Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Boulder, 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 $99 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Boulder. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Boulder

Enjoy the live music and other features of Boulder. Renowned for its local tours, hiking and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Boulder

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Travelers enjoy Boulder for its hiking, biking and jogging trails. Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Boulder a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sport Stable (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Butterfly Pavilion (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Water World (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Eldora Mountain Resort (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Applewood Golf Course (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Lakeside Amusement Park (19.9 mi / 32 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Boulder

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Boulder is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Flatirons (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Chautauqua Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Flagstaff Mountain (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Boulder Falls (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Boulder Reservoir (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Eldorado Canyon State Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Boulder

The nearest airport is in Denver Intl. Airport (DEN), located 33.7 mi (54.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), which is 11.1 mi (17.9 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Boulder?

Whatever your vacation needs, you'll find a rental in or around Boulder that suits your style. Here are some of our faves:

  • Make the most of handy amenities like an oven and winery tours at "Hot - Tub - W - Starry Nights - Crazy Fun". Situated around 14 miles from Boulder, this vacation rental has 3 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Cabin - 4 Bdrs With Attached Private Baths". Around 25 miles from the heart of Boulder, it has 4 bedrooms and features mountain views and a free nearby fitness center.

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

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

Punching far above its weight when it comes to character, a tiny house vacation rental in Boulder puts you on the doorstep of big adventure. Power down your tech and switch your focus to Mother Nature at one of these pocket-sized stays:

  • Look forward to a simpler way of living at "Tiny House resort: Outdoor Adventure Near Estes Park". Amenities at this getaway in Boulder include a garden and a resort.
  • "The Whistle Stop Tiny House - Close To Downtown" offers convenient extras like a toaster and lowered locks. Located in West Colfax, you'll be able to live big in this small but nicely designed home.

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

Fact: Boulder is home to some glorious nature, and a log cabin is the perfect way to experience it for yourself. Rediscover the great outdoors without sacrificing comforts at one of these tried-and-tested bolt-holes:

  • "Enchanting Log Cabin Mountain Woods And Meadow With Free Wifi" in Ustka proves there's no need to sleep in a tent to get back to nature. Forget about camping and enjoy this cabin's creature comforts, which include a garden and a playground.
  • After a big day of outdoor activities, unwind at "Historic Log Cabin In Eldora 10 Minutes To Ski Area". This cozy escape in Nederland has a firepit and high-speed internet services.

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

There's nothing like a quick trip to get you feeling alive again. Pack your overnight bag and take a load off at one of these top weekend getaways in and around Boulder:

  • "Cabin Waccess To Big T River Walk To Rmnp Th And Ymca" is a comfortable option around 25 miles northwest of the center of Boulder. There's no need to go far to find something fun to do around this retreat. Get out and discover Performance Park and Deer Mountain Trail. Activities like cross-country skiing and mountain biking will perfectly round off your mini getaway.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "8 Br/8b Luxury Mtn Lodge On Fall River". About 30 miles northwest of Boulder, activities around here include cross-country skiing and sledding. More interested in sightseeing? Don't miss Roaring Creek Trail and Estes Valley Dog Park.

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

Generally compact, affordable and well located, it's difficult not to be charmed by a studio apartment. Settle into one of these options and get acquainted with Boulder up close:

  • Throw your bags down at "Cabin - Vr - 21 - 0003. Enchanting, Creekside". Amenities including a garden and a fridge will make you feel right at home here.
  • Alternatively, get into vacation mode at "Historic, Romantic, Secluded 1910 Cabin", which offers conveniences including spa and beauty services and a boat.

With the cash you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to explore even more of Boulder. Cultural attractions like Mirada Fine Art Gallery and Central City Opera House will help you get a better feel for the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Boulder?

Whether you're after a cabin for you and a few friends or a townhouse with room for the whole family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Boulder. These properties are an ideal base for a short and sweet stay:

  • If you can only spare a night or two, "8 Br/8b Luxury Mtn Lodge On Fall River" has you covered. It's close to central Boulder, so you'll have easy access to all the best sights.
  • "Walk To The Heart Of Pearl Street From This Charming Historic Home" is also well located. Settle in here and find out why lots of guests rate this getaway as one of their favorites.

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

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a houseboat, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to say "I love you." Whisk your special someone away for a few days at one of these popular escapes in or near Boulder:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a couple of passion-filled evenings at "Hot - Tub - W - Starry Nights - Crazy Fun". Located approximately 14 miles from Boulder, it comes with lots of nice touches, including winery tours and a nearby bay.
  • "Cabin - 4 Bdrs With Attached Private Baths" is another wonderful option that's bound to impress. It's about 25 miles from Boulder and comes with a fireplace and a resort.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Boulder?

If you're looking for somewhere to reconnect with the family this vacation, why not make it memorable? These mansions for rent in or around Boulder will easily accommodate the entire gang while doing it in style:

  • Situated around 20 miles to the southeast of Boulder, "Highlands Mini Mansion" is the perfect place to unwind and relax in luxury. Amenities here include beauty services and golf.
  • Another great pick is "Historic Coors Mansion In The Beautiful Lower Highlands Neighborhood". Approximately 20 miles to the southeast of Boulder, this swanky vacation rental is the crème-de-la-crème of style and character and offers beauty services, golf and more.

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

Cast your eye over these large group vacation rentals in or near Boulder and forget about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • A host of amenities including a firepit and a swimming pool make "8 Br/8b Luxury Mtn Lodge On Fall River" a top pick for groups. This sizable property has 8 bedrooms and accommodates up to 24 guests. From the heart of Boulder, it's around 30 miles away to the northwest.
  • "Private Cliffside Estate With Indoor Waterfalls" is another terrific option. It's around 30 miles to the south of Boulder, has 8 bedrooms and welcomes up to 20 guests. A kitchen and a sauna are among the things designed to make your stay more comfortable.

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

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can have, a pool is one of the most desired. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Boulder and spend your days splashing about. Just remember to bring your unicorn floatie:

  • Pack your swimming gear and make a booking at "Antique - Filled Charming 1940s House On Quiet Downtown Loveland Street". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including a fridge and a garden.
  • Alternatively, put your bags down and your feet up at "Beautiful Private Carriage House". Along with a refreshing pool, you can also make use of books and childrens activities.

Not sure what to pack for your Boulder escape? This enticing destination has a semi-arid climate. In the summer months, you can expect average temperatures ranging from 55 ºF to 75 ºF. Browse our selection of Boulder vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

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