Destination guide

The relaxing city of Lake Helen awaits you

Enjoy the history and other features of Lake Helen. This relaxing and welcoming city is well known for its camping, parks and restaurants. Daytona International Speedway and Blue Springs State Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 and around Lake Helen

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Lake Helen a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Victoria Hills Golf Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • St. Johns Rivership (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Spruce Creek Country Club (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Venetian Bay Golf Club (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Golf Club at Cypress Head (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lake Helen

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lake Helen is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Springs State Park (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Colby-Alderman Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Longleaf Pine Preserve (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Eastside Park and Playground (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Cypress Lake Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Jackson Lane Memorial Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Lake Helen

The nearest airport is in Orlando, FL (SFB-Orlando Sanford Intl.), located 14.5 mi (23.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Daytona Beach, FL (DAB-Daytona Beach Intl.), which is 16.9 mi (27.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Lake Helen?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 62 vacation rentals near Lake Helen. From 46 houses to 7 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 Lake Helen for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Lake Helen?

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 Lake Helen:

  • East Daytona: 584 vacation rentals
  • Lenox Park: 177 vacation rentals
  • Ortona Park: 191 vacation rentals
  • Ortona: 154 vacation rentals
  • Reeds: 165 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 Lake Helen?

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

  • Colby Alderman Park: 246 vacation rentals
  • Crane Lakes Golf and Country Club: 3,713 vacation rentals
  • Wekiwa Springs State Park: 727 vacation rentals
  • Frank Rendon Park: 3,702 vacation rentals
  • Pioneer Settlement for the Creative Arts: 81 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Helen 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 Lake Helen?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 46 Houses in Lake Helen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lake Helen include:

  • Flats: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 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 Lake Helen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 26 vacation rentals with pool available in Lake Helen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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