Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Vail

The area's wineries and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Vail. This city's forests, hiking and golfing draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Vail

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Vail a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Charron Vineyards (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Del Lago Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Freeman Homestead Trail (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Desert Ecology Trail (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Fred Enke Golf Course (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • William Clements Recreation Center (17.4 mi / 28 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Vail

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Vail is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cienega Creek Natural Preserve (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Colossal Cave Mountain Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Fantasy Island Trails (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Saguaro National Park (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Broadway Trail (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Kartchner Caverns State Park (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)

Transportation to and around Vail

Fly into Tucson, AZ (TUS-Tucson Intl.), the closest airport, located 21 mi (33.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Vail?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,247 holiday lettings near Vail. From 463 Houses to 349 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Vail is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Vail?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vail:

  • Catalina Foothills: 1,301 holiday homes
  • Ventana Canyon Estates: 197 holiday homes
  • Ventanas Del Oeste: 154 holiday homes
  • Historic Fourth Avenue: 33 holiday homes
  • Dove Mountain: 37 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Vail?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Vail. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Colossal Cave Mountain Park: 319 holiday lettings
  • Del Lago Golf Club: 529 holiday lettings
  • Charron Vineyards: 54 holiday lettings
  • Cienega Creek Natural Preserve: 229 holiday lettings
  • San Ignacio Golf Club: 210 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Vail?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 463 Houses in Vail. Our other popular types of Vail holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 349 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 99 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 36 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Vail?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 850 holiday homes with pool available in Vail. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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