Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in St. Louis, MO 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 $69 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in St. Louis. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

St. Louis opens the gate to the West

Step onto the St. Louis side of the Mississippi River and you’ll immediately know you're someplace else. Somewhere big on skies, big on space, and big on promise. Even before the silver arc of the Gateway Arch makes that change real, it's obvious you've said goodbye to the jaded East and hello to the can-do West. Visitors booking St. Louis vacation rentals are here, in part, to be electrified by that change in outlook, but also to revel in city of delightful diversity, top-ranked museums, paddleboat extravaganzas, and melt-in-the-mouth BBQ ribs.

Things to do

Keeping culture playful in St. Louis

St. Louis doesn't do dull when it comes to culture. Step into the City Museum and you'll think you're in an architectural playground. Packed with mazes, chutes, and mind games, it'll flip your idea of what a museum is all about. The Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis blows the mind too, with its stunning series of mosaics. Forest Park keeps your body busy with its tree-lined walks, ice rink, and outdoor boogie fests. Top it all off with a toast to St. Louis' beer scene, which runs from cult craft outfits to the larger local brewers.

Activities

St. Louis—paddles, music, and grills

The Mississippi is what's made St. Louis magnificent. And the view from this mighty river's impossible to beat. So, pile onto a paddleboat to see the glittering Gateway Arch at its river-facing best. Unknown to many, music—from ragtime to blues—has made its mark on this Missouri city. Be sure to check out the clubs of the Delmar Loop to find out more about the musical heritage of the city. And if you're wanting to dip into the city's famed smokehouse heritage, but don't know which St. Louis bar ‘n grill to hit, try a culinary tour led by a local grill gourmet.

Weather

St. Louis—sweetest in fall

This city doesn't just sit on the fault line between the American East and West—St. Louis is also in the middle of a climate conundrum. Here, temperatures see-saw wildly with the passing of the seasons. That makes the shoulder months of spring and fall the best for visitors looking for comfort from their St. Louis vacation rentals. Spring is beautiful, but can be a little unsettled. September and October are especially good for the St. Louis bound, though. It's less showery and visitor numbers dwindle.

Natural features

The wild things in St. Louis

With not one but two mighty rivers running through St. Louis (the Missouri River and the Mississippi River meet here, in case you're wondering), there's no shortage of dramatic natural spectacle here. These 2 rivers form great glittering sweeps that add extra color to the city's sunsets. Wildlife from across the globe can be found in St. Louis Zoo, of course. But the city itself has wild moments of its own, too. Those leaving early from their St. Louis vacation rentals might be lucky enough to spot coyotes, white-tailed deer, or even armadillos ambling the back streets.

How to get there

Transportation to and around St. Louis

Fly into St. Louis Lambert Intl. Airport (STL), the closest airport, located 12.1 mi (19.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 24.2 mi (39 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is St. Louis Gateway Station. You can see more of St. Louis by jumping on the metro at 8th and Pine Station, Stadium Station or Convention Center Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near St. Louis?

Whatever you're looking for in a getaway, you'll find a rental in or around St. Louis that's a perfect match. Here are some of our faves:

  • "Premier Location: Heart Of The Italian Nbrhd" is a favorite with guests. Around 4 miles from St. Louis, it has 1 bedroom and lots of amenities to help you feel at home, including WiFi and a stair gate.
  • "Treetop Getaway By Sarah Bernard Chalets" also promises an awesome stay, offering 1 bedroom, nearby birdwatching activities, heating and more. It's around 45 miles from St. Louis.

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

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near St. Louis?

You'll find some character-filled log cabins available in and around St. Louis. Get the rustic cabin experience while staying in natural surroundings at one of these popular choices:

  • "Authentic Log Cabin With Something For Everyone" is the perfect combination of outdoor adventure and comfort. Take advantage of handy amenities here such as spa and beauty services and a lake view.
  • Invite your best friends along or cozy up with your sweetheart at "82 Acre Hobby Farm With Lincoln Log Cabin". A barbecue grill and a kitchen are just some of the many conveniences you'll find at this getaway.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near St. Louis?

Nothing beats a couple of days away to lift your mood. If you're ready to switch off and relax, these highly rated weekend getaways in and near St. Louis make a fantastic base for a mini break:

  • Book a couple of nights or longer at "Urban Industrial Loft Overlooking Downtown", around 1 mile to the east of St. Louis, and you've got yourself the best kind of weekend break. You'll have nature spots like Suson Park and Bellerive Park on your doorstep and conveniences like towels and air conditioning at your fingertips.
  • Also look into "Entire Dogtown House Near Zoo, Forest Park And Wash U", which is around 5 miles west of St. Louis. After exploring nearby sights like St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station and Flint Quarry Trail Trailhead, put your feet up in your rental and make the most of a living room, internet services and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around St. Louis?

