Discover a selection of 278 vacation rentals in Gainesville, 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 swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $167 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Gainesville. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Gainesville

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Gainesville. This city's lake, cafés and shopping draw many visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Gainesville

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Gainesville a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chicopee Woods Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Stonewood Riding Stables (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Chestatee Golf Club (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Countryland Golf Club (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Hampton Golf Village (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Mayfield Dairy Farms (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gainesville

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Gainesville is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wilshire Trails Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Lake Lanier (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Don Carter State Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Lake Lanier Islands (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Bogan Park Community Recreation & Aquatic Center (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Buford Dam Park (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Gainesville

The nearest airport is in Athens, GA (AHN-Ben Epps), located 37.5 mi (60.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Atlanta, GA (PDK-DeKalb-Peachtree), which is 39.7 mi (63.9 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Gainesville Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Gainesville, GA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 278 vacation rentals around Gainesville. From 163 house rentals to 64 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a lakefront property in Gainesville?

If you could you do with a peaceful pause, spend a few days lakeside. You'll feel like you're at summer camp — no singing Kumbaya around the campfire necessary. Vrbo has 129 getaway rentals near lakes ready to be booked. Alternatively, you might like to go for a different vibe. Vrbo has plenty of rental options to choose from, including:

  • 106 lake-view vacation rentals.
  • 86 shore-front vacation rentals.
  • 83 water-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Gainesville?

If you're seeking a home away from home for your upcoming trip, renting an entire house is a terrific idea. You and your crew will have loads of space for all sorts of vacation activities. There are 164 houses currently available on Vrbo. Prices begin at $76 a night. If that doesn't match your posse's style, we've got a number of different rental options available, such as:

  • Cabin: 49 vacation homes. Prices start from $90 per night.
  • Hotel: 19 vacation homes. Prices start from $109 per night.
  • Cottage: 16 vacation homes. Prices start from $135 per night.

Can I stay in Gainesville in a large group?

The recipe for a memorable getaway is chilling out with friends and relatives in a completely new place. If you're visiting with a large group, Vrbo can help. House vacation homes are the preferred option for larger sized groups, with 25 featured here. Rental properties in the area that can house large groups include:

  • If yours is a party of 8, we've got 84 vacation homes just right for that size. Book a night from just $116.
  • After a rental property for 6 people? We have 73 that will be ideal. You can get one for as low as $60 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with 10 guests? We have 68 vacation homes that fit the bill. Prices begin at just $150 per night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can take your mom, your grandma and all your pals to Gainesville.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Gainesville?

Friends are the family we choose. Reunite with those who mean the most to you and secure a thrifty escape with Vrbo. Gwinnett Place is a terrific area to take a look at if you want to keep your budget under control. Vrbo has 4 rentals, and the average price is a very affordable $99 per night. Shady Shores is another great option. We have 6 rentals here, and the average price is around $336 a night.

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