Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in Columbia, MD 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 $65 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.
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Destination guide

The lively city of Columbia awaits you

Take a vacation to Columbia and enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and festivals. This city's shopping, local tours and bird watching draw many visitors. National Aquarium in Baltimore and B&O Railroad Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Columbia

Do you want to find things to do 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 fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Aquarium in Baltimore (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Timbers at Troy Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Diamond Ridge Golf Course (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Fairland Sports and Athletic Complex (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Cross Creek Golf Club (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Northwest Golf Course (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Columbia

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Columbia is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Centennial Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Patapsco Valley State Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Milford Mill Park and Swim Club (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Northwest Regional Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Carroll Park (13 mi / 20.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Columbia

The nearest airport is in Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton), located 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall), which is 10.9 mi (17.5 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Columbia, MD?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,726 vacation rentals around Columbia. From 889 house rentals to 1,188 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a city-center property in Columbia?

If you're into staying near all the action, think about booking somewhere central. Vrbo has 550 city center rental homes available. Open to more ideas? Vrbo is teeming with other rental options to check out, including:

  • 109 water-view vacation rentals.
  • 104 town vacation rentals.
  • 98 shore-front vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Columbia?

Our house vacation rentals are real properties for real travelers. With tons of space to spread out, they're perfect if you want to live like a local. There are 1,036 houses listed on Vrbo. Prices start at $23 per night. If that doesn't fit with your family's taste, we've got a range of other rental options available, such as:

  • Apartment: 923 vacation homes. Prices start from $30 per night.
  • Hotel: 509 vacation homes. Prices start from $21 per night.
  • Townhome: 255 vacation homes. Prices start from $25 per night.

Can I stay in Columbia in a large group?

It can be tough finding the time to catch up with friends and family. A trip away is the perfect opportunity to get together. If you were planning to stay together, Vrbo has options. The favorite choice for big groups here are house vacation homes, and we have 200 available. Around this area, the vacation rentals that can accommodate large groups of people include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we offer 546 vacation homes just right for that size. Stay a night from just $75.
  • If you have 8 in your squad, you'll be thrilled to hear that there are 327 vacation homes that are ideal. Prices begin at just $56 per night.
  • Trying to find properties for rent suitable for 5 guests? You'll be delighted to hear we have 320 that'll be ideal. You can bag one for as little as $62 a night.

So never fear! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your mom, your brother and all your buddies to Columbia.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Columbia?

Cut down on those hefty accommodation expenses by organizing your stay with Vrbo. You'll find plenty of awesome rentals and save heaps of cash! Town Center is a magnet for bargain hunters. And with 5 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $159 a night, it's not hard to see why. Another 273 Vrbo rentals are on offer in or around Columbia Heights. With an average price of $183 per night, you're sure to grab a deal worth bragging about.

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