Destination guide

The luxury city of Birmingham awaits you

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Birmingham. This trendy and cosmopolitan city entices travellers with its coffee shops and shopping. Detroit Zoo and Motown Historical Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Birmingham

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Birmingham has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Detroit Zoo (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Oakland Hills Country Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Red Oaks Waterpark (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Waterford Oaks Waterpark (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Paradise Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Birmingham

The nearest airport is in Pontiac, MI (PTK-Oakland County Intl.), located 13.6 mi (21.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Detroit, MI (DET-Coleman A. Young Municipal), which is 14.3 mi (23.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Birmingham?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 158 holiday lettings near Birmingham. From 116 Houses to 32 Flats, 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 Birmingham is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Birmingham?

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 Birmingham:

  • Brush Park: 19 holiday homes
  • Midtown Detroit: 25 holiday homes
  • Sports Center: 28 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 27 holiday homes
  • Capitol City: 24 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 Birmingham?

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

  • Troy Transit Center: 283 holiday lettings
  • College for Creative Studies: 245 holiday lettings
  • Joe Louis Arena: 236 holiday lettings
  • First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit: 241 holiday lettings
  • DTE Energy Music Theatre: 100 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 116 Houses in Birmingham. Our other popular types of Birmingham holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 29 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Birmingham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Birmingham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.