Destination guide

Head to the elegant city of Bedford

Enjoy the opera and other features of Bedford. Well-liked for its coffeehouses, parks and lake, this city is both welcoming and trendy. Halifax Citadel and Public Gardens 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.


Sightseeing in and around Bedford

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Bedford a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aplaydia Indoor Playground (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Atlantic Playland (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Hatfield Farm (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Glen Arbour Golf Course (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Clay Cafe Paint Your Own Pottery Studio (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Emera Oval (6.8 mi / 11 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bedford

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bedford is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Public Gardens Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Dewolf Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Fish Hatchery Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Admiral Cove Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Hemlock Ravine Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Kearney Lake Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Bedford

The nearest airport is in Halifax, NS (YHZ-Stanfield Intl.), located 13.6 mi (21.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Bedford?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 243 vacation rentals near Bedford. From 93 Houses to 132 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 Bedford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Aplaydia Indoor Playground: 352 vacation rentals
  • Scott Manor House: 326 vacation rentals
  • Bedford Place Mall: 323 vacation rentals
  • Dewolf Park: 335 vacation rentals
  • Admiral Cove Park: 327 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 93 Houses in Bedford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bedford include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 132 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 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 Bedford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 31 vacation rentals with pool available in Bedford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.