Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Crystal River, FL 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 swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $60 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Crystal River. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Delight in the riverside landscape of Crystal River

The riverfront and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Crystal River. Renowned for its boating, kayaking and snorkeling, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Crystal River

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Travelers enjoy Crystal River for its swimming, boating and kayaking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Crystal River a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Plantation Inn and Golf Resort (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Pine Ridge Golf & Country Club (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • World Woods Golf Club (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Citrus County Speedway (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Skyview At Terra Vista (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Citrus Springs Golf & Country Club (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Crystal River

Travelers enjoy Crystal River for its riverfront and wildlife. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Crystal River is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hunter Spring Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Three Sisters Springs (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Fort Island Gulf Beach (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Rainbow River (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Crystal River

The nearest airport is in Ocala, FL (OCF-Ocala Intl.), located 29 mi (46.7 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Crystal River?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it's craving a vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and take off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Crystal River:

  • Make use of amenities including a dryer and cookware, dishware and utensils at "Luxury Waterfront Home On The Homosassa River". Situated around 9 miles from Crystal River, this leading option has 4 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • "Come Relax, Reconnect, And Re - Energize. Waterfront Heated Salt Water Pool Home" is another top pick, offering 3 bedrooms, free toiletries, a highchair and more. It's around 2 miles from Crystal River.

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

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Crystal River?

Vrbo has some unique log cabins available in and around Crystal River. Enjoy the rustic cabin experience while staying in the heart of nature at either of these impressive choices:

  • "Nature Coast Log Cabin - Hot Tub" is a fantastic mixture of outdoor fun and comfort. Take advantage of top amenities here such as a smart TV and a kitchen island.
  • You won't have to forego any home comforts if you stay at "Quiet Inverness Log Cabin With Furnished Deck". This popular option features a garden, spa and beauty services and more.

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

If you've been busier than a hamster on a treadwheel, you deserve to escape for a couple of days. Leave work early on Friday and head for one of these weekend getaways in or near Crystal River:

  • "Spectacular Waterfront Home W" is ideal for one or two days of relaxation and fun. It offers convenient amenities, such as heating and a nearby marina, and is located 11 miles to the south of Crystal River.
  • "Get Salty Waterfront Heated Salt Water Pool Home" is another popular option to consider. It's around 2 miles to the west of Crystal River and comes with a bicycle, a kitchen and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Crystal River?

Studio apartments may be small, but they pack a punch when it comes to convenience and location. Put your bags down at one of these cozy studio apartments in or near Crystal River:

  • After a fun-filled day of urban exploration, come home to the comforts of "Tranquil Waterfront Cottage. 1 Bedroom". Cable/satellite TV services and air conditioning are just some of the amenities on offer here.
  • Or, use "In Walking Distance From Three Sister's Springs" as a base to check off the best sights around you. This cozy stay offers a garden, internet services and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Crystal River?

Whether you're after a small apartment just for you or a vacation home that'll fit the entire family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Crystal River. These properties make the perfect base for a quick visit:

  • Within close reach of central Crystal River, "Beautiful Updated 3/2 Waterfront W" welcomes short-term guests. When you're not enjoying your comfortable digs, get out and discover what's around you.
  • Alternatively, book a few nights at "Deep Water Retreat, Dock, Heated Pool". This comfy, conveniently located property makes exploring the local sights easy.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Crystal River?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend together. If you'd like to spend a couple of evenings away with your beloved, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Crystal River that will get your heart racing:

  • Slip away on Friday afternoon for a few passion-filled evenings at "Luxury Waterfront Home On The Homosassa River". Roughly 9 miles from Crystal River, this place comes with lots of nice touches, including a fireplace and shopping facilities.
  • "Come Relax, Reconnect, And Re - Energize. Waterfront Heated Salt Water Pool Home" is another wonderful option that's sure to impress. It's around 2 miles from Crystal River and comes with a nearby bay and a swimming pool.

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

Peep these large group vacation rentals in or near Crystal River and forget about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • Offering privacy, comfort and space, you'll get your guests' seal of approval at "Luxury Waterfront Home On The Homosassa River". Up to 12 people can stay at this escape which has 4 bedrooms, a garden and a fireplace. You'll find it around 9 miles to the south of Crystal River.
  • Nothing takes priority over spending time with loved ones, and "Coolest Layout In Crystal River" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 2 miles to the west of Crystal River, as many as 12 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A firepit and a kitchen are among the many amenities at hand here.

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

Nothing screams fun and frivolity like a pool does. Pull out your inflatable swan and check out these rental houses in or near Crystal River that come with this must-have amenity:

  • Pack your swimsuit and get away with your gang to "Lotus Point' Lake House Getaway On Four Rustic Acres". There are plenty of other great amenities here, including a separate dining area and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Otherwise, unpack your suitcase at "Million Dollar House On Main River. Holds 14. Pool". Along with a refreshing pool, you'll also have use of childrens activities and a foosball table.

Wondering what the weather is like in Crystal River? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 75 ºF to 90 ºF. If you're searching for a little more inspiration on where to stay in this epic destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to check out our entire range of Crystal River vacation rentals.

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

A family getaway should be about spending quality time together and sharing experiences. If you're looking for a home away from home that's big enough for all the gang, have a look at a few of our large family vacation rentals in and around Crystal River:

  • Make lifelong memories at "Luxury Waterfront Home On The Homosassa River". With 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 guests, this spacious family retreat is located 9 miles south of Crystal River. There are lots of amenities to make use of here, such as a garden and a dishwasher.
  • "Come Relax, Reconnect, And Re - Energize. Waterfront Heated Salt Water Pool Home" is another good option with 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 guests. Offering a range of creature comforts like a barbecue grill and coffee and tea making facilities, you'll find this rental property 2 miles west of Crystal River.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Crystal River?

Nothing is more important than family, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Book one of these family cabin rentals in or near Crystal River and create wonderful new memories with the people you love the most:

  • "Beautiful Rustic And Modern Log Home" - This popular retreat offers a fridge and coffee and tea making facilities and is about 4 miles south of the center of Crystal River.
  • "Private Island Cabin On The River. Boat Access Only" - This stay is another favorite with families and is around 9 miles southwest of Crystal River. Offering a barbecue grill, nearby birdwatching activities and more, it'll get everyone's tick of approval.

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