Destination guide

The exciting city of Edmonton awaits you

Come and experience Edmonton and its festivals, theater scene and entertainment. Travelers to this cosmopolitan city praise the riverfront, shopping and hockey games. Take in top local attractions like West Edmonton Mall and Commonwealth Stadium. 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 Edmonton

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Edmonton a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Snow Valley Ski Club (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Edmonton Ski Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • The Valley Zoo (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Alley Kat Brewery (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Whitemud Equine Learning Centre (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Rundle Park Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Edmonton

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Edmonton is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort Edmonton Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Muttart Conservatory (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Mill Creek Ravine Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • William Hawrelak Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Rundle Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)

Transportation options to and around Edmonton

Fly into Edmonton, AB (YEG-Edmonton Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.6 mi (26.8 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Edmonton Station. It's easy to get around Edmonton by catching a ride on the metro at Central Station, Bay-Enterprise Square Station or Corona Station.

Where to stay around Edmonton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 271 holiday lettings near Edmonton. From 139 Houses to 95 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 Edmonton is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • South Edmonton Common: 261 holiday lettings
  • River Cree Resort & Casino: 272 holiday lettings
  • Rundle Park: 268 holiday lettings
  • John Janzen Nature Centre: 272 holiday lettings
  • Edmonton Ski Club: 268 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 139 Houses in Edmonton. Our other popular types of Edmonton holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 95 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 32 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 Edmonton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 31 holiday homes with pool available in Edmonton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.