Discover a selection of 460 vacation rentals in Apex 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 kitchens. Prices start at $45 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Apex. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Apex is a modern town with bags of old-world charm

Located just a 20-minute drive from vibrant state capital Raleigh, Apex is among North Carolina's most beguiling small towns. Take a leisurely stroll through its historic downtown district and you'll feel like you've stepped back in time, with an array of beautiful early 20th-century buildings housing treasure-filled antique and gift stores, and family-run eateries where you're guaranteed the friendliest of welcomes. A thriving arts scene, fabulous year-round festivals, and acres of lush parkland further cement the town's status as a must-visit destination. And with an array of Apex vacation rentals to choose from, you're sure to find your ideal home-away-from-home.

Things to do

Verdant vineyards and awesome art in Apex

You'll find a diverse array of enthralling attractions within easy reach of your Apex vacation rental. The Halle Cultural Arts Center is a cherished local institution. Its 3 galleries play host to an ever-rotating program of expertly-curated exhibits, while its intimate theater is where you can enjoy everything from classical and jazz concerts to fun-packed family musicals. For a decadent day of self-indulgence, be sure to swing by the Cloer Family Vineyards. At this charming boutique winery you can learn about every stage of the wine-making process, before sampling award-winning, fruity whites and full-bodied reds to your heart's content.

Activities

The festivities never end in Apex

A major highlight of the town's jam-packed program of annual festivals and events is PeakFest, a colorful arts and crafts festival that takes place each May. With mouth-watering street food, live music and entertainment, and all manner of hand-crafted goods to peruse, family fun is guaranteed. In September, the Apex Music Festival takes over downtown, with an eclectic line-up of bands performing in the glorious late summer sunshine. And every Saturday from mid-April until mid-October, the Apex Farmers Market is where you can pick up fresh produce, irresistible baked goods, and gorgeous gifts like natural soaps and handcrafted knitwear.

Weather

All-season thrills in Apex

Apex enjoys a subtropical climate, ensuring long, hot summers with plenty of sunshine. Apex vacation rentals are in higher demand during the peak holiday season of June to August, so early booking is a good idea. Humidity is lower in spring and fall, so temperatures are generally pleasantly warm rather than uncomfortably hot, and fewer out-of-town visitors means that you may secure a great deal on accommodation. Wrap up warm if you're visiting in winter, when sub-zero temperatures and snowfall are a common occurrence. Rainfall is fairly consistent throughout the year, so be sure to pack waterproofs or an umbrella.

Natural features

Lush lakesides and hiking hotspots

Apex is blessed with acres of blissfully unspoilt, lush parkland. A 15-minute drive from downtown leads to Jordan Lake State Recreation Area, where you'll find sandy beaches, tranquil camp sites, and easy-to-follow hiking trails, grouped around an expansive, shimmering lake. In the warmer months, the crystal-clear waters are ideal for swimming, kayaking, and fishing, while birdwatchers should keep an eye out for magnificent bald eagles and osprey circling overhead. Meanwhile, the nearby American Tobacco Trail, a 23-mile-long rail trail that passes through dense, fragrant woodlands, is the perfect place for a bracing walk or bike ride.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Apex

Fly into Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Apex?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 460 vacation rentals around Apex. From 188 house rentals to 82 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a city-center property in Apex?

Those same old hotel rooms are forgettable. Living like one of the locals in the center of an amazing new destination is not. Vrbo has 48 centrally located vacation rentals available. Of course, that may not be quite your vacation style. Luckily, Vrbo has plenty more options, including:

  • 17 town vacation rentals.
  • 15 rural vacation rentals.
  • 9 water-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Apex?

Instead of getting a forgettable, cookie-cutter hotel room this vacation, you could just rent a whole house. You'll feel like you're a part of the neighborhood before you know it! There are 177 options listed on Vrbo. Prices start from $35 per night. Or maybe you'd rather pick one of the area's other property types, such as:

  • Hotel: 168 vacation homes. Prices start from $41 per night.
  • Apartment: 34 vacation homes. Prices start from $50 per night.
  • Townhome: 32 vacation homes. Prices start from $69 per night.

Can I stay in Apex in a large group?

It can be tough finding the time to meet up with your nearest and dearest. A group getaway is a perfect opportunity to reunite and unwind. If you were planning to stay together, Vrbo has places to suit. 44 house vacation homes are available. Currently, they're the top choice here for big groups. If you're traveling in a big group, the vacation rental options that will serve you well include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we offer 230 vacation homes perfectly suited for that size. Book a night for as little as $54.
  • Need a vacation rental for 8 guests? We have 84 that will be perfect. You can book one for as little as $103 per night.
  • Seeking rentals suitable for 5 people? You'll be delighted to find out we have 83 that'll be ideal. You can score one from just $69 per night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you can bring your mom, your cousins and all your friends to Apex.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Apex?

Reduce your accommodation expenses with a little help from Vrbo. You'll find plenty of fabulous rentals and save loads of cash! Northeast Raleigh is a fantastic area to take a look at if you want to keep a handle on your budget. Vrbo has 13 rentals, and the average price is an agreeable $86 per night. Another 23 Vrbo rentals are on offer in or around North Hills. With an average price of $114 a night, you're sure to grab a deal worth bragging to your friends about.

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