What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Johannesburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Johannesburg. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Louis M. Groen Nature Preserve: 148 holiday lettings
  • Loon Golf Resort: 266 holiday lettings
  • Gaylord Discovery Center: 313 holiday lettings
  • Marsh Ridge Golf Course: 305 holiday lettings
  • Lakes Golf Course: 175 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Johannesburg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Why people love visiting tranquil Johannesburg

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Johannesburg. This relaxing city is known for its boating, coffeehouses and shopping. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Sightseeing in and around Johannesburg

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Johannesburg a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Michaywe Pines Golf Course (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Gaylord Discovery Center (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Marsh Ridge Golf Course (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Gaylord Country Club (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Black Forest Golf Course (22.8 mi / 36.8 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Johannesburg

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Johannesburg is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Louis M. Groen Nature Preserve (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Gaylord's City Elk Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • North Central State Trail (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Bavarian Falls Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Otsego Lake State Park (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Pine Baron Pathway (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)