Destination guide

The friendly city of Silver Springs awaits you

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Silver Springs. This welcoming city is known for its parks, kayaking and boating. Appleton Museum of Art and Silver Springs Nature Theme Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Silver Springs

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Silver Springs has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Silver Springs Nature Theme Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Wild Waters Theme Park (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Baseline Golf Course (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Hampton Aquatic Fun Center (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Easy Street Family Fun Center (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Ocala Grand Prix (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Silver Springs

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

  • Ocala National Forest (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Silver Springs State Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Ocala Downtown Square (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Juniper Springs Recreation Area (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Florida Horse Park (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Silver Glen Springs Recreation (17 mi / 27.3 km)

Transportation to and around Silver Springs

Fly into Ocala, FL (OCF-Ocala Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.9 mi (28.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Leesburg, FL (LEE-Leesburg Intl.), which is 28.5 mi (45.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Silver Springs?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 973 holiday lettings near Silver Springs. From 634 Houses to 68 Cottages, 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 Silver Springs is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Silver Springs?

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 Silver Springs:

  • Bonita: 60 holiday homes
  • Lynnhaven: 43 holiday homes
  • Lake Sumter Landing: 284 holiday homes
  • Pennecamp: 56 holiday homes
  • Santo Domingo: 39 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 Silver Springs?

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

  • Wild Waters Theme Park: 235 holiday lettings
  • Ray Wayside Park: 328 holiday lettings
  • Silver Springs Nature Theme Park: 236 holiday lettings
  • Micanopy Cemetery: 157 holiday lettings
  • Micanopy Historical Society Museum: 154 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Silver Springs 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 Silver Springs?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 634 Houses in Silver Springs. Our other popular types of Silver Springs holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 68 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 68 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 68 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Silver Springs?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 608 holiday homes with pool available in Silver Springs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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