Destination guide

The adventurous city of Helena awaits you

Enjoy the theatre scene and other features of Helena. Renowned for its football games, wildlife and parks, this city welcomes all visitors. Tannehill Park and Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Helena

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Helena a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Joe Tucker Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Bent Brook Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Ballantrae Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Moss Rock Preserve (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Alabama Splash Adventure (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Central Alabama Paintball Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Helena

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Helena is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tannehill Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Cahaba Lilly Park (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Penhale Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Joe Tucker Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Oak Mountain State Park (9 mi / 14.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Helena

Fly into Birmingham, AL (BHM-Birmingham Intl.), the closest airport, located 22.7 mi (36.6 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Helena?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 33 vacation rentals near Helena. From 20 houses to 9 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Helena for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Helena?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Helena:

  • Five Points South: 32 vacation rentals
  • Central City: 15 vacation rentals
  • Avondale: 23 vacation rentals
  • Redmont Park: 25 vacation rentals
  • Forest Park: 21 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Helena?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Helena. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cahaba Lilly Park: 108 vacation rentals
  • Joe Tucker Park: 109 vacation rentals
  • Helena Amphitheater: 109 vacation rentals
  • Birmingham Race Course: 109 vacation rentals
  • Birmingham Zoo: 114 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Helena listed on Vrbo UK 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 Helena?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 20 Houses in Helena. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Helena include:

  • Flats: 9 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Helena?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Helena. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.