Top rated rentals — Elora
Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Elora

Come and experience Elora and its live music, festivals and theater scene. Renowned for its riverfront, gardens and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Elora

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Elora a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bingemans (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Zipline Extreme (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Grey Silo Golf Club (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Guelph Lakes Golf and Country Club (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Conestogo River Horseback Adventures (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Elora

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Elora is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Elora Gorge Conservation Area (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Guelph Lake Conservation Area (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • RIM Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • University of Guelph Arboretum (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Rockwood Conservation Area (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Conestogo Lake (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Elora

The nearest airport is in Toronto Pearson Intl. Airport (YYZ), located 41 mi (66 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Kitchener, ON (YKF-Region of Waterloo Intl.), which is 16.1 mi (25.9 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Elora?

Whatever you're looking for in a getaway, you'll find a rental property in or around Elora that's a match made in heaven. Take a peek at these favorites:

  • Around 1 mile from the center of Elora, you'll love staying at "Victoria Street Retreat". It has 1 bedroom and a range of amenities including an oven and a smart TV.
  • Alternatively, make a booking at "The Wright's Coach House - Pet Friendly". Located around 1 mile from the heart of Elora, it has 2 bedrooms and comes with towels and high-speed internet services.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Elora vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Elora?

Nothing tops a short break to perk you up. Pack your carry-on bag and get cozy in one of these irresistible weekend getaways in and near Elora:

  • Leave the hustle and bustle behind at "Large Cottage With Water Front", which is around 1 mile to the east of Elora. There's lots of adventure and nature to discover around here. Do some kayaking and fishing or simply take in the sights of Savannah Golf Links and Wedges 'N Woods Golf Academy.
  • "Cabin - The Bluebird Bunkie; 2 Bed Bunkie Near Elora" is another great setting for a fun few days away. Around 5 miles northwest of Elora, use it as a base to try some kayaking or hiking and biking. McCrae House and Castle Kilbride also have to be on your must-do list while you're here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Elora?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish choice, ideally suited for traveling sweethearts or solo adventurers. Spend your days familiarizing yourself with the area and your nights resting up in your comfy hideaway. These getaways in or near Elora are guaranteed to please:

  • After an exciting day of urban exploration, enjoy total comfort and privacy at "Victoria Street Retreat". Coffee and tea making facilities and heating are among the amenities you'll find here.
  • Another top choice is "Cabin - The Bluebird Bunkie; 2 Bed Bunkie Near Elora". Don't be fooled by its modest size — this comfy apartment is loaded with useful amenities like a garden, a nearby laundromat and plenty more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Elora?

Every once in a while, you've just got to get away from it all, even if it's only for one or two days. Enjoy a nice combination of sightseeing and relaxation at one of these short-term rentals in or around Elora:

  • Nice and close to the heart of Elora, "Millers Mistress - Gardenview - 2 Bedroom Apt In Downtown Elora" is great for a mini break. While you're in the area, check out leading sights like Elora Gorge Conservation Area and Grand River Raceway.
  • "Charming Historic Home In The Heart Of Elora" is another wonderful option. Consider adding Elora SkyRider Zipline and Elora Centre For The Arts to your to-do list when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Elora?

The first stage of any family trip is finding the perfect place to stay. Whether you're planning a fun-filled escape with the kids or a catch-up with lots of relatives, Vrbo has large family vacation rentals in and around Elora with enough space to fit everyone. Here are a couple of popular options that are ready to welcome you:

  • With 6 bedrooms that sleep as many as 16 guests, "Large Cottage With Water Front" gives you space to truly connect with family and friends. It's around 1 mile east of Elora and features amenities designed to keep groups comfortable, such as a living room and a swimming pool.
  • "Charming Historic Home In The Heart Of Elora" is another property the whole gang will love. Invite up to 8 people to this option which offers 4 bedrooms, coffee and tea making facilities, free toiletries and more. It's around 0.1 miles to the southeast of central Elora.

When you're ready to head out and explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions in the area to put on your itinerary. Elora SkyRider Zipline is a good place to start.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Elora?

There sure are. There are plenty of one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Elora. If you don't need much space, one of these popular properties might be just the thing:

  • It's true! Good things really do come in small packages, and "Victoria Street Retreat" is a fantastic example of this. This one-bedroom vacation rental is in a handy central location and offers amenities like a nearby river and a kitchen.
  • Also within easy reach of the center of Elora, "York St Suite Elora - 10 Min Walk To Downtown" is another popular one-bedroom option. After a big day of seeing the sights, come home and make use of a kitchen and a nearby river.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Elora?

It's easy to arrange a wonderful getaway with Vrbo. Whether you're looking for a cozy cottage or a swish apartment, you'll find amazing two-bedroom options in or near Elora: Here are a couple of our top picks:

  • At the top of the list is "The Wright's Coach House - Pet Friendly". This two-bedroom delight offers its guests amenities like a firepit and a fireplace. You can easily visit Elora's awesome attractions from this comfortable pad.
  • "Millers Mistress - Gardenview - 2 Bedroom Apt In Downtown Elora" is another pleasant two-bedroom escape. It has a firepit, a kitchen and loads more.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Elora?

Whether you're eager to share a bottle of wine beside the flames with your partner or just stay nice and toasty when the sun goes down, we'll help you find a vacation rental with a fire pit. Here are some of our favorite options in or near Elora:

  • Sing, reconnect and laugh with loved ones around the fire at "The Wright's Coach House - Pet Friendly". This getaway offers lots of other great amenities, including a kitchen and an electric car charging station.
  • "Large Cottage With Water Front" is another great place where you can spend your nights socializing around a toasty fire. It also features a swimming pool and a firepit.