Discover a selection of 3,500 vacation rentals in Vilas, NC 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 $125 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Vilas. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The charming area of Vilas awaits your stay

The mountains and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Vilas. Travelers appreciate the hiking in this romantic city. 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 Vilas

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Vilas a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sugar Mountain Resort (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Banner Elk Winery (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Beech Mountain Resort (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Land of Oz (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Appalachian Ski Mtn. (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Hawksnest Tubing Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Vilas

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Vilas. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Julian Price Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Grandfather Mountain State Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • The Blowing Rock (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Grandfather Mountain (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Watauga Lake (15.6 mi / 25 km)
  • Roan Mountain State Park (19.3 mi / 31 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Vilas

Fly into Tri-Cities, TN (TRI-Tri-Cities Regional), the closest airport, located 39.2 mi (63.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Abingdon, VA (VJI-Virginia Highlands), which is 33.8 mi (54.3 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Vilas?

Whatever you're looking for in a getaway, you'll find a rental property in or around Vilas that's perfect for you. Take a peek at these favorites:

  • Around 11 miles from the center of Vilas, you'll find it hard to resist "Frances' Cabin 6 Minutes To Downtownimmaculately Kept". It has 2 bedrooms and a range of conveniences like a toaster and an ice maker.
  • Another top choice is "Country Creekside With No Cleaning Fees", which is around 12 miles from Vilas. Featuring 2 bedrooms, a washing machine and a fridge, it has everything you need to make your visit comfortable.

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

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

For a memorable experience, book a tiny house rental in Vilas. We warn you though — after you've experienced what it's like in a tiny house, the urge to move into one of these mini digs will be tough to resist!

  • Get ready for a simpler way of life at "Upscale 1926 C And O Train Caboose Tiny House Minutes To Waynesville And Asheville". Amenities at this getaway in Waynesville include cable/satellite TV services and a separate dining area.
  • "Tiny House Downtown New Bern" has many conveniences, including games and coffee and tea making facilities. Located in New Bern, you'll be able to live large in this small but well-designed home.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Vilas?

Often surrounded by gorgeous natural landscapes, log cabins offer a charming retreat from the stresses of everyday life. If you're ready to switch off for a while, check out these log cabins to rent in Vilas:

  • Located in Vilas, "Authentic Private Log Cabin Hot Tub" will put you close to some of the wonderful outdoor activities this area has on offer. Ice skating and mountain biking are among them.
  • Another option is "Mountain Log Cabin, Chef's Kitchen". With fun activities such as mountain biking and rafting nearby, this Vilas retreat will be ideal if you love the outdoors.

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

If you're longing to relax and completely switch off for a couple of nights, there's no shortage of fabulous weekend getaways in and near Vilas. Enjoy some well-deserved downtime at one of these popular options:

  • If spending time in the outdoors is a priority for you, book a couple of nights at "Private Forest Retreat: No Cleaning Fees". Around 12 miles northwest of Vilas, it's close to Hickory Ridge Living History Museum and Red Tail Golf Course. Top amenities at this getaway include a washing machine and air conditioning.
  • Another fantastic option is "Cabin - Spectacular Panoramic Views From The Luxurious", around 12 miles southeast of Vilas. When you're not hanging in your rental making use of high-speed internet services and nearby birdwatching activities, check out some of the area's top sights like Julian Price Park and Howard Knob County Park.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Vilas?

Get a taste of the culture and vibe of Vilas from the comfort of a studio apartment. Whether you're looking to unwind on your own or have some fun with pals, we'll help you find the perfect studio apartment for rent in or near Vilas:

  • Put your suitcase down and your feet up at "Tranquil Elegance, Secluded And Romantic". Amenities including towels and a TV will help you feel at home here.
  • Another awesome choice is "Catfish Cottage - Lake Watauga". Make the most of a barbecue grill, games and other conveniences during your getaway.

With the moolah you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to explore more of Vilas. Cultural attractions like Artspace and Red Hat Amphitheater will help you better understand the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Vilas?

Just because you only have two or three days free doesn't mean you need to spend it in a bland hotel. Get away but still have the comforts of home at one of these short-term rentals in or around Vilas:

  • "Mountains Surround Doe River 400 Ft Frontage" is near the heart of Vilas, so you'll have tons of things to do and see. Visit top attractions like Jordan Lake State Recreation Area and The Preserve at Jordan Lake when you're not enjoying the comforts of your cozy rental.
  • "Cabin - Voted "best View" - High Demand Area" is another wonderful option. Remember to add Cloer Family Vineyards and McIntyre's Fine Books and Bookends to your to-do list when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Vilas?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend rendezvous. If you'd like to spend a couple of nights away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Vilas that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Sneak off on Friday afternoon for a couple of passion-filled evenings at "Frances' Cabin 6 Minutes To Downtownimmaculately Kept". Roughly 11 miles from Vilas, this place comes with plenty of nice touches, like beauty services and a fireplace.
  • "Country Creekside With No Cleaning Fees" is another top option that's bound to impress. It's about 12 miles from Vilas and has winery tours and a resort.

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

Share your vacation and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're organizing an active getaway with your besties or a big family gathering, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and around Vilas:

  • Offering space, privacy and comfort, you'll get everyone's tick of approval at "Cabin - Voted "best View" - High Demand Area". Up to 12 people can stay at this property which has 5 bedrooms, a kitchen and mountain views. It's around 25 miles to the south of Vilas.
  • Nothing's more important than being together with loved ones, and "Private Mountain Home With Incredible Views" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 8 miles to the northeast of Vilas, as many as 18 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 7 bedrooms. A fireplace and a swimming pool are among the many amenities on offer here.

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

Nothing spells fun like a pool. Blow up your unicorn floatie and browse these houses in or near Vilas that come with this vacation perk:

  • Get your vacation on at "Cabin - Hawks View House Stunning Views Architect's Unique Mountain Top Retreat", where your main priority will be hanging out by the pool. Amenities including a kitchen and a barbecue grill help make this escape a guest favorite.
  • Spend leisurely days splashing about or simply unwinding by the water at "Tree House On The Farm". This vacation rental is another top pick and features childrens activities, free toiletries and more.

Vilas has an oceanic climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging between 55 ºF and 80 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summertime to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Vilas vacation rental and organize your getaway for any time of year.

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

It's always more fun when you share those special memories with the people you love the most. Whether you're planning a family break or reuniting with good friends, we'll have a large vacation rental to suit your needs. These are two of our best in and around Vilas:

  • Sleeping as many as 12 guests in 5 bedrooms, "Cabin - Voted "best View" - High Demand Area" is the perfect place to spend time together. This top-rated retreat is 25 miles to the south of Vilas and has creature comforts that include a living room and childrens activities.
  • Another top choice is "The Blake On Main St - New Luxury Rental On Main Street Blowing Rock". This property is 12 miles southeast of Vilas and features childrens activities, a video library and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, you won't need to leave anyone off your guest list.

If you'd love to do some sightseeing, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions close by to stick on your itinerary. North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Frankie's Fun Park and Triangle Town Center are good places to start.