Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Salt Lake City, 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 swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $100 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Salt Lake City. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Experience Salt Lake City from vacation home rentals

Overlooking the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake City, Utah's elevated capital, is famous as the headquarters of the Mormon church. But there's more to the city than temples. Get your Utah adventure off to the best start by booking a Salt Lake City vacation rental in the heart of Downtown. Visit Temple Square, the grand headquarters of the Mormon Church, soak up some culture at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, or go hiking in the Wasatch National Forest. After dark, why not sample the local craft brews or prohibition-style cocktails in some of the city's coolest bars.

Things to do

Attractions near Salt Lake City vacation rentals

Aside from the church, Salt Lake City has a rich cultural seam. Book a Salt Lake City vacation rental near Downtown and you'll within walking distance of many of the city's museums and galleries. One of the most popular is the modern Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. It features a mix of temporary and permanent exhibitions, plus various themed guided tours, artist talks and workshops. If you prefer archeology to art, head to the Natural History Museum of Utah on the university campus, for dinosaurs, vikings, and cool Navajo crafts.

Activities

Things to do near Salt Lake City vacation homes

Founded by Mormon pioneers, Salt Lake City has a long legacy with the Mormon church. For a little insight, take a wander around Temple Square which is brimming with some of the city's grandest architecture. During the summer, the city also becomes a magnet for outdoors enthusiasts, who flock to conquer the hiking trails in the Wasatch National Forest. But don't miss a taste of SLC's buzzing nightlife. For a taste of its quirky craft brews, head to Main Street in Downtown and its lively bar scene.

Weather

Climate for your trip to Salt Lake City vacation homes

Like the snow? Well, you'll find plenty of it in Utah. Salt Lake City experiences all 4 seasons, but never in one day! In winter, temperatures drop below freezing and the city sees snowfall almost daily. Come spring, the city warms up a little, although it can see increased rainfall and high winds. Summer is considered peak season, with long, hot and dry days with lots of sunshine, and highs of 90 degrees and above. It's also when many of Salt Lake City vacation rentals get booked up in advance. For the best choice, visit in fall or winter.

Natural features

(Finger) rock around the clock at Salt Lake City

Perched on the shores of the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake City is the state capital of Utah. Snuggled between some of the highest peaks in Utah, the region is renowned for its ski resorts. However, it's also a hotspot for hiking, especially in the nearby Wasatch Mountains and National Forest. For the best views over the city, head to Finger Rock and the Living Room, a stony peak where rocks have been stacked like sofas and chairs. But you'll have to head to the mountains for wildlife spotting, where you'll find wild elk, moose, and mule deer.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Salt Lake City

Fly into Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Ogden, UT (OGD-Ogden Regional), which is 30.3 mi (48.7 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to North Temple Bridge/Guadalupe Station or Salt Lake Central Station to see more of the city. You can see more of Salt Lake City by jumping on the metro at Gallivan Plaza Station, City Center Station or Temple Square Station.

Family friendly

Family fun in Salt Lake City vacation rentals

Families with children will love the array of kid-friendly attractions in Salt Lake City. Vacation rentals can be found near places like the Clark Planetarium, a cutting-edge venue with an IMAX theater, laser light shows, and exhibits about science and space, and the Hogle Zoo, a modern zoo boasting hundreds of animals, tropical gardens, a train, and a carousel. Kids will also like Liberty Park, a vast park with an aviary and museum near a lake.

Good for couples

Couple's retreat near Salt Lake City vacation homes

Salt Lake City offers romantic attractions and activities for a couple’s retreat. Vacation homes are available near places like the Red Butte Garden, a botanical garden with nature trails, workshops, and outdoor concerts around vibrant blooms, and Salt Lake Tabernacle, a famous tabernacle with ornate architecture and a notable pipe organ with thousands of pipes. You'll also like Millcreek Canyon, a scenic canyon with trails for running, hiking, and biking.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Salt Lake City?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it's craving a vacation. Now's the time to pack your bags and retreat to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Salt Lake City:

  • Around 19 miles from the center of Salt Lake City, you'll find it hard to resist "Pristine Ski Retreat, Slope Views In Solitude Village". It has 2 bedrooms and a range of conveniences like a resort and a TV.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfortable at "Quiet, Spaciouscottonwood 4bed 4bath Remodel W". Around 12 miles from the heart of Salt Lake City, it has 4 bedrooms and features an iron and ironing board and a theme park.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Salt Lake City?

You need only set foot inside one of our tiny house vacation rentals in Salt Lake City to figure out that great things really do come in small packages. Ingeniously designed to make use of every square inch of space, these pint-sized pads promise a big vacation experience:

  • Experience a simpler way of life at "200 Ft² Tiny Home In Of Slc". Amenities at this gem in Sugar House include an oven and lowered locks.
  • "Convenient Salt Lake Tiny Home With Chic Interior" offers plenty of conveniences, including towels and heating. Located in Salt Lake City, you'll be able to live large in this small but well-designed home.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Salt Lake City?

