Discover a selection of 98 vacation rentals in Sandy, 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 $169 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Sandy. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Sandy
Destination guide

Sandy is an absolute gem

The city of Sandy is a jewel of a place set amongst some of the most spectacular natural wonders Utah has to offer. While it offers all the amenities of a big city, Sandy's real charm is its proximity to glistening lakes, majestic mountains and dense forests, where visitors can play to their heart's content. Sandy vacation rentals are ideal home bases from which to explore this beautiful region. Whether you want to wander through interesting museums, cheer on an adopted sports team at the Rio Tinto Stadium or spend your days hiking in the Wasatch Mountains, Sandy is a beautiful place of inspiration and fun.

Things to do

Natural history and ice climbing in Sandy

The Discovery Gateway Children's Museum in Sandy is a fabulous place for the whole family, with interactive exhibits, pinewood derby racing and building with Lego. The John Hutchings Museum of Natural History is a great experience for all ages, with excellent exhibits on everything from early pioneers, rocks and minerals, insects and the Wild West. Sandy vacation rentals are good places to relax after exciting outdoor activities, like boating on Utah Lake and mountain biking on trails along the Wasatch Front in summer, or ice climbing in Little Cottonwood Canyon and cross-country skiing in Mountain Dell in winter.


Rock climbing and fishing in Sandy

Sandy boasts a wealth of fascinating museums, covering themes from classic cars and early pioneers to military history and classic dolls. Animal lovers will enjoy watching their favorite creatures at the zoo and aquarium. Sandy vacation rentals are cozy retreats after long winter days skiing at nearby resorts, climbing up frozen waterfalls or snowmobiling through the forest. In summer you can try your luck at geocaching, take in a game of golf or enjoy the outdoors in leisurely fashion in a canoe or kayak. Anglers will find an abundance of pristine lakes to trawl a line in, while adventurers will enjoy rock climbing.


Snowy winters and hot summers in Sandy

The city of Sandy is set in the northern half of Utah, and known for piping hot summers with high humidity, and cold winters with moderate snowfall. Summer in Sandy is warm, with temperatures hovering in the low 90s. Excessive humidity intensifies the heat, so be sure to keep hydrated and wear a hat, if you're visiting Sandy in summer. Winters are chilly, with temperatures in the low 20s. Sandy gets nearly 80 inches of snow per winter, so it's a great time to visit if you love getting outside for winter sports like skiing and snowshoeing. Just make sure you bundle up warmly.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Sandy

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Sandy. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Big Cottonwood Canyon (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Liberty Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • This is the Place Heritage Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Timpanogos Cave National Monument (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Red Butte Garden and Arboretum (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Regional Athletic Complex (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Sandy

The nearest airport is in Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC), located 15.3 mi (24.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Provo, UT (PVU), which is 26.3 mi (42.3 km) away.

You can see more of Sandy by catching a ride on the metro at Sandy Expo Station, Historic Sandy Station or Sandy Civic Center Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Sandy?

Whether you're after a cozy retreat for you and your honey or someplace spacious to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Sandy. Here are a couple to get you inspired:

  • "Pristine Ski Retreat, Slope Views In Solitude Village" is a guest favorite. Around 15 miles from Sandy, it has 2 bedrooms and plenty of handy amenities, including nearby birdwatching activities and heating.
  • Another great option is "Quiet, Spaciouscottonwood 4bed 4bath Remodel W", which is around 5 miles from Sandy. With 4 bedrooms, a travel crib and an electric kettle, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

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

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

Punching above its weight when it comes to character, a tiny house vacation rental in Sandy promises big adventure. Power down all your tech and turn your focus to nature at one of these neat little stays:

  • Look forward to a simpler way of living at "Convenient Salt Lake Tiny Home With Chic Interior". Amenities at this small wonder in Salt Lake City include a garden and a kitchen.
  • Alternatively, book a weekend at "200 Ft² Tiny Home In Of Slc". Situated in Sugar House, this tiny gem comes with internet services and lowered locks.

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

Often surrounded by gorgeous natural landscapes, log cabins offer a cozy retreat from the worries of everyday life. If you're ready for some downtime, check out these log cabins to rent in Sandy:

  • Put your bags down at "Gorgeous Log Cabin In Alta With Outdoor Hot Tub And Wood Burning Fireplace" in Alta and during the day enjoy hiking and biking and mountain biking and your evenings unwinding in your cozy cabin.
  • Another charming option is "Luxurious Alta/snowbird Lodgepole Pine Log Cabin With Hot Tub". With fun activities including mountain biking and rock climbing nearby, this Alta getaway will be ideal if you love the outdoors.

