Discover a selection of 198 vacation rentals in Bloomington, IN 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 WiFi. Prices start at $96 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Bloomington. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Bloomington

Enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and opera and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Bloomington. This city's university setting, sporting events and restaurants draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Bloomington

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Bloomington a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Oliver Winery (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Indiana University Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Cascades Golf Course (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Cedar Creek Winery (19 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Jump-N-Joey's (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Bloomington Speedway (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bloomington

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bloomington is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Monroe (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • McCormick's Creek State Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Brown County State Park (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Morgan-Monroe State Forest (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Cataract Falls (24 mi / 38.7 km)
  • Bluespring Caverns (25.6 mi / 41.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Bloomington

Fly into Indianapolis Intl. Airport (IND), the closest airport, located 39.9 mi (64.1 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Bloomington?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now that's a vacation. Now's the time to pack your bags and head to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Bloomington:

  • Make the most of conveniences like a nearby laundromat and an oven at "Hoot Owl Cabin - Your Home Away From Home". Located around 7 miles from Bloomington, this unique property has 3 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Another great option is "Peaceful Country Setting 100 Acre Woods Off The Beaten Path Close To Everything", which is around 8 miles from Bloomington. Featuring 3 bedrooms, nearby museums and shopping, it has everything you need to keep you content and comfortable.

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

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

Get far away from the rat race at one of our weekend getaways in or near Bloomington. Whether you want to hang out with buddies or spend treasured time with your partner, we'll have something to suit your style. Try these top-rated properties on for size:

  • "Spacious 3 Bedroom Apartment Right On Kirkwood" is around 0.1 miles east of Bloomington and the perfect place to relax and unwind. You'll like the convenient amenities here, including air conditioning and a washing machine.
  • Or, fling a few clothes in an overnight bag and head for "Luxury Vacation Rental In The Heart Pf Bloomington And The Iu Campus". This top-rated getaway is around 1 mile north of Bloomington and offers free toiletries and a kitchenette.

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

You certainly can. If you're looking for a simple but stylish stay, you can't top a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often conveniently placed in the heart of town. We recommend the following options in or near Bloomington:

  • After a fun-filled day of outdoor exploration, enjoy peace, quiet and privacy at "Luxury Vacation Rental In The Heart Pf Bloomington And The Iu Campus". An iron and ironing board and internet services are among the useful amenities on offer here.
  • Another top rental is "Private Entrance And In Law Suite". Don't let its modest size fool you — this cozy apartment is packed with convenient amenities like towels, internet services and lots more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Bloomington?

Whether you're seeking a compact apartment for you and a few friends or a guesthouse that'll fit the entire family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Bloomington. These properties are an ideal base for a short and sweet stay:

  • For a memorable few nights away, it's tough to beat "Luxury Vacation Rental In The Heart Of Bloomington And The Iu Campus". It's nice and close to the center of Bloomington, along with countless things to see and do.
  • Alternatively, spend a few nights at "Btown Bungalow Ideal For Iu Parents". This comfy, conveniently located property will feel like your home away from home.

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

Forget chocolates and flowers. Sometimes all you need is a weekend away, just you and your honey. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Bloomington that would make Cupid green with envy. Here are some we think you'll fall in love with:

  • Slip away on Friday afternoon for a couple of passion-filled evenings at "Hoot Owl Cabin - Your Home Away From Home". Located around 7 miles from Bloomington, this property comes with plenty of nice touches, like winery tours and beauty services.
  • Another option where you can enjoy a few relaxing days together is "Peaceful Country Setting 100 Acre Woods Off The Beaten Path Close To Everything". Around 8 miles from Bloomington, winery tours and beauty services add to the atmosphere here.

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

Big groups mean enormous fun. They also mean finding a place that'll easily fit your entire squad. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Bloomington and get your favorite people together under the one roof:

  • There's loads of space to spread out at "Large Country Home Close To Town". Around 6 miles southwest of Bloomington, this expansive retreat has 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 16 guests. Quality amenities include a garden and a sauna.
  • Invite up to 12 of your favorite people to "The Hoosier Lake House - Whole House" and fill the place with laughter and love. This top option has 6 bedrooms and is around 8 miles to the south of Bloomington. It's packed with features to keep your group comfortable, such as a water view and a firepit.

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

A pool is often a nonnegotiable when deciding where to spend your vacation, especially if you're getting away with the kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Bloomington and fill your days with frolicking good fun:

  • Treat the gang to an unforgettable break at "Memorial Stadium And Assembly Hall House: The Porch". There's a lot to love about this getaway apart from its pool, such as a living room and a fridge.
  • Spend leisurely days swimming or simply unwinding beside the water at "The Hoosier Lake House - Whole House". This property is another top pick and comes with a fridge, beach sun loungers and more.

Wondering what the weather is like in Bloomington? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 65 ºF to 80 ºF. If you're searching for a little more inspiration on places to stay in this epic destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire range of Bloomington vacation rentals.

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

The first stage of any family trip is searching for the right place to stay. Whether you're planning a break with the kids or an epic celebration with all your relatives, we've got large family vacation rentals in and around Bloomington with plenty of space for everyone. Here are two popular options that are ready to welcome you:

  • With 3 bedrooms that sleep up to 8 guests, "Peaceful Country Setting 100 Acre Woods Off The Beaten Path Close To Everything" has enough space to truly connect with friends or relatives. It's around 8 miles northeast of Bloomington and comes with amenities designed to keep groups comfortable, such as books and a TV.
  • "Memorial Stadium And Assembly Hall House: The Porch" is another rental your crew will love. Invite as many as 8 people to this option which offers 3 bedrooms, a fridge, a porch and more. It's located 1 mile to the north of central Bloomington.

When you're ready to explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to stick on your itinerary. Jump-N-Joey's is a wonderful place to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Bloomington?

Time spent with family is important, which is why we'll help you find a place where you can truly connect. Book one of these family cabin rentals in or near Bloomington and hang out with the people you love the most:

  • "Hoot Owl Cabin - Your Home Away From Home" - This popular escape offers a kitchen and a fridge and is located around 7 miles northeast of central Bloomington.
  • "New Bloomington Cabin: 4 Mi To Indiana University" - Another awesome option, this cabin comes with a toaster, a pool table and more. You'll find it around 4 miles to the northeast of Bloomington.

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

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

Romantic retreats, business trips or adventures of the solo kind — a single-bedroom vacation property is an ideal solution for a multitude of occasions. One of these options in or near Bloomington is sure to fit the bill:

  • Take a sneak peek at "Luxury Vacation Rental In The Heart Pf Bloomington And The Iu Campus", a great centrally located one-bedroom property. Water sports activities and a restaurant dining guide are just two of the amenities included here.
  • Or maybe "Private Entrance And In Law Suite" is better suited. Another centrally located one-bedroom option, this place has an electric car charging station, a TV and much more.