Discover a selection of 85 vacation rentals in Mercer, WI 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 air conditioning. Prices start at $140 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Mercer. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Tranquil Mercer will entice you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Mercer. This city's lake, bars and parks attract many visitors, and its relaxing and welcoming location add to the charm. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Mercer

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Mercer a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • ABR Trails (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Whitecap Mountains (23.1 mi / 37.2 km)
  • Blackjack Ski Area (23.4 mi / 37.6 km)
  • Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort (23.5 mi / 37.8 km)
  • Indianhead Mountain (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)
  • North Lakeland Discovery Center (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mercer

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Mercer is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Turtle Flambeau Flowage (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Whitecap Mountains (23.1 mi / 37.2 km)
  • Carow Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Grand Portage Lake (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Lake of the Falls (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Fred Smith's Wisconsin Concrete Park (25.7 mi / 41.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Mercer

The nearest airport is in Rhinelander, WI (RHI-Oneida County), located 47.1 mi (75.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Ironwood, MI (IWD-Gogebic County), which is 24.9 mi (40.1 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Mercer?

Whether you're seeking an intimate retreat for you and your sweetheart or a sprawling house to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Mercer. Here are a couple to start you off:

  • "Private Cozy Year Round Cabin On Little Spider Lake" is a favorite with guests. Around 25 miles from Mercer, it has 2 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities, including a TV and golf.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Newly Renovated Nordic Modern Cabin On Silverthorn Lake In Seeley". Around 60 miles from the heart of Mercer, it has 1 bedroom and comes with beach sun loungers and nearby birdwatching activities.

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

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

For a completely different vacation experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Mercer. Be warned though — after you've experienced what it's like in a tiny house, the temptation to downsize and move into one of these pint-sized digs will be hard to resist!

  • Take time off and recharge your batteries at "Unique Tiny Home With Shared In". Located in Bay City, a TV and lowered locks are a couple of amenities offered here.
  • "Tiny Home Big Memories" has many conveniences, including a firepit and a nearby marina. Located in Phelps, you'll be able to live big in this small but well-designed hideaway.

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

You most certainly can! From basic retreats to high-end escapes, you'll find a great range of log cabins to rent in or around Mercer. If the outdoors is calling, here's where you can go:

  • "Rustic Log Cabin / Farm Vacation": This fabulous cabin is an ideal base for fun and adventure. Sailing and water skiing are a number of activities you can do in the area when you're not unwinding in your cozy cabin.
  • "Log Cabin In The Northwoods On The Eagle Chain Of 28 Lakes And 3 Rivers": Spend your vacation enjoying all the creature comforts at this hideout. When it's time to get outdoors, sledding and golf will get your heart rate going.

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

Nothing's better than a short break to revive your spirits. Pack your overnight bag and enjoy a breather at one of these irresistible weekend getaways in and near Mercer:

  • Get away from it all at "Beautiful Riverside Property", which is around 19 miles to the north of Mercer. There's lots of adventure and nature to uncover here. Go ice skating and fishing or just enjoy the sights of Rosalind Lake and Crawford Lake.
  • "Beautiful Executive Lake Home On Peninsula With 657 Ft Lake Frontage" is another dream escape to consider. Around 4 miles east of Mercer, use it as a base to enjoy some ice skating or skiing. Flambeau River and Lake of the Falls also have to be on your must-do list if you stay here.

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

Studio apartments set the bar high when it comes to location, convenience and affordability. Get comfy in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Mercer and experience a slice of the vibrant local culture:

  • Make "Lake Cottage Northern Wisconsin" your home for a couple of days or more. This top property comes with amenities including a microwave oven and WiFi.
  • Another popular option is "Classic, Lakefront Suite At A Vintage Resort With Communal Dock". Take advantage of towels, a microwave oven and other handy amenities during your stay.

There are many attractions around Mercer to put on your must-do list. Feed the culture vulture within by visiting Grand Opera House and Thrasher Opera House.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Mercer?

Yes, you can. Vrbo's short-term rentals in Mercer provide a great alternative to your everyday hotel room. Offering many of the comforts of home, you'll effortlessly shift into vacation mode the instant you arrive. Try one of these terrific rentals on for size:

  • Located close to the heart of Mercer, "Comfortable Cabin On Peaceful Pine Creek Flowage" is ideal for a short escape. Use it as a base to visit some nearby attractions such as Larson's Famous Clydesdales.
  • "Superior Horizons Carriage House Next To The Apostle Islands" is another fantastic property that welcomes short-term guests. Get the most out of your fleeting visit by exploring local sights, including Little White School House.

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

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a treehouse, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to add some zing to your relationship. Whisk your other half away for a couple of leisurely days at one of these popular escapes in or near Mercer:

  • Located around 25 miles from Mercer, "Private Cozy Year Round Cabin On Little Spider Lake" is an ideal place for doting couples. Shopping facilities and a restaurant dining guide are some of the amenities here.
  • "Picture Perfect Days. . . Beautiful Lakeside Cabin" is another popular option guaranteed to woo you. It's about 25 miles from Mercer and comes with a fireplace and a resort.

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

Nothing spells fun like a pool does. Dust off your inflatable unicorn and check out these houses in or near Mercer that come with this added perk:

  • Make yourself comfortable at "Beautiful Lake House On Atv/utv", where your highest priority will be hanging out by the pool. Amenities such as a balcony and a living room help make this escape a guest favorite.
  • Alternatively, put your bags down and your feet up at "Full Log House Near Golf Course And Utv". In addition to its inviting pool, make use of a dining table and a smart TV.

Wondering what the weather's like in Mercer? It has a humid continental climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 55 ºF to 75 ºF. If you're chasing a little more inspiration on places to stay in this amazing destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to look through our entire selection of Mercer vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Mercer?

It's always more fun when you share those memorable moments with the ones you care about the most. Whether you're organizing a family catch-up or taking time out with good friends, we'll have a large vacation rental that's perfect for you. Here are two of our best in and around Mercer:

  • Get your group under the same roof at "Beautiful Executive Lake Home On Peninsula With 657 Ft Lake Frontage", which has 4 bedrooms that sleep up to 8 guests. This escape is located 4 miles to the east of Mercer and comes with amenities such as childrens activities and a dishwasher.
  • "Beautiful Lake House On Atv/utv" also has the space you need to reconnect with loved ones. This rental is around 2 miles to the southwest of central Mercer and accommodates 8 guests in its 4 bedrooms. A DVD player and towels will help keep everyone comfortable and content.

If you're chasing family-friendly attractions in the area, you won't have far to go. Menominee Park, Children's Museum of Fond du Lac and Pollock Community Water Park offer fun for both adults and kids.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Mercer?

Cozy up with the kiddos in a family cabin rental in or near Mercer and get set to make some wonderful memories together. Here are some we think you'll love:

  • "Private Cozy Year Round Cabin On Little Spider Lake" - This popular getaway offers books and on-site watersports and is located around 25 miles to the southeast of the center of Mercer.
  • "Picture Perfect Days. . . Beautiful Lakeside Cabin" - Rally the troops and spend a few nights or longer at this inviting property, which is around 25 miles to the east of Mercer. You'll have access to a toaster, a nearby laundromat and much more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Mercer vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.