Discover a selection of 237 vacation rentals in Carrboro, 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 swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $170 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Carrboro. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Lively Carrboro will entice you

Come and experience Carrboro and its live music, festivals and cathedral. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, theaters and shopping. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Carrboro

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Carrboro a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Frankie's Fun Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Finley Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • The Preserve at Jordan Lake (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Duke University Golf Club (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Ninth Street (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Eno River State Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Carrboro

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Carrboro is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • North Carolina Botanical Garden (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Jordan Lake State Recreation Area (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Coker Arboretum (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Sarah P. Duke Gardens (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Eno River State Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Seaforth Beach (13 mi / 20.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Carrboro

The nearest airport is in Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Carrboro?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it wants to go on vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and escape to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Carrboro:

  • Around 20 miles from the center of Carrboro, you'll love staying at "Lovely Long Lake Getaway Peaceful And Private. . . 1st Floor Master W". It has 3 bedrooms and a range of conveniences like a free nearby fitness center and a travel crib.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Pool Open Welcome To The Magnolia Hideaway In Pinehurst Free Wifi". Located around 55 miles from the heart of Carrboro, it has 2 bedrooms and features cookware, dishware and utensils and a separate dining area.

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

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

You need only open the door to Vrbo's tiny house vacation rentals in Carrboro to find out that good things really do come in tiny packages. Expertly designed to make use of every inch of space, these pint-sized digs deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Take a few days off to recharge your batteries at "Upscale 1926 C And O Train Caboose Tiny House Minutes To Waynesville And Asheville". Located in Waynesville, towels and an oven are a couple of amenities offered here.
  • Alternatively, settle in at "Tiny House Downtown New Bern". Located in New Bern, this petite abode comes with heating and a separate dining area.

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

Yes, you sure can! From simple retreats to luxurious escapes and everything in between, you'll find a vast range of log cabins to rent in or around Carrboro. If the outdoors is calling, check out:

  • "Private Lakefront Log Cabin": This fabulous cabin is the perfect base if you love playing outdoors. Water skiing and cycling are some activities you can do in the area when you're not chilling in your cozy cabin.
  • "Fully Furnished Log Cabin, Family And Pet Friendly": Spend your much needed break enjoying all the conveniences of this hideout. If you can tear yourself away from your comfy digs, cycling and tennis are waiting for you.

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

There's nothing better than squeezing in a short break to blow away the cobwebs. Pack your overnight bag and take five at one of these top weekend getaways in and around Carrboro:

  • Spend a few days at "Cozy 3 Bedroom 2. 5 Bath On Private 1 Acre Wooded Lot", which is around 20 miles to the east of Carrboro. There's lots of nature and adventure to keep you on the go here. Try mountain biking and kayaking or simply delight in the sights of Hill Ridge Farms and Fred G. Bond Metro Park.
  • "Beautiful Home In Sought Out North Raleigh With Whole House Hepa" is another great setting for a weekend getaway. Around 20 miles east of Carrboro, use it as a base to try some hiking and biking or cycling. Old Chatham and Historic Oak View County Park should also be on your to-do list if you stay here.

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

Studio apartments set a high bar when it comes to location, convenience and character. Get comfy in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Carrboro and enjoy a taste of the vibrant local culture:

  • Unpack your suitcase at "The Cary Cottage 1 Bedroom 1 Ba Private". Amenities including cable/satellite TV services and coffee and tea making facilities help make guests feel at home here.
  • Another inviting option is "Heel House Apartment - Walk To Unc Hospital And Stadiums". Make the most of WiFi, a microwave oven and other handy amenities during your vacation.

With the cash you save on your studio apartment, you can afford to see even more of Carrboro. Cultural attractions like Raleigh Little Theater and Eno Gallery will help you understand the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Carrboro?

Short-term rentals are in good supply in and around Carrboro. Kick back for a night or two in a condo, a studio apartment or a spacious home. Whatever type of rental you're searching for, you'll find the right place with Vrbo. These are some of our faves:

  • Located close to the heart of Carrboro, "Cottage On The Cove" Private Lakefront Paradise With Paddleboards And Kayaks" is great for a mini break. While you're around, check out top attractions like Jordan Lake State Recreation Area and The Preserve at Jordan Lake.
  • Wake up, whip up some breakfast and then start planning what to explore around "Cozy 3 Bedroom 2. 5 Bath On Private 1 Acre Wooded Lot". Cloer Family Vineyards and McIntyre's Fine Books and Bookends should be on your list if you stay at this sought-after rental.

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

Forget chocolates and flowers. Sometimes all you need is a weekend away, just you and your honey. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Carrboro that would make even old Cupid swoon. Here are some to tempt you:

  • Around 20 miles from Carrboro, "Lovely Long Lake Getaway Peaceful And Private. . . 1st Floor Master W" is an ideal place for doting lovebirds. Winery tours and beauty services are among the many amenities you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, spend a few blissful days enjoying each other's company at "The Cary Cottage 1 Bedroom 1 Ba Private", around 19 miles from Carrboro. Winery tours and air conditioning will help set the mood for romance.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Carrboro?

We've got some spectacular mansions for rent in and around Carrboro. If you're looking for somewhere with plenty of space as well as a serious wow factor, these stunners will not disappoint:

  • Located about 25 miles to the southeast of Carrboro, "Mini Mansion 4, 100 Sf Ncsu/downtown" is the perfect place to put your feet up in the lap of luxury. Amenities offered here include golf and beauty services.
  • With a fireplace, a garden and a host of other top-rated amenities, "Mighty Mansion With 3, 300 Sf - 9 Mins To Downtown + Ncsu. 8 Beds Great For Groups" will get your team's tick of approval. This opulent stay is around 25 miles to the southeast of Carrboro.

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

Share your stay and multiply the fun. Whether you're planning an epic getaway with your besties or an overdue family reunion, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and near Carrboro:

  • Providing space, comfort and privacy, you'll get your guests' tick of approval at "Spacious Downtown Apt A Next To Franklin St". Up to 14 people can be accommodated at this property which has 4 bedrooms, a garden and a porch. This top pick is around 1 mile to the east of Carrboro.
  • "Ranch Home Retreat On 4 Acre Land Near Unc" is another awesome option. It's around 3 miles to the north of Carrboro, has 5 bedrooms and welcomes up to 12 guests. A kitchen and a garden are just a couple of things designed to make your group vacation more comfortable.

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

A pool is often a necessity when choosing where to spend your vacation, particularly if you're bringing the kids along. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Carrboro and fill your days with laughter and fun:

  • Treat the gang to a memorable stay at "Beautiful Home In Sought Out North Raleigh With Whole House Hepa". There's plenty to love about this getaway apart from its pool, such as a barbecue grill and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • Spend lazy vacation days swimming or simply unwinding by the water at "Renovated Carrboro House With Deck And Fire Pit". This vacation rental is also a firm favorite and features a garden, a barbecue grill and more.

Wondering what the weather is like in Carrboro? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 70 ºF to 90 ºF. If you're searching for more inspiration on where to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to look through our entire range of Carrboro vacation rentals.