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Vacation rental houses in Denver

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Top-rated houses in Denver

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Entire home · West Highland
Comfy house 2 miles from downtown
House has large kitchen, and great outdoor space with garden, grill, outdoor eating and lounge areas, pergola. Netflix / HBO / Hulu. Located 2 blocks from beautiful Sloan's Lake and 2 miles from downtown Denver. Walking distance to restaurants on 32nd Ave and close to hip Tennyson district.
ﺩ.ﺇ360 per night
Private room · Denver
Cozy Base in Vibrant Family Home (1 or 2 bedrooms)
Enjoy a cozy, private guestroom in the basement of our spacious family home. With plenty of space for 1 or 2 & private bath, you'll have a warm welcome from your hosts & two whole floors separating you from the bedroom of our 10 year-old twin boys. Woohoo! (Please note: We also have a second bedroom with a queen bed that can be added if your party needs it. Cost is 10% less than 1st bedroom, bathroom is shared with 1st bedroom, though not with our family. Please ask in your message!)
ﺩ.ﺇ242 per night
Shared room · Denver
Chill top right bunk "N" in fun shared 420 house!
This is a chill 420 hostel environment. Cannabis and alcohol use is for adults age 21+. No one under 21 can be here. Room will be shared with 3 or 4 other guests. You will be free to use Cannabis wherever you would like inside or back patio. Bus stop is right outside. 5.5 miles from downtown bars and Coors field. Other guests will be 420 enthusiasts, travelers, tourists, and new residents relocating to Denver. This is a drama free house, hopefully!
ﺩ.ﺇ73 per night

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Where to stay in Denver

Locals share their top neighborhood recommendations to help you find the one to call home for your trip.

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Stay near Denver's top sights

Denver Art Museum
Art Museum · 482 locals recommend
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A wide variety of art displays for adults and children alike! Includes Western art/artists which you may not see in other venues. A good stop if you are Downtown or in need of an indoor activity during your stay. Convenient parking garage next to it. Check out their website for more details.

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Rodney & Sharon· Littleton, CO
  • Private room · Five Points
    Full bed/separate bathroom & Rooftop Patio in RINO
    ﺩ.ﺇ257 per night
  • Private room · Five Points
    Private Bedroom and Bath Close to Downtown
    ﺩ.ﺇ262 per night
  • Entire guest suite · Cheesman Park
    Sapling House Private Suite
    ﺩ.ﺇ374 per night
  • Entire guest suite · Denver
    Private - Art Inspired Urban Guest suite + Bikes
    ﺩ.ﺇ410 per night
Denver Botanic Gardens
Botanical Garden · 360 locals recommend
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Beautiful, peaceful gardens at any time of year. There is a children's garden above the parking garage.

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  • Entire home · Congress Park
    1898 Victorian/3 Bdrms/Next to Botanic Gardens
    ﺩ.ﺇ936 per night
  • Entire guesthouse · Congress Park
    The Cottage at Seahorse Heights
    ﺩ.ﺇ479 per night
  • Entire condo · Cheesman Park
    Gorgeous 2 bedroom loft w/ exposed brick
    ﺩ.ﺇ617 per night
  • Entire guest suite · Lakewood
    Private Farmhouse Guest Suite with yard/patio
    ﺩ.ﺇ257 per night
Denver Zoo
Zoo · 270 locals recommend
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Lions and tigers and bears – and so much more, on lovely grounds make the Denver Zoo one of the most popular zoos in America. Go underwater with polar bears at Northern Shores, or eyeball-to-eyeball with a gorilla in Primate Panorama. Predator Ridge recreates the plains of Africa with a pride of lions, while Tropical Discovery is rainforest teeming with crocodiles and gila monsters.

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The Home Store· Lakewood, CO
  • Private room · Denver
    Renovated Bedroom with Detached Private Bathroom
    ﺩ.ﺇ280 per night
  • Private room · Denver
    Centrally located base for your Denver adventure!
    ﺩ.ﺇ289 per night
  • Entire guest suite · Denver
    City Park Private Apartment - 10 mins to downtown
    ﺩ.ﺇ379 per night
  • Entire guest suite · Denver
    Park Hill Cottage w/ King- 2 Blocks from City Park
    ﺩ.ﺇ533 per night

Tips from Denver locals

Get advice about the city from the people who know it best. Local hosts share their tips and recommendations for travelers like you.

