Destination guide

The lively city of Guelph awaits you

Take a vacation to Guelph and enjoy the area's cathedral, festivals and live music. Travelers to this cosmopolitan city praise the riverfront, university setting and theaters. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Guelph

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Guelph a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Guelph Grotto Climbing Company (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Funmazing Playcentre (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Victoria Park Golf Club East (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Turtle Creek Golf Club (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Airborne Trampoline (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Guelph

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Guelph is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • University of Guelph Arboretum (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Guelph Lake Conservation Area (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Rockwood Conservation Area (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Shade's Mills Conservation Area (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Riverside Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Mountsberg Conveservation Area (12.4 mi / 20 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Guelph

Fly into Kitchener, ON (YKF-Region of Waterloo Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.2 mi (14.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Hamilton, ON (YHM-John C. Munro Hamilton Intl.), which is 31 mi (50 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Guelph Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Guelph?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 28 house rentals around Guelph. From 17 house rentals to 3 condo and apartment rentals, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Guelph is on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Guelph?

Vrbo Canada offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Guelph. From Vrbo Canada travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Guelph, ON (XIA-Guelph Train Station): 79 home rentals
  • University of Guelph: 83 home rentals
  • University of Guelph Arboretum: 84 home rentals
  • Stone Road Mall: 83 home rentals
  • Guelph Market Square: 79 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Guelph listed on Vrbo Canada where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Guelph?

Yes, of course. Vrbo Canada has 17 Houses in Guelph. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Guelph include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 lodging choices
  • Studios: 5 lodging choices
  • Villas: 2 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Guelph?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation homes with pool available in Guelph.