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 kitchens and WiFi. Prices start at $145 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Big Sky. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

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

Tourist attractions near Big Sky vacation homes

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

How to get to and around Big Sky

The nearest airport is in Bozeman, MT (BZN-Gallatin Field), located 36.4 mi (58.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into West Yellowstone, MT (WYS-Yellowstone), which is 40.3 mi (64.9 km) away.

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Big Sky, MT?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,067 vacation rentals around Big Sky. From 156 cabin rentals to 355 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Big Sky?

Looming and mysterious, mountains are some of the most ruggedly spectacular places on Earth. If you've ever longed to experience mountain life, you're in the right place. Vrbo has no less than 688 alpine getaway rentals available. Open to other ideas? Vrbo is brimming with other options to take a look at, including:

  • 315 ski-in vacation rentals.
  • 308 ski-out vacation rentals.
  • 196 resort vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Big Sky?

Say goodbye to standard, cookie-cutter hotel-chain rooms. Our house vacation rentals each have their own unique personalities — and all the space you could ask for! There are 385 options currently available on Vrbo. Prices start at $75 a night. If that doesn't agree with your crew's taste, we've got a range of other rental options available, such as:

  • Condo: 285 vacation homes. Prices start from $47 per night.
  • Townhome: 142 vacation homes. Prices start from $130 per night.
  • Cabin: 127 vacation homes. Prices start from $60 per night.

Can I stay in Big Sky in a large group?

It can be hard finding the time to unwind with your family and close friends. A group vacation is a fantastic opportunity to reunite and unwind. If you were planning to kick back under the same roof, Vrbo has places to suit. Condo vacation homes are the favored choice for large groups, with 65 featured here. In and around the area, rental properties that can house large groups of guests include:

  • On the hunt for vacation homes that can fit 8 guests? We have 209 that will be ideal. The prices start from $125 per night.
  • Keen to find a place for 6 guests? We have 195 that will serve you well. You can get one for as low as $55 a night.
  • Seeking out vacation rentals catering to 10 guests? You'll be delighted to find out we have 157 that will fit the bill. You can bag one from just $100 a night.

You and all your mates will be in good hands when you plan your Big Sky vacation with us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Big Sky?

Vrbo has a variety of fantastic cost-effective rentals. Treat your crew to a fancy night out or extend your vacation for a few nights with all the dollars you save. Valley West is a bargain-hunter's dream. And with 45 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $156 a night, it's not hard to see why. Another 25 Vrbo rentals are available in or around Harvest Creek. With an average price of $186 a night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth boasting about.

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