Discover a selection of 249 vacation rentals in Columbia, IL 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 kitchens. Prices start at $55 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Columbia. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

The friendly city of Columbia awaits you

Experience the unique character of Columbia with a stay in a vacation home rental. This welcoming city allures visitors with its restaurants and shopping. Busch Stadium and Gateway Arch are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, Vrbo has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Columbia

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Columbia a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grants Farm (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • St. Louis Zoo (13 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Triple Lakes Golf Course (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Eckert’s Millstadt Farm (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • World Aquarium (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Columbia

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Columbia is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Sylvan Springs County Park (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Jefferson Barracks Historic Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Sister Marie Charles Park (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Bellerive Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Willmore Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Columbia

Fly into St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), the closest airport, located 21.2 mi (34.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 27.1 mi (43.7 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Columbia, IL?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 249 vacation rentals around Columbia. From 97 house rentals to 133 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Columbia?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Columbia:

  • Downtown: 359 vacation rentals
  • Soulard: 103 vacation rentals
  • Central West End: 118 vacation rentals
  • Tower Grove South: 72 vacation rentals
  • Downtown West: 124 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Columbia?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Columbia. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Busch Stadium: 607 vacation rentals
  • St. Louis Zoo: 627 vacation rentals
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium/World Aquarium: 625 vacation rentals
  • Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park: 641 vacation rentals
  • Washington University: 626 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Columbia listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Columbia?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 97 Houses in Columbia. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Columbia include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 133 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Columbia?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Columbia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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