Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating Harrisburg

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Harrisburg. One of the city's many top draws is its sporting events. Charlotte Motor Speedway and Spectrum Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Harrisburg

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Harrisburg a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rocky River Golf Club (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Sea Life Charlotte-Concord (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Highland Creek Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Skybrook Golf Course (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Ray's Splash Planet (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Harrisburg

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Harrisburg is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Frank Liske Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Memorial Gardens (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Sugar Creek Community Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Allen Hills Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Harrisburg

Fly into Concord, NC (USA-Concord Regional), the closest airport, located 6.8 mi (11 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Charlotte, NC (CLT-Charlotte-Douglas Intl.), which is 18 mi (29 km) away.

Where to stay around Harrisburg?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 164 vacation rentals near Harrisburg. From 96 Houses to 36 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 Harrisburg for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Harrisburg:

  • Charlotte Center City: 145 vacation rentals
  • Cherry: 33 vacation rentals
  • Dilworth: 57 vacation rentals
  • Myers Park: 48 vacation rentals
  • Plaza Midwood: 48 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 Harrisburg?

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

  • Carowinds Theme Park: 552 vacation rentals
  • Charlotte Motor Speedway: 604 vacation rentals
  • Lazy 5 Ranch: 378 vacation rentals
  • Mint Museum Uptown: 615 vacation rentals
  • Birkdale Village: 749 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 96 Houses in Harrisburg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Harrisburg include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 36 rentals available
  • Villas: 6 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 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 Harrisburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 25 vacation rentals with pool available in Harrisburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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