Discover a selection of 61 vacation rentals in Decorah, IA 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 air conditioning. Prices start at $85 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Decorah. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Decorah
Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Decorah

Come and experience Decorah and its festivals, culture and museums. Renowned for its university setting, chocolate shops and biking, this city welcomes all visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Decorah

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Decorah a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Decorah Fish Hatchery (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Agora (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Amundsons Clothing (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Spring Grove Aquatics Center (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Decorah

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Decorah is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Niagara Cave (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
  • Dunnings Spring Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Echo Valley State Park (24.6 mi / 39.6 km)
  • Beaver Creek Valley State Park (25.7 mi / 41.4 km)
  • Ice Cave Hill Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Decorah Bald Eagles (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Decorah?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to go on vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and head to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Decorah:

  • "Wild Rose Road Cabin 2595 Wild Rose Road Fort Atkinson Ia" is a guest favorite. Around 12 miles from Decorah, it has 3 bedrooms and lots of useful amenities, including shopping and an oven.
  • "Country Setting 2 - 3 Miles From The River" also promises a memorable escape, offering 3 bedrooms, a fridge, an oven and more. It's around 3 miles from Decorah.

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

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

We all need an escape from the daily grind occasionally. If you're longing for a couple of long mornings in bed with a cup of coffee and a good book, we've got some terrific weekend getaways in and near Decorah. These are some of our favorites:

  • "New - Cozy Downtown Loft - Self Checkin" is ideal for a few days of relaxation and fun. It offers convenient amenities, such as free WiFi and nearby birdwatching activities, and is located roughly 0.1 miles to the northeast of Decorah.
  • "Location Location Location 5 Bedroom Home 1 Block From Downtown Decorah" is another fantastic option to consider. It's located around 0.1 miles to the southwest of Decorah and comes with winery tours, a garden and more.

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

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish pick, perfectly suited for couples or solo adventurers. Spend your days checking out your surroundings and your nights chilling out in your cozy hideaway. These vacation rentals in or near Decorah are guaranteed to please:

  • Get away on your own or take a buddy along to "Decorah House - Airy, Modern, Full Of Natural Light". You'll have lots of amenities to take advantage of, including a porch and a fridge.
  • Another cool rental is "Piper’s Bluffton Skoolie - Glamping In The Most Picturesque Part Of Iowa". Don't be fooled by its compact size — this cozy apartment is loaded with handy amenities like coffee and tea making facilities, a stovetop and plenty more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Decorah?

From chic studio apartments to sprawling vacation homes, Vrbo has your mini vacation sorted. Here are just two of our most popular stays in and around Decorah:

  • Close to the center of Decorah, "Exceptional Decorah Craftsman Bungalow" rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not relaxing in your cozy digs, get out and discover what's around you.
  • Another excellent option is "Location Walk To Everything". Gather your nearest and dearest and enjoy a comfortable stay close to the heart of Decorah.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Decorah?

Nothing says "Best. Vacation. Ever." like staying in a mansion. Treat your loved ones to a memorable escape at one of these mansions for rent in and around Decorah:

  • Around 0.1 miles to the southeast of Decorah is "Historic Phelps Mansion; Main Level Suite #1". Along with its awe-inspiring design, you'll also love its first-class amenities, such as golf and beauty services.
  • Another popular option is "Day Street Suites. Historic Phelps Mansion. Main Level Suite #2". Around 0.1 miles to the southeast of Decorah, this swanky vacation rental gives you a taste of high-class living and offers golf, a firepit and more.

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

Big groups mean enormous fun. They also mean finding a place that'll effortlessly fit your whole squad. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Decorah and get everybody together under one roof:

  • A range of amenities including a kitchen and a garden make "Location Location Location 5 Bedroom Home 1 Block From Downtown Decorah" a top pick for groups. This generous retreat has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 15 guests. From the center of Decorah, it's around 0.1 miles away to the southwest.
  • "Rustic Acres Homestead And Springs" is another awesome option. It's around 7 miles to the north of Decorah, has 4 bedrooms and welcomes up to 12 guests. A firepit and a fireplace are among the things designed to make your group getaway even more memorable.

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

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can offer, a pool is easily the most fun. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Decorah and spend your days splashing around. Just remember to bring your inflatable swan:

  • Pack your swim gear and book a few days or more at "The Decorah House Near Luther College". There are plenty of other appealing amenities here, including a barbecue grill and towels.
  • "Dessel Street Guest House: Family Friendly Home Close To Decorah" is the sort of place you go to leave it all behind and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its awesome pool. A smart TV and towels are also on hand to make your stay a memorable one.

Don't know how to pack your bags for your Decorah getaway? This popular destination has a humid continental climate. In summer, you can expect average temperatures ranging from 60 ºF to 75 ºF. Scroll through our selection of Decorah vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

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

Space, privacy and comfort are key to any successful family getaway, and Vrbo's range of large family vacation rentals in and around Decorah offer an ideal solution. Have a look at these to get you started:

  • Make special vacation memories at "Wild Rose Road Cabin 2595 Wild Rose Road Fort Atkinson Ia". Featuring 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 9 people, this roomy family retreat is located 12 miles southwest of Decorah. There are lots of amenities to take advantage of here, such as a garden and a smart TV.
  • Another comfy family getaway is "New And Current Accommodation At The Teven". Around 3 miles northwest of Decorah, it comes with 3 bedrooms, room for up to 8 guests, a separate dining area and a toaster.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Decorah?

Take a break with the kiddos in a family cabin rental in or near Decorah and get set to build some amazing memories together. Check out these favorites:

  • "Wild Rose Road Cabin 2595 Wild Rose Road Fort Atkinson Ia" - Located around 12 miles southwest of the center of Decorah, this family-friendly escape offers amenities like a nearby laundromat and a smart TV.
  • "Cabin - Scenic - Peaceful - Spacious - Northeast Iowa" - This property is also perfect for families and is around 12 miles northeast of Decorah. Offering a DVD player, a nearby laundromat and more, it'll get everyone's seal of approval.

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

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

Absolutely. You'll find many one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Decorah. If you don't require much space, one of these popular properties might be just the thing:

  • Reserve "Appartment In A Building In Zinal" for a weekend or longer. This one-bedroom vacation home comes with a garden and a kitchen and is not far from the center.
  • Or perhaps "Historic Phelps Mansion; Main Level Suite #1" matches your style better. Another central one-bedroom option, this place has a kitchen, a garden and much more.