Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Big Sky, 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 fireplaces. Prices start at $130 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Big Sky. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Outdoors and culture near Big Sky vacation home rentals

Big Sky is home to endless views and wide open skies, but there’s more to this town than meets the eye. Big Sky has grown from 2 ski resorts into a vibrant town that offers great family and group vacations all year round. It boasts the “Biggest Skiing in America,” and come summer or winter, you'll be able to find Big Sky vacation rentals to suit your pocket and lifestyle. Big Sky offers unlimited access to outdoor activities and is the ideal basecamp from which to explore the natural wonders of Yellowstone.

Things to do

Outdoor recreation is what Big Sky is all about

Although known for its legendary skiing, family-friendly Big Sky has so much more to offer! Whether it’s escaping for wilderness adventures with the kids on horseback or foot, braving the fast-flowing rivers, or soaring through the treetops on a zip line, there are many ways to make a great family vacation amazing. From comfortable Big Sky vacation rentals, you can visit the Crail Ranch Settlers Museum or hike to the spectacular Ousel Falls. During the summer months, there are also music concerts in the Town Center Park.

Activities

What to do near Big Sky vacation rentals

Whatever your tastes, Big Sky has all the ingredients for cooking up a brilliant family vacation. With affordable Big Sky vacation rentals and everything from skiing and snowboarding during the winter sports season, to fishing and wild whitewater activities, as well as backcountry hiking in the magnificent nature, what’s not to like? Big Sky is also the gateway to Yellowstone with its unique geological features and abundant wildlife. The town just keeps on giving, with a host of entertainment and family-friendly activities that make it feel much larger than life.

Day trips

Day trips from Big Sky vacation homes

Bozeman boasts numerous unique attractions within a short distance of Big Sky. Vacation rentals are close to sights like the Museum of the Rockies, a renowned museum with a vast collection of dinosaur fossils and regional and native history exhibits, and the Gallatin History Museum, a museum with Native American exhibits, battlefield artifacts, and a photo archive. You could also visit the American Computer & Robotics Museum, a technology museum with computing technology dating back to Babylonian tablets, and the Emerson Center for Arts & Culture, a historic museum with artistic and cultural exhibits.

Weather

Best time to travel to Big Sky vacation homes

Summers are balmy in Big Sky, when average temperatures hit around 70°F, and the sun doesn’t set behind Lone Mountain until well after 9 p.m. During the winter, when average temperatures can drop as low as 7°F, Big Sky has something to offer all winter sports enthusiasts, whatever your snowy discipline. The average snowfall here is an incredible 77 inches with the national average being only 26 inches! Many combine skiing with other activities, like snowshoeing, sleighing, or ice climbing before enjoying a relaxing après-ski activity in front of a roaring fire.

Natural features

Breathtaking scenery, come summer or winter in Big Sky

The one thing you can’t escape in Big Sky is the scenery. The landscape around Big Sky has wide meadow areas bisected by rivers, some of which offer fishing opportunities as well as breathtaking whitewater rapids in the Gallatin Canyon. In the awe-inspiring natural environment of Yellowstone, spring is the time for baby animals. In the fall, the deciduous trees turn a spectacular gold and yellow among the pines on the slopes of Lone Mountain, and nature and skiers begin gearing up for the winter sports season.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Big Sky

The nearest airport is in Bozeman Yellowstone Intl. Airport (BZN), located 36.4 mi (58.7 km) from the city center.

Good for couples

Couple's retreat near Big Sky vacation rentals

Big Sky is a prime location for a couple’s retreat. Vacation homes are close to places like Gallatin National Forest, a wilderness area with hiking trails and diverse native wildlife like elk and bears, and Gallatin Canyon, a dramatic canyon with a river and campsites. You may also like Spanish Peaks, a mountain range with hiking trails, lookouts, lakes, and streams.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Big Sky?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to go on vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and escape to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Big Sky:

  • Make the most of conveniences like a dishwasher and a restaurant dining guide at "Rustic Timbers Mountain Retreat Ski In". Located around 6 miles from Big Sky, this vacation rental has 4 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Another great option is "Spectacular View Of Big Sky - Hot Tub And Fireplace", which is around 4 miles from Big Sky. Offering 2 bedrooms, a lake view and games, it has everything you need to make your stay comfortable.

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

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Big Sky?

There's something undeniably cozy about relaxing in a log cabin with a cup of coffee and a good book. Leave the hustle and bustle of life behind and spend a couple of nights or more at one of these log cabins in Big Sky:

  • If you want to be able to enjoy sledding or mountain biking while you're staying in Big Sky, "Easy Ski Access The Little Wolf Log Cabin" in Big Sky will be a great choice.
  • Alternatively, switch to vacation mode at "Lovely Log Cabin In Heart Of Big Sky". Try some golf or hiking and biking or just kick back at this Big Sky Meadow Village property.

