Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Columbia Falls, MT 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 WiFi and air conditioning. Prices start at $120 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Columbia Falls. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore the glacial setting in Columbia Falls

The glaciers, parks and waterfalls display a scene truly unique to Columbia Falls. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the hiking, mountain views and golfing. 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

Family attractions near Columbia Falls

If you're staying at your Columbia Falls vacation rental with kids over the summer months, don't miss a visit to Big Sky Waterpark. Its 10 exciting water slides, whirlpool, mini-golf and bumper cars are sure-fire family-friendly fun. Other enjoyable day trips include a visit to Columbia Falls' Depot Park, a local museum that features a historic locomotive, and the disorientating madness of the Montana Vortex and House of Mystery. If you're traveling without the kids, you might like to try your luck at Glacier Lanes and Casino or sample some delicious local vintages at a local winery.

Activities

Get out and about in Columbia Falls

As well as a number of golf courses in the area, you'll find numerous local outfitters and tour companies offering diverse ways to get out into the great outdoors. Whether you fancy fly-fishing on a river, flying over the treetops on a zip wire at Glacier National Park or renting a car for an exhilarating drive along winding mountain paths, you can do it in Columbia Falls. Explore the cascading waterfalls in Glacier National Park, kayak over the still waters of a glacial lake while admiring the snowy peaks reflected in its dark surface, or take a helicopter tour from Columbia Falls for a stunning aerial view of landscapes untouched by human hands.

Weather

Columbia Falls through the year

Columbia Falls is a perfect vacation destination whatever the season. In spring, the trails open and the grassy alpine meadows fill with scented wildflowers. The spring melt makes this a great time of year to admire the waterfalls for which the area is known. Summers get hot – perfect for cooling off in the pristine mountain streams and mirror-like lakes. As the temperatures cool off over the autumn months, fall is a great time for hiking, fishing and hunting. Make the most of the trails before the winter snows come, when they will be turned over to snowmobilers, cross-country skiers and ice climbers.

Natural features

Exploring the natural parks and other natural features in Columbia Falls

Travelers enjoy Columbia Falls for its glaciers, waterfalls and mountain views. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Columbia Falls is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Glacier National Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Glacier Adventure Guides (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Whitefish Lake State Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Les Mason State Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Flathead River (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Apgar Visitor Center (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Columbia Falls

The nearest airport is in Glacier Park Intl. Airport (FCA), located 5.6 mi (9 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Columbia Falls?

Whether you want an intimate escape for you and your sweetheart or somewhere spacious to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Columbia Falls. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Around 7 miles from the center of Columbia Falls, it's hard to beat "Creekside Cabin ~ Private, Peaceful". It has 2 bedrooms and a host of amenities including lowered locks and a water view.
  • Another great choice is "Rustic Lodge Style Cabin Located In The Beautiful Flathead Valley", which is around 11 miles from Columbia Falls. With 1 bedroom, a toaster and games, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Columbia Falls?

You need only set foot in one of our tiny house vacation rentals in Columbia Falls to recognize that cool things really do come in little packages. Ingeniously designed to maximize every spare inch of space, these mini wonders deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Leave the everyday behind and disappear to "282: Tiny House, Heart Of Missoula". This getaway in Northside packs plenty of conveniences into its cozy space, such as a TV and a porch.
  • "Cabin - Modern Tiny House In Lakeside - The Two Medicine" in Lakeside is another popular choice. A restaurant dining guide and lowered locks will help make your stay here more comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Columbia Falls?

There's something inherently cozy about hunkering down in a log cabin with a cup of coffee and a novel. Leave the world behind and spend a couple of nights or more at one of these log cabins in Columbia Falls:

  • Located in Columbia Falls, "Love Shack Farm House + Log Cabin On Five Acres And Orchard" will put you close to some of the wonderful outdoor activities this region has on offer. Fishing and skiing are among them.
  • Another option is "Log Cabin On Acreage Near Meadow Lake Resort". With fun activities like rock climbing and kayaking nearby, this Columbia Falls hideaway will be perfect if you love the outdoors.

