Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Townsend

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Townsend. This welcoming city allures visitors with its boating and fishing. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Townsend

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Townsend a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Smallest Church in America (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Waterfront Park (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • King and Prince Golf Course (19.4 mi / 31.3 km)
  • Oak Grove Island Golf Club (24.3 mi / 39.1 km)
  • Cracker Williams Park (26.6 mi / 42.9 km)
  • Pine Forest Country Club (26.9 mi / 43.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Townsend

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Townsend is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation and Botanical Garden National Historic Site (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Waterfront Park (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Hog Hammock Public Library (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Fort Morris Historic Site (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Townsend

Fly into Brunswick, GA (BQK-Golden Isles), the closest airport, located 21.2 mi (34.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Savannah, GA (SAV-Savannah - Hilton Head Intl.), which is 41.9 mi (67.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Townsend?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 78 vacation rentals near Townsend. From 37 Houses to 9 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Townsend for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Townsend?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Townsend:

  • Saint Simons Heights: 1,083 vacation rentals
  • East Beach: 565 vacation rentals
  • Demere Park: 814 vacation rentals
  • King City: 930 vacation rentals
  • Kings Terrace: 349 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Townsend?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Townsend. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge: 70 vacation rentals
  • Smallest Church in America: 98 vacation rentals
  • Driftwood Beach: 1,435 vacation rentals
  • St. Simons Island Pier: 1,441 vacation rentals
  • Jekyll Island Golf Club: 1,435 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Townsend listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Townsend?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 37 Houses in Townsend. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Townsend include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 22 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Townsend?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation rentals with pool available in Townsend. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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