Discover a selection of 6,000 vacation rentals in Brighton, UT 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 WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $441 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Brighton. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Chill out in Brighton, where Salt Lakers learn to ski

With all the top-notch ski resorts in the area it's hard to stand out, but Brighton does just that, thanks to its unpretentious and laid-back vibe. Full of friendly local establishments, the town is particularly popular with young snowboarders. If you're thinking of taking to the slopes for the first time, a Brighton vacation rental is perfect -- many locals first learned to ski and board here. Perched atop Big Cottonwood Canyon, the chilled-out hamlet lays claim to some of the best snow around, seeing hundreds and hundreds of inches of dry, fluffy powder each year.

Things to do

Stay ahead of the curve in beautiful Brighton

Many of Brighton's best attractions are of the natural variety. The stunning S-Curve Area offers some of the best rock climbing for miles around, while there's lots of sunshine for picnicking at Storm Mountain. There are plenty of manmade wonders on tap at a Brighton vacation rental, too. No trip to the Salt Lake City area would be complete without a visit to Temple Square, the site of the city's famous Mormon temple. While you're downtown, pay a visit to the Hogle Zoo and the state capitol building. Art lovers won't want to miss the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.

Activities

The skiing doesn't stop just because the sun goes down

In addition to some of the best downhill under the sun, Brighton is renowned as a top night skiing destination (and some seriously laid-back apres ski to boot). If you're not a skier, fear not -- there's still plenty to do. Silver Lake offers hiking trails, a scenic boardwalk, and picnic areas, and it's stocked with tons of trout for fishing. Ranger tours bring you up close and personal with the local wildlife. Big Cottonwood Canyon features 15 miles of hiking, biking, and rock climbing terrain, where you can discover hidden mountain lakes and breathtaking fields of wildflowers.

Natural features

Way up here where the air is crystal clear

Soaring nearly 9,000 feet above sea level, Brighton is the epitome of invigorating mountain living. Overlooking the jagged cliffs, bowls, and chutes that make up scenic Big Cottonwood Canyon, the town sits in the heart of the stunning Wasatch Range. Big Cottonwood Creek is stocked with loads of trout, and it's not uncommon to see a moose or two wandering by. The beauty of the glittering mountain lakes is rivaled only by the lush fields of rainbow-colored wildflowers that blanket the hills when the snows melt.

How to get there

How to get to and around Brighton

The nearest airport is in Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC), located 24.5 mi (39.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Provo, UT (PVU), which is 27.4 mi (44.1 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Brighton?

Whether you're searching for an intimate escape for you and your sweetie or somewhere roomy to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Brighton. Here are a couple to get your inspiration flowing:

  • Around 1 mile from the center of Brighton, you'll love staying at "Pristine Ski Retreat, Slope Views In Solitude Village". It has 2 bedrooms and a range of amenities including lowered locks and WiFi.
  • Another top choice is "Quiet, Spaciouscottonwood 4bed 4bath Remodel W", which is around 10 miles from Brighton. With 4 bedrooms, a hair dryer and a foosball table, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and happy.

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

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

Punching far above its weight when it comes to character, a tiny house vacation rental in Brighton puts you on the doorstep of big adventure. Close down all your gadgets and switch your focus to nature at one of these fun-sized escapes:

  • Take time off and recharge your batteries at "200 Ft² Tiny Home In Of Slc". Located in Sugar House, WiFi and free toiletries are just a couple of the amenities you can expect here.
  • "Convenient Salt Lake Tiny Home With Chic Interior" offers conveniences such as a TV and towels. Located in Salt Lake City, you'll be able to live big in this small but well-designed hideaway.

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

Whether you want to spend your vacation chasing adventure outdoors or relaxing with your friends, we've got lovely log cabins where you can do both. Pack your bags and check out these top options in and around Brighton:

  • "Gorgeous Log Cabin In Alta With Outdoor Hot Tub And Wood Burning Fireplace": Enjoy a week or so relaxing at this fabulous escape surrounded by nature. When you've recharged, enjoy skiing or cross-country skiing, which are among the best activities in this region.
  • "Luxurious Alta/snowbird Lodgepole Pine Log Cabin With Hot Tub": Spend some time enjoying all the conveniences of this unique property. When it's time to get active, hiking and biking and rock climbing are some fun things to do.

