Discover a selection of 285 vacation rentals in Saint Joseph, MI 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 $67 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Saint Joseph. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Enjoy St. Joseph in vacation home rentals

St Joseph’s scenic location on the shore of Lake Michigan has made it a popular destination for watersports fans, while its picturesque downtown is noted for its quirky antique stores and art galleries. The city started life as trading post at the mouth of the St Joseph River, which formed a vital link between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi; while neighboring Benton Harbor went on to grow as a shipping port, St Joseph prospered as a fashionable rural retreat, and St Joseph vacation rentals are still in constant demand with travelers seeking a break from the big-city buzz.

Things to do

Attractions near St. Joseph vacation rentals

The Silver Beach Carousel is a much-loved St Joseph landmark. The last remaining structure from the long-gone amusement park, this carefully preserved ride features gaily painted hand-carved menagerie animals and traditional chariots. The carousel house and adjacent museum display memorabilia from the amusement park, which opened on Silver Beach in 1892. The little ones will love a ride on the colorful horses, while historic photographs on the rounding boards will bring back many happy memories of childhoods past. The carousel is an easy stroll from downtown St Joseph vacation rentals, so the whole family can enjoy a trip back in time.


Activities near St. Joseph vacation homes

The fertile plains around St Joseph provide ideal conditions for growing vines and hops, resulting in thriving wineries and craft breweries. Many local companies offer guided tours of some of the region’s finest producers, with an opportunity to sightsee en route. Visitors can also ride through the countryside on a vintage trolley, or take a leisurely stroll along historic downtown streets to well-stocked tasting rooms. Boat trips on Lake Michigan offer an alternative view of St Joseph, with numerous options including romantic sunset cruises, private fishing charters, and sailboat hire.


Local weather for your stay in St. Joseph vacation homes

The humid continental climate of Lake Michigan brings hot, dry summers and cool, snowy winters. The extreme humidity that affects the state’s biggest conurbations in high summer is alleviated by refreshing breezes. June through August typically hit the low 80s, but evenings are pleasantly cool, so it’s the perfect season to book St Joseph vacation rentals with a barbecue and enjoy alfresco dining under the stars. Winter breaks offer the chance to enjoy the bright lights of downtown when dusk falls—join in the holiday fun at Thanksgiving or snap up bargain St Joseph vacation rentals in February.

Natural features

St Joseph’s unique dunes

A scenic drive 15 miles south of St Joseph takes you to Warren Dunes State Park. This 3-mile stretch along Lake Michigan features an unusual dune formation that rises high above the shoreline, providing panoramic vistas across the lake. A network of trails offers the chance to spot indigenous wildlife, while the clear night skies create ideal conditions for stargazing. The park’s rustic campgrounds are popular for freewheeling beach breaks and are said to have inspired the first dune buggies, originally used to transport picnics to and from the waterside.


Beach locales near St. Joseph vacation homes

The beaches of St. Joseph are one of its biggest draws. Vacation homes are available near places like Silver Beach County Park, a wide beach with activities like volleyball and fishing, and Tiscornia Park, a scenic lakeshore beach with a pier, a historic lighthouse, and picnic areas. You'll also like Jean Klock Park, a lakefront park with a beach, playground, and amenities.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Saint Joseph

The nearest airport is in South Bend Intl. Airport (SBN), located 29.5 mi (47.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Kalamazoo, MI (AZO-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek Intl.), which is 48.2 mi (77.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to St. Joseph-Benton Harbor Station.

Family friendly

Family attractions near St. Joseph vacation homes

Families with kids will have endless options for fun and adventure in St. Joseph. Vacation rentals can be found near places like Curious Kids Museum Discovery Zone, a children’s museum with hands-on exhibits and outdoor activities, and the Whirlpool Compass Fountain, a large splash pad with water jets located in a county park. There’s also Silver Beach Amusement Park, an amusement park with thrill rides, carnival games, and food vendors.

How many vacation rentals are available around Saint Joseph, MI?

Our 2022 property listings offer a large selection of 285 vacation rentals around Saint Joseph. From 210 house rentals to 29 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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

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

  • St. Joseph-Benton Harbor Station: 489 vacation rentals
  • FuzzyButz Pet Bakery: 491 vacation rentals
  • Lakeland Regional Medical Center: 497 vacation rentals
  • Box Factory for the Arts: 499 vacation rentals
  • White Pine Winery: 497 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Saint Joseph 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 Saint Joseph?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 210 Houses in Saint Joseph. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Saint Joseph include:

  • Cottages: 29 rentals available
  • Cabins: 34 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 54 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 Saint Joseph?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 70 vacation rentals with pool available in Saint Joseph. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.