12 Fantastic Large Family Vacation Rentals in Missouri

Last updated on July 23rd, 2023 at 07:00 am.

One of the most important parts of planning a family vacation is finding a large group accommodation that works for everyone. With so many vacation rentals available today, it can be quite time-consuming to do the research.

Lucky for you, we have spent countless hours going through listings for large family vacation rentals for your Missouri vacation. I think you are going to like what we found, and hopefully find some inspiration for your next family vacation.

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Awesome House Rentals in MO We Know You’ll Love

There are so many things to do in Missouri and reasons to plan a Missouri getaway, we wanted to find the best houses for your trip! Here are some of the best vacation rental options in Missouri; we’ve got castles, mansions, and even a Harry Potter-themed rental and one has a putting green!

Several on our list are even dog-friendly, so your four-legged family members can join the adventure.

Our list of vacation rentals in Missouri include Kansas City, St. Louis, Branson, Lake of the Ozarks, Table Rock, Joplin and Columbia.

Kansas City Family Vacation Rentals

With the Worlds of Fun amusement park, Oceans of Fun water park, Legoland, the Kansas City Zoo and more, families will find plenty to fill a weekend getaway to Kansas City. There are also family-friendly museums dedicated to baseball, jazz, and toys plus outdoor activities, and lot’s of professional sports events to attend.

1. Downtown KC Castle

KC Castle House Rental
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5 bedrooms | 6 beds | Sleeps 8

KC Castle is centrally located, just south of Downtown Kansas City in a neighborhood of historic and ultra-modern homes. You can easily travel anywhere downtown in less than five minutes. This rental has managed to combine old world charm with the cool feel of a downtown loft.

Designed to entertain inside or outdoors. The house has a great layout with 3 and a half stories and an open floor plan. From the third-floor cupula, there are great views of the Kansas City skyline.

The house highlights are a gourmet kitchen, large master suite and movie room as well as a spiral staircase leading to a kid’s Loft bedroom (unofficially bedroom 5).

Outside there is a beautiful garden, large sun deck, private rear patio, and two balconies off the 2nd-floor master suite. Not only is the huge yard fenced with wrought iron it has a nice playground. Making it the perfect place for your kids to safely play.

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2. Historic Stone Mansion

Stone Mansion House Rental
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9 bedrooms | 15 beds | Sleeps 16

If you love the charm of old houses, this Historic Stone Mansion built in 1900 will be your perfect family vacation rental! Located in Independence, near the Chiefs & Royals stadiums. This is a great option instead of a hotel if the whole family is coming to KCMO for a Chiefs game!

It’s also close to Worlds of fun and the Truman Presidential Library. It’s the crown jewel of the Englewood Arts district set on 2 beautiful acres. There’s a game room garage that has a pop-a-shot, ping pong table, shuffleboard, a multicade video game (with 60 different popular games), darts, billiards room with CD jukebox, and a baby grand piano. It that isn’t enough to entertain the kids or adults, there is a 5 hole putting green and outdoor basketball.

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St. Louis Family Vacation Rentals

St. Louis is known as the ‘Gateway to the West’ and most famous for its iconic Gateway Arch, fiercely loyal sports fans, and blues music scene. Whether it’s outdoor adventures, museums, theater, or sports, St. Louis is a great destination for family fun.

3. Hogwarts Dorms in Downtown StL

Hogwarts Dorms in Downtown StL
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5 bedrooms | Sleeps 16

This 2,000 sq ft Hogwarts-style space is excellent for family vacations, especially for families who love Harry Potter!

Hogwarts Dorm‘ is designed for folks who want to live in a dorm-like adult or family sleepover ‘camp’, while living out their fascination with the Wizarding World.

Sleeps up to 24 people in 6 separate rooms reflecting each of the 4 Hogwarts houses, the professor’s room, and an entertainment room. The space is only an 11-minute walk to Busch Stadium.

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4. Palace Of Versailles Penthouse

Palace Of Versailles Penthouse
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9 bedrooms | 17 beds | Sleeps 16

This is a beautiful 2-story penthouse residence, encompassing almost 6,000 square feet, inspired by the Palace of Versailles in Paris.

There are 9 bedrooms, 2 dining rooms, 3 bathrooms, and a steam room.

The rental is only an 11-minute walk to Busch Stadium.

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Branson Family Vacation Rentals

Branson is located in the Ozark Mountains. It is most famous for its live entertainment, with shows covering just about every genre of music and the 1880s theme park, Silver Dollar City. Other Branson attractions include museums, shopping, and outdoor recreation including fishing, go-karts, and ziplines.

5. Heart of Branson Resort Cabin

4 bedrooms | 6 beds | Sleeps 12

Branson Cabin Rental
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This large family cabin is located on 150 acres of beautiful land in Branson Woods Resort. This location is like nothing else in Branson! You are minutes away from the famous Branson strip, the Branson landing, and Silver Dollar City.

Cabin comes with access to two seasonal onsite outdoor pools, a huge outdoor hot tub, and an indoor heated pool. Branson Woods also has resort activities for kids as well as a concierge to help you get tickets to the best shows in Branson!

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6. Branson Resort Family Cabin

Branson Family Cabin Rental
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3 bedrooms | 6 beds | Sleeps 10

Like the above, this Branson family cabin is also located on 150 acres of beautiful land in Branson Woods Resort. The main level has two king bedrooms with luxury mattresses and linens. Each also has a connected bathroom with double sinks, large jacuzzi tub, and walk-in shower.

