Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in University City 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 $48 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in University City. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

The lively city of University City awaits you

Come and experience University City and its live music, theater scene and festivals. Travelers to this romantic city praise the university setting, shopping and restaurants. Busch Stadium and Gateway Arch 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 and attractions in and around University City

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes University City a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Louis Zoo (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Grants Farm (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • St. Louis Science Center (3.9 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Creve Coeur Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • World Aquarium (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in University City

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

  • Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Forest Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Pagoda Circle (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Jewel Box (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Ellen Clark Sculpture Park (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Tower Grove Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around University City

Fly into St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.1 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 17.3 mi (27.9 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at U City Big Bend Station to easily navigate the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around University City?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 539 vacation rentals around University City. From 180 house rentals to 344 condo and apartment 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 University City?

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

  • Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum: 590 vacation rentals
  • Washington University: 590 vacation rentals
  • St. Louis Walk of Fame: 590 vacation rentals
  • Museum of Transportation: 593 vacation rentals
  • U City Big Bend Station: 590 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around University City 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 University City?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 180 Houses in University City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in University City include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 344 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 23 rentals available
  • Studios: 314 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in University City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 32 vacation rentals with pool available in University City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.