Typically small in size, easy on the pocketbook and conveniently located, it's easy to succumb to the charms of a studio apartment. Escape to one of these options and appreciate St. Louis up close:

  • Make "Premier Location: Heart Of The Italian Nbrhd" your home for a week or more. This sought-after vacation rental features amenities including a stovetop and a washing machine.
  • Alternatively, organize a stay at "Shaw Guest Suite: Belle On Tower Grove Park", which offers conveniences such as WiFi and spa and beauty services.

With the money you save on your studio apartment, you can afford to see more of St. Louis. Cultural sights like Cedar Street Playhouse and Theater on the Square will help you better understand the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near St. Louis?

Short-term rentals aren't hard to find in and around St. Louis. Chill out for a night or two in an upmarket bed & breakfast, a budget apartment or a spacious house. Whatever type of vacation rental you're after, you'll have plenty to choose from with Vrbo. Here are a few top picks:

  • "1790's Renovated Barn, Historic Main Street St. Charles" is close to the heart of St. Louis, which means you'll have plenty of things to keep you busy. Make your way to notable attractions like Missouri University of Science and Technology and The Old World Trader when you're not enjoying your cozy rental.
  • "Urban Industrial Loft Overlooking Downtown" is another appealing option. Consider adding Allgood-Bailey Stadium and Cedar Street Playhouse to your must-do list when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near St. Louis?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend trip. If you'd like to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around St. Louis that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Put on some love songs and chill together at "Premier Location: Heart Of The Italian Nbrhd". Around 4 miles from St. Louis, this property has everything you could want for a romantic getaway, including beauty services and air conditioning.
  • Another place where you can spend a few glorious days together is "1790's Renovated Barn, Historic Main Street St. Charles". Located around 18 miles from St. Louis, a fireplace and air conditioning add to the ambiance here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near St. Louis?

Big groups mean a whole lot of fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll comfortably fit your entire crew. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around St. Louis and spend time with your favorite people under one roof:

  • A nice range of amenities including a kitchen and a TV make "Soul - Jazz, Rhythm, Blues" a standout. This popular getaway has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 16 people. From St. Louis's center, it's around 1 mile away to the east.
  • "Stay With Thor And Loki" is another excellent option. It's around 1 mile to the east of St. Louis, has 4 bedrooms and welcomes up to 20 guests. A kitchen and an oven are just a couple of things designed to make your stay more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near St. Louis?

Nothing screams good times like a pool does. Grab your inflatable flamingo and browse these rental houses in or near St. Louis that feature this added bonus:

  • Get comfortable at "Entire Dogtown House Near Zoo, Forest Park And Wash U", where your main priority will be enjoying the pool. Amenities including a fenced yard and cable/satellite TV services help make this getaway a guest favorite.
  • Otherwise, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Marvelous - Team House". In addition to its inviting pool, you'll also have use of coffee and tea making facilities and a microwave oven.

Wondering what the weather's like in St. Louis? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 70 ºF to 85 ºF. If you're searching for a little more inspiration on places to stay in this popular destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire selection of St. Louis vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near St. Louis?

Whether your idea of the perfect escape is out in the country or down by the beach, you'll have a lot more fun if you share it with those closest to you. Choose one of these large family vacation rentals in or near St. Louis and bring the whole gang:

  • Sleeping up to 10 guests in 4 bedrooms, "Retro Ranch With Private Indoor Pool And Sauna St Louis" is the perfect place to spend time together. This top-rated retreat is 19 miles to the west of St. Louis and has creature comforts that include a toaster and a living room.
  • "1870's Luxury Guest Cottage, Historic Downtown St. Charles" is also popular with families. It's around 18 miles to the northwest of St. Louis, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 7 guests. Useful amenities here include a dishwasher and cable/satellite TV services.

If you'd like to sightsee, there are loads of family-friendly attractions close by to add to your itinerary. The Fugitive Beach, Tiger Typhoon Aquatic Center and Little Hero's Playground are good places to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near St. Louis?

Time spent with family is priceless, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Rent one of these family cabin rentals in or near St. Louis and create wonderful memories with the people you love the most:

  • "New ‘bross Brother's Cabin’ W" - Around 25 miles west of the center of St. Louis, this family-friendly retreat offers amenities like a dishwasher and a microwave oven.
  • "Grafton Getaway - Cabin On 2 Wooded Acres Just 1" - Another awesome choice, this cabin comes with childrens activities, a toaster and more. You'll find it around 25 miles to the northwest of St. Louis.

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

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