Destination guide

The artsy area of Gastonia awaits your stay

Come and experience Gastonia and its theater scene, live music and museums. This scenic city is known for its shopping, restaurants and mountain views. Carowinds Theme Park and Bank of America Stadium 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 and attractions in Gastonia

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Gastonia a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Carowinds Theme Park (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Catawba Creek Golf Course (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Crowders Mountain Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Kings Mountain Country Club (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • U.S. National Whitewater Center (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Rural Hill (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Gastonia

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Gastonia. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rankin Lake Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Crowders Mountain State Park (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Stowe Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Kings Mountain State Park (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Kings Mountain National Military Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)

How to get to and around Gastonia

The nearest airport is in Charlotte, NC (CLT-Charlotte-Douglas Intl.), located 13.8 mi (22.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Concord, NC (USA-Concord Regional), which is 27.8 mi (44.8 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Gastonia Station.

Where to stay around Gastonia?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 84 holiday lettings near Gastonia. From 62 Houses to 9 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gastonia for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Gastonia:

  • Steele Creek: 25 holiday homes
  • Plaza Midwood: 55 holiday homes
  • Fourth Ward: 123 holiday homes
  • First Ward: 95 holiday homes
  • Prosperity Church Road: 15 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 Gastonia?

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

  • Little Theater of Gastonia: 157 holiday lettings
  • Catawba Creek Golf Course: 300 holiday lettings
  • Eastridge Mall: 409 holiday lettings
  • Rankin Lake Park: 141 holiday lettings
  • Gastonia Station: 326 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gastonia 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 Gastonia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 62 Houses in Gastonia. Our other popular types of Gastonia holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 9 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 Gastonia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 22 holiday homes with pool available in Gastonia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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