Discover a selection of 29 vacation rentals in Shelby County, US 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 outdoor grills and BBQs. Prices start at $30 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Shelby County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Shelby County getaway

Experience the unique character of Shelby County with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city has something for everyone. Beale Street and Graceland are just a couple of the must-sees. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters, and sometimes even a hot tub for a relaxing getaway.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Shelby County

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Shelby County has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Memphis Zoo (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Southland Casino Racing (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Memphis International Raceway (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • TPC Southwind (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Tunica Queen Riverboat (27.6 mi / 44.4 km)
  • Golf and Games Family Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Shelby County

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Shelby County. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mississippi River Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Mud Island River Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Beale Street Landing (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Tom Lee Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Mud Island (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Overton Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Shelby County

The nearest airport is in Memphis International Airport (MEM), located 8.1 mi (13 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Memphis Central Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in Shelby County?

Whether you're organizing your next epic adventure with friends or a romantic escape with your other half, one of these top vacation rentals in Shelby County is sure to tempt you:

  • "Historic Neighborhood. Home Overlooks Overton Park. Luxury Accommodations": If you're searching for somewhere in Midtown with 3 bedrooms and plenty of style, this retreat will tick your boxes. Amenities include books and an electric kettle.
  • "Harbor Town Home - 5 Star Rating": Settle in at this option in Memphis and make use of an iron and ironing board, towels and more. It has 3 bedrooms to accommodate the ones you love.

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

Can I find log cabins to rent in Shelby County?

Sometimes, you just need to get away from the hurly-burly of everyday life. That's where Vrbo can help. We've got an excellent selection of log cabins in and around Shelby County where you can unwind in nature. These are just the start:

  • "A Log Cabin In The Pines" is the ideal combination of outdoor fun and creature comforts. Make use of amenities here including nearby museums and a kitchen.
  • Invite a few friends along or snuggle up with your honey at "The Holly House Log Cabin, 100". A water view and an oven are some of the many conveniences included at this sought-after option.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Shelby County?

While long trips overseas are unforgettable, there's something wonderful about heading off on a whirlwind weekend getaway. These rental properties in Shelby County are perfect for just that:

  • "3300 Sf 4br/3bth Pet - Friendly Loft 2 Blks From Sun Studio Has Huge Rooftop Deck" - This vacation rental in Memphis offers amenities designed to make your visit nice and comfortable, such as a nearby marina and a washing machine. Its terrific location also makes it a good base to do some whirlwind exploring.
  • "Ms Delta Themed Townhome In Downtown Memphis Entertainment District" - This is another top pick with all the ingredients that make for a fab weekend away. Make use of optional golf privileges and internet services at this South Main Historic District rental property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Shelby County?

Studio apartments are usually on the smaller side, but it's hard to top their accessible locations and budget-friendly price tags. Whether you're traveling by yourself or with a few pals, consider one of these cozy studio apartments in Shelby County:

  • "Belvedere Suites/french Quarter Living" in Midtown crams lots of enticing features into its single room space, such as a garage and beach sun loungers.
  • Begin your day with a cup of coffee and a freshly cooked breakfast at "The Cozy Phoenix Vintage Camper That Has It All". This East Memphis studio has everything you need to make your stay comfy, including internet services and WiFi.

Can I find short term rentals in Shelby County?

Spend a few days in an inexpensive cabin or go all out in a luxury apartment. Vrbo has loads of short-term rentals to choose from in Shelby County. Take a look at these options for inspiration:

  • Located near central Memphis, "3300 Sf 4br/3bth Pet - Friendly Loft 2 Blks From Sun Studio Has Huge Rooftop Deck" is perfect for a short-term stay. Set up base here and visit all the interesting sights in the area.
  • "Ms Delta Themed Townhome In Downtown Memphis Entertainment District" also welcomes short-term guests. Spend a day or so at this vacation rental in South Main Historic District and see why it's so popular with many travelers.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Shelby County?

Whether you've been with each other for a couple of months, a decade or forever, nothing beats a romantic weekend getaway to stoke passions. If you're looking for the ideal place to spend a few days with your significant other, take a peek at these retreats:

  • Catch up on quality time and cuddles at "Historic Neighborhood. Home Overlooks Overton Park. Luxury Accommodations" in Midtown. A fireplace and beauty services are among the nice touches on offer here.
  • Another appealing option is "Harbor Town Home - 5 Star Rating" in Memphis. Enjoy perks here including a fireplace and a dining table, as well as each other's company.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Shelby County?

If your idea of a dream getaway is to bring along all your friends, you'll be needing a whole lot of space. Luckily, there are many vacation rentals in Shelby County that cater to large groups, starting with these sprawling escapes:

  • "3300 Sf 4br/3bth Pet - Friendly Loft 2 Blks From Sun Studio Has Huge Rooftop Deck": This popular vacation rental is an excellent option for large groups staying in Memphis. It has 4 bedrooms and lots of great amenities, including a kitchen and a fireplace.
  • "Stunning Memphis Lake Front Home": This property in Memphis has 4 bedrooms, so don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list. A fireplace and a nearby waterfront are among its many highlights.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in Shelby County?

If you're hosting a huge family get-together or a special event like a wedding in Shelby County, you won't have to worry about leaving anyone out. We've got a range of large vacation rentals that'll fit all your favorite people. Here are some terrific examples:

  • "Near Beale St And Downtown With Huge Fenced Yard With 6br": This property in South Memphis has 6 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 37 people. As well as ample space, it comes with a garden and a kitchen.
  • "Captain's House 17, Baltic Sea Waterfront": Sleeping up to 50 guests and with plenty of excellent amenities like a firepit and a kitchen, this is another good choice. It has 4 bedrooms and is located in Memphis.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Shelby County?

There's no shortage of houses with a pool in Shelby County, so pull on your swimsuit and get ready to spend your days splashing about. Here are a couple of favorites to tempt you:

  • Settle into "Breathtaking Lake House Retreat W Pool", where the first item on your to-do list should be pool time. This retreat is located in Memphis and comes with a host of family-friendly amenities, including a dishwasher and a microwave oven.
  • Relax beside the water while the kids splash about at "Old Town House Dinkelsbühl". This property in Altstadt Dinkelsbuehl offers a range of conveniences to keep your crew nice and comfortable, such as a dishwasher and a smart TV.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Shelby County?

At Vrbo, we have places that are large enough to fit the extended branches of your family tree. And if you don't want to invite everybody, just stretch your limbs and enjoy the extra space! Here are a couple of our favorite large family vacation rentals in Shelby County:

  • For family-friendly getaways in Midtown, "Historic Neighborhood. Home Overlooks Overton Park. Luxury Accommodations" is a fabulous choice. It has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 8 people. A video library and a dishwasher are some of the useful amenities here.
  • "3300 Sf 4br/3bth Pet - Friendly Loft 2 Blks From Sun Studio Has Huge Rooftop Deck" in Memphis is another appealing option. It has the capacity to accommodate up to 12 guests and features 4 bedrooms. A toaster and a fridge will help keep all your gang happy and comfortable.

Searching for some local entertainment? There are plenty of family-friendly attractions in Shelby County to visit, like Memphis Zoo and Beale Street. Beale Street Landing is also a favorite with traveling families.

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