Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Dillard

The mountains, waterfalls and riverfront display a scene truly unique to Dillard. This welcoming city is known for its hiking, snowtubing and cafes. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Dillard

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Dillard a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kingwood Resort Golf (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Highlands Country Club (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Old Edwards Club (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Andy's Trout Farm (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Tiger Mountain Vineyards (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dillard

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Dillard is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Black Rock Mountain State Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Dry Falls (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Nantahala River (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Lake Burton (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Moccasin Creek State Park (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Lake Rabun (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Dillard?

Whether you want an intimate retreat for you and your special someone or someplace spacious to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Dillard. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Take advantage of handy extras like wheelchair accessibility and internet services at "Newly Updated, Dog Friendly, Long Range Views". Located around 2 miles from Dillard, this property has 4 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfortable at "Chestatee River Home". Located around 45 miles from the heart of Dillard, it has 2 bedrooms and features a dining table and an iron and ironing board.

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

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

You need only set foot into one of our tiny house vacation rentals in Dillard to recognize that great things really do come in little packages. Ingeniously designed to make use of every square inch of space, these fun-sized digs promise a big vacation experience:

  • Take a few days off to reenergize at "Secluded Log Cabin Tiny House In The Woods And On Lake Russell". Located in Elberton, lowered locks and air conditioning are a couple of amenities on offer here.
  • "Red Tiny House In The Mountains" has many conveniences, including shopping and lowered locks. Located in Clayton, you'll be able to live big in this small but well-designed hideaway.

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

Choose a charming log cabin from the many scattered in or near Dillard and you'll soon be inside your timber-clad hideaway, coffee in hand, relaxing by a crackling fire. But adventure will be right there on your doorstep too. These cabins offer a great mix of comfort and fun:

  • "The Ultimate Log Cabin Experience With Breathtaking Mountain Views + Hottub": This is the ideal base to enjoy the fun outdoor activities offered in this region, including horse riding and mountain biking.
  • "Luxury Log Cabin - New Hot Tub": Stay in and enjoy the quiet atmosphere or try some of the fun activities nearby, such as golf and rafting. You can be as chill or active as you like.

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

Forget about those household chores — weekends were made for fun. Settle into one of these weekend getaways in and near Dillard and take advantage of all the fantastic things to do close by:

  • Enjoy a change of scenery at "Come Catch A Dream At The Dreamcatcher Cabin", which is around 30 miles to the southwest of Dillard. There's plenty of adventure and nature on your doorstep here. Try rafting and tennis or just enjoy the sights of Foxfire Museum and Dukes Creek Falls Trail.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Stunning Home On Babbling Fodder Creek". Approximately 25 miles west of Dillard, activities around here include hiking and biking and golf. Prefer sightseeing? Find time in your schedule for Tallulah Gorge State Park and Alpine Helen/White County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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

Discover the lifestyle and culture of Dillard from the comfort and privacy of your own studio apartment. Whether you're looking to escape on your own or have some fun with pals, you'll find the perfect studio apartment for rent in and around Dillard:

  • Make "Cozy Cabin In The North Georgia Mountains" your home away from home. This appealing vacation rental comes with amenities including towels and a phone.
  • Alternatively, switch to vacation mode at "Riverfront/ Easy Walk To Helen. 1br", which comes with conveniences such as cable/satellite TV services and heating.

When you're ready to step outside your studio apartment and explore, there's lots to entertain you around Dillard. Love cultural attractions? Plan a visit to Altama Gallery and Theatre Dublin.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Dillard?

Yes, you certainly can! Vrbo's short-term rentals in Dillard provide a great alternative to a typical hotel stay. Offering many of the comforts of home, you'll slip right into vacation mode the second you arrive. Try one of these terrific rentals on for size:

  • Positioned close to the heart of Dillard, "Cricket Creek Cabin - Secluded 5. 1 Ac Of Mountain Forest Get Away" is perfect for a short break. Use it as a base to visit top nearby attractions like Little Ocmulgee State Park.
  • Or perhaps "River Front Property, Local Wineries" is better suited. Explore nearby sights such as Wallace Adams Golf Course during the daytime and then relax and unwind in your comfy rental at night.

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

Forget chocolates and roses. Sometimes all you need is to escape for the weekend, just you and your boo. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Dillard that would make Cupid swoon. Here are some we think you'll be enamored with:

  • Put on some soothing music and slow dance the nights away at "Newly Updated, Dog Friendly, Long Range Views". Around 2 miles from Dillard, this property has all you need for a romantic weekend away, including a fireplace and winery tours.
  • Another option where you can enjoy a few idyllic days together is "Deerfield Cabin". Around 30 miles from Dillard, winery tours and a fireplace add to the atmosphere here.

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

Check out these large group vacation rentals in or near Dillard and don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • Providing privacy, comfort and space, you'll get your guests' tick of approval at "Deerfield Cabin". Up to 14 people can be accommodated at this property which has 4 bedrooms, a kitchen and mountain views. This group getaway is around 30 miles to the southwest of Dillard.
  • Nothing takes priority over being together with loved ones, and "Come Catch A Dream At The Dreamcatcher Cabin" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 30 miles to the southwest of Dillard, as many as 12 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 3 bedrooms. A swimming pool and a water park are among the many amenities at hand here.

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

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can offer, a pool is without a doubt the most fun. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near Dillard and spend your days splashing around. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable swan:

  • Pack your swim gear and take your gang to "Tree House Lodge - Real Log Mountain Paradise". There are also lots of other great amenities here, including a garden and a living room.
  • "Red Tiny House In The Mountains" is the sort of place you go to get away from the everyday and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its awesome pool. Free toiletries and a TV are also on hand to make your visit as comfortable as possible.

Not sure what the weather is like in Dillard? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 60 ºF to 80 ºF. If you're seeking a little more inspiration on where to stay in this popular destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to check out our entire selection of Dillard vacation rentals.

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

Privacy, comfort and space are key to any great family getaway, and Vrbo's range of large family vacation rentals in and around Dillard offer the ideal solution. Check out these to get you started:

  • With space enough for up to 10 guests spread out over 4 bedrooms, "Newly Updated, Dog Friendly, Long Range Views" is popular with big families. It comes with outdoor furniture and on-site watersports and is around 2 miles to the east of Dillard.
  • "Deerfield Cabin" is another good option with 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 14 guests. Offering a range of conveniences like a travel crib and books, you'll find this great escape 30 miles southwest of Dillard.