Destination guide

The artsy area of Gastonia awaits your stay

Come and experience Gastonia and its theater scene, live music and museums. This scenic city is known for its shopping, restaurants and mountain views. Carowinds Theme Park and Bank of America Stadium 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 and attractions in Gastonia

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Gastonia a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Carowinds Theme Park (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Catawba Creek Golf Course (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Crowders Mountain Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Kings Mountain Country Club (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • U.S. National Whitewater Center (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Rural Hill (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gastonia

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Gastonia. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rankin Lake Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Crowders Mountain State Park (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Stowe Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Kings Mountain State Park (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Kings Mountain National Military Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Gastonia

The nearest airport is in Charlotte, NC (CLT-Charlotte-Douglas Intl.), located 13.8 mi (22.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Concord, NC (USA-Concord Regional), which is 27.8 mi (44.8 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Gastonia Station.

Where to stay around Gastonia?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 85 vacation rentals near Gastonia. From 62 Houses to 9 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gastonia for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Gastonia:

  • Steele Creek: 25 vacation rentals
  • Charlotte Center City: 144 vacation rentals
  • Cherry: 33 vacation rentals
  • Myers Park: 48 vacation rentals
  • Plaza Midwood: 48 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 Gastonia?

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

  • Rankin Lake Park: 138 vacation rentals
  • Schiele Museum of Natural History: 353 vacation rentals
  • Eastridge Mall: 398 vacation rentals
  • Gastonia Station: 319 vacation rentals
  • Catawba Creek Golf Course: 296 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 62 Houses in Gastonia. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gastonia include:

  • Cabins: 9 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 9 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gastonia?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 16 vacation rentals with pool available in Gastonia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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