Destination guide

Charming Utrecht will entice you

Take a vacation to Utrecht and enjoy the area's museums, theater scene and entertainment. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and festivals, this romantic city won't disappoint. Pyramid of Austerlitz and AFAS Live are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Utrecht

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Utrecht a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wet 'n Wild (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Oudegracht (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Golfclub Amelisweerd (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Golfclub De Haar (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Golfpark Soestduinen (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Recreation Mijnden (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Utrecht

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Utrecht is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Oudegracht (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Zocherpark (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Park Nieuweroord (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Griftpark (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Julianapark (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Utrecht Botanical Gardens (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Utrecht

Fly into Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), the closest airport, located 21.3 mi (34.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Rotterdam (RTM-Rotterdam The Hague), which is 30.8 mi (49.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Utrecht Central Station, Utrecht Overvecht Station and Utrecht Zuilen Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Utrecht?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,152 vacation rentals near Utrecht. From 881 Condos/Apartments to 870 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Utrecht for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Utrecht?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Utrecht. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Municipality of Stichtse Vecht: 446 vacation rentals
  • Abcoude: 966 vacation rentals
  • Doorn: 94 vacation rentals
  • Zeist: 96 vacation rentals
  • Municipality of Amersfoort: 295 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Utrecht! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Utrecht?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Utrecht:

  • Abcoude: 966 rentals
  • Doorn: 94 rentals
  • Zeist: 96 rentals
  • Nieuwegein: 97 rentals
  • Breukelen: 169 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Utrecht?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Utrecht are:

  • Utrecht (UTC-Soesterberg Air Base): 1,091 vacation rentals
  • Schiphol Airport (AMS): 2,346 vacation rentals
  • Hoofddorp (QHZ): 2,316 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Utrecht?

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

  • Amersfoort Station: 1,298 rentals
  • Park Soesterberg Airbase: 1,040 rentals
  • Neude: 363 rentals
  • Soestdijk Palace: 1,218 rentals
  • Castle de Haar: 1,088 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Utrecht listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Utrecht

Abcoude
966 vacation rentals
Doorn
94 vacation rentals
Zeist
96 vacation rentals
Nieuwegein
97 vacation rentals
Breukelen
169 vacation rentals
Vinkeveen
903 vacation rentals
Polsbroek
93 vacation rentals
Vreeland
554 vacation rentals
Loenen aan de Vecht
553 vacation rentals
Soesterberg
78 vacation rentals
Houten
78 vacation rentals
Lage Vuursche
105 vacation rentals
Bunschoten-Spakenburg
171 vacation rentals
Baambrugge
895 vacation rentals
Woerden
154 vacation rentals
Leersum
464 vacation rentals
Maartensdijk
115 vacation rentals
Veenendaal
622 vacation rentals
Maarssenbroek
123 vacation rentals
Bosch en Duin
90 vacation rentals