Discover a selection of 230 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 air conditioning. Prices start at $105 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Downtown Asheville. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

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.

Things to do

Become the pinball wizard in Downtown Asheville

Downtown Asheville is crammed with cool attractions. Visit the aSHEville Museum, which celebrates the talent, stories, and legacies of women from around the world. Kids young and old will love the Asheville Pinball Museum, which features over 30 different pinball machines from 1960s to present day. It's a hands-on museum, so get those fingers at the ready. At night, take a ghost walk to discover the spooky goings on at Asheville Mystery Museum, the private collection of ghost hunter Joshua P. Warren, which is hidden in the basement of the city's creepy Masonic Temple.

Activities

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.

Weather

Mild-mannered Asheville is a treat all year round

Set at a high elevation, Asheville benefits from a surprisingly temperate climate throughout the year. The summer sees the most sun, but it can get rather humid in July and August. Fall is one of the busiest times to visit, when the fall foliage brings a blaze of color to the city and its mountainous surrounds. For comfortable temperatures and low humidity, the best times to visit are spring and fall, when the city sees bright days and plenty of sunshine. In winter, the mercury drops but rarely below freezing, and snowfall is rare.

Natural features

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.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Downtown Asheville

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 11.1 mi (17.9 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Downtown Asheville, Asheville?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 230 vacation rentals around Downtown Asheville. From 18 cabin rentals to 70 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Downtown Asheville?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Downtown Asheville:

  • Historic Montford: 237 vacation rentals
  • Kenilworth: 460 vacation rentals
  • Cheshire: 30 vacation rentals
  • Five Points: 201 vacation rentals
  • Mountain Air: 24 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Downtown Asheville?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Downtown Asheville. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Downtown Market Asheville: 1,805 vacation rentals
  • The Orange Peel: 1,827 vacation rentals
  • Grove Arcade: 2,355 vacation rentals
  • Asheville City Hall: 1,813 vacation rentals
  • Pack Square: 1,806 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown Asheville listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Downtown Asheville?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 18 Cabins in Downtown Asheville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown Asheville include:

  • Houses: 70 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 139 rentals available
  • Cottages: 18 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Downtown Asheville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 228 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Downtown Asheville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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