The Grand Canyon is one of the most majestic places to visit in the world, and choosing an Airbnb near Grand Canyon can further add to your awesome experience.
As you might imagine, there aren’t very many accommodations right at the Grand Canyon itself but if you venture further afield, there are loads of great Airbnbs, VRBOs and vacation rentals. Glamping tents, modern homes, log cabins, and even tiny homes… the variety of places to stay near the Grand Canyon will surprise you.
Check out these 15 vacation homes near the Grand Canyon – you’re sure to find one that fits your needs!
Editor’s Note: Please note that Airbnb recently made changes to their program so in this article, we are including links to other options like VRBO or Booking.com which have much lower booking fees.
15 Best Airbnbs, VRBOs & Vacation Homes Near Grand Canyon
Nomad’s Pad @ Grand Canyon: #2 THE GRAND NOMAD
Type: Entire Home (Tent with Bed)
Location: 25-30 minutes from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park entrance
For a unique stay at the Grand Canyon, check out this Airbnb that offers an “off-grid, alternative outdoor experience”… AKA glamping.
Situated within a ranch community, this nomad’s pad is suitable for travelers who aren’t afraid to rough it out a little bit. There’s no flushing toilet; only a porta-potty. And there’s an outdoor shower that is shared but has unlimited hot water.
Bathroom facilities aside, your actual tent site is actually pretty well-furnished and comfortable. One tent houses your bedroom which has an actual bed in it, so you’ll definitely be sleeping well. The other tent is your living area, with colorful rugs and cushions to brighten up the space.
This quiet, remote spot means that you’ll have no problems enjoying the starry nights – definitely the highlight of a stay here! This is the spot to be for those who want a bit of adventure.
Why We Love It: Cool glamping experience for outdoor lovers.
What Past Guests Have Said: “Really awesome and unique experience making for an unforgettable trip. Epic views of the stars and very close to the park.”
“The tent was more lovely in person. I will definitely return.”
“Amazing experience! 10/10 recommend for any Grand Canyon trip! Very close to the park & amazing view of the stars at night!”
Affordable Pioneer Camper Near Grand Canyon
Type: Entire Home (2BR, 1B)
Location: 5 minutes off Highway 64 & 20 minutes from the Grand Canyon National Park
Here’s another unique stay near the Grand Canyon. This spacious camper is located about 20 minutes from the Grand Canyon National Park and it has enough room for four guests.
The word “camper” may bring to mind tight spaces and cramped nights… but this RV will change your mind. Even with four people in there, there’s loads of space!
The main space combines the couch, booth table for dining, and a decent-sized kitchen where you can comfortably prepare your own meals. Tucked away in the corner are bunk beds, with the master bedroom situated on the opposite side of the camper. There’s also a bathroom with a standing shower.
While the space is nothing fancy, it’s a good alternative to standing at a lodge or inn. At night, be sure to step outside for some stargazing – since the location is so isolated, it’ll be easy to spot all the stars!
Why We Love It: Spacious camper with all the comforts of home.
What Past Guests Have Said: “Quiet and secluded location within a very close proximity to the Grand Canyon without the touristy feel of that areas immediate surroundings. Very quick and consistent with updates for everything regarding needs for the trip. Highly recommend for a trip to the Grand Canyon”
“This place was fantastic, check in was smooth and easy. John was great, he responded fast and even gave us a few local places we should try! The location was perfect, right in the center of everything! It was super clean and felt so welcoming! Loved everything, definitely worth it and will be coming back!!!”
Type: Entire Home (3BR, 1B)
Location: 1 mile south of the Grand Canyon National Park’s South Rim entrance
For a comfortable home that nestled in nature and not too far from the wonders of the Grand Canyon, take a look at this three-bedroom house in Ponderosa Pines. You’ll have all the comforts of home while being only one mile from the South Rim entrance!
While there’s nothing too fancy about this place, it definitely has a homey vibe that will have you relaxing in comfort. There’s a spacious living room where everyone can hang out after a long day. The kitchen may look a bit dated but it is fully stocked and has all the amenities you need for self-catering.
