Destination guide

Charming Adelaide will entice you

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Adelaide. This city is romantic and welcoming, recognized for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events. Adelaide Festival Centre, Art Gallery of South Australia and National Wine Centre of Australia are a few of the top cultural sights. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Adelaide Central Business District

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Adelaide Central Business District a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Adelaide Zoo (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Carclew Youth Arts Center (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • North Adelaide Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Adelaide Aquatic Centre (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Magill Estate Winery (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • The Beachhouse (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Adelaide Central Business District

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

  • Adelaide Botanic Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Brighton Beach (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • River Torrens Footbridge (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Osmond Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Veale Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Himeji Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)

Transportation options to and around Adelaide

Fly into Adelaide, SA (ADL), the closest airport, located 4 mi (6.5 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Adelaide Station or Adelaide Parklands Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Adelaide?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 723 holiday lettings near Adelaide. From 260 Houses to 286 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 Adelaide is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Adelaide?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Adelaide. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Ayers House Museum: 845 holiday homes
  • Rymill Park: 848 holiday homes
  • City Bridge: 835 holiday homes
  • Adelaide Town Hall: 847 holiday homes
  • Adelaide Parklands Station: 866 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Adelaide! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Adelaide?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Adelaide with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Glenelg South: 618 holiday lettings
  • Macclesfield: 48 holiday lettings
  • Mylor: 137 holiday lettings
  • Little Hampton: 79 holiday lettings
  • O'Sullivan Beach: 230 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Adelaide?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Adelaide. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ayers House Museum: 845 holiday rentals
  • Rymill Park: 848 holiday rentals
  • City Bridge: 835 holiday rentals
  • Adelaide Town Hall: 847 holiday rentals
  • Adelaide Parklands Station: 866 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Adelaide listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.