Discover a selection of 307 vacation rentals in Downtown Asheville, Asheville 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 $48 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Downtown Asheville. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Diggin' it in Downtown - Asheville's hip arts and music scene

In North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, trendy Asheville is famed for its vibrant arts and music scene. One of the coolest cities in the east, book a Downtown Asheville vacation rental and have the city's best live music clubs, theaters, and galleries on your doorstep. Learn about Asheville's fascinating past along the Urban Trail. Meet mountain crafters and artists, visit the pinball museum, or take a selfie with the giant iron in front of the Flatiron Building. After dark, kick back with a local brew and tap your feet to bluegrass in a local music club.

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Craft beers and paddleboarding? Life is good in Downtown Asheville

Downtown Asheville is the vibrant hub of this charming mountain city, promising everything from artisan coffee shops and folk art galleries, to late night music bars playing bluegrass. The best way to learn about Asheville's fascinating history is to take the Urban Walk, a self-guided walking tour through its historic attractions. After lunch, head to the French Broad River and see Downtown from a different perspective on a paddleboarding tour. Enjoy dinner in one of the many farm-to-table restaurants, and finish off the day with craft beer in Downtown's hip microbreweries.

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Go wild in the country in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Surrounded by North Carolina's magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains, a Downtown Asheville vacation rental makes a great base for hikers. The city is within an hour's drive of both Pisgah National Forest and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where the legendary Appalachian Trail passes through. But the biggest draw to Asheville is its proximity to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. The range is home to a variety of wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for black bear, herds of free-roaming elk, and cute river otters. Gaze up and see bald eagles and peregrine falcons glide overhead.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Downtown Asheville?

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

  • Make use of handy amenities like a hair dryer and high-speed internet services at "Hidden Treasure Near Downtown". Located around 1 mile from Downtown Asheville, this unique option has 1 bedroom and is a hit with guests.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfortable at "Downtown Luxury Unique Contemporary Residence 301". Around 0.1 miles from the heart of Downtown Asheville, it has 2 bedrooms and comes with a microwave oven and WiFi.

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

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

Punching way above its weight when it comes to charm and character, a tiny house vacation rental in Downtown Asheville opens the door to big adventure. Unplug all your devices and turn your focus to nature at one of these pint-sized stays:

  • Leave it all behind and escape to "Beautiful Asheville Tiny Home Get". This property in Bear Creek packs plenty of comforts into its small space, such as a microwave oven and lowered locks.
  • Alternatively, book a weekend at "Downtown Asheville Tiny House". Situated in Downtown Asheville, this tiny gem comes with air conditioning and high-speed internet services.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Downtown Asheville?

Choose a wonderful log cabin from the many scattered in or around Downtown Asheville and you'll soon be inside your wooden hideaway, coffee in hand, lazing by a blazing fire. But adventure is just outside your front door too. These cabins offer the perfect blend of fun and comfort:

  • "Luxury Log Cabin With Spa Bathroom": This is the perfect base to try some of the fun outdoor activities on offer in the area, including rafting and hiking and biking.
  • "Updated Historic Log Cabin - 10min From Downtown Asheville": Spend your break enjoying all the conveniences of this property. When it's time for some fresh air, mountain biking and rock climbing are waiting for you.

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

Nothing beats a quick break to clear away the cobwebs. Pack your carry-on bag and take a load off at one of these superb weekend getaways in and around Downtown Asheville:

  • Enjoy a refreshing change of scenery at "Luxury Log Cabin With Spa Bathroom", which is around 16 miles to the southeast of Downtown Asheville. There's plenty of nature and adventure to keep you happy here. Do some hiking and biking and horse riding or simply delight in the sights of Henderson County Heritage Museum and Aston Park.
  • Alternatively, switch your mind to vacation mode at "Almost New Eclectic Studio Within Walking Distance Of Downtown And Unc Asheville". About 1 mile northwest of Downtown Asheville, fun activities around here include rafting and hiking and biking. Rather go sightseeing? Make a detour to Botanical Gardens at Asheville and Reems Creek Golf Club.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Downtown Asheville?

