Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Gilchrist

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Gilchrist. Travelers like the surfing, fishing and seafood restaurants in this relaxing and welcoming city. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gilchrist

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Gilchrist. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hooks Woods Bird Sanctuary (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Eubank Woods Bird Sanctuary (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Smith Oaks Bird Sanctuary (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Gilchrist

The nearest airport is in Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), located 41.4 mi (66.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), which is 48.3 mi (77.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Gilchrist?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 543 vacation rentals near Gilchrist. From 482 Houses to 23 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gilchrist for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Gilchrist?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 482 Houses in Gilchrist. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gilchrist include:

  • Cabins: 23 rentals available
  • Cottages: 23 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 23 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gilchrist?

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