Discover a selection of 4,000 vacation rentals in Alma 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 kitchens and swimming pools. Prices start at $99 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Alma. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Take a break in the old Alma mater

Alma's proud boast is that it's North America's highest incorporated town, but it's got a whole lot more going for it than that. This homey former mining town is a honeypot for hikers and SUV adventurers looking to bite off some serious challenges. Your Alma vacation rental is going to give you the kind of mountain views that most travelers can only dream of, and with its friendly eateries and arty vibe, the town itself is the sort of place that'll have you planning next year's vacation before this one's over.

Things to do

Rubbing shoulders with Spengler and Venkman

Fancy a spooktacular excursion? How about strapping on your proton pack and visiting the nearby ghost town of Buckskin Joe? Abandoned in the 1860s when the gold ran out, it draws ghost-hunters from far and wide thanks to the specter of a local dancing girl called Silver Heels. Alma itself and the surrounding area are full of historic buildings from its mining past, but aside from that, your main focus is going to be on the area's natural wonders. Take a trip up to Kite Lake or Montgomery Reservoir to catch some of the best views.

Activities

Whatever you do, just don't look down

The first thing you need to do when you come out of your Alma vacation rental is look up. With several mountains above the magic 14,000-ft mark, you could spend weeks hiking in this area and still never get round them all. And the diversions round Alma don't have to be of the pedestrian variety. Off-road enthusiasts will want to get their vehicles geared up for a run along Mosquito Pass, the highest such route in North America. Each summer, Alma also plays host to the Festival in the Clouds, an outdoor art and music festival that takes place in July.

Weather

Up here in the mountains, the weather is snow joke

If you're looking to tackle the Mosquito Pass, then you'll want to do it in summer, because come winter, this high-altitude town gets more than its fair share of snow. Depending on your point of view, that might be a good thing, and skiers/snowshoers certainly won't be short of routes to explore. As for the summer, you'll be pleased to hear that things are going to be a lot warmer for your Alma vacation rental, though it's worth remembering that the temperatures can still drop off sharply when the sun starts to go down.

Natural features

Pining for the perfect Alma vacation rental

At nearly 11,700 ft above sea level, Alma is one of the highest towns in the U.S. Above it tower five 14,000-ft peaks, with old mining claims still visible on their slopes. The area surrounding Alma is known as South Park, and if that sounds familiar, it's because the TV show is set there. For something a bit out of the ordinary, you could pay a visit to Windy Ridge Bristlecone Pine Scenic Area. These rare trees can live to thousands of years old, and have been bent over permanently by the strong mountain winds.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Alma

Fly into Vail, CO (EGE-Eagle County Regional), the closest airport, located 50.4 mi (81.1 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Alma?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 4,222 vacation rentals around Alma. From 177 cabin rentals to 1,178 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Alma?

Would you look at that view?! That's what you'll find yourself saying when you travel out to the hills and treat yourself to a memorable high-altitude getaway. Vrbo has 2,298 mountain rental options available. Open to more ideas? Vrbo has tons more rental options to search through, including:

  • 1,275 ski-in vacation rentals.
  • 1,053 ski-out vacation rentals.
  • 909 resort vacation rentals.

Can I rent a condo in Alma?

A condo is a great option if you're the type of traveler who likes lots of room to move. With the conveniences of home, it'll provide the perfect chill-out zone after an awesome day of sightseeing. In this destination, Vrbo has 2,129 to choose from. Book now and you could be parting with as little as $61 a night. If that doesn't agree with your crew's taste, we've got a range of other property types to choose from, such as:

  • House: 1,220 vacation homes. Prices start from $84 per night.
  • Townhome: 450 vacation homes. Prices start from $110 per night.
  • Cabin: 172 vacation homes. Prices start from $92 per night.

Can I stay in Alma in a large group?

The recipe for the perfect trip is catching up with your friends and loved ones in an amazing new place. If you'll be traveling with a large group, Vrbo can help you. Condo vacation homes are the most popular option for larger sized groups, with 513 available here. If you're wanting to stay with a large group, the rental options that can cater to you include:

  • If yours is a party of 8, we have 1,898 vacation homes just right for that size. Stay a night from just $83.
  • If you have 6 in your crew, you'll be happy to discover that there are 1,506 vacation homes that are perfect. You can book one for as little as $61 a night.
  • Seeking rental properties suitable for 10 people? You'll be delighted to discover we have 976 that'll be ideal. You can grab one for as little as $132 per night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can bring your mom, your cousins and all your buddies to Alma.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Alma?

Vrbo is here to help you get together with the ones you love. Providing a fantastic range of value-packed rentals, it won't be difficult to find a special place that keeps you all under one roof. Ski Cooper is a bargain-hunter's dream. And with 476 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $173 a night, you can see why. There are another 1,039 Vrbo rentals waiting for you in or around Keystone Ski Resort. The average price here is $184 a night.

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