Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Gunnison, 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 $175 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Gunnison. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Gunnison is Colorado's great outdoors

The recipe for adventure couldn't be better – there’s the serrated tops of the Sawtooth Mountain, the roaring whitewater of the Gunnison River, the rock-ribbed walls of the Black Canyon, the colossal widths of Gunnison Gorge, the alpine ski fields of Crested Butte, the tabletops of the Grand Mesa – the list goes on. There are few places in America with such a line-up of adrenaline-pumping activities and breathtaking highland vistas as this. Book your Gunnison vacation rentals to break out into the vast Colorado outdoors this year…

Things to do

Wonder at the majesty of the Rockies in Gunnison

Gunnison's treasures rise and fall all around the town center. It’s hard to miss the great peaks of Mount Baldy and Fairview soaring on the horizon, and you're sure to pass the Blue Mesa Reservoir on your way into town – a summertime mecca for sailors and water skiers. But that's just a taster because the Crested Butte Mountain Resort also hides in these hills, touting speedy black runs and meandering, tree-lined blues alike. And the iconic Grand Mesa looms just to the north, complete with carved plateaus and scenic byways by the bucket load.

Activities

Going wild in Gunnison

Be sure to pack the hiking gear, waterproofs, and walking boots if you intend to hit Gunnison vacation rentals in the summer. Whether it's a cabin hidden in the woods beneath Fossil Ridge, or a riverside hut with roaring rapids on the doorstep, it's likely you'll be enjoying some form of outdoors adventure. Rafting and hiking and mountain biking are uber-popular pursuits, but so are long drives on the West Elk Loop, or camping jaunts into the national forest. And in winter? Monarch Mountain and Crested Butte have powdered runs aplenty.

Weather

Seasonal weather in Gunnison

Travelers enjoy Gunnison for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in December, March, February or May, when snowfall averages 9 inches and temperatures average 16°F.

Natural features

Gunnison is a mountain town

There's no question about it: Gunnison is a mountain town. Hidden in its own small cleft in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, it's surrounded by some of America's most iconic wildernesses. There's the Curecanti National Recreation Area and the Blue Mesa Reservoir to the west, awash with sloshing whitewater rapids and boating jetties. There's the sweeping pine forests and snow-topped massifs of the Gunnison National Forest to the east. And there's the majestic Grand Mesa to the north, where black bears, lynxes, moose, and oodles more creatures tread between the trees.

How to get there

How to get to and around Gunnison

Fly into Gunnison, CO (GUC-Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional), the closest airport, located 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE), which is 46.7 mi (75.2 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Gunnison?

Whatever you're looking for in a getaway, you'll find a rental in or around Gunnison that suits your style. Here are some of our faves:

  • Make the most of handy amenities like a microwave oven and towels at "Retreat At The Rocks Quiet Retreat Near Hartman’s W". Situated around 3 miles from Gunnison, this property has 3 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • "Basecamp For Adventurers" also promises a memorable escape, offering 3 bedrooms, an electric kettle, a hair dryer and more. It's around 0.1 miles from Gunnison.

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

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

We all deserve some time out every so often. If you're itching to spend a couple of carefree mornings lounging around in your PJs with a coffee and the morning news, we've got some fabulous weekend getaways in and around Gunnison. Here are two of our favorites:

  • "Home Away From Home - Off - Grid Cabin" is around 0.1 miles northeast of Gunnison and the perfect place to recharge your batteries. You'll enjoy the range of amenities here, including a kitchen and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • "Gunnison Home In Town Close To Crested Butte" is another superb option. It's located around 1 mile to the northwest of Gunnison and comes with free toiletries, a stovetop and more.

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

Studio apartments may be small, but they sure pack a punch when it comes to convenience and location. Unpack your bags at one of these welcoming studio apartments in or near Gunnison:

  • After an exciting day of outdoor exploration, put your feet up and relax at "Custom 500 Sq Ft Cottage". A kitchen and nearby museums are just some of the amenities on offer here.
  • "Grandpa’s Cabin On The River Grandpa’s Cabin On The River" is another top choice, providing all you need for a heavenly Gunnison getaway. Handy amenities here include a fireplace and a stovetop.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Gunnison?

