10 Best Vacation Rentals In Kansas, USA - Updated 2024

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Famously called the Sunflower State for its sunflower fields, Kansas has a lot to offer that entices people to visit. It played a key role in American Indian history and is the top producer of wheat in the country given its vast plains. Tourists can see the picturesque Flint Hills, stop by the Wetlands and Wildlife Scenic Byway, and explore Dodge City and Smoky Valley Ranch. Museum of World Treasures is another attraction worth visiting. It houses historical documents, dinosaur fossils, and war artefacts. Visiting this scenic state anytime soon? This article will guide you about the best vacation rentals in Kansas, USA. Keep reading for more details.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 01, 2024.

1. Sunshine House (from USD 120)

Just 0.3 miles (0.48 kilometers) from Ellis Railroad Museum, Sunshine House has been around since 1958. The furniture and the east living room’s floor-to-ceiling windows give character to the house.

While staying here, guests are free to use the functional kitchen. For added convenience, this property is also suitable for differently-abled guests, having an accessible back entrance and bathroom. If you and your group want to chill outside, there’s a backyard where you can grill and dine.

Stayed at this property?
Ellis, Kansas, United States
Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

2. Lakefront cabin in Vassar (from USD 155)

If you’re looking for a relaxing stay away from the city, this cabin is for you. The property features a wall of windows offering guests a scenic view. The cozy living room has a fireplace and TV - perfect for relaxation. Guests can also enjoy the rental’s hot tub and lake view from the deck.

In addition, kids will enjoy their vacation on this property as it offers toys, a hammock, and board games. Lastly, the property’s proximity to Pomona State Park, which is 1.3 miles (2.09 kilometers), gives guests a chance to play golf or go hiking and biking.

Stayed at this property?
Vassar, Kansas, United States
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 8 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
very clean and the sunroom is heaven
we loved our stay at this lake house its a beautiful comfortable clean place to stay and relax
the furniture is clean and comfortable and everything was easy to find and use
thank you a host
great house and fast response from the owners
the owners have made great use of every single space on this property
i loved the open layout and design and the owners were prompt and fantastic too
good communication from the owners too
this was the perfect location
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3. Four-bedroom cabin with a boat house (from USD 208)

This stunning cabin situated at Lake Wabaunsee will surely give you a wonderful stay. The property features an upper level and a huge back deck where guests can enjoy lake views. On the lower level, guests can sleep in the additional bedroom, or use the pool table for entertainment. This property is indeed spacious, as both levels have a kitchen area and a living room.

What’s more? This property comes with a boat house where you can relax and watch the sunset.

Stayed at this property?
Alma, Kansas, United States
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

4. Lake House (from USD 244)

Do you desire a relaxing getaway? This rental will give you just that. Located in front of a lake, this rental is perfect for large groups. You can also hang out on the patio and use the grill for an enjoyable night.

Additionally, guests can play pool in the game room. There’s enough outdoor space around the lake if you want to go for a stroll with your partner.

Stayed at this property?
Wichita, Kansas, United States
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

5. Cozy cottage with wraparound porch (from USD 171)

Booking this rental, guests can expect a tranquil time while enjoying the scenic views. Although the design is rustic, the cabin features modern amenities such as a flat-screen TV, an air-conditioner, and a fully equipped kitchen. This spacious property also has a loft, and you can chill in front of the fireplace in the living room.

Given that this rental sits on 40 acres (16.19 hectares) of land, you can see Flint Hills from the wraparound porch.

Stayed at this property?
Elmdale, Kansas, United States
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
clean well stocked and very quiet and peaceful
the surroundings were beautiful the cabin was very clean and had everything we needed
the owners respond quickly to emails and the property was very clean
it was so quiet and peaceful just listening to the birds and taking walks
it was the perfect place to getaway
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6. Stylish home with a theatre room (from USD 178)

This stylish home is a modern rental with a full kitchen and a theatre room for your group’s entertainment. In addition, this rental features three bedrooms and a backyard with a fence for your security. Guests can also spend time near the fire pit, or relax on the deck.

Moreover, the property’s location is ideal, as it’s only 1 mile (1.61 kilometers) to Sunset Zoological Park and a short drive to the downtown area and Memorial Stadium.

