Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Grand Island

The island views, waterfalls and riverfront are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Grand Island. Travelers to this romantic city praise the theme park, sporting events and restaurants. Niagara Falls State Park and Bridal Veil Falls are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 Grand Island

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Grand Island 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:

  • Aquarium of Niagara (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Buffalo Zoo (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Martin's Fantasy Island (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Buckhorn Island State Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Niawanda Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Beaver Island State Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Grand Island

Travelers appreciate the island views and beautiful waterfalls, which is just a taste of what Grand Island has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Grand Island is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Niagara Falls State Park (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Bridal Veil Falls (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • American Falls (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Horseshoe Falls (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Cave of the Winds (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Whirlpool State Park (8 mi / 12.8 km)

Traveling to and around Grand Island

Fly into Niagara Falls, NY (IAG-Niagara Falls Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Buffalo, NY (BUF-Buffalo Niagara Intl.), which is 13.1 mi (21.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Grand Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 94 holiday lettings near Grand Island. From 56 Houses to 27 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 Grand Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Grand Island?

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 Grand Island:

  • Louth: 24 holiday homes
  • Grantham: 16 holiday homes
  • Historic Old Town: 127 holiday homes
  • Lakeport: 18 holiday homes
  • Waterfront: 17 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 Grand Island?

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

  • Grand Island Fun Center: 719 holiday lettings
  • Beaver Island State Park Golf Course: 538 holiday lettings
  • Buckhorn Island State Park: 713 holiday lettings
  • Martin's Fantasy Island: 708 holiday lettings
  • Beaver Island State Park: 540 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Grand Island 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 Grand Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 56 Houses in Grand Island. Our other popular types of Grand Island holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Grand Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Grand Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.