With three bedrooms, this house can sleep up to six people, making it a solid choice for families or groups traveling to the Grand Canyon.
Why We Love It: Comfortable home that’s super close to the South Rim.
Type: Entire Home (3BR, 2B)
Location: North of Grand Canyon Junction
Want to be near the South Rim? Here’s a vacation rental near the Grand Canyon that’s great for families and groups.
This three-bedroom house is situated in the middle of nowhere (don’t worry, your host will provide easy-to-find directions!), making it an awesome place to enjoy the expanse of sky and stars.
The house itself is a dream vacation rental with modern amenities. The spacious living has plush leather sofas and an electric fireplace, making it a cozy spot to chill out. With the fully-equipped kitchen, you can cook with ease and everyone can dine at the table.
The three bedrooms are super comfy and can sleep up to six people in total. This VRBO will ensure you’ll be comfortable and have all you need, even with wilderness all around you.
Why We Love It: Secluded spot with great amenities, suitable for groups.
Type: Entire Home (2BR, 1B)
Location: 6 miles north of Williams and 45 miles south of the Grand Canyon
This VRBO near Grand Canyon offers a charming mix of modern and rustic, making it a great place to stay in this area.
For the outside, this log cabin simply exudes rustic vibes. Situated on a ten-acre lot, there’s just tons of space around it and you can enjoy the views from the large deck. During the day, keep your eyes out for deer and elk, and by night enjoy balmy evenings under the stars.
The rustic feels continue inside the cabin, but with modern touches. Lush sofas in the living room and an open-plan kitchen with an island and new appliances make up the interior common space, with wood-paneling everywhere.
Upstairs, you’ll find the bedrooms with comfortable mattresses, fluffy pillows, and enough room to sleep up to six guests.
Why We Love It: Rustic yet modern log cabin that offers a peaceful stay.
Type: Entire Home (2BR, 1B)
Location: Flagstaff, 90 minutes from Grand Canyon
This vacation home near Grand Canyon is an absolute dream! Located on the border of Coconino National Forest, this cute little A-frame cabin is the stuff Instagram dreams are made of.
This cozy home is the perfect spot for a couple’s getaway. The front of the house is mostly glass, letting in lots of natural light and allowing you to enjoy the landscape be it night or day.
While the house may be small, it still manages to fit all the amenities you need. The ground floor has an ultra-comfy living room with a fireplace, the best spot to just relax and unwind. The kitchen is tucked away but there’s enough space and equipment for you to cook your own meals.
The second deck has the bedroom which is simple and comfortable, while the loft has another seating area. There’s also a balcony on the second floor and a deck at the back, the perfect spots for stargazing.
If you want to disconnect from the world, there’s no better place to do so than here.
Why We Love It: Gorgeous home that’s cozy and nestled in nature.
Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)
Location: 10 minutes to downtown Flagstaff
Tiny in size but huge on style, this tiny house is a charming VRBO near Grand Canyon. If you love minimalist spaces or always wanted to try living in a tiny house, choose this place!
This tiny home is nestled on one-and-a-half which means you’ll get a peaceful stay here. You’ll be close to the Grand Canyon and best sightseeing in the Flagstaff area, while being treated to epic star gazing and a serene retreat back at the rental that you can’t find anywhere else.
The home itself has everything you need, despite its size. You’ll find a double bed, plus air beds for extra guests, a retro living room with a wood burning stove, a full kitchen, and a bathroom, all of which are tastefully packed into the miniature space.
On top of the unique nature of this stay, it also comes with a Finnish barrel sauna to really enjoy your Grand Canyon getaway in style.
Why We Love It: Awesome tiny home experience near the Grand Canyon with a sauna.
Type: Entire Home (4BR, 2.5B)
Location: Mountainaire, 10-15 minutes from Flagstaff
This modern and stylish house is a great vacation home near Grand Canyon. It’s located in the Mountainaire neighborhood which is about 10 to 15 minutes from Flagstaff. With four bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, this spot is perfect for families or groups.