Stayed at this property?
Manhattan, Kansas, United States
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

7. Spacious home in Partridge (from USD 180)

Located in the countryside 2 miles (3.22 kilometers) away from town, this rental is perfect for big families looking for a peaceful retreat. The living room has four sofas and a 55-inch flat-screen TV allowing guests to relax and unwind.

After strolling outdoors or stargazing, guests can also enjoy the on-site rough disc golf course, play the piano, or use the Wi-Fi to go online. You can also cook your meals using the full kitchen if you don’t want to go out to Pleasantview, which is only 4.3 miles (6.92 kilometers) away.

Stayed at this property?
Partridge, Kansas, United States
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 12 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

8. Charming cabin in downtown Hays (from USD 70)

This cabin is ideal for those looking for a peaceful retreat in downtown Hays. The property has two bedrooms and a living room with one single bed and couch. If you are on a staycation, you can use the game console or chill by the fire pit outside at night.

In addition, this property has a private patio where you can have a quiet moment with your partner. It’s also important to note that the rental is only a block away from an 18-hole disc golf course, which is perfect for golf enthusiasts.

Stayed at this property?
Hays, Kansas, United States
645 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
appreciated the well-stocked kitchen
the beds were very comfortable and we had everything we needed
beds are comfortable and sheets are so soft we would definitely stay again
super clean and nice cabin
the cabin was clean and comfortable
very clean place and comfortable beds
the place was spotless and comfortable
the place was spotless and very comfortable
len was awesome couldn’t ask for a better host
the host made it very welcoming and easy to communicate with
nice place and great hosts
we really enjoyed our stay and host was very friendly and responsive
love this spot i will keep coming back len is also very responsive if you have any questions
really like that it is located near campus and park
we had a great stay place was nice great location- walking distance to bars and restaurants
great place to stay for the weekend
this place was so cute and comfortable it was warm and cozy and perfect for our family
perfect place to stay in hays
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9. The Sparrow (from USD 97)

A gorgeous Georgian home, The Sparrow offers three spacious bedrooms and two sunrooms, allowing you to have a relaxing stay. Other amazing features are the classic furnishings and indoor fireplace, making guests fall in love with the place.

Also, the property is within walking distance of the square where you could explore different restaurants and boutiques. If you plan on staying inside the house, you can cook a nice meal in the fully equipped kitchen, watch TV, or play board games.

Stayed at this property?
Lyons, Kansas, United States
229 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there were several favorite cozy spots to sit & enjoy coffee or tea in the morning
the beds were super comfortable too
bathroom may be vintage but the shower was great
lots of room for a lot of fun activities
beautiful home very clean very comfortable and well stocked
the house was very clean from top to bottom
plenty of space and very clean
great place to stay very clean very comfortable plenty of room
beautiful house and helpful host
brooke was so nice and responsive
hosts very attentive can’t imagine a better stay in lyons
second time staying here absolutely great stay and wonderful host
everything was as described in the listing and the hosts were responsive and accommodating
beautiful home within walking distance to everything
the location was excellent and quiet
this historic house was close comfortable and so conveniently located
great spot- well cared for great location easy access plenty of room
love love love this house great kitchen to cook in since there aren’t many restaurants close by
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10. The Rock Creek Cabin (from USD 100)

If you want to see Kansas’ vast fields, The Rock Creek Cabin is the one for you. You can enjoy strolling, walking, or hiking around this rental. You can even fish at the little pond near the cabin. If you’re in the mood for something relaxing, you can sit on the porch and enjoy your cup of coffee while enjoying the open space in front of you.

Aside from its wonderful location, this property features two cozy bedrooms and a living room with ample space for your loved ones. It also has a full kitchen if you don’t feel like going out for a meal.

Stayed at this property?
Latham, Kansas, United States
198 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
very clean comfortable cowboy-themed home on a beautiful spot of land
beautifully decorated cozy and clean cabin
amy was a great host directions were great
the hosts were very easy to work with and communicative
this airbnb was truly one of a kind
a breath of fresh air and a great place to recharge the hosts are such nice people
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Indulge in nature in Kansas

Kansas is famous for its beautiful fields, lakes, and stunning scenery. If you’re looking for accommodations that’ll allow you to enjoy the lovely scenery in Kansas, choose from the properties above and have a memorable vacation.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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