Destination guide

Travel to historic Elmira

Enjoy the area's churches, monuments and architecture and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Elmira. This city's ice skating, university setting and shopping draw many visitors. 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.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Elmira

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Elmira is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Eldridge Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Spencer Crest Nature Center (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Elmer Park (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Nichols Park (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Connecticut Hill Wildlife Management Area (19.2 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Watkins Glen State Park (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Elmira

The nearest airport is in Elmira, NY (ELM-Elmira - Corning Regional), located 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Ithaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional), which is 33.2 mi (53.4 km) away.

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

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

  • Woodlawn National Cemetery: 49 holiday lettings
  • Elmira College: 27 holiday lettings
  • Tanglewood Nature Center and Museum: 64 holiday lettings
  • Chemung Valley History Museum: 27 holiday lettings
  • Arnot Art Museum: 29 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 7 Houses in Elmira. Our other popular types of Elmira holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 4 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Elmira?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 11 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Elmira. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.