Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Jerusalem

Take a vacation to Jerusalem and enjoy the area's history, museums and monuments. Renowned for its cathedral, local tours and cafés, this city welcomes all visitors. Israel Museum, Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem and Bible Lands Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Jerusalem

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

  • Mamilla Mall (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Biblical Zoo (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Wohl Rose Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Jerusalem Bird Observatory (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Liberty Bell Park (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Arab Souk Market (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Jerusalem

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

  • Wohl Rose Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Jerusalem Bird Observatory (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Jerusalem Botanical Gardens (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Independence Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Liberty Bell Park (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Sultan's Pool (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Jerusalem

Fly into Tel Aviv (TLV-Ben Gurion), the closest airport, located 24.9 mi (40.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Tel Aviv (SDV-Sde Dov), which is 33.7 mi (54.2 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Jerusalem Malha Station or Jerusalem Biblical Zoo Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around י-ם?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 640 vacation rentals near י-ם. From 551 Condos/Apartments to 51 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near י-ם for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to י-ם?

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 י-ם:

  • Mamilla: 181 vacation rentals
  • Old City: 254 vacation rentals
  • Rehavia: 468 vacation rentals
  • Musrara: 273 vacation rentals
  • Nachlaot: 405 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 י-ם?

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

  • L.A. Meyer Institute for Islamic Art: 575 vacation rentals
  • Israel Museum: 575 vacation rentals
  • Zion Square: 574 vacation rentals
  • Israelite Tower: 574 vacation rentals
  • Jerusalem Great Synagogue: 574 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around י-ם 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 י-ם?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 551 Condos/Apartments in י-ם. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in י-ם include:

  • Houses: 51 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 573 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in י-ם?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 37 vacation rentals with pool available in י-ם. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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