Destination guide

Travel to lively Sterling Heights

The area's live music and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Sterling Heights. This city's shopping, biking and cafés draw many visitors. Detroit Zoo and Motown Historical Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Sterling Heights

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Sterling Heights has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Detroit Zoo (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Red Oaks Waterpark (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Oakland Hills Country Club (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Chandler Park Golf Course (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Wolcott Mill Metropark (13.8 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Pine Valley Golf Course (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sterling Heights

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Sterling Heights. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belle Isle (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Metro Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Wolcott Mill Metropark (13.8 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Detroit Riverwalk (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Sterling Heights

Fly into Detroit, MI (DET-Coleman A. Young Municipal), the closest airport, located 11.9 mi (19.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Pontiac, MI (PTK-Oakland County Intl.), which is 21.1 mi (33.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Sterling Heights?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 136 vacation rentals near Sterling Heights. From 94 Houses to 32 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 Sterling Heights for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Sterling Heights?

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 Sterling Heights:

  • Downtown: 26 vacation rentals
  • Midtown Detroit: 25 vacation rentals
  • Brush Park: 19 vacation rentals
  • Sports Center: 28 vacation rentals
  • Washington: 24 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 Sterling Heights?

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

  • Freedom Hill Amphitheatre: 244 vacation rentals
  • Fisher Mansion: 224 vacation rentals
  • Joe Louis Arena: 236 vacation rentals
  • Belle Isle: 235 vacation rentals
  • Comerica Park: 241 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sterling Heights 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 Sterling Heights?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 94 Houses in Sterling Heights. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sterling Heights include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 32 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 30 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sterling Heights?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Sterling Heights. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.