Discover a selection of 438 vacation rentals in El Prado, NM 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 swimming pools. Prices start at $115 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in El Prado. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Head to the tranquil city of El Prado

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of El Prado. This city's skiing, mountain views and hiking attract many visitors, and its relaxing and romantic location add to the charm. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around El Prado

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes El Prado a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Taos Ski Valley (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Red River Ski Area (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • El Valle Escondido Golf Course (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Horseshoe Lake (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Kakawa Chocolate House (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Twirl Toystore and Playspace (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in El Prado

Travelers enjoy El Prado for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in February, March, January or December, when snowfall averages 12 inches and temperatures average 31°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in El Prado

Travelers enjoy El Prado for its mountain views and sunsets. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, El Prado is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kit Carson Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Williams Lake (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Carson National Forest (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Manby Hot Springs (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Black Rock Hot Springs (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around El Prado

The nearest airport is in Taos, NM (TSM-Taos Regional), located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near El Prado?

Whatever vacation experience you're seeking, you'll find a rental property in or around El Prado that's perfect for you. These are some of our top picks:

  • "Stellar, Southwest, Luxury Home. Extraordinary Location On Abiquiu Lake" is a guest favorite. Around 50 miles from El Prado, it has 2 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities, including a dishwasher and a blender.
  • Another top choice is "Beautifully Restored Historic Home", which is around 55 miles from El Prado. Offering 2 bedrooms, coffee and tea making facilities and books, 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 El Prado vacation rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near El Prado?

Whether you want to spend your vacation chasing adventure outdoors or connecting with your crew, we've got attractive log cabins where you can do both. Pack your suitcase and check out these retreats in and around El Prado:

  • "Bear Bait - Cozy Log Cabin In The Woods": This is an ideal base to experience the exciting outdoor activities on offer in the area, including skiing and cross-country skiing.
  • "Beautiful Log Cabin, Neighborhood Of Country Club And Golf Course": Stay in and enjoy the quiet atmosphere or try some of the thrilling activities nearby, including sledding and skiing. Chill or active, the choice is yours.

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

Nothing beats a short escape to blow away the cobwebs. Pack your carry-on bag and take a breather at one of these awesome weekend getaways in and near El Prado:

  • Located 16 miles to the southwest of central El Prado, "Rio Grande Gorge Casita - Traditional Adobe" is a favorite with adventurous types and nature buffs. Make sure you visit nearby attractions, including Taos Historic Museums and Towa Golf Resort. Then, take the opportunity to try cycling or skiing.
  • "Artist Owned Adobe Style Home Featured On Nbc's Today Show" is another great setting for a fun few days away. Around 1 mile north of El Prado, use it as a base to enjoy some golf or hiking and biking. Goose Lake Trail and Millicent Rogers Museum should also be on your itinerary if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around El Prado?

Yes, you can. If you're looking for a simple yet stylish stay, you can't beat a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often conveniently located in the center of town. Take a look at the following options in or near El Prado:

  • After an exciting day of outdoor exploration, put your feet up and relax at "Casa Maravilla - Spacious And Comfortable". A restaurant dining guide and heating are among the amenities you'll find here.
  • "The Tree House On The Rio Hondo Valley Alpacas" is another superb stay, offering all you need for a dream El Prado adventure. Useful amenities here include coffee and tea making facilities and nearby museums.

Can I find short term rentals in or near El Prado?

Whether you're after a cozy cabin or a house to fit the entire family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Sneak in some downtime at one of these top picks in or near El Prado:

  • Within easy reach of central El Prado, "High Mesa Cottage - Stunning Adobe Between Ski Area And Town" lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not enjoying your cozy digs, get out and discover what's around you.
  • Another excellent option is "Incredible - - Location, Luxury". Round up your crew and enjoy a comfy stay near the heart of El Prado.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near El Prado?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend trip. If you'd like to spend a couple of nights away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around El Prado that will set your hearts aflutter:

  • Slip away on Friday for a couple of passionate nights at "Casa De Luz - Nm Safe Certified". Located around 2 miles from El Prado, this property comes with lots of nice touches, including a fireplace and a sauna.
  • Otherwise, spend your mini break canoodling and uncorking Champagne at "High Mesa Cottage - Stunning Adobe Between Ski Area And Town", around 4 miles from El Prado. A fireplace and shopping facilities will help set the scene for romance.

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

Check out these large group vacation rentals in or near El Prado and forget about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • There's plenty of room to move at "Large, Luxury Cabin, With A Gourmet Kitchen". Around 19 miles east of El Prado, this sizable retreat has 6 bedrooms accommodating up to 19 guests. Quality amenities include a fireplace and a kitchen.
  • Nothing is more important than spending time with loved ones, and "Private, Lrg Covered Decks, Great Views" makes it easy to do that. Located around 19 miles to the east of El Prado, as many as 12 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 3 bedrooms. A garden and a kitchen are among the many amenities here.

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

A pool is often a must-have amenity when choosing where to stay, especially if you're getting away with the kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near El Prado and spend your days splish-splashing around:

  • Get comfortable at "The Dobson House - - Famous Taos Earthship", where your highest priority will be relaxing by the pool. Amenities including a toaster and a TV help make this escape a favorite with guests.
  • Alternatively, recharge your batteries at "The Tree House On The Rio Hondo Valley Alpacas". As well as its inviting pool, you can also make use of coffee and tea making facilities and a dishwasher.

El Prado has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 45 ºF and 80 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal El Prado vacation rental and organize your getaway for any time of year.

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

Space, privacy and comfort are key to any great family getaway, and Vrbo's range of large family vacation rentals in and around El Prado offer the perfect solution. Take a look at these for starters:

  • With room enough for 19 guests over 6 bedrooms, "Large, Luxury Cabin, With A Gourmet Kitchen" is very popular with larger families. It features a kitchenette and a DVD player and is around 19 miles to the east of El Prado.
  • Another home away from home is "Private, Lrg Covered Decks, Great Views". Around 19 miles east of El Prado, it comes with 3 bedrooms, room for up to 12 guests, coffee and tea making facilities and a dining table.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near El Prado?

Escape from everyday life and treat the ones you love to a different kind of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near El Prado and get the camping experience — but with all the comforts of home!

  • "Cabin - Beautiful Mountain Chalet Within 5 Minutes Of All Angel Fire Amenities" - Enjoy quality time with your gang at this getaway, which is around 19 miles east of the center of El Prado. Childrens activities and a kitchen are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Michael Martin Murphey Cabin, America's Cowboy Singer" - Another great option, this rental comes with outdoor furniture, nearby birdwatching activities and more. You'll find it around 20 miles to the northeast of El Prado.

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