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Destination guide

Break out the check trousers and nine-irons

It's well over a century since Pinehurst held its first championship golf tournament, and since then it's become the kind of place that tee-ticklers refer to with hallowed reverence. But while it's most famous as a golf resort, there's much more to a Pinehurst vacation rental than 9-irons and caddies. It's an upscale place, with grand architecture and a historic central district that's perfect for strolling. Vacationers can dabble in horse racing and local history, smell the flowers in the botanic gardens, or go for full-on decadence with spa treatments, shopping, and posh dining.

Things to do

Giddy up for your Pinehurst vacation rental

If equestrian pursuits are your thing, why not check out the horses at Pinehurst Harness Track. Even if horses aren't really your bag, it might be worth dropping by anyway, since apart from racing, they've often got other events on, including car shows and sports games. To delve into local history (with an inevitable focus on the golf), why not have a snoop round the Tufts Archives at Given Memorial Library? Or for a bit of quiet time, you could make for the tranquility of the English-style Sandhills Horticultural Gardens or the Village Arboretum.

Activities

The number 1 place to practice your swing

If you've noticed that many of your fellow vacationers seem to be wearing garish trousers, polo shirts, and linen caps, it's because Pinehurst is home to the prestigious Pinehurst Golf Resort, boasting no less than 9 courses and all the associated glitz. When you're done on the green stuff, indulgence is usually the order of the day. There's fine dining aplenty to be had, or you can pamper yourself with spa treatments to soothe those aching shoulders. To get a real flavor of the place, try a walking tour of the historic village, or flex your credit card at the smart boutiques.

Weather

When it comes to the weather, it's anyone's guess really

With a Pinehurst vacation rental, the weather can swing around as much as the golf clubs, and you'll experience all 4 seasons. Summers are warm and humid without being unpleasantly so, but the high likelihood of afternoon thunderstorms also means that July is the wettest month in Pinehurst. For drier days, try April, and in fact spring in general is a great time to visit. Winters are short, and while it does freeze sometimes, it rarely gets very cold. One of the loveliest seasons round here is fall, where vacationers will find Pinehurst dishes up mild days and gorgeous colors.

Natural features

Not all the grass round here is on the green

A Pinehurst vacation rental puts you a couple of hours from the coast over to the east, while if you head a similar distance to the west, you'll start to get into the Blue Ridge Mountains. And if you're looking for nature a bit closer to the manicured greens of Pinehurst, you won't be disappointed. The 900-acre Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature preserve is only a quarter hour from the village, featuring natural history exhibits and guided walks, while a little further afield are Uwharrie National Forest and the backcountry delights of the Birkhead Mountains Wilderness area.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Pinehurst

Fly into Fayetteville, NC (FAY-Fayetteville Regional), the closest airport, located 35.8 mi (57.6 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Pinehurst, NC?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 216 vacation rentals around Pinehurst. From 100 house rentals to 90 condo and apartment 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 golf-view property in Pinehurst?

It's time to play and stay! Work on your Tiger Woods impersonation and shave some strokes from your game when you select one of our vacation properties with a golf course nearby. Vrbo has 49 choices available. Alternatively, you might prefer trying something else. Vrbo has a whole lot of options, including:

  • 43 resort vacation rentals.
  • 42 golf-front vacation rentals.
  • 42 village vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Pinehurst?

Our house vacation rentals are real accommodations for real travelers. Offering loads of space and privacy, they're perfect for those who want to live like a local. There are 100 houses listed on Vrbo. Prices start at $90 a night. If that doesn't match your crew's style, we've got a number of different property types to pick from, such as:

  • Condo: 79 vacation homes. Prices start from $32 per night.
  • Hotel: 16 vacation homes. Prices start from $54 per night.
  • Cottage: 16 vacation homes. Prices start from $122 per night.

Can I stay in Pinehurst in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tricky finding time to meet up with your relatives and friends. A group getaway is the perfect opportunity to reunite and unwind. If you were planning to kick back together, Vrbo has options to suit. 36 condo vacation homes are ready to be booked. Currently, they're the leading choice here for large groups. In and around the area, the rental options that are suitable for large groups of guests include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we have 58 vacation homes appropriate for that size. Stay a night from just $95.
  • Require a place for 8 guests? We have 43 that will work well. Prices start from $125 a night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 12? We have 19 vacation homes that will be perfect. Prices start from $186 per night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your uncle, your brother and all your buddies to Pinehurst.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Pinehurst?

Those cramped hotel rooms are no place to spend those precious vacation moments! Uncover our economical rentals now and make sure everyone in your crew has room to spread out. West Southern Pines is a good area to take a look at if you want to keep a handle on your budget. Vrbo has 4 rentals, and the average price is a very agreeable $154 per night. Old Town is another place to check out. We have 76 rentals here, and the average price is around $196 a night.