Discover a selection of 20 vacation rentals in La Plata County, US 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 $150 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in La Plata County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your La Plata County getaway

Experience the unique character of La Plata County with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city has something for everyone. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in La Plata County

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes La Plata County a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Purgatory Resort (24.7 mi / 39.7 km)
  • Dalton Ranch Golf Club (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Cliffs at Tamarron (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Hillcrest Golf Club (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Ski Hesperus (10 mi / 16.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of La Plata County

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, La Plata County is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Animas River (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Animas River Trail (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Vallecito Lake (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Piedra River Hot Springs (29.2 mi / 46.9 km)
  • Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center (29.7 mi / 47.8 km)
  • Mesa Verde National Park Entrance (29.9 mi / 48.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around La Plata County

Fly into Durango–La Plata County Airport (DRO), the closest airport, located 10.6 mi (17.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Durango, CO (AMK-Animas Air Park), which is 4.9 mi (7.9 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Durango Narrow Gauge Railroad Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in La Plata County?

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

  • "Nothing But Compliments": If you're after somewhere in Western United States with 3 bedrooms and plenty of home comforts, this getaway will tick your boxes. Amenities include pet-friendly services and golf.
  • "Stunning Views, Peaceful Setting": Put your bags down and your weary feet up at this sought-after getaway in Bayfield. It comes with 3 bedrooms, books, a kitchen and more.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in La Plata County?

Punching above its weight when it comes to charm and character, a tiny house vacation rental in La Plata County delivers big adventure. Turn off all your devices and turn your focus to Mother Nature at one of these pocket-sized stays:

  • Experience a simpler way of living at "The Mesa Verde Tiny House". Amenities at this retreat in Southwest Colorado include a kitchen, a stovetop and more.
  • Alternatively, make yourself at home at "New ‘boho Bliss’ Tiny Home W". Located in Mountain States, this petite abode comes with a toaster and nearby hunting activities.

Can I find log cabins to rent in La Plata County?

Whether you're looking for a basic retreat or something luxurious, you'll find an excellent selection of log cabins to rent in La Plata County. Experience a blend of comfort and adventure at one of these top options:

  • Located in Mountain States, "Log Cabin And Hut, Wifi, 13 Acres" will put you close to some of the wonderful outdoor activities this area has to offer. Cycling and skiing are a couple of them.
  • On the hunt for a Southern Rocky Mountains cabin with access to fun outdoor activities like snowboarding and skiing? Your search is over! Book a few nights at "Classic Log Cabin With Private Hot Tub And Rustic Mountain Comfort".

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

Got limited time but still want to get away? A weekend escape will be just what you need. Reserve a couple of nights at one of these rental properties and get ready to feel revitalized when Monday rolls around:

  • "Secluded Modern Home On 132 Acres" - Found in Durango, this rental offers its guests handy extras including nearby hunting activities and high-speed internet services.
  • "Five Star At The James Ranch, Hermosa" - This is another fantastic place where you can relax for a couple of days. Take advantage of shopping, a free nearby fitness center and more during your short but memorable stay at this Durango property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in La Plata County?

Studio apartments may be on the smaller side, but it's difficult to top their great locations and modest price tags. Whether you're traveling solo or you're with a few friends, consider one of these cozy studio apartments in La Plata County:

  • Eat, sleep, chill with friends ... Do it all from the compact yet well-thought-out single space at "Centrally Located In Downtown Durango". Located in Historic Downtown Durango, a balcony and nearby birdwatching activities are among the amenities here.
  • Alternatively, use "Free Cancellation Up To 30 Days Before Travel" as a base to get out and explore. This homey getaway is in Southern Rocky Mountains and comes with nearby museums and a free nearby fitness center.

Can I find short term rentals in La Plata County?

With Vrbo's awesome range of short-term rentals in La Plata County, it's easy to find a place that's a perfect match. Whether you're chasing somewhere to relax on your own or to hang out with your buddies, these options are difficult to beat:

  • "Secluded Modern Home On 132 Acres" in Durango is a perfect place for a short-term stay. It's close to the town center, so you can go out and explore all the top sights without having to travel too far.
  • "Five Star At The James Ranch, Hermosa" also rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. Spend a couple of relaxing days at this property in Hermosa and discover why it's a favorite among many visitors.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in La Plata County?

A romantic weekend getaway in La Plata County is a surefire way to feed the flame of passion. Light a fancy candle, take your love by the hand and get set to send sparks flying at one of these vacation rentals:

  • You'll feel like a regular Casanova at "Nothing But Compliments". This Western United States vacation rental is made for romance, with amenities like shopping facilities and outdoor furniture to help set the mood.
  • Another amorous option is "Stunning Views, Peaceful Setting" in Bayfield. Enjoy perks here including winery tours and a fireplace, in addition to each other's company.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in La Plata County?

If you're planning that special trip away, don't travel by yourself; bring the whole crew along. It's always more fun to share your experiences with your friends and family. These vacation rentals in La Plata County are perfect for large groups:

  • "Large Family Home With Acreage In Beautiful Animas Valley - Co Lic. 02872172": With 6 bedrooms, everyone can join the fun at this sought-after escape in Durango. A water view and mountain views are just a couple of the amenities available here.
  • "Southwest Colorado's Premier Vacation Retreat": You'll get your crew's nod of approval at this Rincon Ridge option which features a fireplace, a kitchen and more. It has 8 bedrooms that will comfortably accommodate everyone on your invitation list.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in La Plata County?

Planning a getaway in La Plata County with all your favorite people doesn't have to mean jamming everyone into a couple of rooms. If you want someplace comfy where you and your gang can spread out, one of these large vacation rentals might be just the ticket:

  • "Perfect Country Getaway Near Durango": With 7 bedrooms accommodating up to 30 people, this property in Hesperus will give you all the space you need. A fireplace and a kitchen are a couple of the amenities available here.
  • "Durango Retreat Center With Accommodations For Up To 70": Located in Southern Rocky Mountains, this spacious retreat offers amenities like a firepit and a kitchen. It has 13 bedrooms and can comfortably accommodate up to 75 guests.

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

Take your pick and hop right in. Here are a couple of highly rated house rentals in La Plata County where happiness is a day at the pool:

  • The pool at "New Family Friendly House - Dead End Street" is guaranteed to add another layer of fun to your getaway. Located in Southern Rocky Mountains, this property also comes with a porch and a DVD player.
  • "Gorgeous Mountain House Minutes From Downtown Durango" in Southwest Colorado is also a hit with guests. There's plenty to love about this place besides its pool, such as a fenced yard and a balcony.

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