Destination guide

Head to the adventurous city of Grand Isle

The area's art galleries and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Grand Isle. This city's golfing, island views and parks draw many visitors. Waterfront Park and Church Street Marketplace are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Grand Isle

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Grand Isle has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Champlain (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Burton Island State Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • ELFS Farm Winery and Cider Mill (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Snow Farm Vineyard and Winery (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Gordon H. Paquette Arena at Leddy Park (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Grand Isle

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Grand Isle is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waterfront Park (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Grand Isle State Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Lake Champlain (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Burton Island State Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • St. Albans Bay Park (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Alburg Dunes State Park (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Grand Isle

Fly into Plattsburgh, NY (PBG-Plattsburgh Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Burlington, VT (BTV-Burlington Intl.), which is 19.1 mi (30.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Grand Isle?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 286 holiday lettings around Grand Isle. From 153 houses to 102 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.

Can I rent a lakefront property in Grand Isle?

Watch ripples dance across the water and keep your eyes open for local birdlife. Lakes are some of the most arresting and tranquil places to retreat to. If this sounds like your kind of heaven, you're in luck. HomeAway has 217 holiday properties close to lakes available. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Fortunately, HomeAway has a bunch more options, including:

  • 171 lake-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 132 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 108 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Grand Isle?

If you want to live like a local and don't feel like sharing space with strangers this time round, renting a whole house is the way to go. There are 150 houses currently available on HomeAway. Prices begin at £43 a night. Or perhaps you'd prefer one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Cottage: 83 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £78 per night.
  • Cabin: 17 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £71 per night.
  • Apartment: 12 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £46 per night.

Can I stay in Grand Isle in a large group?

Whether you're hitting the road on a holiday with your relatives or spending a week away with your old school gang, it's always lots of fun being in a brand new place together! And the best news is that HomeAway has places that'll suit. The most popular option for bigger groups here are house holiday rentals, and we have 51 available. The rental properties that are perfect for large numbers here include:

  • If yours is a crew of 8, we offer 69 properties to rent just right for that size. Stay a night from just £88.
  • Keen to find a holiday rental for 6 people? We have 49 that will serve you well. Prices start from £82 per night.
  • Going away with a group of 10? We offer 27 rental properties that fit the bill. Prices start from £150 per night.

You and all your buddies will be more than satisfied when you arrange your Grand Isle escape with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Grand Isle?

Say goodbye to soulless chain-hotel rooms! Bask in the ease of staying like a local in a cost-effective holiday rental instead. Feast your eyes on the wonderful options that can be booked now on HomeAway. Centennial is a magnet for bargain hunters. And with 13 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £133 a night, it's not difficult to see why. Another 27 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Old North End. With an average price of £147 per night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth telling your friends about.