a late-night hotspot. Little ones will have fun at the Children's Museum of Denver and come face-to-face with wildlife at the Downtown Aquarium. If you book a Denver vacation rental from May through October, make sure you carve out time for Elitch Gardens, a 65-acre amusement park with a water park and more than 50 rides.

Activities

Activities near Denver vacation homes

Nature enthusiasts will love with the 330-acre City Park, where they can view wildlife at the Denver Zoo and play with interactive exhibits at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Want to exercise more than just your brain? The park also features tennis courts, playing fields, and 2 lakes with walking trails. Give your credit card a workout at the 16th Street Mall, a 1.25-mile outdoor shopping center with 300 stores and over 50 restaurants. If you can pull yourself away from your Denver vacation rental, make the 1-hour drive to the nearby ski resorts in the Rocky Mountains.

Weather

Best time to travel to Denver vacation homes

While it might have a reputation as a winter wonderland—and it does get more than 60 inches of snow each year—Denver also offers 300-plus days of annual sunshine. Heavy snow usually falls between October and April, but daytime highs in the winter often hover around the relatively mild mid-40 range. Things heat up in the summer but, even then, pleasant temperatures rarely exceed the mid-80s. Late spring and early fall also feature cozy conditions with daytime highs in the 60s and 70s. The city doesn't get a lot of rain, but the wettest period is between April and August.

Natural features

Rocky Mountain high! Denver's wild world of nature

Tucked away in the lush South Platte River Valley, with the Rocky Mountains to the west and the High Plains to the east, Denver is known for its breathtakingly beautiful natural landscape. The city features countless trails, giving you the chance to soak up the majestic scenery, famously set 1 mile above sea level. If you're feeling adventurous, make the 90-minute drive to Rocky Mountain National Park, where bighorn sheep, black bears, and moose make their home amid a land filled with snow-capped mountains, glaciers, rivers, streams, and lakes.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Denver

Fly into Denver Intl. Airport (DEN), the closest airport, located 18.4 mi (29.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), which is 13.5 mi (21.7 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Denver Union Station or 61st & Peña station and explore the city from there. It's easy to get around Denver by catching a ride on the metro at 16th - California Station, 18th - California Station or 16th - Stout Station.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation rentals in Denver

Couples will find plenty of unique attractions to explore in Denver. Vacation homes are available near romantic places like the Denver Botanic Gardens, a botanical showcase for native and international plants with walking trails and events, and the Denver Art Museum, a set of museums with Western and regional masterpieces. You could also visit the Molly Brown House Museum, the historic Victorian home of Titanic’s “unsinkable” Molly Brown with period furnishings and artwork.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Denver?

Whether you're seeking a cozy retreat for you and your sweetie or a sprawling house to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Denver. Here are a couple to get you started:

  • Make the most of handy amenities like an electric kettle and children's toys at "Hot - Tub - W - Starry Nights - Crazy Fun". Located around 25 miles from Denver, this unique option has 3 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Alternatively, make a booking at "Cabin - 4 Bdrs With Attached Private Baths". Around 50 miles from the heart of Denver, it has 4 bedrooms and comes with internet services and a nearby marina.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Denver?

You need only set foot inside one of our tiny house vacation rentals in Denver to find out that awesome things really do come in tiny packages. Cleverly designed to maximize every spare inch of space, these pint-sized pads promise a big vacation experience:

  • Experience a simpler way of life at "The Whistle Stop Tiny House - Close To Downtown". Amenities at this retreat in West Colfax include a TV, heating and more.
  • "Tiny House Near Lake And A Creek Right Behind The House" offers conveniences such as a garden and mountain views. Located in Bailey, you'll be able to live big in this small but cleverly designed hideaway.

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

Vrbo has some awesome log cabins to rent in and around Denver. Enjoy the rustic cabin experience while staying in nature at either of these impressive properties:

  • "Log Cabin On The River→hot Tub | Bbq | Fire Pit" is a great mixture of outdoor adventure and comfort. Make the most of handy amenities here such as a kitchen and high-speed internet services.
  • Take a few pals along or get cozy with your honey at "Secluded Log Cabin Lake/mtn Views". Tennis and a stovetop are just some of the many conveniences included at this sought-after option.

