Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Kansas City, KS 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 $59 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Kansas City. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Lively Kansas City will entice you

The area's festivals and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Kansas City. This city's sporting events, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. T-Mobile Center and Worlds of Fun are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Kansas City

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Kansas City a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Worlds of Fun (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Edge of Hell Haunted House (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • LEGOLAND® Discovery Center (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Oceans of Fun (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Kansas City Zoo (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kansas City

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kansas City is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Berkley Riverfront Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Loose Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Swope Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Creekside Baseball Complex (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Cave Spring Interpretive Center (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Kansas City

Fly into Kansas City International Airport (MCI), the closest airport, located 13.7 mi (22 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Kansas City?

Whether you want an intimate retreat for you and your love or someplace spacious to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Kansas City. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • "Eclectic Farmhouse - 5 Min From Downtown Kc" is popular with guests. Around 1 mile from Kansas City, it has 2 bedrooms and lots of useful amenities, including a porch and air conditioning.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfy at "Cozy Quiet Townhouse B, 5 Minutes To Downtown Kansas City". Around 1 mile from the heart of Kansas City, it has 3 bedrooms and comes with a fridge and towels.

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

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

Get away from the rat race at one of our weekend getaways in or near Kansas City. Whether you want to hang out with buddies or spend precious time with the family, there'll be something to suit your needs. Here are a few places we think you'll love:

  • Make yourself at home at "Gorgeous Villa In Kansas City". Located around 1 mile to the west of Kansas City, it has all you need for a chilled out stay, including a kitchen and winery tours.
  • Alternatively, toss a few clothes in your suitcase and set out for "Funky Apartment And Bunk Room - Close To Everything Kc". This well-liked getaway is about 4 miles south of Kansas City and features internet services and a nearby zoo.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Kansas City?

Absolutely. If you're hunting down a simple yet stylish stay, you can't top a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often conveniently placed in the middle of town. Check out the following options in or near Kansas City:

  • Chill by yourself or take a friend along to "Affordable Long - Term Work Or Study Rental". You'll have lots of amenities to take advantage of, including a kitchen and free toiletries.
  • Or, use "Ambassador Suite Downtown Kck" as a base to explore the best attractions around you. This comfy stay offers a washing machine, an oven and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Kansas City?

From cozy apartments to sprawling vacation homes, Vrbo has your vacation sorted. Here are just two of our most popular picks in and around Kansas City:

  • If you only need to stay a few nights, "Funky Apartment And Bunk Room - Close To Everything Kc" is a terrific choice. It's not too far from the center of Kansas City, so you'll be near all the best sights.
  • "Kansas City's Ideal Location" is also well located. Settle in here and find out why lots of guests rate this getaway as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Kansas City?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend rendezvous. If you're eager to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your sweetie, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Kansas City that will set your heart aflutter:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a couple of nights of passion at "Eclectic Farmhouse - 5 Min From Downtown Kc". Located approximately 1 mile from Kansas City, this property comes with plenty of nice touches, like a dining table and a music library.
  • Alternatively, spend a few magical days sipping on bubbly and canoodling at "Cozy Quiet Townhouse B, 5 Minutes To Downtown Kansas City", around 1 mile from Kansas City. Air conditioning and a dining table will help ramp up the romance.

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

Big groups mean big-time fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll easily fit your entire crew. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Kansas City and get everyone together under one roof:

  • Offering space, privacy and comfort, you'll get everyone's tick of approval at "Gorgeous Villa In Kansas City". Up to 12 people can stay at this retreat which has 5 bedrooms, a fireplace and a garden. You'll find it around 1 mile to the west of Kansas City.
  • "Quiet House With Big Back Yard 29" is another excellent option. It's around 4 miles to the south of Kansas City, has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. A kitchen and a garden are just a couple of things that'll help make your group getaway even more memorable.

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

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can offer, a pool is one of the most desired. Have a look at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Kansas City and spend your days splashing around. Just remember to bring your inflatable swan:

  • Make yourself comfortable at "New Cozy ‘kc Bunk House’ W", where your main priority will be relaxing by the pool. Amenities such as a stereo and a fridge help make this getaway a guest favorite.
  • Alternatively, spend your break at "Quiet House With Big Back Yard 30". Along with a refreshing pool, make use of a TV and towels.

Not sure how to pack your bags for your Kansas City getaway? This popular destination has a humid subtropical climate. In summer, expect average temperatures of between 65 ºF and 85 ºF. Check out our range of Kansas City vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

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

Every get-together with the family should be memorable. Whether you're planning some time away with the kids or a reunion with the extended family, these large family vacation rentals in or near Kansas City offer a home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Invite your nearest and dearest to "Gorgeous Villa In Kansas City", which has 5 bedrooms that sleep up to 12 guests. This escape is around 1 mile to the west of Kansas City and comes with amenities such as a kitchen and childrens activities.
  • "Kansas City's Ideal Location" is another excellent option. It's about 4 miles to the south of Kansas City, has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 9 people. Useful amenities here include cable/satellite TV services and air conditioning.

When you want to explore your surroundings, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone entertained. Schlitterbahn, Kansas City Children's Museum and Boulevard Drive-In Theater should be on your list.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Kansas City?

At Vrbo, we've got rental places in or near Kansas City to suit all styles and budgets. Here are some of our favorite two-bedroom options to consider:

  • "Eclectic Farmhouse - 5 Min From Downtown Kc" is a terrific choice for families or smaller groups. Along with two bedrooms, this relaxing stay offers handy amenities like a kitchen and a nearby river.
  • Another highly recommended option is "Downtown Bungalow | Fully Updated | Best Kc Views". With useful amenities such as a kitchen and off-street parking options, you'll have no difficulty making yourselves at home here. Pick your favorite room, unpack your suitcases and let the good times begin!

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Kansas City?

Three-bedroom rentals in or near Kansas City give you both freedom and space to enjoy your vacation with family and friends. Check out some of the options available here:

  • It won't take you long to figure out why "Cozy Quiet Townhouse B, 5 Minutes To Downtown Kansas City" is a hit with many travelers. This expansive retreat comes with a kitchen and off-street parking options and makes vacationing with friends or family a piece of cake.
  • Another appealing three-bedroom rental is "Tremont · Entire Home In Vibrant Strawberry Hill". Take advantage of a kitchen and a garden while spending treasured time with those you hold dear.