Destination guide

Take in the natural beauty of Mountain Rest

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Mountain Rest. This city has something for everyone. 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 and attractions in Mountain Rest

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Mountain Rest a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kingwood Resort Golf (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Sky Valley Resort (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • 12 Spies Vineyards and Farm (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Highlands Country Club (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Keowee Key (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Scaly Mountain Ski Area (13.6 mi / 22 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mountain Rest

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Mountain Rest is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Oconee State Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Highlands Biological Station (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Devils Fork State Park (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Black Rock Mountain State Park (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Whiteside Mountain (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Lake Keowee (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)

How many holiday rentals are available around Mountain Rest?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,169 holiday lettings around Mountain Rest. From 366 cabins to 608 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.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mountain Rest?

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 Mountain Rest:

  • Mirror Lake: 208 holiday homes
  • Bear Lake Reserve: 28 holiday homes
  • Highlands Hills: 98 holiday homes
  • Wildwood Mountain: 21 holiday homes
  • Screamer Mountain: 18 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 Mountain Rest? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mountain Rest. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Yellow Branch Falls: 1,103 holiday lettings
  • Gold City Gem Mine: 1,685 holiday lettings
  • Cornelia City Park: 528 holiday lettings
  • Tugaloo Park: 341 holiday lettings
  • The Factory: 1,532 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mountain Rest listed on 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 Cabins in Mountain Rest?

Yes, of course. offers 366 Cabins in Mountain Rest. Our other popular types of Mountain Rest holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 608 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 366 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 366 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mountain Rest?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 161 holiday homes with pool available in Mountain Rest. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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