Destination guide

The relaxing city of Lake Helen awaits you

Enjoy the history and other features of Lake Helen. This relaxing and welcoming city is well known for its camping, parks and restaurants. Daytona International Speedway and Blue Springs State Park 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Lake Helen

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Lake Helen 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:

  • Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Victoria Hills Golf Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • St. Johns Rivership (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Spruce Creek Country Club (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Venetian Bay Golf Club (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Golf Club at Cypress Head (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lake Helen

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lake Helen is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Springs State Park (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Colby-Alderman Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Longleaf Pine Preserve (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Eastside Park and Playground (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Cypress Lake Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Jackson Lane Memorial Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Lake Helen

The nearest airport is in Orlando, FL (SFB-Orlando Sanford Intl.), located 14.5 mi (23.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Daytona Beach, FL (DAB-Daytona Beach Intl.), which is 16.9 mi (27.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Lake Helen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 63 holiday lettings around Lake Helen. From 41 Houses to 8 Flats, 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 Lake Helen?

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 Lake Helen:

  • East Daytona: 522 holiday homes
  • Lenox Park: 186 holiday homes
  • Ortona Park: 168 holiday homes
  • Bostwick Park: 193 holiday homes
  • Reeds: 139 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 Lake Helen?

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

  • Crane Lakes Golf and Country Club: 3,736 holiday lettings
  • Frank Rendon Park: 3,716 holiday lettings
  • Wekiwa Springs State Park: 1,081 holiday lettings
  • Daytona International Speedway: 2,158 holiday lettings
  • Prince of Peace Catholic Church: 2,562 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Helen 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 Lake Helen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 41 Houses in Lake Helen. Our other popular types of Lake Helen holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 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 Lake Helen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 23 holiday homes with pool available in Lake Helen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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