Destination guide

The friendly city of Helena awaits you

The area's museums and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Helena. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and local tours. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Helena

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Helena a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bill Roberts Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Black Sandy State Park (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Devil's Tower (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Great Divide Snowsports (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Helena

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Helena is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Black Sandy State Park (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Hauser Dam (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Devil's Tower (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Gates of the Mountains Marina (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Helena

The nearest airport is in Helena, MT (HLN-Helena Regional), located 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Helena?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 68 vacation rentals near Helena. From 11 Cabins to 28 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Helena for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Montana State Capitol: 68 vacation rentals
  • Cathedral Church of St. Peter: 67 vacation rentals
  • Holter Museum of Art: 68 vacation rentals
  • Montana Historical Society Museum: 67 vacation rentals
  • Helena Civic Center: 68 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Helena 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 Cabins in Helena?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 11 Cabins in Helena. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Helena include:

  • Houses: 28 rentals available
  • Cottages: 11 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 19 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 Helena?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Helena. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.