Usually small in size, less expensive and well located, it's difficult not to be impressed by a studio apartment. Get comfy in one of these options and appreciate Downtown Asheville up close:

  • Explore the world around you from "Hidden Treasure Near Downtown". This property is a popular base for seeing the sights and offers amenities including high-speed internet services and free WiFi.
  • "Spacious Apartment With Covered Deck" is another tempting option. Make yourself comfy and enjoy the use of a free nearby fitness center, a living room and more.

With the moolah you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to see more of Downtown Asheville. Cultural sights like Diana Wortham Theatre and Grovewood Gallery will help you get a feel for the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Downtown Asheville?

Now and then, you just need to take some time out, even if it's only for one or two days. Experience a delightful mix of sightseeing and relaxation at one of these short-term rentals in or around Downtown Asheville:

  • Close to the heart of Downtown Asheville, "Spacious Apartment With Covered Deck" is great for a quick break. While you're about, make sure you get to top sights like Biltmore Estate and Asheville Mall.
  • "Brand New Cabin With Custom Luxury Details" is another excellent option. We recommend adding The Orange Peel and Asheville Outlets to your itinerary when you're ready to sightsee.

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

Share your stay and have twice as much fun. Whether you're organizing an epic getaway with your besties or a big family gathering, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and near Downtown Asheville:

  • A range of amenities including a fireplace and mountain views make "Serene Mountain Vacation Home - Asheville Hot Tub Pet Friendly" a favorite with groups. This generous getaway has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 people. From central Downtown Asheville, it's around 5 miles away to the northwest.
  • "Upstream Bachelor Sanctuary - New Wedding Venue" is another terrific option. It's around 2 miles to the southwest of Downtown Asheville, has 7 bedrooms and sleeps up to 21 guests. A lake view and a nearby river are among the things designed to make your group getaway even more memorable.

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

Having access to a pool is almost a must when you're on vacation, especially if you're traveling with kids. Splash the days away at one of these houses with a pool in or near Downtown Asheville:

  • Throw your swimsuit in your suitcase and stay at "Upstairs Apt In Grand 1907 House Walkable To Dt Avl. 2br". Other amenities here include nearby birdwatching activities and a separate dining area.
  • Another inviting option is "1925 Charming House In Historic Montford. 30 Day Minimum Stay". There's lots to love about this vacation home besides its pool, such as a video library and a barbecue grill.

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

Every family get-together should be memorable. Whether you're planning an action-packed escape with the kids or a reunion with relatives, our large family vacation rentals in or near Downtown Asheville offer a comfy home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Sleeping up to 10 guests in 4 bedrooms, "2 Terraces Delight This Charming Duplex Located In The Heart Of The Medieval Centre" is the ideal place to vacation with the family. This retreat is 4 miles to the southeast of Downtown Asheville and has amenities such as daily housekeeping services and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • "West Asheville/private But Close To All Hot Tub Peaceful Penley Cottage" is also popular with families. It's around 4 miles to the southwest of Downtown Asheville, has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 people. Handy amenities here include a separate dining area and towels.

When you're ready to explore your surroundings, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone happy. Asheville Pinball Museum, Asheville's Fun Depot and Asheville Treetops Adventure Park should be on your to-do list.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Downtown Asheville?

Cozy up with the kiddos in a family cabin rental in or near Downtown Asheville and get ready to create some unforgettable memories together. Check out these favorites:

  • "Holiday Apartment Bibione Pineda For 1" - Approximately 16 miles southeast of central Downtown Asheville, this family-friendly retreat offers amenities like a foosball table and a living room.
  • "Custom Log Home With Hot Tub, Fire" - Gather up the troops and spend a few nights or more at this appealing rental, which is around 16 miles to the southeast of Downtown Asheville. You'll have access to a nearby coin laundry, a barbecue grill and a great deal more.

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