Rising some 2,792m (9,159ft), Mt Lemmon is Santa Catalina Mountains’ highest point, located in Coronado National Forest in Arizona. Mount Lemmon Ski Valley, possibly the most famous site here, is a hotspot of outdoor adventures. The place is about an hour’s drive from the city of Tucson, a route rife with scenic views via Mount Lemmon Highway (also known as Catalina Highway and Hitchcock Highway). While hiking, birdwatching, rock climbing, and stargazing are top summertime activities, skiing, sledding, and snowshoeing are brilliant prospects during winter. This is truly a destination for all seasons. Book yourselves one of the top Airbnb vacation rentals near Mt Lemmon, Arizona, listed below, and explore this gorgeous place. Scroll down and find out more.
Ideal to accommodate up to six guests, this two-bedroom cabin is a fully furnished rental, found at a walking distance from several trails. While the cabin’s indoors are thoroughly comfortable, the wraparound deck offers some pretty amazing views. There’s also a loft game room for guests staying with kids. Some baby-friendly amenities (high chair, crib, board games, and playpen) have also been made available. The driveway can accommodate up to four vehicles that can be used by guests with private vehicles.
Top guest reviewsthey didn’t miss a beat with the top quality decor elegant kitchen & bathrooms comfortable bedding and thoughtful amenitiesthe cabin was super clean and equipped with everything
Host:the host was so responsive and available for any questions i might haveRead more reviewsit is located in a perfect perfectly where you can even walk to the nearby shopsthis is a good place to stay located within walking distance of many summer haven attractions
This two-story cabin is a comfortable space to house up to 10 guests. There are three bedrooms, spacious common areas, a balcony (with barbecuing essentials), and a deck that allows stunning mountain views. You will need to climb a few stairs to reach the cabin’s entrance, plus the multi-storied home requires guests to negotiate stairs indoors as well. Because of this, the cabin may not be ideal for those who have difficulty using stairs. There is no trash service here, so guests are requested to take the trash themselves and dump it appropriately.
Top guest reviewsthe cabin has plenty of room a really nice common space and a large deck with spectacular viewswe thought the house was great and enjoyed our stay as of now no wi-fithis is a place was perfect kid friendly beautiful views very comfortable and had everything we could possibly needbeautiful views cozy & private you’ll love your stay herethe girls enjoyed their own section with private tv and lounge areaa along with fuzeball tablewas very clean and nice cabinclean comfortable well appointed spaciouscabin is kept in a very clean and tidy mannervery comfortable clean and relaxingthe place was excellent the pictures don’t do justice very clean and spacious
Host:the host was very accommodating and our families enjoyed a nice warm evening in a very spacious homethe hosts made the entire process very easyvery very nice place and host's made for a memorable stayhosts are very responsive as well which makes planning the trip a lot easiernice place but the locals weren’t that friendlyRead more reviewsamazing location and beautiful atmospherethe location was perfectgreat location for a retreat from the heatwonderful stay in the woods and the perfect weekend away very close to tucsonloved the location definitely will consider to re-booking in the future there’s 2 ways to access the cabin
This well-equipped cabin is an ideal space for up to eight guests. It has been furnished to the T and is great for families as well as groups of friends. The cabin’s balcony and patio are its highlights, allowing gorgeous views around. You will have access to all parts of the rental, except a storage area on the lower level and a loft that is under construction. There is a large grill on the deck for guests’ use. The rental’s vicinity is quite prone to fires, so guests are requested to be careful. The cabin sits atop a hill with a very steep driveway. You can either park your vehicle at the base and hike up to the entrance or park your car on an incline at the top.
Top guest reviewsgreat place with large deck big tv bbqs and amazing viewsthere was plenty of room and a great view from the deckwe loved the mountain views the large balcony very comfortable beds and well stocked kitchensuper cozy great kitchen fantastic patio and viewsthe great room and the patio is amazingclean and well stocked with essentialsthe cabin was spotless and very comfortablehouse was clean and very comfortablehopefully she will get the cleanliness in order for her next gueststhank you erin our accommodation was very comfortable all the house clean excellent attention
Host:the host was very helpfulhost is very responsive and friendlyerin is a wonderful host and her home is amazingyour cabin was the perfect place to host my husband's 50th surprise partyerin was a fantastic host and accommodated my guests and i beyond expectationsRead more reviewswonderful cabin in perfect locationgreat location very nice placeexcellent location and beautiful inside and outexcellent location and fantastic cozy cabingreat space in a beautiful location
Located in Summerhaven, this cabin is another awesome accommodation to consider. It is spacious and offers excellent amenities such as a full kitchen, loft room (ideal for kids), washer-dryer unit as well as on-site games and recreation options (including a pool table, board games, puzzles, and musical instruments). Note that there is no cable service at the rental, but the television is equipped with a DVD player, so you can either choose from a selection of DVDs on-site or carry your own. The large front deck has a hammock for you to relish great views, and there’s a larger deck on the second floor where you can enjoy barbecue cook-outs and al-fresco dining. There are four off-road parking spots for guests driving down in private vehicles. Mount Lemmon Highway is an easy 2-minute drive away, while Summerhaven is a 15-minute walking distance. Up to 10 guests can be easily accommodated here, but there is an additional fee to house more than 6 guests (including kids).
