Discover a selection of 1,000 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 $78 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.
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.


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.


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

Transportation options to and around Salt Lake City

Fly into Salt Lake City, UT (SLC-Salt Lake City Intl.), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Provo, UT (PVU), which is 38.8 mi (62.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Guadalupe Station or Salt Lake Central Station to see more of the city. It's easy to get around Salt Lake City by catching a ride 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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Salt Lake City, UT?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 750 vacation rentals around Salt Lake City. From 485 house rentals to 16 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Salt Lake City?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Salt Lake City:

  • Central City: 270 vacation rentals
  • Capitol Hill: 179 vacation rentals
  • Rio Grande: 111 vacation rentals
  • Sugar House: 383 vacation rentals
  • People's Freeway: 61 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Salt Lake City?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Salt Lake City. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Utah Governor's Mansion: 2,763 vacation rentals
  • Hogle Zoo: 5,491 vacation rentals
  • Family History Library: 2,688 vacation rentals
  • Salt Lake Public Library Main Building: 2,771 vacation rentals
  • City Creek Center: 2,732 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Salt Lake City listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Salt Lake City?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 485 Houses in Salt Lake City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Salt Lake City include:

  • Cabins: 16 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 210 rentals available
  • Cottages: 16 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Salt Lake City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 84 vacation rentals with pool available in Salt Lake City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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