With an open floor plan, there’s tons of space for everyone to spread out and relax. The first floor living room has a massive couch, and there’s an additional living space on the third floor for less formal hang outs.
If you’ve got any chefs in your group, they’ll be delighted with the state of the art kitchen complete with a sprawling wooden island and a dining space behind.
The master suite is the star of the bedrooms with a work space and spa like bathroom, but the others aren’t took shabby either with plenty of space in the rooms and a clawfoot tub in the second full bathroom.
But what you’re sure to enjoy most of all is the stunning rooftop terrace… or the hot tub!
Why We Love It: Modern home close to Flagstaff with five star amenities.
Type: Entire Home (5BR, 4.5B)
Location: 10 minutes from downtown Flagstaff
Get ready for an unparalleled retreat if you book this VRBO near the Grand Canyon! Located in a quiet neighborhood that’s not too far from downtown Flagstaff, this posh home is ideal for a group holiday.
This modern cabin has five bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms with plenty of space to lounge about when you’re not out exploring the area. The interior is well-furnished with an immense amount of windows drawing in natural light and gorgeous nature scenes.
Under the soaring ceilings, you’ll find a humongous open plan living / dining / kitchen area with high end furniture and appliances throughout.
The bedrooms don’t disappoint either, with an upscale minimalist feel, each of which with their own ensuite bathrooms that belong in a five star hotel.
To top things off, there’s a lovely outdoor patio with comfortable furniture, a grill and a fire pit to make memories while hanging around the house.
Why We Love It: Great spot for groups/families that offers both style and comfort.
Type: Entire Home (2BR, 2B)
Location: Near Williams, 59 miles from the Grand Canyon
Located outside of Williams, this log cabin is a VRBO near Grand Canyon that will have you close enough to it for convenience but without having to deal with the crowds. It’s about a 45-minute drive to the South Rim and 15 minutes from downtown Williams.
This handcrafted rental has lots to offer. Beyond its log exterior, the inside of the house has all the modern comforts of home with a whole lot of rustic charm. The living room has an ultra comfy couch and you’ll find the kitchen fully stocked, plus a dining table where you can enjoy your meals.
The master bedroom is spacious with an ensuite bathroom and opens out to a deck, while the second bedroom is smaller (but charming) with a twin bed, a set of drawers and a work desk.
There’s plenty of space to relax on the deck, and it has a grill and table to enjoy meals outside. There’s also lots of room to roam around as the cabin is set on one-and-a-half gorgeous acres.
Why We Love It: Beautiful log cabin with lots of outdoor space.
Type: Entire Home (3BR, 3B)
Location: 25 minutes to Flagstaff, 1 hour from Grand Canyon
For an off-grid experience that doesn’t compromise on comfort or luxury, check out The Mountain Star. Situated in a 5-acre property backed by National Forest land, this breathtaking cabin is the perfect VRBO near Grand Canyon for those looking for an incredible experience.
This serene cabin will challenge your perceptions of what it means to stay somewhere beautiful. Soak in unmatched mountain views with wildlife floating past the floor to ceiling windows.
The rental can sleep up to six people, but is so cozy it can easily be enjoyed by a couple. Spend days at home curled up on the sectional, tucked away in the loft or soaking in the large tub that looks out over the forest. When you can pull yourself outside, enjoy the fire pit, grill and lounge chairs.
For fun, the cabin has a plethora of amenities ranging from a massive book collection to workout equipment, to a guitar and even a drum kit! This place will have you wishing for rainy days so you can stay inside and enjoy every ounce of your stay.
Why We Love It: A rustic yet luxurious stay that fits in perfectly with the surroundings.
Type: Entire Home (4BR, 3B)
Location: Flagstaff, 45 minutes from the Grand Canyon
If you prefer a more modern space, here’s the spot for you. Located in Flagstaff, this vacation rental is only 45 minutes from the Grand Canyon and with four bedrooms, up to 10 persons can stay there!