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

Escape the treadmill of daily life at one of our weekend getaways in or near Big Sky. Whether you want to catch up with pals or spend precious time with the kids, we'll have something to suit your style. Here are a few places we think you'll love:

  • "Luxury Chalet - Best Views Of Lone Mountain" is around 6 miles northwest of Big Sky and an ideal place to recharge your batteries. You'll like the useful amenities here, including a kitchen and a bicycle.
  • Or, pack a few clothes into a suitcase and make a beeline for "Where Beautiful Scenery Is Unavoidable Fly". This top-rated getaway is around 25 miles west of Big Sky and offers an oven and a living room.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Big Sky?

You sure can. If you're tracking down a simple yet stylish stay, you can't top a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often located in the middle of town. Check out the following options in or near Big Sky:

  • Chill by yourself or take a few friends to "New Big Sky Ski - In/ski - Out Condo: Mountain Views". You'll have lots of amenities at your disposal, including a free nearby fitness center and a hair dryer.
  • Another top choice is "Mountain Village Walk To Slopes". Don't let its modest size fool you — this comfortable apartment is filled with useful amenities like heating, off-street parking options and lots more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Big Sky?

Whether you're after a cozy cottage or a house to fit the whole family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Sneak in a mini break at one of these getaways in or near Big Sky:

  • For a wonderful night or two away, it's hard to beat "Where Beautiful Scenery Is Unavoidable Fly". It's close to the center of Big Sky, in addition to countless things to see and do.
  • Another terrific option is "Great Family Condo - 2 Minute Walk To Chair Lifts". Round up your crew and enjoy a comfy stay near the heart of Big Sky.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Big Sky?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to spice up your relationship. Whisk your other half off for a couple of relaxing days at one of these popular escapes in or near Big Sky:

  • Sneak off on Friday afternoon for a couple of passion-filled evenings at "Rustic Timbers Mountain Retreat Ski In". Located approximately 6 miles from Big Sky, this place comes with lots of nice touches, like a fireplace and beauty services.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few precious days together is "Spectacular View Of Big Sky - Hot Tub And Fireplace". Around 4 miles from Big Sky, beauty services and skiing facilities add to the ambiance here.

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

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can have, a pool delivers the most fun. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Big Sky and spend your days splashing around. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable pizza slice:

  • Pack your swim gear and book a few days or more at "Moonlight Estate Luxurious House". There are also lots of other convenient amenities here, including a stereo and a microwave oven.
  • "Private Creekside House On Cattle Ranch 45 Mins From Yellowstone National Park" is the type of place you go to get away from it all and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its awesome pool. A DVD player and a microwave oven are also on hand to make your stay nice and comfy.

Curious what the weather's like in Big Sky? It has a humid continental climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 40 ºF to 70 ºF. If you're searching for more inspiration on places to stay in this epic destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to look through our entire selection of Big Sky vacation rentals.

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

Whether your ideal escape is out in the countryside or by the ocean, you'll have so much more fun if you share it with people you love. Stay in one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Big Sky and bring the whole crew:

  • Get your nearest and dearest under the same roof at "Rustic Timbers Mountain Retreat Ski In", which has 4 bedrooms that sleep up to 11 guests. This getaway is located 6 miles to the northwest of Big Sky and features amenities such as a kitchen island and a barbecue grill.
  • "Luxury Chalet - Best Views Of Lone Mountain" also has the space you need to make memories with loved ones. This rental is around 6 miles to the northwest of Big Sky, and accommodates as many as 14 guests in its 5 bedrooms. A dining table and a video library will help keep everyone happy and comfortable.

When you want to leave the house and explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone entertained and happy. Lone Peak, Ousel Falls Park and Madison County Fairgrounds should be at the top of your itinerary.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Big Sky?

Escape the busyness of life and treat your loved ones to a different kind of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Big Sky and get the camping experience — but with all the comforts of home!

  • "Cozy Private Cabin With Hot Tub, Grill" - This sought-after retreat offers a swimming pool and a microwave oven and is located around 3 miles to the west of the center of Big Sky.
  • "Cabin - Big Sky Vacation Rentals: Pr Moose Ridge 2" - Another excellent choice, this property comes with towels, a dishwasher and more. You'll find it around 5 miles to the northwest of Big Sky.

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

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Big Sky?

Nothing says "VIP getaway" like having a pool inside your house. Pack your favorite swimwear and splash about in the comfort and privacy of one of these large vacation homes in or near Big Sky:

  • Invite your friends over for a leisurely swim at "Magnificent Home, Views Of Lone Peak". This rental has space to spare, with 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests. A kitchen and a swimming pool are other things to love about this place.
  • Besides its inviting indoor pool, "Luxury Ski In/out With Private Lodge And Pool" features a swimming pool and mountain views. It has 5 bedrooms that can accommodate up to 12 people, so you can bring the extended family along.

Want to see our full range of options? Find your dream pad by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to find the Big Sky vacation rental that's perfect for you.