Destination guide

The elegant city of Birmingham awaits you

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Birmingham. This trendy and cosmopolitan city entices travelers with its coffeehouses and shopping. Detroit Zoo and Motown Historical Museum 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.


Sightseeing in and around Birmingham

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Birmingham has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Detroit Zoo (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Oakland Hills Country Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Red Oaks Waterpark (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Waterford Oaks Waterpark (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Paradise Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Birmingham

The nearest airport is in Pontiac, MI (PTK-Oakland County Intl.), located 13.6 mi (21.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Detroit, MI (DET-Coleman A. Young Municipal), which is 14.3 mi (23.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Birmingham?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 155 vacation rentals near Birmingham. From 113 Houses to 32 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 Birmingham for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Birmingham:

  • Downtown: 27 vacation rentals
  • Midtown Detroit: 25 vacation rentals
  • Brush Park: 20 vacation rentals
  • Sports Center: 28 vacation rentals
  • Washington: 24 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 Birmingham?

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

  • Troy Transit Center: 283 vacation rentals
  • Joe Louis Arena: 236 vacation rentals
  • DTE Energy Music Theatre: 100 vacation rentals
  • Cobo Center: 240 vacation rentals
  • Belle Isle: 235 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 113 Houses in Birmingham. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Birmingham include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 32 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 29 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Birmingham?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Birmingham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.