Top rated rentals — Missoula
Destination guide

Lively Missoula will entice you

Take a vacation to Missoula and enjoy the area's festivals, live music and theater scene. This city's riverfront, university setting and hiking draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Missoula

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Missoula a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Splash Montana (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Lolo Hot Springs (27.4 mi / 44.1 km)
  • A Carousel for Missoula (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • University of Montana Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Canyon River Course (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Whitetail Golf Course (22.7 mi / 36.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Missoula

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Missoula. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Caras Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Clark Fork River (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Blue Mountain Recreation Area (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Frenchtown Pond State Park (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Garden of One Thousand Buddhas (22.4 mi / 36 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Missoula

The nearest airport is in Missoula Intl. Airport (MSO), located 5.3 mi (8.5 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Missoula?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it's longing for a vacation. It's time to pack your suitcase and escape to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Missoula:

  • "Beautifully Restored House Of Pleasure On Main St Above Blodgett Canyon Wine Bar" is a favorite with guests. Around 45 miles from Missoula, it has 2 bedrooms and plenty of amenities to help you feel at home, including nearby birdwatching activities and a nearby hospital.
  • "Downtown/university Area Completely Renovated Turn Of The Century Townhome" also promises an awesome stay, offering 3 bedrooms, nearby hunting activities, games and more. It's around 1 mile from Missoula.

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

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

Punching way above its weight when it comes to character and charm, a tiny house vacation rental in Missoula provides a front-row seat to big adventure. Power down your devices and switch your focus to Mother Nature at one of these pint-sized escapes:

  • Leave the everyday behind and disappear to "282: Tiny House, Heart Of Missoula". This property in Northside packs plenty of comforts into its small space, such as a smart TV and a hair dryer.
  • "Modern Tiny Home In Lakeside - The Blackfoot" in Lakeside is another popular option. A toaster and off-street parking options will help make your getaway extra comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Missoula?

Whether you want to spend your getaway adventuring outdoors or connecting with your nearest and dearest, we've got lovely log cabins where you can do both. Take a peek at these properties in and around Missoula:

  • "Delightful 3 Bedroom Log Cabin Near Greenough Park": This is the ideal base to enjoy the awesome outdoor activities this area has to offer, including cross-country skiing and mountain biking.
  • "Rustic - Modern Log Cabin With Beautiful Mountain Views": Stay in and enjoy the relaxed vibe or have a go at some of the thrilling activities nearby, such as horse riding and snowmobiling. Idle or active, the choice is yours.

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

Nothing beats squeezing in a quick trip to dust away the cobwebs. Pack your carry-on bag and take a load off at one of these top weekend getaways in and around Missoula:

  • "Downtown Top - Floor Condo In Missoula's Historic Wilma Theater" is a comfortable option around 0.1 miles southwest of the center of Missoula. You don't need to go far to find something fun to do around this escape. Get outdoors and visit Pattee Canyon Recreation Area and Greenough Park. Activities like hiking and biking and rafting will add the finishing touch to your mini break.
  • Alternatively, take some time out at "Garden City Guest House - A Quiet Retreat In The Heart Of The Garden City". About 1 mile south of Missoula, fun activities around here include hiking and biking and fishing. Rather visit some of the sights? Make a beeline for Rattlesnake Trailhead and Lewis and Clark Loop Trailhead.

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

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish choice, perfectly suited for traveling couples or solo stays. Spend your days familiarizing yourself with your surroundings and your nights resting up in your cozy hideaway. These properties in or near Missoula are sure to please:

  • One of our favorite picks is "Garden City Guest House - A Quiet Retreat In The Heart Of The Garden City". Book a few nights or longer at this popular abode and you'll have access to golf and children's games.
  • Alternatively, use "282: Tiny House, Heart Of Missoula" as a base to explore the best sights around you. This comfy stay comes with air conditioning, off-street parking options and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Missoula?

Whether you're after a compact apartment or a house with room enough for the whole family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Enjoy a mini break at one of these getaways in or near Missoula:

  • Close to the center of Missoula, "Georgetown Lake Retreat" welcomes short-term guests. When you're not enjoying your comfortable digs, get out and discover all the cool stuff around you.
  • Another great option is "Downtown Top - Floor Condo In Missoula's Historic Wilma Theater". Gather your favorite people and enjoy a comfy stay close to the heart of Missoula.

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

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend rendezvous. If you're longing to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Missoula that will set your heart aflutter:

  • Sneak away on Friday for a few passion-filled evenings at "Downtown/university Area Completely Renovated Turn Of The Century Townhome". Located approximately 1 mile from Missoula, this place comes with lots of nice touches, including beauty services and air conditioning.
  • Otherwise, spend your break canoodling and uncorking Champagne at "Relax Above The City In Spacious Accommodations With Gorgeous Views", around 5 miles from Missoula. Beauty services and winery tours will help set the scene for romance.

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

Take a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Missoula where you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list:

  • Offering space, comfort and privacy, you'll get everyone's nod of approval at "The Orchard Cabin" 3 Bedoom". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 3 bedrooms, a kitchen and a fireplace. You'll discover it around 6 miles to the southwest of Missoula.
  • Invite as many as 15 of your closest friends to "Cozy Home In Quiet University Of Montana Area" and fill its spaces with love and laughter. This top option has 7 bedrooms and is around 1 mile to the south of Missoula. It's crammed with features to keep a large group comfortable and content, such as a garden and a kitchen.

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

A pool is often an all-important amenity when deciding where to stay, especially if you're bringing the kids along. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Missoula and fill your days with frolicking good fun:

  • Round up your crew and enjoy an unforgettable break at "Garden City Guest House - A Quiet Retreat In The Heart Of The Garden City". There's a lot to love about this escape apart from its pool, such as a nearby laundromat and a dining table.
  • Spend leisurely vacation days splashing around or finding some peaceful moments beside the water at "Entire House, Close To Downtown And University". This vacation home is also a firm favorite and features a garden, a fridge and more.

Curious what the weather is like in Missoula? It has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 40 ºF to 80 ºF. If you're seeking more inspiration on where to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire range of Missoula vacation rentals.

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

Space, privacy and comfort are crucial for any good family getaway, and Vrbo's range of large family vacation rentals in and around Missoula offer an ideal solution. Take a look at these for starters:

  • Make fun vacation memories at "Secluded Clark Fork Riverhouse". With 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests, this spacious family retreat is around 7 miles to the east of Missoula. There are lots of amenities to make use of here, such as childrens activities and a separate dining area.
  • Another option is "Entire House, Close To Downtown And University". It's around 1 mile south of Missoula, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 7 guests. Nearby ecotour services and a porch are among the conveniences here.