Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Hernando

The lake, wildlife and riverfront are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Hernando. This welcoming city allures visitors with its coffeehouses and baseball games. Don Garlits Museum of Racing and Paddock Mall are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Hernando

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Hernando a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lakeside Golf and Country Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Skyview At Terra Vista (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Pine Ridge Golf & Country Club (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Spruce Creek Preserve Golf Club (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • El Diablo Golf & Country Club (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Citrus County Speedway (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Hernando

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Hernando is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chassahowitzka Wildlife Reserve (21.5 mi / 34.7 km)
  • Bark Central Dog Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Fort Cooper State Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Rainbow Springs State Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Hunter Spring Park (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Hernando

Fly into Ocala, FL (OCF-Ocala Intl.), the closest airport, located 19.2 mi (30.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Leesburg, FL (LEE-Leesburg Intl.), which is 35 mi (56.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Hernando?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 209 vacation rentals near Hernando. From 139 Houses to 36 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hernando for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Hernando:

  • Lynnhaven: 40 vacation rentals
  • Springs at Kings Bay: 37 vacation rentals
  • Old Homosassa: 49 vacation rentals
  • Pennecamp: 62 vacation rentals
  • Belvedere: 49 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 Hernando?

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

  • Rainbow Springs State Park: 70 vacation rentals
  • Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park: 588 vacation rentals
  • Silver Springs State Park: 310 vacation rentals
  • Stone Creek Golf Club: 327 vacation rentals
  • Withlacoochee State Forest: 380 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 139 Houses in Hernando. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hernando include:

  • Villas: 36 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 16 rentals available
  • Cottages: 11 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 Hernando?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 116 vacation rentals with pool available in Hernando. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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