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Book a vacation rental for your Madison getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Madison with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. Gateway Arch and Busch Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Madison

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Madison a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Louis Zoo (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Grants Farm (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • World Aquarium (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • St. Louis Children's Aquarium (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • St. Louis Science Center (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Gateway Fun Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Madison

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Madison. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Missouri Botanical Gardens and Arboretum (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • O'Fallon Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Fairgrounds Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Lucas Garden Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Malcolm Martin Memorial Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Citygarden (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Madison

Fly into St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), the closest airport, located 12 mi (19.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into St. Louis, MO (SUS-Spirit of St. Louis), which is 26.4 mi (42.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Madison?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 373 vacation rentals near Madison. From 139 Houses to 210 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 Madison for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Madison:

  • Downtown: 239 vacation rentals
  • Central West End: 64 vacation rentals
  • Soulard: 52 vacation rentals
  • Tower Grove South: 77 vacation rentals
  • Benton Park: 55 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 Madison?

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

  • Gateway International Raceway: 397 vacation rentals
  • St. Louis Zoo: 420 vacation rentals
  • Busch Stadium: 407 vacation rentals
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital: 420 vacation rentals
  • Washington University: 419 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Madison 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 Madison?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 139 Houses in Madison. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Madison include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 210 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 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 Madison?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Madison. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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