Destination guide

Take in the natural beauty of Garland

The area's entertainment and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Garland. This city's basketball games, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center and Dallas World Aquarium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Garland

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Garland a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dallas World Aquarium (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Dallas Zoo (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Hawaiian Falls Firewheel (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Mesquite Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Firewheel Golf Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Waterview Golf Course (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Garland

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Garland is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Arbor Hills Nature Preserve (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Breckinridge Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Muddy Creek Preserve Trail (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Lake Ray Hubbard (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • White Rock Lake Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Garland

The nearest airport is in Dallas, TX (ADS-Addison), located 12.8 mi (20.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Dallas, TX (DAL-Love Field), which is 13.7 mi (22.1 km) away.

Utilize the area's public transportation and catch a ride on the metro at Downtown Garland Station or Forest - Jupiter Station and easily see more of the city.

Where to stay around Garland?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 895 holiday lettings near Garland. From 340 Houses to 456 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Garland is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Garland?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Garland:

  • Oak Cliff: 54 holiday homes
  • Northwest Dallas: 37 holiday homes
  • Far North Dallas: 129 holiday homes
  • Lake Highlands: 33 holiday homes
  • Cedar Crest: 136 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

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

  • Firewheel Golf Park: 838 holiday lettings
  • Plaza Theatre: 946 holiday lettings
  • Hawaiian Falls Firewheel: 974 holiday lettings
  • Amberton University: 891 holiday lettings
  • Firewheel Town Center Mall: 870 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Garland 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.

Can I rent Houses in Garland?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 340 Houses in Garland. Our other popular types of Garland holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 456 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 348 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Garland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 304 holiday homes with pool available in Garland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.