Destination guide

Friendly Hamilton will entice you

Enjoy the theater scene and other features of Hamilton. Well known for its parks, wildlife and football games, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Celtic Park and Glasgow Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Hamilton

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hamilton 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:

  • Hamilton Park Racecourse (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • M&Ds Theme Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Colville Park Golf Club (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Airdrie Golf Club (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Crow Wood Golf Club (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Dullatur Golf Club (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hamilton

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Hamilton. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Botanic Gardens (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Chatelherault Country Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Strathclyde Country Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Queen's Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Glasgow Green (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Kelvingrove Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Hamilton

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), located 16.7 mi (26.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 27.5 mi (44.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Hamilton Central Station, Hamilton West Station and Hamilton Chatelherault Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Hamilton?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 340 vacation rentals near Hamilton. From 55 Houses to 265 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 Hamilton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Strathclyde Country Park: 561 vacation rentals
  • Hamilton Townhouse Theatre: 555 vacation rentals
  • Hamilton Central Station: 555 vacation rentals
  • Hamilton West Station: 556 vacation rentals
  • Hamilton Chatelherault Station: 557 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 55 Houses in Hamilton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hamilton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 265 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 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 internet/wifi in Hamilton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 299 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Hamilton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.