Destination guide

The friendly city of Homer awaits you

The area's architecture and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Homer. This city is walkable and welcoming, recognized for its lake, local tours and restaurants. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Homer

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

  • Song Mountain Resort (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Cortland Country Music Park and Campground (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Cortland Beer Company (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Vesper Hills Golf Club (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Elm Tree Golf Course (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Cascades Indoor Waterpark (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Homer

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

  • Dwyer Memorial Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Bahar Nature Preserve (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Skaneateles Lake (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Lockwood Lavender Farm (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Pratt's Falls County Park (18.2 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Jamesville Beach Park (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)

How to get to and around Homer

The nearest airport is in Cortland, NY (CTX-Cortland County), located 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Ithaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional), which is 20.1 mi (32.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Homer?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 91 holiday lettings near Homer. From 43 Houses to 15 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 Homer is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Dwyer Memorial Park: 119 holiday lettings
  • Homer Center for the Arts: 109 holiday lettings
  • Robert J. Kane Sports Complex: 229 holiday lettings
  • Shoppingtown Mall: 102 holiday lettings
  • Sciencenter: 291 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 43 Houses in Homer. Our other popular types of Homer holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 24 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 Homer?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Homer. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.