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Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Gainesville

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Gainesville. This city's lake, cafes and shopping draw many visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Gainesville

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Gainesville 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:

  • Chicopee Woods Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Stonewood Riding Stables (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Chestatee Golf Club (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Countryland Golf Club (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Hampton Golf Village (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Mayfield Dairy Farms (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gainesville

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Gainesville is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wilshire Trails Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Lake Lanier (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Don Carter State Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Lake Lanier Islands (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Bogan Park Community Recreation & Aquatic Center (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Buford Dam Park (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Gainesville

The nearest airport is in Athens, GA (AHN-Ben Epps), located 37.5 mi (60.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Atlanta, GA (PDK-DeKalb-Peachtree), which is 39.7 mi (63.9 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Gainesville Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gainesville?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 224 holiday lettings around Gainesville. From 155 houses to 40 cabins, 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.

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

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

  • Smithgall Arts Center: 263 holiday lettings
  • Chicopee Woods Golf Course: 227 holiday lettings
  • Elachee Nature Science Center: 227 holiday lettings
  • Gainesville Station: 267 holiday lettings
  • Interactive Neighborhood for Kids: 265 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gainesville listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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.co.uk offers 155 Houses in Gainesville. Our other popular types of Gainesville holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 40 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 40 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 5 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gainesville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 25 holiday homes with pool available in Gainesville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.