Destination guide

The majestic setting of Leicester is ready to explore

The mountains and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Leicester. This relaxing and scenic city entices travelers with its coffeehouses and hiking. Biltmore Estate and U.S. Cellular Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Leicester

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Leicester a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Addison Farms Vineyard (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Asheville Treetops Adventure Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Country Club of Asheville (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • New Belgium Brewing Company (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Grove Park Country Club (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Leicester

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Leicester is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Beaver Lake View Park (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Botanical Gardens at Asheville (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Aston Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • North Carolina Arboretum (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Bent Creek Experimental Forest (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Mt. Pisgah (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Leicester

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 19.4 mi (31.3 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Leicester?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,093 vacation rentals near Leicester. From 604 Cabins to 1,001 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Leicester for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Leicester:

  • Downtown: 250 vacation rentals
  • West Asheville: 101 vacation rentals
  • Wolf Laurel: 103 vacation rentals
  • Historic Montford: 256 vacation rentals
  • Cataloochee Ranch: 53 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 Leicester?

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

  • Addison Farms Vineyard: 1,515 vacation rentals
  • Asheville's Fun Depot: 2,170 vacation rentals
  • Biltmore Estate: 2,183 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Market Asheville: 1,936 vacation rentals
  • Western North Carolina Nature Center: 2,209 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Leicester 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 Cabins in Leicester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 604 Cabins in Leicester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Leicester include:

  • Houses: 1,001 rentals available
  • Cottages: 604 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 9 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Leicester?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 152 vacation rentals with pool available in Leicester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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