Discover a selection of 211 vacation rentals in Grand Rapids, 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 WiFi. Prices start at $140 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Grand Rapids. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Top rated rentals — Grand Rapids
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Destination guide

Travel to lively Grand Rapids

Come and experience Grand Rapids and its live music, art galleries and theater scene. Well known for its shopping, local tours and restaurants, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. 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 Grand Rapids

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Grand Rapids a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • John Ball Zoo (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Millennium Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Craig's Cruisers (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Cannonsburg Ski Area (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Dutch Village (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)
  • Patterson Ice Center (6.8 mi / 11 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Grand Rapids

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Grand Rapids. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millennium Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Veldheer Tulip Gardens (23.3 mi / 37.5 km)
  • Windmill Island (24.4 mi / 39.3 km)
  • Gun Lake (25.5 mi / 41.1 km)
  • Huff Park (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Grand Rapids

Fly into Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR), the closest airport, located 8.8 mi (14.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Muskegon, MI (MKG-Muskegon County), which is 31.9 mi (51.4 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Grand Rapids Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Grand Rapids?

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

  • Make use of conveniences like a nearby beach and cable/satellite TV services at "Lakefront Family Friendly Home With Large Sandy Beach And Beautiful Views". Situated around 12 miles from Grand Rapids, this unique property has 3 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Alternatively, get comfortable at "The River House Of Alaska, Michigan - Southeast Grand Rapids - Pet Friendly". Located around 13 miles from the heart of Grand Rapids, it has 2 bedrooms and features a dishwasher and outdoor furniture.

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

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

We all deserve an escape from daily life every now and then. If you're eager to spend a couple of lazy mornings lounging around in bed with a good book, there's no shortage of fabulous weekend getaways in and near Grand Rapids. Here are two of our favorites:

  • Get comfortable at "Perfect 1 Bed In The City Center Of Grand Rapids". Around 0.1 miles to the northeast of Grand Rapids, this cozy retreat has everything you need for a relaxed stay, including an iron and ironing board and off-street parking options.
  • Or, throw a spare set of clothes into your bag and enjoy a mini break at "Charming Condo With King Bed In Heart Of Downtown". This well-liked getaway is around 0.1 miles northeast of Grand Rapids and features coffee and tea making facilities and a smart TV.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Grand Rapids?

Yes, you can! If you're looking for a simple yet stylish stay, you can't go wrong with a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often conveniently found in the heart of town. We recommend the following options in or near Grand Rapids:

  • One of our top picks is "Perfect 1 Bed In The City Center Of Grand Rapids". Book a few nights or longer at this popular apartment and you'll have access to a kitchen and an oven.
  • "Charming Condo With King Bed In Heart Of Downtown" is another wonderful stay, offering all you need for the perfect Grand Rapids adventure. Convenient amenities here include a stovetop and towels.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Grand Rapids?

Whether you're after a studio apartment or a house to fit the entire family, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Treat yourself to a mini break at one of these favorite picks in or near Grand Rapids:

  • Close to the center of Grand Rapids, "Lovely 1 - Bedroom In The Heart Of Downtown Gr" rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not holed up in your comfortable digs, get out and discover everything that's around you.
  • Alternatively, spend a few relaxing nights at "Modern 2bedroom With Balcony In Downtown Gr". This comfy, conveniently located property makes it easy to explore the area's sights.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Grand Rapids?

Forget roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to get away for a weekend, just you and your honey. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Grand Rapids that would make Cupid swoon. Here are some we think you'll fall in love with:

  • Put on some love songs and chill together at "Lakefront Family Friendly Home With Large Sandy Beach And Beautiful Views". Around 12 miles from Grand Rapids, this property has everything you need for a romantic weekend getaway, including winery tours and beauty services.
  • "The River House Of Alaska, Michigan - Southeast Grand Rapids - Pet Friendly" is another retreat that'll woo you. It's about 13 miles from Grand Rapids and comes with beauty services and a balcony.

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

Cast your eye over these large group vacation rentals in or near Grand Rapids and forget about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • A range of amenities including a nearby river and a garden make "Large Farmhouse With Large Spacious Rooms" a winner. This popular getaway has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 20 people. From the heart of Grand Rapids, it's around 3 miles away to the west.
  • Nothing's more important than being together with loved ones, and "Space Everyone Can Enjoy, 4 Miles To Downtown Grand Rapids" makes it easy to do that. Located around 4 miles to the west of Grand Rapids, as many as 20 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 4 bedrooms. A kitchen and a garden are among the various amenities on offer here.

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

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can have, a pool is without a doubt the most fun. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Grand Rapids and spend your days splashing around. Just remember to bring your inflatable flamingo:

  • Pack your swimsuit and get away with your gang to "The River House Of Alaska, Michigan - Southeast Grand Rapids - Pet Friendly". There are plenty of other appealing amenities here, including a dishwasher and childrens activities.
  • Spend leisurely vacation days swimming or enjoying peaceful moments by the water at "Grand Rapids Fulton Heights Tinyish House Corporate Rental". This vacation rental is another top pick and comes with a garden, a toaster and more.

Unsure how to pack your suitcase for your Grand Rapids escape? This popular destination has a humid continental climate. In summer, expect average temperatures of between 60 ºF and 80 ºF. Browse our selection of Grand Rapids vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more inspiration on where to stay.

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

It's always more fun when you share the great times with the ones that are closest to your heart. Whether you're organizing a family get-together or spending time with close friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental that's right for you. These are two of our best in and around Grand Rapids:

  • Located around 12 miles to the northeast of Grand Rapids, "Lakefront Family Friendly Home With Large Sandy Beach And Beautiful Views" has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 10 guests. It comes with a range of amenities, including a nearby laundromat and a microwave oven.
  • "Lakefront Cottage Firepit, Hot Swim Pool Spa" also offers the space you need to reconnect with loved ones. This property is around 1 mile to the northwest of central Grand Rapids and accommodates 10 guests in its 3 bedrooms. A balcony and a fridge will help keep everyone comfortable.

If you're in the mood to sightsee, there are lots of family-friendly attractions nearby to put on your itinerary. Grand Rapids Children's Museum, John Ball Zoo and Craig's Cruisers are excellent places to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Grand Rapids?

Escape from everyday life and treat your loved ones to a vacation of a different kind. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Grand Rapids and get the camping experience — but with all the creature comforts!

  • "Cabin - Wooded Studio Guesthouse With Hot Tub" - This sought-after escape offers a kitchen and a fridge and is located approximately 9 miles east of central Grand Rapids.
  • "Fully Furnished Cabin Overlooking Scenic Wabasis Lake" - This stay is also ideal for families and is around 19 miles northeast of Grand Rapids. Offering a garden, on-site watersports and more, it'll get everyone's tick of approval.

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

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Grand Rapids?

Nothing says "VIP getaway" like having a pool inside your house. Pack your favorite swimsuit and enjoy a dip in the comfort and privacy of one of these spacious vacation homes in or near Grand Rapids:

  • With 3 bedrooms that can sleep up to 10 people, "Lakefront Cottage Firepit, Hot Swim Pool Spa" is the perfect place to hang out with your friends or family. Make use of this getaway's range of amenities, including a swimming pool and a garden.
  • In addition to its awesome indoor pool, "Campau Lake Sunspot Baby, 4 Story Hot Tub Spa" comes with a beach view and a swimming pool. It has 9 bedrooms that can cater for up to 50 guests, so you can bring your entire crew along.

Chasing more options? Find your dream pad by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to find the Grand Rapids vacation rental that's perfect for you.