Discover a selection of 265 vacation rentals in Rochester, US 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 $49 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Rochester. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Lively Rochester will entice you

Enjoy the area's opera, entertainment and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Rochester. Renowned for its sporting events, shopping and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Rochester

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Rochester 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:

  • Deer Creek Speedway (20.7 mi / 33.4 km)
  • Four Daughters Vineyard & Winery (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
  • Soldiers Field Golf Course (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Northern Hills Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Maple Valley Golf & Country Club (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Old Barn Resort Course (25.2 mi / 40.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rochester

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rochester 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:

  • Whitewater State Park (21 mi / 33.9 km)
  • Mayo Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Silver Lake Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Masonic Park (20.4 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Cascade Lake Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Quarry Hill Nature Center (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Rochester

Fly into Rochester, MN (RST-Rochester Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.8 mi (12.5 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Rochester?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to take a vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Rochester:

  • "Heritage Hideaway - Secluded Log Cabin" is a hit with guests. Around 25 miles from Rochester, it has 2 bedrooms and plenty of amenities to help you feel at home, including a DVD player and a toaster.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Scenic Cabin Overlooking Trout Run". Located around 25 miles from the heart of Rochester, it has 1 bedroom and features nearby ecotour services and wheelchair accessibility.

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

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

If you've been busier than a hamster on an exercise wheel, you deserve to get away for a couple of glorious days. Clock off early on Friday and head to one of these weekend getaways in or near Rochester:

  • "Next Door To Mayo Clinic, Upper Level Apartment In A Duplex" is ideal for a couple of days of fun and relaxation. It comes with a host of amenities, such as towels and a smart TV, and is located about 1 mile to the southwest of Rochester.
  • Alternatively, live it up with loved ones at "New Whole House Listing - Great View And Downtown Rochester Location", which is around 1 mile to the east of Rochester. Take advantage of air conditioning, coffee and tea making facilities and more here.

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

You sure can. If you'd love a small but stylish stay, you can't beat a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often located in the middle of town. We recommend the following options in or near Rochester:

  • After an exciting day of outdoor exploration, put your feet up and relax at "Scenic Cabin Overlooking Trout Run". An oven and off-street parking options are just some of the amenities on offer here.
  • Another excellent property is "Next Door To Mayo Clinic, Upper Level Apartment In A Duplex". Don't be fooled by its compact size — this comfy apartment is filled with handy amenities like internet services, free WiFi and much more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Rochester?

Whether you're after a compact apartment or a house big enough to fit the family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Enjoy some downtime at one of these escapes in or near Rochester:

  • Within easy reach of central Rochester, "Garage St. Augustine Mint Loft" rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not chilling out in your cozy digs, get out and discover the area's best sights.
  • Alternatively, spend a couple of nights at "St. Augustine Mint House Garage". This comfy, centrally located property makes it easy to explore the area's sights.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Rochester?

Whether spent in a cabin, an apartment or a lodge, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to spice up your relationship. Whisk your sweetie off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these escapes in or near Rochester:

  • Around 25 miles from Rochester, "Heritage Hideaway - Secluded Log Cabin" is the ideal place for doting couples. A dining table and a firepit are just some of the many amenities you'll find here.
  • Another option where you can enjoy a few relaxing days together is "Scenic Cabin Overlooking Trout Run". Located 25 miles from Rochester, winery tours and air conditioning add to the ambiance here.

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

Take a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Rochester and forget about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • You'll have plenty of space to spread out at "2 Connecting Suites With 4 Beds And Two Sofabeds At A Full Service Hotel By Suiteness". Around 2 miles southwest of Rochester, this generously sized retreat has 2 bedrooms that sleep up to 12 guests. Top amenities include a kitchen and a swimming pool.
  • Invite as many as 14 of your favorite people to "Scrapbooking/vacation Retreat House Close To Mayo Clinic. Waterfront" and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This option has 3 bedrooms and is around 10 miles to the north of central Rochester. It's packed with features to keep your large group happy and comfortable, such as a nearby waterfront and a kitchen.

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

A pool is often a must-have amenity when deciding where to stay on vacation, especially if you're traveling with kids who are full of beans. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Rochester and spend your days splish-splashing around:

  • Get into vacay mode at "New Whole House Listing - Great View And Downtown Rochester Location", where your main priority will be chilling by the pool. Amenities including a video library and outdoor furniture help make this escape a guest favorite.
  • Alternatively, put your bags down and your feet up at "Updated 3bd House Walk To Mayo". Along with a refreshing pool, make use of childrens activities and a barbecue grill.

Not sure what to pack for your Rochester break? This appealing destination has a humid continental climate. During summer, expect average temperatures of between 60 ºF and 75 ºF. Scroll through our selection of Rochester 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 Rochester?

You'll always have more fun sharing the good times with the folks you care about the most. Whether you're planning a family trip or getting away with your best friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental that's perfect for you. Here are two of our best in and around Rochester:

  • Invite your nearest and dearest to "New Whole House Listing - Great View And Downtown Rochester Location", which has 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests. This getaway is around 1 mile to the east of Rochester and features amenities such as a toaster and a porch.
  • Another great choice is "Garage St. Augustine At The Mayo". This property is 1 mile northwest of Rochester and comes with a fenced yard, a kitchen and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 7 people, there's no need to leave anyone off your guest list.

If you'd love to sightsee, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions nearby to add to your to-do list. Rochester Recreation Center, Olmsted County Fairgrounds and Minnesota Children's Museum are excellent places to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Rochester?

Escape the daily grind and treat your loved ones to a different kind of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Rochester and get the camping experience — but with all the comforts of home!

  • "Heritage Hideaway - Secluded Log Cabin" - This popular place offers a stair gate and a video library and is about 25 miles southeast of central Rochester.
  • "Scenic Cabin Overlooking Trout Run" - This vacation rental is also ideal for a family getaway and is around 25 miles southeast of Rochester. Offering a toaster, nearby ecotour services and more, it'll get your group's stamp of approval.

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

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

At Vrbo, we've got rental places in or near Rochester to suit just about everyone. Here are some popular two-bedroom options for you to consider:

  • Leading the list is "Charming 3 Bed Home In Pill Hill". This two-bedroom stay provides handy amenities like a fireplace and a garden. You can easily visit Rochester's exciting attractions from this base.
  • "7 Blocks To Mayo, 2 Bed/2 Bath" is another terrific two-bedroom option in the Rochester area. It comes loaded with amenities like a kitchen and a balcony.