Discover a selection of 446 vacation rentals in Clayton, GA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and air conditioning. Prices start at $86 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Clayton. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The majestic setting of Clayton is ready to explore

The mountains, waterfalls and countryside display a scene truly unique to Clayton. Travelers to this scenic city praise the hiking, camping and golfing. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Things to do

A touch of history in Clayton

Just out the door of Clayton vacation rentals, downtown is home to the Rabun Historical Society, which runs a small museum dedicated to the history of the local Southern Appalachia area. Also downtown is the Main Street Gallery, which displays the works of local artists. For movies under the stars, take the family on a trip to nearby Tiger, where a classic drive-in theater shows newly-released movies from March through October. Give the adults a treat and visit the town’s wine tasting room, where local winery Noble serves up their wares.

Activities

Thrills and spills in Clayton

The wild and scenic Chattooga River is famed for its whitewater rafting, and is featured in the movie Deliverance. White water rafting takes place from March to November—under the supervision of an expert guide. The river is suitable for anyone from beginners to thrill seekers, and kids over 8 are welcome. There’s even the option of an overnight trip, complete with sleeping under the stars. If rafting is not for you, consider a kayaking or river tubing trip, all with an expert guide. On land, there are extensive hiking trails in the forest, running past waterfalls and secluded viewpoints, great for getting back to nature.

Natural features

Clayton—in tune with nature

Clayton is in mountainous north-east Georgia, in the Blue Ridge Mountains, part of the Appalachian chain. The town sits at a height of just under 2000 feet above sea level and is at the base of Black Rock Mountain. The area is covered by the Chattahoochee National Forest, which spans nearly 750,000 acres, giving Clayton vacation rentals a real country feel. Within the forest, hidden waterfalls can be found, such as the Sliding Rock Cascade, popular with the locals. In the early 20th century, deer and trout had virtually disappeared from the area; thankfully both have since been successfully reintroduced.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Clayton?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it's longing for a vacation. Now's the time to pack your bags and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Clayton:

  • Make the most of handy amenities like a nearby laundromat and an iron and ironing board at "Newly Updated, Dog Friendly, Long Range Views". Situated around 9 miles from Clayton, this property has 4 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • "2 Weeks In August Now Avail Lakefront Pet Friendly Kayaks" is another winner, offering 3 bedrooms, a porch, a garden and more. It's around 10 miles from Clayton.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Clayton?

Punching far above its weight when it comes to character, a tiny house vacation rental in Clayton opens the door to big adventure. Unplug all your gadgets and switch your focus to Mother Nature at one of these pocket-sized escapes:

  • Take time off and clear your mind at "Red Tiny House In The Mountains". Located in Clayton, mountain views and lowered locks are just a couple of the amenities included here.
  • Alternatively, book a weekend at "Little Red Roof, A Tiny House In The Ga Mountains". Located in Clayton, this little gem comes with a boat and a living room.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Clayton?

There's something very tempting about holing up in a log cabin where it's just you, a few friends and the nature around you. Leave behind the busyness of big cities and towns and get away to one of these wooden wonders in Clayton:

  • "New Rustic Clayton Log Cabin W" in Screamer Mountain proves there's no need to rough it to get back to nature. Ditch camping for this cabin's creature comforts, which include a kitchen and a stovetop.
  • Discover your inner Davy Crockett at "Small Cozy Log Cabin Sleeps Two". This log cabin in Clayton will immerse you in the great outdoors while offering conveniences such as a stovetop and a porch.

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

Get away from the treadmill of daily life at one of our weekend getaways in or near Clayton. Whether you want to hang out with buddies or spend time with your love, there'll be something to suit your style. Here are a few places we think you'll love:

  • Make yourself at home at "E Ranch Is A Modern, Creek Side". Located roughly 9 miles to the north of Clayton, this cozy retreat has everything you need for a relaxed stay, including a phone and internet services.
  • Or, throw a few clothes in an overnight bag and head to "Cabin - "take A Paws" With Rolling Long". This sought-after property is about 3 miles northwest of Clayton and comes with a balcony and shopping.

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

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish choice, ideally suited for traveling couples or solo adventurers. Spend your days exploring your new surroundings and your nights resting up in your comfy hideaway. These properties in or near Clayton will tick all the boxes:

  • One of our favorite properties is "Red Tiny House In The Mountains". Book a few nights or more at this popular apartment and you'll have access to free WiFi and mountain views.
  • "Cabin - Relax At Rabun Gap Retreat" is another top choice, providing all you could want for a great Clayton adventure. Useful amenities here include coffee and tea making facilities and cable/satellite TV services.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Clayton?

Whether you're after a small apartment just for you or a guesthouse big enough for the whole family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Clayton. These retreats make the perfect base for a whirlwind visit:

  • Within easy reach of central Clayton, "Adorable Historic Cottage - Half Mile From Downtown Clayton" lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not relaxing in your cozy digs, get out and discover all the cool stuff around you.
  • "Cabin - Fabulous View And Location. French Countryside View In Beautiful N. Georgia" is also ideally located. Settle in here and find out why lots of guests rate this getaway as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Clayton?

Forget flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to get away for the weekend, just the two of you. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Clayton that would make even Cupid swoon. Here are some we think you'll adore:

  • Around 9 miles from Clayton, "Newly Updated, Dog Friendly, Long Range Views" is a perfect place for starry-eyed lovebirds. A sauna and a fireplace are just some of the amenities here.
  • Another option where you can spend a few glorious days together is "2 Weeks In August Now Avail Lakefront Pet Friendly Kayaks". Located 10 miles from Clayton, a fireplace and winery tours add to the ambiance here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Clayton?

Big groups mean enormous fun. They also mean finding a place that'll comfortably fit your entire squad. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Clayton and get everybody together under one roof:

  • A range of amenities including a nearby waterfront and a kitchen make "Lake Rabun Rental - Classic Waterside Home And Boathouse" a top pick for groups. This popular property has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. From Clayton's center, it's around 10 miles away to the southwest.
  • Invite up to 12 of your friends to "Beautiful Lodge, 4 King Bedrooms" and fill the place with laughter and love. This popular option has 4 bedrooms and is around 9 miles to the northeast of Clayton. It's crammed with features to keep large groups comfortable, including a firepit and mountain views.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Clayton?

Nothing says fun and frivolity like a pool. Grab your inflatable flamingo and check out these houses in or near Clayton that come with this vacation perk:

  • Treat the gang to an unforgettable stay at "Red Tiny House In The Mountains". There's a lot to love about this retreat besides its pool, such as coffee and tea making facilities and a TV.
  • Otherwise, put your bags down and your feet up at "Tree House Views, Hotub, Wifi". In addition to its inviting pool, make use of towels and a kitchen.

Clayton has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 65 ºF and 85 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summertime to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Clayton vacation rental and organize your getaway for whenever you like.

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

Grammy and Pop, Great-Aunt Jean ... You can add them to your guest list when you opt for a large family vacation rental in or near Clayton. Get all your favorite people together at one of these spacious properties:

  • Make your rendezvous a memorable one at "Newly Updated, Dog Friendly, Long Range Views". This pad has 4 bedrooms, caters to 10 guests and comes with plenty of amenities, including childrens activities and nearby birdwatching activities. You'll find it around 9 miles northeast of Clayton.
  • Alternatively, escape with your gang to "Book Now For Fall 2023 Will Open For Booking Sept 1. Kayaks". It's around 10 miles west of Clayton, has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 9 guests. Useful amenities here include childrens activities and a garden.

When it's time to do some sightseeing, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions in the area to put on your itinerary. Minnehaha Falls is a superb place to kick things off.