Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Grand Island

The island views, waterfalls and riverfront are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Grand Island. Travelers to this romantic city praise the theme park, sporting events and restaurants. Niagara Falls State Park and Bridal Veil Falls are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Grand Island

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Grand Island a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aquarium of Niagara (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Buffalo Zoo (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Martin's Fantasy Island (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Buckhorn Island State Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Niawanda Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Beaver Island State Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Grand Island

Travelers appreciate the island views and beautiful waterfalls, which is just a taste of what Grand Island has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Grand Island is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Niagara Falls State Park (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Bridal Veil Falls (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • American Falls (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Horseshoe Falls (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Cave of the Winds (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Whirlpool State Park (8 mi / 12.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Grand Island

Fly into Niagara Falls, NY (IAG-Niagara Falls Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Buffalo, NY (BUF-Buffalo Niagara Intl.), which is 13.1 mi (21.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Grand Island?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 109 vacation rentals near Grand Island. From 71 Houses to 31 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 Grand Island for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Grand Island?

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 Grand Island:

  • Crystal Beach: 73 vacation rentals
  • Historic Old Town: 125 vacation rentals
  • Old Town Historic District: 105 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Niagara Falls: 40 vacation rentals
  • Fallsview: 101 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 Grand Island?

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

  • Beaver Island State Park: 179 vacation rentals
  • Beaver Island State Park Golf Course: 180 vacation rentals
  • Martin's Fantasy Island: 185 vacation rentals
  • Buckhorn Island State Park: 186 vacation rentals
  • Grand Island Fun Center: 184 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Grand Island 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 Grand Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 71 Houses in Grand Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Grand Island include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 31 rentals available
  • Studios: 29 rentals available
  • Hotels: 4 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Grand Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Grand Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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