On August 25, the National Park Service will celebrate its 100th anniversary.
In honor of the centennial, we’ve rounded up 13 stunning vacation rentals – all available to book on TripAdvisorRentals – in or near national parks across the country. Don’t worry about #tentstruggles on this outdoorsy trip, as these amazing homes offer plenty of amenities such as private pools, spacious backyards with grills, large living rooms and full kitchens — no assembly required.
From Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii to Acadia National Park in Maine and everywhere in between, these rentals will ensure your lodging is as memorable as the park you’re visiting.
As the first and arguably most well-known park, Yellowstone is a can’t-miss destination. This townhouse is just six blocks from the park entrance and includes a fully equipped kitchen and picnic table-style dining in the open living space. It’s perfect for kicking back and planning your next day of adventures.
Travelers looking to recharge should look no further than the Yosemite Horse Country Cottage at Roundhat Ranch. The Cottage is located near the only all-weather route to Yosemite, making it a great year-round option for easy access to the park, and its adults-only policy makes it great for a romantic getaway or a trip with friends. Inside, the cottage features a full kitchen and cozy living room designed for serenity and relaxation.
This newly constructed home accommodates 10 guests, making it perfect for group and family trips. The luxe lodge-style cabin includes large windows with sprawling views of Yosemite that you can take in by the fireplace, and a loft area with drop-down beds that kids love. After exploring the park, the rustic dining table is the perfect place to recap the day’s adventures.
If you’re heading to Montana, stay in this new cabin, handcrafted by the owner. With a mix of beautiful design elements (views from the ridgeline, high ceilings) and functionality (fully-equipped kitchen, washer-dryer), this cabin is great for unwinding.
If roughing it isn’t your style, Villa Sereno is the place for you. Located on a five-acre estate, this home is the ultimate in group entertaining, with a pool and hot tub, indoor and outdoor kitchens, outdoor dining area, firepit, plus an air hockey table, billiards and a four-hole putting green. The house sleeps 30 and offers views of the San Jacinto mountains, so the only “rough” part will be leaving.
This Indio, California home with a backyard oasis offers easy access to Joshua Tree National Park. With five bedrooms, a private saltwater pool with tanning shelf, hot tub and plenty of entertaining space, this is a great home for families or groups of friends to explore Joshua Tree with all of the comforts of a luxury home.
This New England barn-style home features a pine-paneled living room, cathedral ceiling and a large granite fireplace for year round relaxation. Prepare your meals in the newly renovated kitchen, and enjoy the waterfront views of Blue Hill Bay from the dining area and the deck.
Located just six miles from the Volcanoes National Park, this studio is the perfect home base for exploring the lava flows, hiking trails and nearby Punalu’U Black Sand Beach. With a kitchenette and wi-fi, the Fern Studio is the perfect place to relax.
Whether you’re exploring the Smoky Mountains or enjoying the panoramic views of them, this cabin is great for every type of traveler heading to Gatlinburg. This professionally decorated cabin boasts a 700-square-foot master suite (including a king sized bed, in-room Jacuzzi and private deck) and a perfect 5/5 traveler rating.
Disconnect and enjoy panoramic views of Zion National Park at the Gooseberry Mesa Lodge. Situated on top of the Gooseberry Mesa, adventure-seekers will have plenty to do with the nearby canyons, lakes and trails.
Bring your family and friends along to explore Zion National Park and stay at this cozy five bedroom cabin that sleeps 18 guests. The fully equipped kitchen makes it easy to prepare meals for the entire group, and between the living area, entertainment loft, deck and bedrooms, there is plenty of room for everyone. The gated community ensures privacy, and the home is just 10 minutes away from the entrance to the park.
For travelers looking to really unplug, this cabin is available for monthly rentals. Located in the middle of Grand Teton National Park, the house offers stunning views on all sides and is surrounding by plenty of wildlife. Summer travelers can explore the park, while winter travelers may want to hit the nearby ski hills.
If you’re looking to check the Grand Canyon off your bucket list, this 1,440-square-foot home located on an acre of land offers a great setup. With two king bedrooms, a sleeping loft, among other sleeping options, this cozy home sleeps eight. Travelers reference the location, floor to ceiling windows and comforts of home in their stellar reviews of the ranch (average score: 5/5).