Destination guide

The captivating city of Blackpool awaits you

The area's entertainment and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Blackpool. Travelers like the theme park, beaches and casino gaming in this welcoming and romantic city. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Blackpool

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Blackpool a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Illuminasia (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Coral Island (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Sea-Life Centre (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Dinosaur World (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Happy Dayz Amusement Centre (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Blackpool

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 67°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Blackpool

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

  • Blackpool Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Gynn Square (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Stanley Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Blackpool Wake Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Cleveleys Front (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Blackpool

Fly into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), the closest airport, located 34.2 mi (55.1 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Blackpool North Station, Blackpool South Station and Layton Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Blackpool?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 278 vacation rentals near Blackpool. From 107 Condos/Apartments to 101 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Blackpool for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Blackpool Beach: 367 vacation rentals
  • Blackpool Tower: 371 vacation rentals
  • Staining Lodge Golf Course: 420 vacation rentals
  • Higgitt's Las Vegas Amusements: 369 vacation rentals
  • Blackpool Central Pier: 369 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Blackpool 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 Condos/Apartments in Blackpool?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 107 Condos/Apartments in Blackpool. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Blackpool include:

  • Houses: 101 rentals available
  • Cottages: 29 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 29 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Blackpool?

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