Destination guide

Take in the natural beauty of Garland

The area's entertainment and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Garland. This city's basketball games, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center and Dallas World Aquarium 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

Activities and attractions in and around Garland

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Garland a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dallas World Aquarium (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Dallas Zoo (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Hawaiian Falls Firewheel (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Mesquite Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Firewheel Golf Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Waterview Golf Course (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Garland

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

  • Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Arbor Hills Nature Preserve (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Breckinridge Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Muddy Creek Preserve Trail (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Lake Ray Hubbard (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • White Rock Lake Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Garland

The nearest airport is in Dallas, TX (ADS-Addison), located 12.8 mi (20.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Dallas, TX (DAL-Love Field), which is 13.7 mi (22.1 km) away.

Utilize the area's public transportation and catch a ride on the metro at Downtown Garland Station or Forest - Jupiter Station and easily see more of the city.

Where to stay around Garland?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 902 vacation rentals near Garland. From 343 Houses to 447 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 Garland for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Garland?

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 Garland:

  • Downtown: 425 vacation rentals
  • Uptown: 413 vacation rentals
  • North Dallas: 23 vacation rentals
  • Deep Ellum: 140 vacation rentals
  • Las Colinas: 15 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 Garland?

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

  • Firewheel Town Center Mall: 964 vacation rentals
  • Hawaiian Falls Firewheel: 1,005 vacation rentals
  • Eastern Hills Country Club: 905 vacation rentals
  • Firewheel Golf Park: 971 vacation rentals
  • Patty Granville Arts Center: 968 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 343 Houses in Garland. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Garland include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 447 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 rentals available
  • Studios: 353 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 Garland?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 310 vacation rentals with pool available in Garland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.