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

We all need a break from time to time. If you're itching to spend a couple of uninterrupted mornings lingering in your pajamas with a coffee and a good book, there's no shortage of terrific weekend getaways in and around Brighton. Check out two of our favorites:

  • "The Ivy Cottage At Little Cottonwood" is around 11 miles west of Brighton and the perfect place to recharge your batteries. You'll enjoy the amenities here, including nearby birdwatching activities and golf.
  • "This Is The Place. . . . Close To Alta" is another top-rated option. It's around 10 miles to the west of Brighton and features coffee and tea making facilities, a fireplace and more.

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

You sure can. If you'd like a simple yet stylish stay, you can't beat a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often located in the heart of town. We suggest the following options in or near Brighton:

  • One of our favorite properties is "Solitude Creekside Condo - Closest To Ski Lift". Lock in a few nights or more at this popular abode and you'll have access to a fridge and towels.
  • "Ski - In/ski - Out Condo With Shared Hot Tub And Pool" is another superb stay, providing all you could want for a heavenly Brighton vacation. Some amenities here include a heated pool and a fridge.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Brighton?

Whether you're looking for a compact apartment or a house to fit the entire family, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Enjoy a mini break at one of these escapes in or near Brighton:

  • For an awesome weekend away, it's hard to go past "Fabulous Apt. Convenient To Downtown". It's nice and close to the center of Brighton, along with plenty of things to see and do.
  • Another awesome option is "Stunning Chateau Woodlands Private Guesthouse 3 Game Rooms Hot Tub". Gather your favorite people and enjoy a comfortable stay close to the heart of Brighton.

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

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend escape. If you want to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Brighton that will set your heart aflutter:

  • Located around 1 mile from Brighton, "Pristine Ski Retreat, Slope Views In Solitude Village" is a perfect place for doting couples. Beauty services and a fireplace are just some of the many amenities here.
  • Another option where you can enjoy a few idyllic days together is "Quiet, Spaciouscottonwood 4bed 4bath Remodel W". Around 10 miles from Brighton, a fireplace and outdoor furniture add to the atmosphere here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Brighton?

We've got some spectacular mansions for rent in and around Brighton. If you're in search of somewhere spacious with a big dollop of wow factor, these architectural stunners will be right up your alley:

  • Situated about 17 miles to the northwest of Brighton, "Mtntop Mansion 5 Mins To Downtown" is the place to go to relax and unwind in luxury. Nice touches here include a swimming pool and a sauna.
  • With ski lift privileges, ski-in/ski-out facilities and loads of other top-notch amenities, "Breathtaking Historic Mansion" will get your guests' tick of approval. This opulent retreat is roughly 17 miles to the northwest of Brighton.

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

Big groups mean big-time fun. They also mean finding a place that'll easily fit your whole squad. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Brighton and spend time with your favorite people under the same roof:

  • There's plenty of space to sprawl out at "Stunning Chateau Woodlands Private Guesthouse 3 Game Rooms Hot Tub". Around 12 miles west of Brighton, this generously sized retreat has 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 20 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including a chef and a water park.
  • Invite as many as 25 of your closest friends to "Remodeled Luxury 6000sf Home Theater Hot Tub Game Room Xbox" and fill its spaces with love and laughter. This top option has 6 bedrooms and is around 14 miles to the west of Brighton. It's crammed with features to keep large groups occupied, including a kitchen and a garden.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Brighton?

Now and again you just need to get away from it all … with, say, 30 or so of your friends and relatives. Whether you're looking for someplace to stay with the extended fam or you're organizing a shindig, we have large vacation rentals in and around Brighton that'll fit your whole party:

  • "Brighton Ski Resort, Chalet Utah Entire 9 Bedroom Mountain Home": With 9 bedrooms accommodating up to 35 people, there's space enough for everyone. You and your guests will have access to a host of amenities including a kitchen and ski-in/ski-out facilities.
  • "Uinta Lodge - Secluded Location At Brighton Ski Resort With Hot Tub": This spacious escape was made for large groups and includes a fireplace and mountain views. It contains 4 bedrooms and caters for up to 100 people.