Each bedroom on the main level also has access to the large screened-in porch and a TV so everyone can watch what they want! Just downstairs you will find a second large living space. Another great space for games or socializing.

You are minutes away from the famous Branson strip, the Branson landing, and Silver Dollar City. There is also endles amenities right onsite!

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Table Rock Lake Family Vacation Rentals

Table Rock Lake is located in southwest Missouri near Branson. It is a man-made lake with over 800 miles of shoreline and is renowned as a top fishing spot. It’s a great vacation location if you want to enjoy the outdoors, but also close enough to Branson to enjoy everything happening.

7. Private Oasis on Table Rock

Table Rock Oasis Rental
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9 bedrooms | 17 beds | Sleeps 25

This swanky 9 bedroom house has a private indoor pool and an elevator, 3 patio areas, a private exercise room, multiple fireplaces, a gourmet kitchen and a large dining area to seat everyone. To top it off, the home offers breathtaking lake views you can enjoy from almost anywhere in the house.

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8. Sommerhaus Lake Access House Rental

Sommerhaus on Table Rock Lake house rental
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6 bedrooms | 13 beds | Sleeps 18

Sommerhaus Lake House is steps to Table Rock Lake, a private firepit, and an abundance of family space are ready for you at The Sommerhaus!

There is a seasonal double-sided fireplace from both the Game room and the Theatre/Media room, two oversized screened-in porches, one with a seasonal outdoor fireplace and the other with a relaxing hot tub, a gorumet kitchen with double appliances and an extended coffee/wet bar.

Additional features include a pool table, sit-down arcade game, original Nintendo games, along with a see-through gas fireplace.

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Lake of the Ozarks Family Vacation Rentals

The Ozarks (also known as the Ozark Mountains or Ozark plateau) extend across five states: Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Illinois. The majority of the region falls in Southern Missouri and Northern Arkansas. Lake of the Ozarks is Missouri’s most popular lake destination and features more than 1,100 miles of shoreline. There are public beaches, great fishing, and fun recreation on the water.

9. Luxurious, 5 Star Lakefront Home on Horseshoe Bend

Lakefront Home on Horseshoe Bend
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4 bedrooms | 5 beds | Sleeps 10

Horseshoe Bend is a 7-mile-long peninsula located on Lake of the Ozarks.

A luxurious 3,200 square foot large family home located at the 8-mile marker on beautiful Horseshoe Bend with magnificent views of the Lake of the Ozarks. This home is the perfect family retreat with all the amenities of home.

A few of the many highlights are the large sunroom with a spectacular view, outdoor hot tub with a panoramic lake view, pool table and bar, spectacular views, luxury master bedroom with a large private bathroom with lake views, quaint stone fireplaces throughout, a fully equipped kitchen and dining room ready for any occasion, a private two well dock with a large swim platform for the whole family to enjoy.

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10. Family Fun Lakefront Vacation Home

Lake front house in lake of the ozarks
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7 bedrooms | 19 beds | Sleeps 33

This beautiful 6600 sq. ft. lakefront home is a great option for a family vacation or family reunion. Located near Camdenton on the Big Island. All living spaces and almost every bedroom provide expansive views of the lake. The fully equipped gourmet kitchen is a chef’s dream and there is seating for 34+ for meals.

House highlights include a sleeping loft and a gaming area for kids and teens, a media room with theatre seating for 12, large wet bar and lounge, pool table, shuffleboard table, darts, and gaming tables full of cards and board games.

Outside there are two decks, one adjacent to the kitchen with a gas BBQ grill and outdoor dining area, a lakeside hot tub and dock with a large swim platform, kayaks, paddleboard, shaded patio furniture, and parking for personal watercraft and speed boats as well as a quiet cove great for swimming, tubing, and skiing.

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Joplin Family Vacation Rentals

Joplin is located in southwest Missouri, on historic Route 66. Outdoor activities include visiting Grand Waterfall, Wildcat Glades, and hiking the Carver Trail. The Joplin Museum Complex has exhibits on mining and Bonnie and Clyde, who hid in the city in 1933. Historic places of interest beyond Route 66 are the George Washington Carver National Monument and the 1881 Moses Carver House.

11. Central Joplin Vacation Rental on Route 66

Joplin house rental
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5 bedrooms | 5 beds | Sleeps 10

This gorgeous home in central Joplin sits on half a city block and is within walking distance to restaurants, a coffee house, and shopping. The grounds are beautiful with gardens, grapevine-covered arbors, a large koi pond, and water features. There is a theatre room w/projection TV. There is a large patio area that is perfect for outdoor dinners.

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Columbia Family Vacation Rentals

Columbia, Missouri is a hip college town located at the half way point between Kansas City and St. Louis.

The main draws for most will likely be touring the three campuses located in the city, but there are also numerous parks and nature reserves, great restaurants. Shryocks Callaway Farms is also nearby and a fun place for family activities in Columbia; the farm offers roaring campfires, huge pumpkins, and a life-size corn maze

12. Farmhouse with Seasonal Pool

Farmhouse with seasonal pool and 20 acres
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6 bedrooms | 6 beds | Sleeps 13

This Farmhouse Vacation Home is about 10 minutes from the city center, but is our choice for a Columbia Vacation rental for many reasons! Spend your day in the pool, BBQing, walking the back country roads, and exploring the 20 acres/creeks. The farmhouse is far enough outside of the city limits to see a full sky of stars. When was the last time you showed your kids the Milky Way or pointed out the North Star? If you are a biking enthusiast the famous Katy Trail has multiple access points just minutes from the house.

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