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

Get far away from the daily grind at one of our weekend getaways in or near Sandy. Whether you'd like to catch up with pals or spend treasured time with your love, there'll be something to suit your needs. Try these top-rated properties on for size:

  • "The Ivy Cottage At Little Cottonwood" is ideal for one or two days of relaxation and fun. It comes with useful amenities, such as a firepit and a restaurant dining guide, and is located about 4 miles to the east of Sandy.
  • Alternatively, throw a spare set of clothes into your suitcase and head off to "This Is The Place. . . . Close To Alta". This sought-after property is about 5 miles northeast of Sandy and offers coffee and tea making facilities and a garage.

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

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish pick, ideally suited for traveling sweethearts or solo adventurers. Spend your days getting acquainted with your new surroundings and your nights kicking back in your comfy hideaway. These vacation rentals in or near Sandy will tick all the boxes:

  • After a big day of urban exploration, kick back and relax at "New Rv Parkinghigh End Remodelspotless Close To Mountains And Adventure". Nearby museums and a firepit are among the useful amenities on offer here.
  • Another great rental is "Enjoy Your Own Adorable/private Blue House". Don't let it's compact size fool you — this cozy apartment is filled with handy amenities like a TV, a stovetop and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Sandy?

From affordable apartments to spacious homes, Vrbo has your mini break sorted. Here are two of our favorite stays in and around Sandy:

  • Close to the center of Sandy, "Fabulous Apt. Convenient To Downtown" welcomes short-term guests. When you're not holed up in your cozy digs, get out and explore everything that's around you.
  • "Stunning Chateau Woodlands Private Guesthouse 3 Game Rooms Hot Tub" is also well located. Settle in here and discover why lots of guests rate this property as one of their favorites.

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

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend trip. If you want to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your beloved, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Sandy that will get your heart racing:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a few passionate nights at "Pristine Ski Retreat, Slope Views In Solitude Village". Approximately 15 miles from Sandy, this property comes with plenty of nice touches, like beauty services and a resort.
  • "Quiet, Spaciouscottonwood 4bed 4bath Remodel W" is another wonderful option guaranteed to woo you. It's around 5 miles from Sandy and has a fireplace and a dining table.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Sandy?

If you're after somewhere to reconnect with loved ones this vacation, why not make it memorable? These mansions for rent in or around Sandy will easily fit your entire crew while doing it in serious style:

  • Style, charm and character — "Mtntop Mansion 5 Mins To Downtown" has it all. Around 14 miles north of Sandy and offering a swimming pool and a sauna, this gorgeous place is hard to beat.
  • With ski lift privileges, ski-in/ski-out facilities and plenty of other awesome amenities, "Breathtaking Historic Mansion" will dazzle you and your guests. This opulent retreat is roughly 13 miles to the north of Sandy.

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

Share your vacation and have twice as much fun. Whether you're organizing an action-packed escape with friends for a family get-together, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and near Sandy:

  • You'll have plenty of space to sprawl out at "Stunning Chateau Woodlands Private Guesthouse 3 Game Rooms Hot Tub". Around 5 miles north of Sandy, this grand property has 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 20 guests. Quality amenities include a kitchen and a chef.
  • Nothing takes priority over being 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 6 miles to the north of Sandy, as many as 25 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 6 bedrooms. A garden and a fireplace are among the numerous amenities you'll have at hand.

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

Nothing screams fun like a pool does. Blow up your unicorn floatie and check out these houses in or near Sandy that come with this added perk:

  • Treat your crew to a memorable stay at "Character House, Ideally Located With 3 Terraces". There's a lot to love about this retreat besides its pool, such as a DVD player and childrens activities.
  • Spend laid-back days swimming or simply unwinding beside the water at "Enjoy Your Own Adorable/private Blue House". This property is another top choice and offers a smart TV, a fridge and more.

Don't know how to pack your bags for your Sandy getaway? This impressive destination has a humid continental climate. During the summer months, you can expect average temperatures ranging from 55 ºF to 85 ºF. Look up our range of Sandy 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.