Discover a selection of 356 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 WiFi. Prices start at $99 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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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 to and around Clemson

Fly into Greenville-Spartanburg Intl. Airport (GSP), the closest airport, located 38 mi (61.2 km) from the city center.

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

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Clemson?

Whatever your vacation needs, you'll find a rental property in or around Clemson that's a perfect match. Here are some of our faves:

  • "Cabin - Private Romantic Mountain Getaway" is a popular choice. Around 25 miles from Clemson, it has 2 bedrooms and loads of handy amenities, including WiFi and a kitchen.
  • Alternatively, make a booking at "Cabin - Peace - In - The - Forest Retreat". Located around 20 miles from the heart of Clemson, it has 1 bedroom and comes with a dryer and nearby birdwatching activities.

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

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

You need only set foot into one of Vrbo's tiny house vacation rentals in Clemson to realize that great things really do come in little packages. Expertly designed to maximize every spare inch of space, these mini digs promise a big vacation experience:

  • Leave the world behind and escape to "New Boutique Tiny Home On The Saluda River". This getaway in Easley packs plenty of conveniences into its cozy space, such as air conditioning and heating.
  • "The Chestnut 2 Bedroom Tiny House On The Saluda River" has many conveniences, including a barbecue grill and a nearby waterfront. Located in Easley, you'll be able to live big in this small but cleverly designed home.

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

You sure can! From rustic hideaways to luxurious escapes and everything in between, you'll find an extensive range of log cabins to rent in or around Clemson. If you're chasing adventure, here's where you can go:

  • "Log Cabin On Lake Keowee - Big Lake": This is the ideal base to enjoy some of the fun outdoor activities this area has to offer, including snorkeling and golf.
  • "Waterfront Log Cabin On Lake Keowee": Stay in and enjoy the relaxed vibe or experience some of the thrilling activities nearby, such as golf and kayaking. Idle or adventurous, it's up to you.

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

If you've been busier than a hamster on a treadwheel, you deserve to get away for a couple of days. Skip out of work early on Friday and live it up at one of these weekend getaways in or near Clemson:

  • "Cabin - Hidden Gem - Privacy, Tranquility" is perfect for one or two days of fun and relaxation. It comes with a host of amenities, such as air conditioning and golf, and is located about 25 miles to the north of Clemson.
  • Otherwise, create memories with your gang at "Book Your Clemson Football Or Fall Get Away Today East Cove Paradise", which is around 9 miles to the north of Clemson. Take advantage of a fridge, a water view and more here.

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

You certainly can. If you're looking for a small but stylish stay, you can't top a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often situated in the center of town. We suggest the following options in or near Clemson:

  • After an exciting day of outdoor exploration, put your feet up and relax at "Cabin - Peace - In - The - Forest Retreat". Cable/satellite TV services and pet-friendly services are among the handy amenities you'll find here.
  • "A Cabin In The Woods" is another top stay, offering all you need for the perfect Clemson escape. Convenient amenities here include towels and a TV.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Clemson?

Whether you're looking for a cottage for you and your other half or a villa that'll fit the family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Clemson. These properties make a comfortable base for a short and sweet stay:

  • Within close reach of central Clemson, "Gorgeous, Peaceful Cabin Near Table Rock And Caesars Head State Parks" lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not relaxing in your cozy digs, get out and discover the area's best sights.
  • Another excellent option is "Upscale Vacation Home Away From Home". Round up your squad and enjoy a relaxing stay close to the heart of Clemson.

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

Whether spent in a log cabin or a beach house, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to add some zing to your relationship. Whisk your sweetheart off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these enticing escapes in or near Clemson:

  • Located around 25 miles from Clemson, "Cabin - Private Romantic Mountain Getaway" is an ideal place for adoring couples. Winery tours and air conditioning are some of the many amenities you'll find here.
  • "Cabin - Peace - In - The - Forest Retreat" is another popular option that'll woo you. It's about 20 miles from Clemson and has a fireplace and beauty services.

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

Vacation with others and have even more fun. Whether you're organizing an active getaway with your besties for a family get-together, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and near Clemson:

  • Offering space, comfort and privacy, you'll get your guests' seal of approval at "Prime Fall Weekends Still Available. Book Today". Up to 15 people can be accommodated at this property which has 5 bedrooms, a garden and a firepit. It's around 9 miles to the north of Clemson.
  • Invite as many as 13 of your friends to "Great Home For Game Day Fun" and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This top option has 6 bedrooms and is around 2 miles to the east of central Clemson. It's packed with features to keep your group occupied, including a swimming pool and a barbecue grill.

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

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can offer, a pool is easily the most fun. Have a look at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Clemson and spend your days splashing about. Just don't forget your unicorn floatie:

  • Pack your swim gear and take a break at "Perfect House For Clemson/swu Activities Like Clemson Football And Disc Golf". There are also lots of other appealing amenities here, including childrens activities and a garden.
  • Spend laid-back days splashing about or simply unwinding by the water at "New Upscale House With Private Dock On Lake Keowee". This property is another top choice and comes with on-site watersports, coffee and tea making facilities and more.

Unsure how to pack your suitcase for your Clemson getaway? This popular destination has a humid subtropical climate. In the summer months, you can expect average temperatures ranging from 65 ºF to 90 ºF. Check out our range of Clemson vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

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

The first part of any family trip is searching for the ideal place to stay. Whether you're planning a break with the kids or a reunion with all your relatives, Vrbo has large family vacation rentals in and around Clemson with plenty of room for everyone. Here are two popular options to consider:

  • With 5 bedrooms that sleep as many as 15 guests, "Prime Fall Weekends Still Available. Book Today" gives you space to catch-up with the fam. It's around 9 miles north of Clemson and features amenities designed to keep groups comfortable, such as a porch and childrens activities.
  • "Upscale Vacation Home Away From Home" is another property the whole team will love. You'll be able to invite as many as 8 family and friends to this option which offers 3 bedrooms, a fridge, a stair gate and more. It's located 20 miles to the north of central Clemson.

It may be tempting, but don't spend your entire vacay socializing indoors. Get out and explore the area's family-friendly attractions, beginning with Easley Skate Center.