Whether you're chasing a chic apartment or a large vacation home, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Enjoy a mini break at one of these favorite picks in or near Gunnison:

  • For a fantastic few nights away, you can't go wrong with "3, 000 Sq/ft Home On The River Quiet And Private 2 Acres". It's nice and close to the center of Gunnison, in addition to lots of things to put on your itinerary.
  • Alternatively, spend a few relaxing nights at "Spacious House North Of Gunnison". This conveniently located property will feel like your home away from home.

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

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend trip. If you want to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Gunnison that will set your hearts aflutter:

  • Located around 3 miles from Gunnison, "Retreat At The Rocks Quiet Retreat Near Hartman’s W" is the perfect place for doting couples. A fireplace and shopping facilities are some of the amenities here.
  • Alternatively, spend a few magical days canoodling and uncorking Champagne at "Basecamp For Adventurers", around 0.1 miles from Gunnison. A fireplace and a firepit will help set the mood.

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

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

  • A wide array of amenities including a fireplace and a kitchen make "Home Away From Home - Off - Grid Cabin" a top pick for groups. This expansive getaway has 2 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. From the center of Gunnison, it's around 0.1 miles away to the northeast.
  • Invite as many as 50 of your friends to "Geothermal Ranch Lodge With Private Hot Springs Pool" and fill its spaces with love and laughter. This option has 23 bedrooms and is around 25 miles to the east of central Gunnison. It's packed with features to keep your large group happy and comfortable, including a swimming pool and a kitchen.

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

Nothing screams fun like a pool. Grab your flamingo floatie and browse these houses in or near Gunnison that feature this vacation must-have:

  • Say hello to "Amazingly Serene Private River Front House Awaits", where your biggest priority will be enjoying the pool. Amenities including free toiletries and pet-friendly facilities help make this escape a guest favorite.
  • Spend leisurely vacation days swimming or just unwinding by the water at "River House On The River River House". This vacation home is another favorite and comes with a dishwasher, a kitchen and more.

Unsure how to pack your suitcase for your Gunnison getaway? This leading destination has a subarctic climate. In summer, expect average temperatures of between 35 ºF and 75 ºF. Scroll through our range of Gunnison vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more inspiration on where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Gunnison?

The first stage of any great family trip is searching for the right place to stay. Whether you're organizing a quick break with the kids or a multi-generational getaway with relatives, we've got large family vacation rentals in and around Gunnison with plenty of space for everyone. Here are a couple of popular options waiting to welcome you:

  • Approximately 3 miles south of Gunnison, "Retreat At The Rocks Quiet Retreat Near Hartman’s W" has 3 bedrooms that sleep as many as 8 guests. Amenities here include a fridge and childrens activities.
  • Another top option is "Basecamp For Adventurers". It's about 0.1 miles south of Gunnison, has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 guests. Handy amenities here include a microwave oven and a fenced yard.

If you're in the mood for visiting some family-friendly attractions around the area, Monarch Crest Scenic Tram is a fun day out for all ages.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Gunnison?

Cozy up with the kids in a family cabin rental in or near Gunnison and get ready to create some fantastic memories together. Check out these options:

  • "Home Away From Home - Off - Grid Cabin" - Enjoy quality time with your nearest and dearest at this escape, which is around 0.1 miles northeast of central Gunnison. Coffee and tea making facilities and a separate dining area are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Off The Grid Rustic Cabin" - This cabin is another favorite with families and is around 12 miles south of Gunnison. Offering a kitchen, a DVD player and more, it'll get your group's nod of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Gunnison vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Gunnison?

Idyllic romantic getaways, business trips or adventures of the solo kind — a single-bedroom rental property is an ideal solution for a multitude of occasions. One of our options in or near Gunnison is sure to be just the thing:

  • Take a look at "Custom 500 Sq Ft Cottage", a fantastic centrally located one-bedroom property. A kitchen and a garden are among its useful amenities.
  • Also within easy reach of all the excitement of Gunnison, "Grandpa`s Cabin On The River Grandpa’s Cabin On The River" is another popular one-bedroom option. After a day of exploring, return and make use of a fireplace and a kitchen.