Destination guide

Why people love visiting trendy Royal Oak

Enjoy the live music and other features of Royal Oak. This walkable and trendy city entices travellers with its football matches and shopping. Detroit Zoo and Motown Historical Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Royal Oak

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Royal Oak a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Detroit Zoo (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Red Oaks Waterpark (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Oakland Hills Country Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Chandler Park Golf Course (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Greenfield Village (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Belle Isle Aquarium (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Royal Oak

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Royal Oak is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Belle Isle (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Detroit Riverwalk (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Metro Beach (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Union Lake (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Royal Oak

The nearest airport is in Detroit, MI (DET-Coleman A. Young Municipal), located 10.1 mi (16.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Pontiac, MI (PTK-Oakland County Intl.), which is 17.8 mi (28.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Royal Oak Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Royal Oak?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 186 holiday lettings around Royal Oak. From 32 flats & apartments to 106 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Royal Oak?

If you like the idea of rolling out of bed and coming across cool shops, cafes and bars within a couple of minutes, then consider staying somewhere central. HomeAway has 11 centrally located holiday properties available. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has a selection of other options, including:

  • 5 golf-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 4 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 2 golf-front holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Royal Oak?

Instead of getting a boring, cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could rent a whole house. You'll be a part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 107 houses currently available on HomeAway. Prices begin at £17 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Hotel: 49 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £62 per night.
  • Apartment: 27 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £65 per night.
  • Condo: 4 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £91 per night.

Can I stay in Royal Oak in a large group?

The recipe for an unforgettable escape is hanging out with close friends and family in a fantastic new place. If you're travelling with a large group, HomeAway can help out. House holiday rentals are the most popular choice for larger sized groups, with 26 listed here. The holiday rentals that can provide for large groups around here include:

  • Looking for places that can fit 6 of you? We have 38 that will be perfect. The prices start from £65 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your party, you'll be delighted to find out that there are 21 rental accommodation that are ideal. You can book one for as little as £73 a night.
  • On a trip away with 8 guests? We offer 18 properties for rent that will meet your needs. Prices start from £91 per night.

You and your crew will be well looked after when you book your Royal Oak adventure through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Royal Oak?

Give the flick to dull cookie-cutter hotel chains! Delight in the flexibility of staying like a local in a value-packed holiday rental instead. Check out all the amazing options that can be snapped up now on HomeAway. East Windsor is an awesome area to consider if you want to keep your budget under control. HomeAway has 4 holiday rentals, and the average price is an agreeable £83 per night. Another 4 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Walkerville. With an average price of £96 a night, you're sure to grab a deal worth boasting about.