Destination guide

The lively area of Northeast Florida awaits your stay

The area's live music and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Northeast Florida. Renowned for its beaches, sporting events and zoo, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art or Florida Museum of Natural History. 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 Northeast Florida

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Northeast Florida has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Starke Golf and Country Club (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Waldo Motorsports (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Ironwood Golf Course (24.9 mi / 40.1 km)
  • Southside Recreation Complex (26.5 mi / 42.6 km)
  • Bent Creek Golf Course (27.7 mi / 44.6 km)
  • Meadowbrook Golf Club (27.9 mi / 45 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Northeast Florida

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Northeast Florida is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Osceola National Forest (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Macclenny Park (17.7 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Gold Head Branch State Park (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • O'Leno State Park (23.9 mi / 38.4 km)
  • Devil's Milhopper Geological State Park (25.5 mi / 41 km)
  • Southside Recreation Complex (26.5 mi / 42.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Northeast Florida

The nearest airport is in Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional), located 25 mi (40.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Jacksonville, FL (JAX-Jacksonville Intl.), which is 45.1 mi (72.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Jacksonville Station or Palatka Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around Northeast Florida?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,860 holiday lettings near Northeast Florida. From 1,707 Houses to 164 Cottages, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Northeast Florida area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Northeast Florida?

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

  • Daytona Beach: 2,577 holiday homes
  • Amelia Island: 920 holiday homes
  • Saint Augustine: 2,825 holiday homes
  • New Smyrna Beach: 2,617 holiday homes
  • St Augustine Beach: 2,121 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Northeast Florida! 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 Northeast Florida?

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

  • Daytona Beach: 2,577 holiday lettings
  • Saint Augustine: 2,825 holiday lettings
  • New Smyrna Beach: 2,617 holiday lettings
  • St Augustine Beach: 2,121 holiday lettings
  • American Beach: 929 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Northeast Florida?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Northeast Florida are:

  • Jacksonville, FL (VQQ-Cecil): 118 self catering accommodations
  • Jacksonville International Airport (JAX): 985 self catering accommodations
  • Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB): 3,524 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Northeast Florida?

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

  • Royal St. Augustine Golf and Country Club: 2,311 holiday rentals
  • St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park: 2,353 holiday rentals
  • Sawgrass Village: 789 holiday rentals
  • Saint Augustine Historic District: 1,073 holiday rentals
  • Crane Lakes Golf and Country Club: 3,616 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Northeast Florida 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.

Explore destinations around Northeast Florida

Daytona Beach
2,577 holiday rentals
Saint Augustine
2,825 holiday rentals
New Smyrna Beach
2,617 holiday rentals
St Augustine Beach
2,121 holiday rentals
American Beach
929 holiday rentals
1,616 holiday rentals
Palm Coast
1,375 holiday rentals
Daytona Beach Shores
2,541 holiday rentals
167 holiday rentals
Ponte Vedra Beach
1,677 holiday rentals
61 holiday rentals
136 holiday rentals
27 holiday rentals
Ormond Beach
2,024 holiday rentals
Jacksonville Beach
495 holiday rentals
Flagler Beach
890 holiday rentals
2,441 holiday rentals
Saint Marys
523 holiday rentals
Atlantic Beach
467 holiday rentals
527 holiday rentals