Destination guide

Travel to lively Gainesville

Take a holiday to Gainesville and enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and monuments. Well known for its casino gaming, zoo and cafes, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Gainesville

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Gainesville a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Frank Buck Zoo (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Lavender Ridge Farms (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • WinStar Golf Course (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gainesville

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Gainesville. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Leonard Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Tioga City Park (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Ray Roberts Lake State Park (19.5 mi / 31.3 km)
  • Juniper Point (24.2 mi / 39 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Gainesville

The nearest airport is in Dallas, TX (DFW-Dallas-Fort Worth Intl.), located 50.6 mi (81.4 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Gainesville Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gainesville?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 21 holiday lettings around Gainesville. From 12 Houses to 4 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 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:

  • Butterfield Stage Players: 21 holiday lettings
  • State Theater: 21 holiday lettings
  • Cooke County Courthouse: 21 holiday lettings
  • Gainesville Station: 22 holiday lettings
  • Gainesville Outlet Shops: 21 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 12 Houses in Gainesville. Our other popular types of Gainesville holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 4 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 4 holiday homes with pool available in Gainesville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.