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

Clock off on Friday afternoon and then forget about your cares. If you're after some relaxation and fun, these escapes in and around Columbia Falls promise the perfect weekend getaway:

  • Leave the hustle and bustle behind at "The Red Barn - Perfect Gnp Base Camp. 5 Star Luxury On The Farm. Clean And Comfy", which is around 4 miles to the south of central Columbia Falls. There's lots of adventure and nature to discover around here. Try ice skating and mountain biking or just explore the sights of Huckleberry Mt. Trailhead and Eagle Bend Golf Club.
  • Alternatively, get into vacation mode at "Near Glacier With 2 King Beds And Views Exceptionally Clean W". Approximately 4 miles southwest of Columbia Falls, fun activities around here include skiing and kayaking. More into sightseeing? Plan an outing to Buffalo Hill Golf Club and Huckleberry Mt. Trailhead.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Columbia Falls?

Studio apartments may be on the smaller side, but they pack a punch when it comes to convenience and location. Spend your getaway at one of these popular studio apartments in or near Columbia Falls:

  • After a big day of outdoor exploration, enjoy peace, quiet and privacy at "Rustic Lodge Style Cabin Located In The Beautiful Flathead Valley". A kitchen and a garden are among the handy amenities on offer here.
  • Alternatively, use "Rustic Log Cabin On 20 Acres Private And Peaceful" as a base to discover the sights around you. This cozy stay offers free WiFi, shopping and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Columbia Falls?

Whether you're chasing a cozy cottage or a house with enough space for the family, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Enjoy some downtime at one of these favorite picks in or near Columbia Falls:

  • If you only need to stay a few nights, "Rustic Log Cabin On 20 Acres Private And Peaceful" is an excellent choice. It's close to central Columbia Falls, so you'll have easy access to all the best attractions.
  • Another great option is "The Quiet Cabin - On A Meadow Surrounded By Forest Near Whitefish And Glacier Park". Gather your squad and enjoy a relaxing stay close to the heart of Columbia Falls.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Columbia Falls?

Forget chocolates and roses. Sometimes all you need is to take off for a weekend, just the two of you. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Columbia Falls that would make Cupid green with envy. Here are some we think you'll fall hard for:

  • Sneak away on Friday afternoon for a few nights of passion at "Creekside Cabin ~ Private, Peaceful". Roughly 7 miles from Columbia Falls, it comes with lots of nice touches, like a fireplace and shopping facilities.
  • Alternatively, spend your escape canoodling and sipping Champagne at "Rustic Lodge Style Cabin Located In The Beautiful Flathead Valley", around 11 miles from Columbia Falls. Beauty services and a fireplace will help ramp up the romance.

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

A pool is often a must-have amenity when choosing where to stay on vacation, particularly if you're traveling with kids who are full of beans. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Columbia Falls and fill your days with frolicking and fun:

  • Round up your gang and enjoy a memorable stay at "Scenic House Located At The Doorstep To West Glacier National Park Entrance". There's a lot to love about this getaway apart from its pool, such as towels and a dishwasher.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Luxury Vacation House - Whitefish". Along with an invigorating pool, you can also make use of a TV and a separate dining area.

Not sure what to pack for your Columbia Falls break? This popular destination has a humid continental climate. In summer, you can expect average temperatures of between 40 ºF and 75 ºF. Check out our range of Columbia Falls 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 Columbia Falls?

You love your family of course, but that doesn't mean you should all have to squeeze together like sardines on your getaway. Take no chances and go for a large family vacation rental in or around Columbia Falls where you can spread out and relax:

  • With space enough for up to 7 guests spread out over 3 bedrooms, "Near Glacier With 2 King Beds And Views Exceptionally Clean W" is popular with larger families. It comes with books and coffee and tea making facilities and is located around 4 miles southwest of Columbia Falls.
  • Another wonderful option is "Bella Vista” Overlooking Beautiful Flathead Lake With Great Panoramic Views". It's about 20 miles south of Columbia Falls, has 5 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 11 guests. A TV and childrens activities are just a few of the conveniences here.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Columbia Falls?

Take a break with the kiddos in a family cabin rental in or near Columbia Falls and get ready to build some fantastic memories together. Here are a couple we think you'll love:

  • "Creekside Cabin ~ Private, Peaceful" - Enjoy precious time with your nearest and dearest at this escape, which is around 7 miles north of the center of Columbia Falls. Childrens activities and towels are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Rustic Lodge Style Cabin Located In The Beautiful Flathead Valley" - Rally the troops and spend a few days or longer at this inviting property, which is around 11 miles to the west of Columbia Falls. You'll have access to a video library, free toiletries and a whole lot more.

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