Destination guide

The captivating city of Atlanta awaits you

Enjoy the area's entertainment, theater scene and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Atlanta. Renowned for its aquarium, sporting events and art, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions like Centennial Olympic Park and Zoo Atlanta. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Atlanta

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Atlanta a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Zoo Atlanta (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • World of Coca Cola (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Georgia Aquarium (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Stone Mountain Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Bobby Jones Golf Course (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • East Lake Golf Club (4.9 mi / 8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Atlanta

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Atlanta is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Centennial Olympic Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Stone Mountain (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Woodruff Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Georgia Plaza Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Rawson Washington Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Grant Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)

Traveling to and around Atlanta

Fly into Atlanta, GA (FTY-Fulton County), the closest airport, located 7.7 mi (12.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl.), which is 8.6 mi (13.9 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Atlanta Peachtree Station. You can see more of Atlanta by jumping on the metro at Peachtree Center Station, Five Points Station or Georgia State Station.

Where to stay around Atlanta?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,001 holiday lettings near Atlanta. From 1,527 Houses to 1,100 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 Atlanta is on HomeAway.

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

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 Atlanta:

  • Downtown: 710 holiday homes
  • Midtown: 1,099 holiday homes
  • Buckhead: 1,470 holiday homes
  • Westside: 393 holiday homes
  • Paces: 16 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 Atlanta?

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

  • Little Five Points: 2,948 holiday lettings
  • Legoland Discovery Center: 2,906 holiday lettings
  • Fernbank Museum of Natural History: 2,964 holiday lettings
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall: 2,982 holiday lettings
  • Dunbar Neighborhood Center: 2,924 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,527 Houses in Atlanta. Our other popular types of Atlanta holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,100 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 175 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 41 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Atlanta?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 659 holiday homes with pool available in Atlanta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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