Top guest reviewswifi was great to have on the mountainthe pool table was the mvp and the wifi is greatvery relaxing and wonderful amenities throughout the house the pool table was a nice touchthe pool table was the scene of fierce competition and lots of laughsthe sleeping loft is excellent for the kids as is the pool tablethe deck house was clean and cozy with plenty of towels and warm comfy beddingvery spacious and clean the kitchen has many utensilsgreat location to stay at really nice and clean house
Host:host was quick to respond to all questions and was very helpfulthe hosts communicated clearly and promptly to any questions that i hadbeautiful place and great owner’shosts are gracious courteous quick to respond and easy to work withthe host was accommodating and kept in close contact giving us updates on current weather expectationsRead more reviewsgreat location for getting away from the city but staying close to resourcesa great getaway locationnice cabin and great locationclose to town with easy accessgreat location and tucked away in the woods just enough to still be close to mt
This 3-bedroom cabin is a stunning option for 12 guests. The patio here allows some brilliant mountain and valley views, and it is equipped with a hammock, seating, and barbecue essentials. There is also a hot tub on-site (75 USD fee for use), plus the master bedroom’s bathroom has a steam room. Do let the host know beforehand if you’d like the hot tub to be made available. Guests are requested to keep all access points of the house shut to avoid entry of jungle animals and insects. Note that this cabin has to be reserved for a minimum four-night stay during certain holidays.
Top guest reviewsbeds were stiff but that’s okaythere was plenty of room and the views were amazingplenty of bed space a lovely view and the owner is very friendlythe rooms are very nice and comfy the interior is very comfy and so is the outside viewsif you are looking somewhere that is comfortable and have places to go then this cabin is for youthe cabin was clean and so cozyrelaxing atmosphere clean and well keptthe house was clean and there were plenty of comfy beds for our groupand they are big could have used a few more clean towelsthe home was beautiful clean and most of all
Host:the owners gladly refunded our money howevercabin and hosts were greatal and carolyn were wonderful hoststhe hosts are very lovely people and very easy to communicate withal and carolyn were fantastic hostsRead more reviewsit is a great location on mtbeautiful location also within walking distance to the cookie cabin and the living rainbow gift shopthis is a beautiful cabin in a breathtaking locationalso walking distance from the restaurant and cookie cabin which is nicelocation is perfect and cabin extremely cozy
This one’s an ideal accommodation to house up to five guests. The cabin has been newly built, so it boasts modern conveniences as well as standard amenities to ensure that you don’t find anything missing. There is also a full kitchen for you to whip up meals indoors. Else, enjoy al-fresco meals on the patio outside, equipped with a propane and charcoal grill. Use the picnic bench outside to soak in the best of the outdoors.
Top guest reviewsif need to have wifi you can hot spot with your cell phone worked great for methe heaters worked greatvery cozy cabin enjoyed the fire pit and grill beds were very comfortablethe bed was super comfortablewe really enjoyed the front porch picnic table and deck in backthe towels pillows all smelled very clean we really enjoyed our time therethe house was clean and decorated nice
Host:the host was very helpful and responded back quicklyexcellent cabin and excellent hostit should be noted that pedro took great care in making his place kid-friendlythe owner was quick to respond to messages and very helpful would recommend this placeRead more reviewsofcourse the location was fantasticwhat a cute place that had plenty of roomgreat location and wonderful little spacefantastic get away on mount lemmon great location beautiful home and great viewsloved this place was super cute and adorable
Check into this brilliant Airbnb vacation rental and experience the best of roomy indoors, fully equipped living spaces, and sprawling open areas for you to relish Mt Lemmon’s air. The cabin follows a split-floor plan, so ample privacy as well as comfort is guaranteed to all 10 guests that can be accommodated here. There is also a laundry room and several utility closets for optimal convenience. Network reception is fairly decent here, plus the television can show 27 basic channels thanks to the rooftop antennae.
