Destination guide

Take in the lush beauty of Wake Forest

The area's live music and churches are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Wake Forest. Well known for its forests, shopping and university setting, this welcoming city won't disappoint. North Carolina State Capitol and PNC Arena are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Wake Forest

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Wake Forest 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:

  • E. Carroll Joyner Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Hill Ridge Farms (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Falls Lake Visitor Assistance Center (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Fantasy Lake Scuba Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Durant Nature Preserve (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Blue Jay Point County Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wake Forest

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wake Forest is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • E. Carroll Joyner Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Falls Lake Visitor Assistance Center (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Fantasy Lake Scuba Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Durant Nature Preserve (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Blue Jay Point County Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Falls Lake State Recreation Area (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Wake Forest

The nearest airport is in Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.), located 17.1 mi (27.6 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Wake Forest, NC?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 188 vacation rentals around Wake Forest. From 71 house rentals to 46 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 city-center property in Wake Forest?

There are tons of reasons to stay somewhere central when you explore a new city, but you can't go past the number one draw — location, location, location! Vrbo has 25 centrally located vacation rentals available. Alternatively, you might be interested in trying a different vibe. Vrbo has no lack of options, including:

  • 5 town vacation rentals.
  • 3 rural vacation rentals.
  • 2 village vacation rentals.

Can I rent a hotel in Wake Forest?

White fluffy gowns and slippers, complimentary soaps, a mint on the pillow — it's the little things that make a hotel stay stand out. In this destination, there are 92 options available on Vrbo. Prices start at as little as $41 a night. If that doesn't agree with your posse's taste, we've got a number of different rental options to choose from, such as:

  • House: 68 vacation homes. Prices start from $40 per night.
  • Townhome: 22 vacation homes. Prices start from $69 per night.
  • Condo: 18 vacation homes. Prices start from $50 per night.

Can I stay in Wake Forest in a large group?

Whether you're taking off on a break with the whole family or spending a week away with your old school crew, it's always loads of fun staying in a new place together! And the great news is that Vrbo has options that'll suit. The most popular choice for big groups here are hotel vacation homes, and we have 21 currently listed. The lodging options that are on offer for large groups in this area include:

  • Looking for vacation homes that can hold 6 of you? We have 63 that will suit. Prices begin from just $54 per night.
  • If you've got 5 in your squad, you'll be pleased to find out that there are 24 vacation homes that are perfect. You can book one for as little as $69 a night.
  • Traveling with a group of 8? We've got 17 vacation homes that will be ideal. Prices begin at just $103 per night.

You and the squad will be in good hands when you organize your Wake Forest escape with us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Wake Forest?

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. Create new memories with your nearest and dearest and arrange a value-for-money escape with Vrbo. Northeast Raleigh has bargain written all over it. And with 13 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $86 a night, it's not difficult to see why. North Hills is another great option. Vrbo has 23 rentals here, and the average price is around $114 per night.

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