Destination guide

Travel to lively Florence

Enjoy the area's live music, festivals and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Florence. This city's boating, restaurants and art draw many visitors. 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.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Florence

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Florence a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blackberry Trail Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Spring Creek Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Shoals Golf Club (8.1 mi / 13 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Florence

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Florence is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • River Heritage Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Deibert Park (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Spring Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • La Grange College Site Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • City Lake Park (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • Joe Wheeler State Park (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Florence

Fly into Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL-Northwest Alabama Regional), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Florence?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 83 vacation rentals near Florence. From 24 Houses to 6 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Florence for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • University of North Alabama: 85 vacation rentals
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum House: 86 vacation rentals
  • Blackberry Trail Golf Course: 84 vacation rentals
  • River Heritage Park: 86 vacation rentals
  • Indian Mound and Museum: 85 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 24 Houses in Florence. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Florence include:

  • Cabins: 6 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 6 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 Florence?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Florence. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.