Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Grand Lake 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 $146 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Grand Lake. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Adventure at Grand Lake vacation home rentals

Those looking out for Grand Lake vacation rentals are lining themselves up for full range of adventures all year round, with the vivid forests and tumbling landscapes of the Rocky Mountain National Park just a short drive away. Seemingly close enough to touch, they're not easy to resist. Of course, the charming town of Grand Lake will snare a place in your heart, too. Here, you'll find lazy lakeside walks, characterful shopping, and intriguing historical landscapes. Plenty to explore and enjoy before you dig out your hiking boots and climbing gear and answer the mountains’ call.

Things to do

Sightseeing near Grand Lake vacation homes

It’s not just the views from your Grand Lake vacation rentals that will wow you. There’s some fascinating history too. The Kauffman House Museum was originally a log-built hotel raised up by a 19th-century fur trapper. Here, you can dip into true stories of the Old West. To try your hand at being a rancher, head to the Winding River Resort Stables and jump in the saddle. There’s even a petting zoo for those with younger children. Or why not just hang loose and stroll the lakeside boardwalk, browsing for bargains in its old-time stores?

Activities

Activities near Grand Lake getaway cabins

As you might expect, it’s all about the lake here. And at 8,000-feet above sea level, with snow-capped mountains shimmering on its surface, Grand Lake is a unique place for a wide variety of water-based activities. Try your hand at canoeing, waterskiing, sailing, or fishing in the summer. Kids will love the paddleboats and the sheltered sandy coves. Then, when the cooler climes of winter roll in, it’s time to pop up the ice-fishing shack, or to fire up the snowmobile and carve a track across one of America’s highest lakes.

Weather

Local weather for your trip to Grand Lake vacation rentals

Packing a raincoat is always a good idea for those Grand Lake vacation rentals—this mountain resort town can be washed with bright sunshine or smolder magnificently beneath rainclouds. And that’s just on one summer’s day. The weather is wonderful for mountain hikes in late August and September. In the winter, the Rocky Mountain Park closes for the season, usually until April/May, but Grand Lake still makes a beautiful spot to visit during those snowy months. And for winter sports enthusiasts, the white rush of Winter Park is just an hour’s drive southward.

Natural features

Grand Lake—open the gate to a wildlife adventure

As the gateway to the western Rocky Mountain National Park, stunning spectacles are never more than a stone’s throw away. Many of the most beautiful Grand Lake vacation rentals are found nestled in its surrounding mountains, overlooked by glaciers and razor ridges. The Park’s Trail Ridge Road is drivable from May through October. Take a spin along its winding hairpins and you may see bighorn sheep scampering down slopes, while wolverines, black bears, and lynxes are a rarer delight. And, of course, a glimpse of the mountain bluebird will set most hearts aflutter.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Grand Lake

The nearest airport is in Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), located 44.3 mi (71.2 km) from the city center.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly vacation homes in Grand Lake

Families with children can enjoy many memorable experiences in Grand Lake. Vacation rentals are available near places like Shadow Mountain Lake, a high-elevation reservoir for swimming and watersports, and Kawuneeche Valley, a marshy valley of the Colorado River with an abundance of trails among moose, elk, and other wildlife. Kids will also like Stillwater Pass, a mountain pass with campsites for stargazing and wildlife viewing.

Good for couples

Couple's retreat near Grand Lake vacation homes

Grand Lake is the ideal spot for a romantic retreat. Vacation homes can be found near places like Adams Falls, a waterfall within a rocky gorge with scenic trails through aspen woodland, and Grand Lake, a natural lake for boating, sailing, fishing, and water sports. You'll also like Trail Ridge Road, a picturesque alpine roadway with striking mountain panoramas.

How many vacation rentals are available around Grand Lake?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,285 vacation rentals around Grand Lake. From 272 cabin rentals to 771 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.