Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Charlotte 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 private pools. Prices start at $53 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Charlotte. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Culture and history near Charlotte vacation home rentals

Charlotte has long been one of North Carolina’s most prosperous cities, thanks in large part to the number of prestigious multinational companies that have taken root there. The city also has an enviable reputation for sporting prowess, with the Charlotte Hornets, Carolina Panthers, and NASCAR Hall of Fame all established within its environs. In recent years, however, it’s the booming cultural scene that has driven demand for Charlotte vacation rentals. An assortment of museums and art galleries are found in the city, while the Carolina Renaissance Festival, held on weekends in October and November, is one of the largest and most popular of its kind.

Things to do

Attractions near Charlotte vacation rentals

The whimsical terracotta exterior of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art on South Tryon Street is immediately arresting. Designed by the eminent architect Mario Botta, the building is itself a work of art, perfectly reflecting the masterpieces that it houses. Pieces by Warhol, Giacometti, and Miró, among countless other 20th century masters, take pride of place in the halls of this venerable institution, while photographs and letters illustrate the close relationship between the Bechtler family and many of the artists. The museum is open 6 days a week, closed Tuesdays.

Activities

Things to do near Charlotte vacation homes

An enduring favorite of families and thrill-seekers, the U.S. National Whitewater Center offers an unrivalled range of outdoor activities for holidaymakers. The facility boasts over 30 miles of trails, with kayaking, white-water rafting, paddleboarding, rock climbing, and zip lining all on the menu. Competitions are held throughout the year, giving you the chance to test your mettle in triathlons, ultra-marathons, and more. During the summer, you can relax at a River Jam concert. Held on Thursdays and Saturdays from May through September, with 9 additional festivals at regular intervals, these gatherings are a great way to chill out as your adventure winds down.

Weather

Local weather for your stay in Charlotte vacation homes

The Piedmont region’s humid subtropical climate promises hot, balmy summers that are perfect for sun-seekers. During this period, demand for Charlotte vacation rentals rises, so booking early is essential. Winter is short and generally cool, but the brave traveler will benefit from shorter queues at the city’s top cultural venues and a better chance of finding a cheap Charlotte vacation rental. Fall is typically the driest period of the year, so it’s also worth considering, especially for those looking to stroll through the area’s many parks as the leaves take on their autumnal hues.

Natural features

The tranquil side of Charlotte

North Carolina’s breathtaking natural beauty is on full display at the Latta Plantation Nature Center and Preserve, located around 30 minutes from most downtown Charlotte vacation rentals. This preserve is home to the Carolina Raptor Center, which boasts the largest eagle aviary in the Southeast, as well as many other birds of prey. You can also visit the Backyard Habitat Garden, where bird-feeding stations and butterfly gardens are always a hit with kids, or check out the 18 miles of hiking and horseback riding trails for some independent exploration.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Charlotte

Fly into Charlotte, NC (CLT-Charlotte-Douglas Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Concord, NC (USA-Concord Regional), which is 13.1 mi (21.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Charlotte Station. You can get around Charlotte by jumping on the metro at Charlotte Transportation Center Station, 3rd St - Convention Center Station or 7th St Station.

Family friendly

Family fun near Charlotte vacation homes

Families with kids will find endless opportunities for fun in Charlotte. Vacation homes are available near places like Carowinds, a sprawling amusement park with thrill rides, a water park, and kiddie amusements, and Discovery Place, a kids’ science and technology museum with interactive exhibits, an aquarium, a rainforest, and a theater. Kids will also like the Carolinas Aviation Museum, a museum with commercial, military, and civil aircraft and aviation artifacts.

Good for couples

Couple's retreat near Charlotte vacation rentals

Charlotte has numerous romantic locations to explore on your trip. Vacation rentals can be found near places like the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, a manicured garden with a tropical plant conservatory, fountains, and a pavilion, and the Mint Museum Randolph, a museum showcasing international art with live performances and educational programs. You could also visit the McDowell Nature Preserve, an undeveloped preserve with a lake, nature center, and walking trails.

How many vacation rentals are available around Charlotte?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,010 vacation rentals around Charlotte. From 574 house rentals to 57 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.