Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Cary getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Cary with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Cary

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Cary a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Raging Buffalo Snowboard Ski Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Terrace Hill Golf Course (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Makray Memorial Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Crystal Woods Golf Club (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Craig Woods Golf Club (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Bull Valley Golf Club (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cary

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Cary is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fox River Preserve (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Three Oaks Recreation Area (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Veterans Acres Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Crystal Lake Park (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Cook Memorial Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • McHenry Shores Beach Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Cary

The nearest airport is in Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive), located 18.6 mi (30 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Chicago, IL (DPA-Dupage), which is 21.7 mi (35 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Cary Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Cary?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 33 holiday lettings around Cary. From 22 houses to 2 flats & apartments, 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 beach property in Cary?

Don't just spend a few hours at the beach. Round up your squad and stay as close as you can to it! The soothing sound of waves and unbelievable ocean vistas? It's a no-brainer! HomeAway has 8 rental properties by the beach to choose from. Alternatively, you might like to try a different setting. HomeAway has countless options to choose from, including:

  • 7 lakefront holiday accommodation options.
  • 5 shore-front holiday accommodation options.
  • 5 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Cary?

Instead of getting a cookie-cutter, chain hotel room this holiday, you could just go for a whole house. You'll be a part of the neighbourhood in no time! There are 23 options listed on HomeAway. Prices begin at £88 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather choose one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Hotel: 20 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £78 per night.
  • Townhome: 4 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £75 per night.
  • Apartment: 2 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £67 per night.

Can I stay in Cary in a large group?

There's nothing better than exploring somewhere new with close friends and family. And the good news is HomeAway has places to suit large groups. House holiday rentals are the preferred option here for large groups of travellers. Our extensive database currently has 5 available. The rental properties that can cater to large numbers in the area include:

  • On the lookout for properties that can sleep 6 of you? We have 20 that will be ideal. The prices start from £88 per night.
  • Keen to find a holiday rental for 5 people? We have 18 that will be ideal. Prices start from £78 per night.
  • Looking for holiday rentals to suit 12 guests? You'll be delighted to hear we have 6 that'll be perfect. You can get one for as little as £739 per night.

You and all your besties will be more than satisfied when you plan your Cary getaway through us!