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Choose a holiday rental for your Gilmer getaway

Enjoy the museums and other features of Gilmer. This city has something for everyone. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Gilmer

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Gilmer 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:

  • Alpine Golf Course (20.7 mi / 33.4 km)
  • Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge (23.9 mi / 38.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gilmer

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Gilmer. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Paul Boorman Trail Park (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Oak Valley Park (18.4 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Mims Chapel Park (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Lake Bob Sandlin State Park (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)
  • Lakeside Park (25.5 mi / 41 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Gilmer

The nearest airport is in Longview, TX (GGG-East Texas Regional), located 28.1 mi (45.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Tyler, TX (TYR-Pounds Regional), which is 38.2 mi (61.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gilmer?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 65 holiday lettings around Gilmer. From 18 cottages to 22 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 are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gilmer? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gilmer. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Historic Upshur Museum: 53 holiday lettings
  • Lake Bob Sandlin State Park: 23 holiday lettings
  • Van Cliburn Auditorium: 15 holiday lettings
  • LeTourneau University: 16 holiday lettings
  • Center for Earth and Space Science Education: 75 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gilmer 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 Cottages in Gilmer?

Yes, of course. offers 18 Cottages in Gilmer. Our other popular types of Gilmer holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 10 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 Gilmer?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 30 holiday homes with pool available in Gilmer. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.