Discover a selection of 184 holiday rentals in Gainesville, FL, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 58 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Gainesville. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

The lively area of Gainesville awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and festivals with a rental holiday home in Gainesville. Renowned for its university setting, sporting events and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Florida Museum of Natural History and Kanapaha Botanical Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Gainesville

Are you hoping to find 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 makes Gainesville a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ironwood Golf Course (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Meadowbrook Golf Club (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Waldo Motorsports (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Canterbury Equestrian Showplace (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Starke Golf and Country Club (25.3 mi / 40.7 km)
  • Ginnie Springs (25.9 mi / 41.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gainesville

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

  • Kanapaha Botanical Gardens (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Bivens Arm Nature Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Devil's Milhopper Geological State Park (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • San Felasco Hammock Preserve (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Dudley Farm Historic State Park (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Gainesville

Fly into Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional), the closest airport, located 3.7 mi (6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Ocala, FL (OCF-Ocala Intl.), which is 33.8 mi (54.3 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Gainesville?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 184 vacation rentals near Gainesville. From 92 houses to 46 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 Gainesville for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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

  • Florida Museum of Natural History: 176 vacation rentals
  • Gainesville Raceway: 181 vacation rentals
  • North Florida Regional Medical Center: 164 vacation rentals
  • Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art: 176 vacation rentals
  • University of Florida Bat Houses: 183 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gainesville 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 Gainesville?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 92 Houses in Gainesville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gainesville include:

  • Flats: 46 rentals available
  • Cabins: 11 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 11 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gainesville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 70 vacation rentals with pool available in Gainesville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.