Destination guide

Travel to captivating Sanford

Come and experience Sanford and its entertainment, festivals and churches. This city is well-known for its theaters and opera houses. 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 Sanford

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Sanford has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Quail Ridge Golf Course (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • New Hope Valley Rail Road (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Harris Lake County Park (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • The Preserve at Jordan Lake (21.7 mi / 35 km)
  • Siler City Country Club (22.4 mi / 36.1 km)
  • Bombshell Beer Company (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sanford

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sanford is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Harris Lake County Park (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Sandhills Horticultural Gardens (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)
  • Reservoir Park (22.2 mi / 35.8 km)
  • Bray Park (22.5 mi / 36.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Sanford

Fly into Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.), the closest airport, located 35 mi (56.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Fayetteville, NC (FAY-Fayetteville Regional), which is 37.6 mi (60.5 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Sanford?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 27 vacation rentals near Sanford. From 12 Houses to 5 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 Sanford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Quail Ridge Golf Course: 136 vacation rentals
  • Central Carolina Community College: 24 vacation rentals
  • Carolina Trace Country Club: 26 vacation rentals
  • San-Lee Park: 25 vacation rentals
  • The Preserve at Jordan Lake: 183 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 12 Houses in Sanford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sanford include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 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 Sanford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Sanford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.