This two-storey house is truly spacious, so it definitely won’t feel cramped even with 10 people in the house. There are lots of spaces where you can hang out, be it the large living room or the covered deck on the second floor that has loads of seating.
If you want to cook, you’ll be delighted with the huge fully-equipped kitchen. There’s also a wooden dining table where everyone can gather for meals.
The bedrooms here are positively lush, each with a different muted color scheme. With high-quality bedding and fluffy pillows, you’ll sleep well here!
This sprawling home will make your stay in this area unforgettable.
Why We Love It: Stunning modern home, with loads of space and amenities.
Type: Entire Home (3BR, 3.5B)
Location: 10 miles from downtown Flagstaff
This VRBO near Grand Canyon is truly a luxurious stay for groups! Located outside of Flagstaff, this unique log cabin will have you wanting to extend your stay.
This rustic stay has three bedrooms and can sleep up to 10 people, so gather up your family and friends for the trip! Surrounded by natural landscape, this place is perfect for a relaxing getaway, with lots of fun.
Inside the cabin you’ll find overstuff couches, a fireplace with a stone mantle, and other rustic elements that add charm to the home. The vaulted ceiling and open concept mean that the cabin feels ultra-spacious, but things are kicked up a notch with the extra offerings in the basement like a full size billiards table, bar, and flat-screen TV. When it comes time to burn those couch calories, there’s even workout equipment to take advantage of.
The house is practical, too with a luxurious kitchen, cushy bedrooms, elegant bathrooms (with a spa tub!), and a wrap around deck.
Why We Love It: Spacious log cabin out in nature that is beautiful and comfortable.
Type: Entire Home (4BR, 2B)
Location: Near downtown Flagstaff
This stunning log cabin is a top vacation rental near Grand Canyon, if you want a place that combines rustic vibes with modern touches and a whole lot of style. You can just tell that a lot of thought and care went into making this house the ideal vacation home.
The house has many windows, bathing the space in natural light and bringing some of nature into the home. You’ll just love the spacious living room with its white walls and lush leather couch. The stone feature wall plus wooden beams and staircase add a natural touch to the space.
There’s wood cabinetry in the decent-sized kitchen which also has all the things you need for self-catering. Your group can sit down for a proper dinner at the large dining table, or head to the outdoor patio for a casual evening.
The bedrooms are all pretty spacious and have iron-wrought beds and little decorative touches.
For fun evenings, head to the game room where there’s a ping-pong table, air hockey, and couches to lounge on.
Why We Love It: Lovely home that offers a serene getaway out in nature.
Type: Entire Home (4BR, 3.5B)
Location: Flagstaff, Shadow Mountain neighborhood
Go ahead and plan that family holiday right now and book this vacation home near Grand Canyon. Situated in Flagstaff, this remodeled home is the ultimate retreat in this area… and with four bedrooms, there’s room for up to 14 people here!
Everything about this beautiful house is a WOW. The high ceilings make the home feel super spacious, the wood accents add warmth, and the furnishings and decorations exude style and class.
The open kitchen is absolutely massive and has all you need to cook up delicious meals during your stay. Besides the bar seating, there’s also a dining table where you can have proper sitdown dinners.
When not cooking or eating, you can unwind in the beautiful living room and get cozy by the fireplace. But if you prefer some fresh, the deck is the place to be. There’s loads of comfy seating so just pick your favorite spot!
The bedrooms are well-appointed and so well-decorated that you’ll feel right at home. And if you’re traveling with young ones, they’ll love the loft area which has tiered bunk beds!
There can’t be a better place to stay near the Grand Canyon for a family vacation.
Why We Love It: Amazing well-decorated home, ideal for a relaxing group getaway.
Things to Do Near Grand Canyon
Need some help planning your itinerary? Here are some awesome experiences near the Grand Canyon that you shouldn’t miss!
- Jeep Tour of the Grand Canyon
- Grand Canyon Classic Sightseeing Tour from Flagstaff
- Grand Canyon Spirit Helicopter Tour from South Rim
Packing for Your Trip
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