Destination guide

Charming Genk will entice you

Enjoy the culture and other features of Genk. Travelers to this romantic city praise the shopping, restaurants and spas. Market and St. Servaas Church are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Genk

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Genk a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Spiegelven Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Bokrijk Open Air Museum (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Limburg Golf & Country Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Flanders Nippon Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Plopsa Indoor Theme Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Stichting Sportpark West (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Genk

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Genk is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bokrijk Arboretum (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Japanese Garden (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Hoge Kempen National Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Nature & Culture Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • De Perre City Park (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • City Park de Boneput (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Genk

The nearest airport is in Maastricht (MST-Maastricht - Aachen), located 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Liege (LGG), which is 22.1 mi (35.6 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Genk Station or Bokrijk Station and explore the city from there.

Can I find a vacation rental around Genk?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 220 vacation rentals near Genk. From 104 Houses to 82 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 Genk for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Genk:

  • Villapark: 16 vacation rentals
  • Outremeuse: 45 vacation rentals
  • Saint-Laurent: 41 vacation rentals
  • Féronstrée et Hors-Château: 41 vacation rentals
  • Pottenberg: 43 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 Genk?

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

  • Hangar 58: 247 vacation rentals
  • St. Albert's Church: 245 vacation rentals
  • St. Martin's Church: 259 vacation rentals
  • C-mine Cultural Centre: 246 vacation rentals
  • Europlanetarium Genk: 272 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 104 Houses in Genk. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Genk include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 82 rentals available
  • Villas: 12 rentals available
  • Cabins: 10 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 Genk?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 168 vacation rentals with pool available in Genk. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.