Discover a selection of 254 vacation rentals in Clemson, SC 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 $263 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Clemson. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Waterfalls, lakes, and forests in Clemson

Nestled in the tree-lined folds of the hazy Blue Ridge Mountains, Clemson is a beautiful place to discover Appalachian heritage and explore the stunning lakes, forests, and mountains of the region. Clemson vacation rentals offer a cozy home base for days spent canoeing or kayaking on a lake, trekking the leaf-strewn hiking trails that meander over the mountains, and taking in a game of tennis at a park. You can taste traditional fried green tomatoes while you decide whether to visit a majestic waterfall cascading over rocks, a fascinating historic site, or check out the spectacular displays of colorful foliage which erupt every fall.

Things to do

Living history in Clemson

Split Creek Farm is a great excursion for the whole family where you can pet baby goats and taste luscious goat milk, cheese, and fudge. Meanwhile, Victoria Valley Vineyards offers wine-tastings in its gorgeous chateau-style winery, while Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folk Life Center is a fascinating place to see a 150-year-old grist mill in operation, and discovering living history displays and learning about traditional crafts, music, and folk life. In spring and summer, you can explore the grounds of a 19th-century plantation at Woodburn, including a slave cabin, carriage house, and historic herb garden.

Activities

Outdoor fun in Clemson

Surrounded by sprawling bodies of water and thickly forested hills, Clemson is a draw for lovers of outdoor sports. You could ramble along miles of nature trails and streams at a botanical garden, admiring lavish displays of magnolias, camellias, and wildflowers as you walk, or climb on a horse for an exciting trail ride through the mountains. Local sporting events are a great way to mingle with locals and get swept up in the energy and enthusiasm of home teams. With Clemson vacation rentals, you can enjoy knowing you'll have a private pad to unwind in after expending your energy on big days in the great outdoors.

Weather

Ice skating and golf in Clemson

Situated on a vast lake shore, Clemson has a humid subtropical climate with cool, dry winters and warm humid summers. Clemson does get a few inches of snow each year, but mostly it's dry with temperatures ranging between low 30s and low 50s. In winter, there are several public ice rinks open for you to practice your speed and spins, including one in beautiful Nantahala National Forest. The balmy weather of summer makes it ideal for a round of golf, or heading to the cool, refreshing waters of Lake Hartwell for swimming, canoeing, or a quiet day of fishing.

Natural features

Flying squirrels and misty mountains in Clemson

Tucked away in the foothills of the misty Blue Ridge Mountains, Clemson sits on the shores of glistening Lake Hartwell. A mere 30 minutes southwest of Greenville, Clemson is also around an hour away from the tree-covered summit of Sassafras Mountain, which becomes a kaleidoscope of color every fall. The miles of lakes and forest also give this region a wealth of animal and marine life. Lake Hartwell is home to myriad species of fish, including bream, trout, and walleye, while the lakeshore abounds with wood ducks, flying squirrels, and wild turkeys.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Clemson

The nearest airport is in Greenville, SC (GSP-Greenville-Spartanburg Intl.), located 38 mi (61.2 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Clemson Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Clemson, SC?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 254 vacation rentals around Clemson. From 181 house rentals to 20 cabin 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 lakefront property in Clemson?

If you're in search of a peaceful pause, spend a few days lakeside. You'll feel like you're an adult at summer camp — no collective singing Kumbaya necessary. Vrbo has 160 rentals near lakes ready to be booked. Want to try something else? See if any of our other properties catch your eye. Our selection here includes:

  • 99 lake-view vacation rentals.
  • 94 shore-front vacation rentals.
  • 74 water-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Clemson?

Say goodbye to standard, cookie-cutter chain-hotel rooms. Our house vacation rentals have an unique, personal touch — as well as all the space you could possibly need! There are 192 options currently on Vrbo. Prices begin at $139 a night. If that doesn't fit with your family's taste, we've got a range of other rental options available, such as:

  • Condo: 21 vacation homes. Prices start from $150 per night.
  • Townhome: 20 vacation homes. Prices start from $136 per night.
  • Cabin: 13 vacation homes. Prices start from $84 per night.

Can I stay in Clemson in a large group?

The recipe for a wonderful trip is hanging out with your friends and loved ones in an exciting new place. If you're visiting with a large group, Vrbo can help you. Why not browse through the 35 house vacation homes featured here? They're the most popular option for big groups of guests. Properties around here that are perfect for large groups include:

  • On the lookout for vacation homes that can fit 8 people? We have 77 that will be ideal. Prices begin from just $136 per night.
  • If you have 10 in your crew, you'll be pleased to find out that there are 62 vacation homes that are ideal. You can get one for as little as $179 a night.
  • Going away with 6 guests? We offer 61 vacation homes that will be perfect. Prices begin at just $60 a night.

You and your posse will be in good hands when you organize your Clemson escape through us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Clemson?

Vrbo has plenty of excellent economical rentals. Treat yourselves to a lavish night out or extend your stay with all the money you'll have leftover. When it comes to getting your hands on an amazing deal, the first place you look should be Chickasaw Point. Here, Vrbo has 7 rentals at an average price of $223 a night. Serenity Bay is another place to consider. Vrbo has 10 rentals here, and the average price is around $342 a night.