Top guest reviewslots of room for space sharing with other families or big familiesthere was enough room for 6 adults and 4 kids to spread out comfortablylots of room to spread out and be comfortablewe really appreciated your space it was very cozy and we enjoyed the versatility of the common areasthe inside was great granite countertops farm sink and a ton of beds and personal spacethe cabin was so clean and so well-stockedbeautiful space clean and stylish with everything we needed to enjoy ourselveseverything is clean and the appliances and utensils are in good conditionbilly’s space was in an amazing location was clean and he provided excellent communication to myself and my friendsgreat cabin clean well maintained with everything you need wonderful views
Host:the host was very helpful and responded quickly with any questionswe had good response from our host on any questions we hadbilly was a great host and made sure every detail was attended tothe host is friendly flexible and communicates wellwonderful host wonderful place could not have asked for moreRead more reviewsgreat location and cozy atmospherethis is a beautiful cabin in a great location on mtit is in a great locationlovely location high in the trees and up the mountainsuper quiet but still close enough to summerhaven
Book this cabin in the wood where up to eight guests can be easily accommodated in four bedrooms. The cabin is provisioned with all basic utilities and standard amenities, plus there are lots of shops and restaurants nearby. You can enjoy some beautiful views of the hill from the large wraparound porch, which has a propane barbecue. This cabin offers the best access to local attractions as well as seclusion, so consider it seriously if you want to enjoy the best of both worlds.
Top guest reviewsthe master bedroom has a really nice bed and opens up onto the deckthe house has a spacious living room and kitchen with a beautiful deck and bbqa beautiful setting and comfortable cabinloved all the room and the beautiful floors throughoutcabin was amazing way more spacious thank expected very toasty and snug the beds were all so comfortable
Host:the locals were very helpful and politewell-appointed gem with excellent hosts we will be backRead more reviewsif you like a quiet mountain getaway near tucson this is the placegreat location lovely patio a great cabin in the woodsgreat location for time in the forest this cabin has lots of games and comfortable roomsit is closer to the neighbors than i expected but you're definitely surrounded by forest
This spacious four-bedroom rental is located in the heart of Summerhaven, so it offers convenient access to Mt Lemmon as well as the surrounding areas. The unit is spread across three floors, so up to twelve guests can be easily accommodated at a time. Note that there are quite a few stairs (indoors and outdoors) in this unit, so be mindful of booking this property if you have trouble using stairs. Network reception can get a tad spotty at times, but the rental is equipped with WiFi access.
Top guest reviewswe had a couple of issues (wifi connection and refrigerator) and sarah was very responsivebeautiful location amazing views comfortable homeplenty of space and then some for our party of 6 yet it still felt so cozygreat house amenities clean and super cozygreat spot on mount lemmon lots of room for our family reunion comfortable very scenic with everything we neededfabulous facility exceptionally cleaned and stocked with everything you might needthe house was very clean and had all of the appropriate accommodations
Host:sarah was a great hostthe owner sarah was always friendly and reachable for any questionsthe host is amazing and very quick to respondsarah the host was great as welllemmon perfect for our large group sarah was an amazing hostRead more reviewswonderful house and a wonderful locationsuper close access to restaurants and hikingnice place for a group good location in the heart of summerhaventhe place is massive and the best location next the cookie place and the general storetotally recommend this place
Nestled in a wooded area, this two-bedroom cabin is great for eight. Both bedrooms here have bunk beds. The wraparound deck is equipped with a barbecue, and the front patio is an ideal place to get some air. Some important things worth noting are that you’ll have to dispose of the trash yourself appropriately, used bed linens are to be left on the floor by the front door, used towels are to be left on the floor by the front stairs, turn off all lights, heating, and the fireplace when leaving, and leave the rental clean upon check-out. Guests are requested to ensure that the rental’s main door is kept shut at all times to restrict insect and/or animal entry.
Top guest reviewsnice kitchen with all of the amenities of homewifi was great to have so peaceful in evening that you can hear a pin dropbeautiful location cozy cabin but the shower is very small and heater is underpowered for winter visitsthe cabin was very nice and the fireplace was warm and cozyclean comfortable peaceful beautiful and champagnethe cabin is very comfortable and clean it comes well equipped just as describedboth experiences have been an absolute pleasure; wonderful location clean space and clear communicationgreat stay with family clean and good location would stay here again for sure
Host:response from the owners was kind and promptthe host are also very nicehosts are so kind and attentivegreat place good service and friend hostsgreat little place the owners are very very niceRead more reviewsgreat location-would definitely stay againnice well equipped cabin in a quiet and gorgeous location yet still within walking distance to restaurants and shopsit's location is a perfect distance and cool breezes don't disappointmentcozy cabin with excellent location owned by a very nice couplecute little place we enjoyed it
Ideal year-round destination
The best time to enjoy skiing and snowboarding at Mt Lemmon is from late December to March, and sometimes even April, while the rest of the year is great for hiking, birdwatching, camping, fishing, and a ton of other outdoor activities. There’s no entry fee to Mt Lemmon itself, but prices vary for activities that you may want to book. You can invest in a Coronado Recreational Pass or a National Pass/America the Beautiful Pass, available at Palisades Ranger Station, to access several areas and activities with ease. Camping or staying here for a prolonged period is definitely an option, but day tips from Tucson are also convenient.
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