Destination guide

Take in the lush beauty of Wake Forest

The area's live music and churches are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Wake Forest. Well known for its forests, shopping and university setting, this welcoming city won't disappoint. North Carolina State Capitol and PNC Arena are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Wake Forest

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Wake Forest a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • E. Carroll Joyner Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Hill Ridge Farms (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Falls Lake Visitor Assistance Center (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Fantasy Lake Scuba Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Durant Nature Preserve (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Blue Jay Point County Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wake Forest

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wake Forest is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • E. Carroll Joyner Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Falls Lake Visitor Assistance Center (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Fantasy Lake Scuba Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Durant Nature Preserve (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Blue Jay Point County Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Falls Lake State Recreation Area (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Wake Forest

The nearest airport is in Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.), located 17.1 mi (27.6 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Wake Forest?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 118 holiday lettings near Wake Forest. From 61 Houses to 2 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wake Forest is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Wake Forest?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Wake Forest:

  • Southwest Raleigh: 48 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 34 holiday homes
  • East Durham: 15 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 25 holiday homes
  • Southeast Raleigh: 21 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Wake Forest?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Wake Forest. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Polar Ice House: 132 holiday lettings
  • Wake Forest Renaissance Centre: 122 holiday lettings
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary: 122 holiday lettings
  • E. Carroll Joyner Park: 116 holiday lettings
  • Wake Forest Historical Museum: 118 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Wake Forest listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Wake Forest?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 61 Houses in Wake Forest. Our other popular types of Wake Forest holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 28 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wake Forest?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 21 holiday homes with pool available in Wake Forest. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.