Destination guide

The lakeside setting of East Lake is ready to explore

Enjoy the history and other features of East Lake. Renowned for its lake, golfing and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Zoo Atlanta and Centennial Olympic Park 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 East Lake

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes East Lake a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Zoo Atlanta (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • World of Coca Cola (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Georgia Aquarium (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Stone Mountain Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • East Lake Golf Club (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Sugar Creek Golf Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of East Lake

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 East Lake. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Centennial Olympic Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Stone Mountain (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • East Lake Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • McKoy Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Dearborn Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Buena Vista Lake (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around East Lake

Fly into Atlanta, GA (PDK-DeKalb-Peachtree), the closest airport, located 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl.), which is 11.2 mi (18.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around East Lake?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 25 vacation rentals near East Lake. From 21 Houses to 2 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 East Lake for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to East Lake?

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 East Lake:

  • Downtown: 682 vacation rentals
  • Buckhead: 1,410 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 1,072 vacation rentals
  • Southwestern: 27 vacation rentals
  • Virginia Highland: 305 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 East Lake?

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

  • East Lake Golf Club: 2,738 vacation rentals
  • SunTrust Park: 2,664 vacation rentals
  • Six Flags Over Georgia: 2,629 vacation rentals
  • Georgia Aquarium: 2,554 vacation rentals
  • Mercedes-Benz Stadium: 2,789 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Lake 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 East Lake?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 21 Houses in East Lake. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in East Lake include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 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 East Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in East Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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