Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Vallecito 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 $167 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Vallecito Lake. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

A gateway to Four Corners

Set high in Southwest Colorado, Vallecito Lake provides an ideal base for exploring the legendary Four Corners region. Venture into the backcountry and you'll find a wonderland of shimmering lakes, snow-capped mountains and lush forests. The shoreline is dotted with stunning Vallecito Lake vacation rentals that make it easy to relax on the deck with a good book and freshly-brewed coffee. Whether you're craving more caffeine or need to pick up supplies, Durango is just 30 minutes away. The characterful Colorado mining town is brimming with trendy cafes, local boutiques, organic restaurants, craft breweries and colorful farmers markets.

Things to do

Breathtaking views on the San Juan Skyway

Covering a 1.8 million-acre footprint, the San Juan National Forest features everything from sunbaked desert mesas to lofty alpine peaks. While sleeping under the stars is a treat, Vallecito Lake vacation rentals mean you don't have to compromise on comfort. Book a secluded cabin and you'll be surrounded by a canopy of ponderosa pines, Gambel oaks and American aspens. For a breathtaking daytrip, why not drive the San Juan Skyway? Spanning over 200 miles, it winds through the mountains and will take you past sheer cliffs, tumbling waterfalls and towering 14,000-foot peaks.

Activities

Connect with nature in Vallecito Lake

Vallecito Lake serves up a slew of recreational activities, from boating and kayaking to fishing and swimming. Not to mention hiking in the San Juan National Forest, wildlife watching in the Weminuche Wilderness Area and horseback riding in the mountains. Things don't slow down in the winter, with the chance to cross-country ski, snowmobile, ice fish, sleigh ride and more. Planning a family getaway to Colorado? From luxury lodges to lakeside cabins, Vallecito Lake vacation rentals are big enough to house the whole family.

Weather

Snow-dusted winters in Vallecito Lake

Summer is high season in Colorado, when Vallecito Lake is flooded with locals and vacationers alike. The days are long and sunny, which makes it a great time to boat, fish or explore the backcountry. Fall can be a beautiful time to visit, when the San Juan National Forest explodes in a sea of reds, yellows and golds. While winter in Vallecito Lake can get snowy, it's a great time to cozy up by the fireplace with a board game and a bottle of wine.

Natural features

Welcome to the Little Valley

In Spanish the name Vallecito translates to Little Valley. This is a nod to its location in the heart of the San Juan National Forest. The lake is considered to be one of Colorado's most beautiful bodies of water, with 12 miles of shoreline to explore. Keep an eye out for bighorn sheep and elk roaming the woodland. Remember, San Juan is bear country so, if you're hiking, make plenty of noise and keep dogs leashed. Vallecito Lake is brimming with salmon, northern pike and rainbow trout. Don't forget to obtain a valid license before you cast a line.

How many vacation rentals are available around Vallecito Lake?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 662 vacation rentals around Vallecito Lake. From 95 cabin rentals to 379 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.