Find the best place to stay — Gainesville

Where to stay around Gainesville?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 226 holiday lettings near Gainesville. From 141 houses to 41 cabins, 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 Gainesville is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Gainesville Station: 218 holiday lettings
  • Quinlan Visual Arts Center: 216 holiday lettings
  • Interactive Neighborhood for Kids: 221 holiday lettings
  • Don Carter State Park: 286 holiday lettings
  • Wilshire Trails Park: 219 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gainesville 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 Gainesville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 141 houses in Gainesville. Our other popular types of Gainesville holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 41 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 5 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gainesville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Gainesville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a Holiday Rental Apartment in Gainesville, USA, Your Home Away From Home

    The city of Gainesville is located in the north of the state of Georgia, in the United States of America. This city is not to be confused with its larger counterpart, in Florida. Gainesville, Georgia, has a population of over 33,000 inhabitants and is perfectly situated for tourists who are keen to explore the more mountainous parts of northern Georgia. There is a good choice in the way of self catering accommodation in Gainesville to choose between. Whichever property you choose, you can guarantee it will have a full kitchen and all other amenities you could ever need. This is ideal for people who are looking for a more independent holiday. Indeed, some properties boast their very own private swimming pool, which is great in a part of the world that experiences a humid sub-tropical climate.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Gainesville, USA

    As we have already stated the fact that your holidays in Gainesville will be spent in a part of Georgia that is within a mountainous area, this means there are many activities to get involved in here, especially during the winter when you might even like to think about skiing and snowboarding. During the summer, rock climbing, spelunking and abseiling are very popular with the truly adventurous visitors. Other activities available closer to the town include swimming, ten-pin bowling, cinema, shopping, jogging, cycling, golf and full gym facilities.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Gainesville, USA

    There area few tourist attractions to visit during your holidays in Gainesville which are within the city itself. The top ones include a great interactive children’s museum known as INK - which stands for the Interactive Neighbourhood for kids and The Kinsley Family Farm. You might also want to think about travelling to the state capital and largest city of Atlanta. There are numerous museums and other interesting tourist attractions to catch whilst you’re here, plus some good shopping opportunities, restaurants, bars and nightlife.

    Weather in Gainesville, USA

    A humid sub-tropical climate will prevail on your holidays in Gainesville. This means that it is usually mild throughout the whole year, however, colder snaps will occur from time to time during the winter, albeit usually very short spells. Average temperatures in the summer are quite high, at round 32 degrees Celsius. The winter sees averages of around 11 degrees, but light snowfall does occur most years. The most important thing to be area of is that Gainesville sits on the edge of Tornado Alley and these storms are most prevalent during the spring months.

    Travel to Gainesville, USA

    By far the most convenient airport for your holidays in Gainesville will be Atlanta (ATL). This airport has a direct flight to and from the UK and this is operated through British Airways, departing from London Heathrow (LHR). From the airport, you may either rely upon public transport to northern Georgia or perhaps you may decide to collect a hired car for your onward drive.

    Attractions in and around Gainesville

    First time in Gainesville and looking for places to see? Take the children and visit Stonewood Riding Stables, Mayfield Dairy Farms and Chestatee Wildlife Preserve & Zoo. Don't miss cultural highlights such as Smithgall Arts Center, Quinlan Visual Arts Center and Interactive Neighborhood for Kids. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Wilshire Trails Park, Lake Lanier and Don Carter State Park. You can take a shopping trip to College Square Shopping Center, North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall and Mall of Georgia. Discover Elachee Nature Science Center, Lake Lanier Islands or Chicopee Woods Golf Course while exploring the city during your stay. You may also want to visit Gainesville Theatre Alliance, Road Atlanta or Lanier Motor Speedway.