Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Bayfield

The lake and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Bayfield. This romantic city is known for its skiing, sporting events and fishing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Bayfield

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Bayfield a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dalton Ranch Golf Club (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Hillcrest Golf Club (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
  • Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
  • Pagosa Springs Golf Club (24.5 mi / 39.5 km)
  • Purgatory Resort (25.9 mi / 41.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bayfield

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Bayfield. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Piedra River Hot Springs (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Piedra River Trail (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Chimney Rock National Monument (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Ute Park (16.7 mi / 27 km)
  • Animas Mountain Trailhead (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Weminuche Wilderness (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Bayfield

Fly into Durango, CO (DRO-La Plata County), the closest airport, located 18.8 mi (30.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Durango, CO (AMK-Animas Air Park), which is 22.2 mi (35.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Bayfield?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 363 vacation rentals near Bayfield. From 59 Cabins to 183 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bayfield for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Bayfield:

  • Purgatory Resort: 167 vacation rentals
  • Telluride Ski Resort: 1,091 vacation rentals
  • San Juan River Village: 51 vacation rentals
  • Columbine Lake (Purgatory Lake Drive): 197 vacation rentals
  • Dalton Ranch: 39 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 Bayfield?

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

  • Piedra River Hot Springs: 593 vacation rentals
  • Piedra River Trail: 586 vacation rentals
  • Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad: 362 vacation rentals
  • Rainbow Hot Springs: 561 vacation rentals
  • Pagosa Springs Golf Club: 616 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 59 Cabins in Bayfield. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bayfield include:

  • Houses: 183 rentals available
  • Cottages: 59 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 72 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 Bayfield?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 53 vacation rentals with pool available in Bayfield. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.