Destination guide

The lively area of Oakville awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's musicals, theater scene and entertainment and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Oakville. Renowned for its wildlife, restaurants and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Oakville

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Oakville a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Glen Abbey Golf Course (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Gairloch Gardens (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Bronte Heritage Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Putting Edge (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Millcroft Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • The Riverwood Conservancy (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Oakville

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Oakville is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gairloch Gardens (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Coronation Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Bronte Heritage Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Bronte Creek Provincial Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Woodhurst Heights Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Erindale Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)

Transportation options to and around Oakville

Fly into Toronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.4 mi (26.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Toronto, ON (YTZ-Billy Bishop Toronto City), which is 20.1 mi (32.4 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Oakville Station, Mississauga Oakville Station and Oakville Bronte Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Oakville?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 710 holiday lettings near Oakville. From 290 Condos/Apartments to 376 Houses, 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 Oakville is on HomeAway.

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

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 Oakville:

  • Thornhill: 33 holiday homes
  • The Annex: 313 holiday homes
  • Cabbagetown: 136 holiday homes
  • Church and Wellesley: 349 holiday homes
  • Yonge and Eglinton: 29 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 Oakville?

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

  • Gairloch Gardens: 1,626 holiday lettings
  • Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre: 1,055 holiday lettings
  • Mississauga Oakville Station: 880 holiday lettings
  • Oakville Museum: 729 holiday lettings
  • Kerr Village: 527 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Oakville 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 Condos/Apartments in Oakville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 290 Condos/Apartments in Oakville. Our other popular types of Oakville holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 376 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 152 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 7 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Oakville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 126 holiday homes with pool available in Oakville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.