Destination guide

The friendly city of Silver Springs awaits you

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Silver Springs. This welcoming city is known for its parks, kayaking and boating. Appleton Museum of Art and Silver Springs Nature Theme Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 and around Silver Springs

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Silver Springs has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Silver Springs Nature Theme Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Wild Waters Theme Park (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Baseline Golf Course (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Hampton Aquatic Fun Center (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Easy Street Family Fun Center (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Ocala Grand Prix (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Silver Springs

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

  • Ocala National Forest (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Silver Springs State Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Ocala Downtown Square (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Juniper Springs Recreation Area (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Florida Horse Park (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Silver Glen Springs Recreation (17 mi / 27.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Silver Springs

Fly into Ocala, FL (OCF-Ocala Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.9 mi (28.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Leesburg, FL (LEE-Leesburg Intl.), which is 28.5 mi (45.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Silver Springs?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 972 vacation rentals near Silver Springs. From 644 Houses to 70 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Silver Springs for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Silver Springs?

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 Silver Springs:

  • Lake Sumter Landing: 281 vacation rentals
  • Santo Domingo: 39 vacation rentals
  • Duval: 345 vacation rentals
  • Lynnhaven: 42 vacation rentals
  • Santiago: 51 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 Silver Springs?

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

  • Wild Waters Theme Park: 233 vacation rentals
  • Silver Springs Nature Theme Park: 234 vacation rentals
  • The Villages Market Square: 738 vacation rentals
  • Del Webb Spruce Creek Golf & Country Club: 726 vacation rentals
  • Silver Springs State Park: 295 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Silver Springs 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 Silver Springs?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 644 Houses in Silver Springs. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Silver Springs include:

  • Cottages: 70 rentals available
  • Cabins: 70 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 70 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 Silver Springs?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 608 vacation rentals with pool available in Silver Springs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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