Where to stay around Lake Murray?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 134 holiday lettings near Lake Murray. From 93 Houses to 21 Bungalows, 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 Lake Murray is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lake Murray?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lake Murray. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Columbia: 244 holiday homes
  • Saint Andrews: 88 holiday homes
  • Lake Greenwood: 26 holiday homes
  • West Columbia: 80 holiday homes
  • Chapin: 98 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Lake Murray! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lake Murray?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Lake Murray with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Columbia: 244 holiday lettings
  • Saint Andrews: 88 holiday lettings
  • West Columbia: 80 holiday lettings
  • Chapin: 98 holiday lettings
  • Lexington: 150 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Lake Murray?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Lake Murray. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • South Carolina State House: 112 holiday rentals
  • Workshop Theatre: 118 holiday rentals
  • Lake Greenwood State Park: 26 holiday rentals
  • Palmetto Health Richland Hospital: 113 holiday rentals
  • Columbia Station: 114 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Murray listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Lake Murray, USA your home away from home

This massive reservoir is what supplies the city of Columbia with its electricity and drinking water. But this lake, named after the chief engineer behind its creation, also attracts visitors looking for a quiet getaway. It is the site of plenty of outdoor water sports as well. Its waters are supplied by the Saluda River and are the home of several fish species. Fishing in this lake is therefore one of the main leisure activities visitors will want to engage in. The climate here is nice and warm for most parts of the year and thus tourists have optimal conditions in which to enjoy themselves. Charming holiday houses overlooking the lake, log cabins and quiet cottages are the main accommodation options visitors will find here.

Things to do on holiday to Lake Murray, USA

Fishing in this lake is both an exciting and relaxing activity. Among the fish species anglers can expect to find there are the Striped Bass, the Bluegill, the Black Crappie, the White Perch and the Largemouth Bass. There are regular fishing competitions held here. Those keen on engaging in this activity will need to obtain a temporary fishing license before setting out. Other water sports such as jet skiing and water skiing are also done at Lake Murray. The lake?s size makes it ideal for boating though visitors will do well to check the weather forecast before heading out.

At the nearby cities of Columbia and Cayce, visitors can take time to do some shopping in a variety of outlets and shopping malls. And when they are done they can relax in a number of quiet, beautiful parks. Guignard Park may be small but its lush woods, divided by a peaceful creek are simply breathtaking. There are several picnic tables there as well. The Sesquicentinnal State Park is not only ideal for picnicking, it is designed with several hiking and biking trails.

Places to visit on holiday to Lake Murray, USA

For more hiking trails that accommodate both the physically fit hiker seeking to challenge themselves and those seeking just to enjoy a leisurely walk while savouring the fine weather, a visit to the Harbison State Forest in Columbia is recommended. 18 miles of hiking trails await visitors there. They can also engage in kayaking or rafting in the Broad River.

A collection of amazing contemporary and modern art pieces await visitors to the Columbia Museum of Art and while here they can also be treated to musical and theatrical performances.

Weather in Lake Murray, USA

This locale boasts nice warm weather for most of the year. Summers are particularly hot with temperatures soaring all the way to 34°C in the month of July. Winters are generally mild with temperatures between 20 and 3°C. June and July are the rainiest months of the year in these parts with average precipitation approaching 150mm.

Travel to Lake Murray, USA

The Columbia Metropolitan Airport is one of the closest to this resort and it is mainly served by three airlines: American Eagle, Delta and United Express. The facility is well served with taxis and car hire firms.