Destination guide

The riverside setting of Elyria is ready to explore

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Elyria. Well known for its waterfalls, shopping and riverfront, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Elyria

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Elyria has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grey Hawk Golf Club (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • John Christ Winery (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Paper Moon Winery (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Shale Creek Golf Course (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Memphis Kiddie Park (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Elyria

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Elyria is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rowland Nature Preserve (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Sandy Ridge Reservation (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Black River State Reservation (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Tappan Square (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Lakeview Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Miller Road Park (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Elyria

The nearest airport is in Cleveland, OH (CLE-Hopkins Intl.), located 14.3 mi (23 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Cleveland, OH (BKL-Burke Lakefront), which is 24.4 mi (39.3 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Elyria Station.

Where to stay around Elyria?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 46 vacation rentals near Elyria. From 27 Houses to 4 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 Elyria for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Elyria Station: 104 vacation rentals
  • Lorain County Community College: 112 vacation rentals
  • Rowland Nature Preserve: 79 vacation rentals
  • Northern Ohio Railway Museum: 33 vacation rentals
  • Crocker Park: 196 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 27 Houses in Elyria. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Elyria include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available
  • Cottages: 7 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 Elyria?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Elyria. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.