Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Kirkwood

Experience the unique character of Kirkwood with a stay in a vacation home rental. Well known for its sporting events, restaurants and shopping, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Busch Stadium and Gateway Arch are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Kirkwood

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Kirkwood has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grants Farm (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • St. Louis Zoo (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Swing-A-Round Fun Town (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Myseum (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Creve Coeur Golf Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Endangered Wolf Center (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kirkwood

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Kirkwood is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Kirkwood Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Laumeier Sculpture Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Sugar Creek Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Simpson Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Blackburn Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Kirkwood

The nearest airport is in St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), located 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 13.5 mi (21.7 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Kirkwood Station.

Where to stay around Kirkwood?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 349 vacation rentals near Kirkwood. From 118 Houses to 206 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kirkwood for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Kirkwood?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kirkwood:

  • Downtown: 318 vacation rentals
  • Soulard: 70 vacation rentals
  • Central West End: 99 vacation rentals
  • Tower Grove South: 78 vacation rentals
  • Downtown West: 100 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Kirkwood?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Kirkwood. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park: 531 vacation rentals
  • Magic House - St. Louis Children's Museum: 528 vacation rentals
  • Kirkwood Park: 526 vacation rentals
  • Kirkwood Station: 522 vacation rentals
  • Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center: 523 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Kirkwood?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 118 Houses in Kirkwood. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kirkwood include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 206 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kirkwood?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 22 vacation rentals with pool available in Kirkwood. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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