What should I pack?

Layers! Welcome to colorado, where we can have 40+ degree shifts throughout the day and we can go from sun, to rain, to sun, to lightening, to snow....all in the same day! bring layers that you can easily put on and take off throughout the day.

Steven And Rose
Steven And RoseLives in Denver

Bring sunglasses and a water bottle The sun is bright and the altitude will get you (especially in the mountains), so drink lots of water.

MaleeLives in Denver

Bring lots of layers! The weather in denver can change quickly and gets cool in the evening.

CaitlinLives in Denver

What's the best way to get around?

If you are here for skiing, check for traffic info If skiing on a weekend, in general, leave before 7am to avoid the worst traffic on i-70, and leave the resort before 2 or after 5 (get dinner). weekdays are much better. make sure to have or rent a car with 4 wheel drive or at least good snow tires!

MaleeLives in Denver

Local transit The local lightrail station is at 10th and osage. very convenient for getting around the region. there is also a b-cycle station right outside the building. i use it all the time, but pay attention to rates. can get expensive

DanielLives in Denver

What should I not miss?

Altitudes effect on alcohol There are lower oxygen levels at higher altitudes, which can impair the ability to metabolize alcohol, leading to quicker absorption and enhanced intoxication (in layman's terms, you may get drunk faster and have worse hangovers). drink lots of water!

Steven And Rose
Steven And RoseLives in Denver

Drink lots of water! You are in the high desert and at high elevation. drink lots of water (more than you normally would closer to sea level). if you start getting headaches, nausea, or dizziness, it could be due to the altitude.....take a break, sit down, and drink lots of water.

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Steven And RoseLives in Denver

What are some local customs?

Drink extra water to avoid altitude sickness Being a mile above sea level means that you need to drink extra water to stay hydrated and feeling well!

CaitlinLives in Denver

You can bring your own food to breweries All breweries in golden allow you to bring in your own food, if you so choose. many offer food trucks and/or their own bites too.

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Your guide to Denver


A city whose skyscrapers are dwarfed by the surrounding Rocky Mountains, Denver is an ideal getaway for visitors who don’t want to choose between wilderness and city. Denver’s past as an Old West boomtown is still present, especially in such historic neighborhoods as Larimer Square, alongside the free-wheeling spirit of a vibrant art scene and new tech energy. Denver makes it easy for you to take a morning hike in the mountains before an afternoon of shopping in the Cherry Creek neighborhood, or to follow a tour of the Denver Art Museum with samplers at a nearby craft brewery. There are plenty of bike trails and parks such as Sloan’s Lake to explore within the city limits, as well as outdoor shops that can supply you with skis or snowboards for an excursion to Colorado Ski Country.

When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Denver?

One of the sunniest major cities in the United States, Denver sees only around 80 days of precipitation a year. Spring and fall are cool but comfortable, and temperatures regularly rise into the 80s and 90s Fahrenheit in July and August.

Nighttime temperatures dip below the freezing point starting in November, but during the day, the city’s winter is relatively mild, averaging in the 40s and 50s. Denver sees a lot of snow during those months, but it doesn’t necessarily stick around — you have to go higher into the mountains for snow sports. No matter what season you vacation here, when you’re outdoors slather on sunscreen and wear sunglasses.

What are the top things to do in Denver?

City Park

Families with school-age children can easily spend an entire day in this 330-acre park, which offers wide expanses for picnics and running. And kids can explore the wonders of the Earth as well as outer space at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

River North Art District

Once a swath of crumbling warehouses, RiNo has become the most colorful neighborhood in Denver — literally. You can spend hours wandering outside admiring the multistory murals, or popping into art galleries and boutiques. The art scene here has attracted cafes, food halls, restaurants, and bars, which keep the neighborhood lively well into the night.

Rocky Mountain National Park

Just 90 minutes from downtown Denver is one of the country’s most spectacular wilderness areas. More than 300 miles of trails wind through, and up, the mountains and around the shores of more than a hundred lakes. In the summer, you can stay in your car to drive along Trail Ridge Road, high above the treeline, or hike up to the alpine meadows where elk graze. (Keep in mind: The park charges a per-vehicle entrance fee.)

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