Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Gills Rock

The island views and lake provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Gills Rock. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Gills Rock

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Gills Rock a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Bay Ridge Golf Course (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Peninsula State Park Golf Course (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Eagle Trailhead (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gills Rock

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gills Rock is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ellison Bluff State Natural Area (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Sister Bay Dog Park & Community Garden (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Waterfront Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Schoolhouse Beach Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Eagle Harbor (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Ephraim Public Beach (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Gills Rock

The nearest airport is in Escanaba, MI (ESC-Delta County), located 29.8 mi (48 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Gills Rock?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 129 vacation rentals near Gills Rock. From 30 Cottages to 73 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gills Rock for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Sister Bay Marina: 470 vacation rentals
  • Door County Brewing Company: 510 vacation rentals
  • Schoolhouse Beach Park: 141 vacation rentals
  • Cana Island Lighthouse: 482 vacation rentals
  • Nicolet Bay Beach: 484 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gills Rock 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 Cottages in Gills Rock?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 30 Cottages in Gills Rock. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gills Rock include:

  • Houses: 73 rentals available
  • Cabins: 30 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 30 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gills Rock?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in Gills Rock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.