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

Nothing beats a short escape to perk you up. Pack your carry-on bag and catch your breath at one of these weekend getaways in and around Denver:

  • Located 17 miles to the southwest of the center of Denver, "Exceptional Contemporary Mt. Home Near Red Rocks And Denver With Gourmet Kitchen" is a good fit for adventurous types and nature lovers. Make your way to nearby outdoor attractions, such as Eagle Trace Golf Club and Pine Valley Ranch Park. If it's activities you're interested in, try cross-country skiing or hiking and biking.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a slower pace of life at "Highlands - Denver's Hip, Historic Area. Walkable To Downtown". Approximately 1 mile northwest of Denver, activities around here include snowboarding and cycling. Rather go sightseeing? Pencil in a visit to Centennial Trailhead and Wellshire Golf Course.

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

Studio apartments are a hard act to beat when it comes to character, convenience and location. Choose one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Denver and experience the local vibe and culture:

  • Explore the world around you from the comfort of "Ideal Location Near Best Restaurants". This vacation rental is a great base for seeing the sights and comes with amenities including an indoor pool and shopping.
  • Alternatively, spend your escape at "A Gorgeous Mountain Couple's Retreat In Beautiful Evergreen", which comes with conveniences such as a living room and outdoor furniture.

With the moolah you save on your studio apartment, you can afford to discover even more of Denver. Cultural sights like Mirada Fine Art Gallery and Central City Opera House will help you understand the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Denver?

Whether you're looking for a studio apartment or a house with room enough for the whole family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Sneak in some downtime at one of these favorite picks in or near Denver:

  • Within close reach of central Denver, "Luxury Mountain Thunder Ski - In" rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not relaxing in your comfortable digs, get out and explore all the fun stuff around you.
  • Another terrific option is "Heart Of Manitou Springs. Award". Gather your crew and enjoy a comfortable stay close to the heart of Denver.

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

Forget chocolates and flowers. Sometimes all you need is to get away for a weekend, just the two of you. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Denver that would make Cupid green with envy. Here are a few that'll sweep you off your feet:

  • Around 25 miles from Denver, "Hot - Tub - W - Starry Nights - Crazy Fun" is the perfect place for adoring couples. A resort and winery tours are just some of the many amenities you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days sipping wine and canoodling at "Walk To The Heart Of Pearl Street From This Charming Historic Home", around 25 miles from Denver. Beauty services and a restaurant dining guide will help set the scene for romance.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Denver?

You'll find some spectacular mansions for rent in and around Denver. If you're chasing somewhere spacious with a large dollop of wow factor, these architectural stunners will tick your boxes:

  • Located 1 mile to the northwest of Denver, "Historic Coors Mansion In The Beautiful Lower Highlands Neighborhood" is the ideal place for a luxurious escape. Nice touches here include beauty services and golf.
  • Alternatively, score major Brownie points and settle into "French Consulate Mansion/ 5bedroom". It's around 2 miles to the southeast of Denver and comes with beauty services, a separate dining area and more.

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

Big groups mean a whole lot of fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll easily fit your whole squad. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Denver and get everyone together under one roof:

  • Providing space, comfort and privacy, you'll get everyone's seal of approval at "Private Cliffside Estate With Indoor Waterfalls". Up to 20 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 8 bedrooms, a sauna and a kitchen. You'll discover it around 18 miles to the southwest of Denver.
  • Nothing takes priority over spending precious time with loved ones, and "Beautiful Flat With Wide Terrace" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 14 miles to the southeast of Denver, as many as 14 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 3 bedrooms. Mountain views and a fireplace are among the many amenities on offer here.

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

A pool is often a must-have when choosing where to stay on vacation, especially if you're traveling with kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Denver and fill your days with splashing good fun:

  • Pack your swimsuit and book a few days at "Beautiful Private Carriage House". There are also lots of other convenient amenities here, including a travel crib and a fridge.
  • Spend leisurely vacation days splashing about or just kicking back by the water at "Carriage House In America's Coolest Neighborhood". This property is another guest favorite and offers coffee and tea making facilities, childrens activities and more.

Curious what the weather's like in Denver? It has a semi-arid climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 60 ºF to 80 ºF. If you're searching for more inspiration on places to stay in this amazing destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire range of Denver vacation rentals.

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