Whether you want to spend your trip chasing outdoor adventure or chilling with your family and friends, Vrbo has attractive log cabins where you can do both. Pack your bags and check out these top options in and around Salt Lake City:

  • "Gorgeous Log Cabin In Alta With Outdoor Hot Tub And Wood Burning Fireplace": Enjoy a few days unwinding and relaxing at this superb cabin surrounded by nature. Once you've reenergized, enjoy rock climbing or kayaking, which are among the fun things to do in this area.
  • "Luxurious Alta/snowbird Lodgepole Pine Log Cabin With Hot Tub": After a fun day of trying out some local activities, such as fishing and ice skating, put your feet up at this in-demand property.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Salt Lake City?

Get away from the busyness of everyday life at one of our weekend getaways in or near Salt Lake City. Whether you'd like to hang out with friends or spend quality time with the family, we'll have something to suit your needs. Here are some of our most popular options:

  • "The Ivy Cottage At Little Cottonwood" is around 14 miles south of Salt Lake City and the perfect place to recharge your batteries. You'll like the amenities here, including a smart TV and WiFi.
  • Or, throw a few clothes in your suitcase and head to "This Is The Place. . . . Close To Alta". This great property is around 12 miles southeast of Salt Lake City and has an oven and coffee and tea making facilities.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Salt Lake City?

Studio apartments may be on the smaller side, but they sure do pack a punch when it comes to location and convenience. Put your bags down at one of these popular studio apartments in and around Salt Lake City:

  • One of our top picks is "Rare And Historic Eco - Friendly Mcm Boutique Apartment". Lock in a few nights or more at this popular stay and you'll have access to a nearby laundromat and off-street parking options.
  • Alternatively, use "1 Bed / 1 Bath Modern Apt. In The Heart Of Downtown Salt Lake City" as a base to check off the sights around you. This comfy home away from home comes with a fitness facility, a kitchen and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Salt Lake City?

Whether you're looking for a cozy apartment for you and your other half or a townhouse that'll fit the family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Salt Lake City. These properties make a comfortable base for a quick trip:

  • If you only need to stay a night or two, "Fabulous Apt. Convenient To Downtown" has you covered. It's not too far from the center of Salt Lake City, so you'll be near all the top sights.
  • Alternatively, spend a few relaxing nights at "Stunning Chateau Woodlands Private Guesthouse 3 Game Rooms Hot Tub". This comfy, centrally located property will feel like your home away from home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Salt Lake City?

Forget chocolates and roses. Sometimes all you need is to take off for a weekend, just you and your honey. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Salt Lake City that would make even old Cupid envious. Here are some we think you'll be enamored with:

  • Put on some soft music and kick back together at "Pristine Ski Retreat, Slope Views In Solitude Village". Around 19 miles from Salt Lake City, this property has all you need for a romantic weekend getaway, including a sauna and a resort.
  • "Quiet, Spaciouscottonwood 4bed 4bath Remodel W" is another wonderful option guaranteed to woo you. It's approximately 12 miles from Salt Lake City and comes with a fireplace and a restaurant dining guide.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Salt Lake City?

We've got some spectacular mansions for rent in and near Salt Lake City. If you're chasing somewhere spacious with a big dollop of wow factor, these stunners will tick your boxes:

  • Located 2 miles to the northeast of Salt Lake City, "Mtntop Mansion 5 Mins To Downtown" is the ideal place to relax and unwind in luxury. Amenities here include a swimming pool and a sauna.
  • Alternatively, step your vacation up a notch with a stay at "Breathtaking Historic Mansion". It's approximately 1 mile to the east of Salt Lake City and comes with ski lift privileges, ski-in/ski-out facilities and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Salt Lake City?

Big groups mean big-time fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll effortlessly fit your whole gang. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Salt Lake City and spend time with your favorite people under one roof:

  • Offering space, privacy and comfort, you'll get your guests' seal of approval at "Stunning Chateau Woodlands Private Guesthouse 3 Game Rooms Hot Tub". Up to 20 people can stay at this escape which has 5 bedrooms, a garden and mountain views. This top pick is around 9 miles to the south of Salt Lake City.
  • Nothing's more important than spending time with the people you love, and "Remodeled Luxury 6000sf Home Theater Hot Tub Game Room Xbox" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 7 miles to the south of Salt Lake City, as many as 25 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 6 bedrooms. A chef and a fireplace are among the numerous amenities on offer here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Salt Lake City?

Nothing spells fun like a pool does. Dust off your inflatable flamingo and browse these houses in or near Salt Lake City that feature this vacation perk:

  • Pack your swim gear and get away with your gang to "Brick House Luxury Private Retreat W". There are also lots of other convenient amenities here, including free toiletries and a dishwasher.
  • Otherwise, recharge your batteries at "Salt City Dream House With Hot Tub". As well as its inviting pool, you'll also have use of a kitchen and a toaster.

Salt Lake City has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 55 ºF and 80 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Salt Lake City vacation rental and plan your escape for whenever you like.

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