Destination guide

Enjoy southern charm in College Park

Located along Atlanta's southern border and home to the world's busiest airport, College Park is a stylish city with an elegant historic district, a sleek convention center, and an eclectic array of dining spots. Add a dash of southern charm and it's easy to see why College Park vacation rentals are so popular. Whether you're looking for a home-style stay before taking a flight or are hoping to enjoy a family getaway away from the hubbub of downtown Atlanta but still within touching distance of hotspots such as Centennial Park and the Georgia Aquarium, these rentals hit the spot.

Things to do

Discover big-ticket attractions near College Park

Whether you're traveling with family or friends or going solo, attractions near College Park guarantee a memorable time. A ride on the towering SkyView Atlanta Ferris wheel is well worth a spot on your bucket list, although if you're traveling with kids, they may prefer to get to know some of the area's wilder residents at Zoo Atlanta and the fascinating Georgia Aquarium. Flagging a little? The World of Coca-Cola, Atlanta's most visited indoor attraction, serves up more than 100 different beverages from around the world. That sugar rush will keep you going for quite some time.

Activities

Explore unique neighborhoods in College Park

Time spent exploring the unique neighborhoods that surround College Park vacation rentals is time well spent. Get a feel for the city's past by heading to its urban historic home district, the 4th-largest district of its kind in Georgia. Expect to find examples of Craftsman, English Tudor, and Federal Revival homes, all neatly arranged around an elegant main street dotted with boutique stores and delicious dining spots. In nearby Hapeville, a firm favorite in the ATL Airport District, whimsical public art and a historic downtown art walk gives an artsy edge to a further helping of local culture.

Weather

Choose your favorite season in College Park

With temperatures hovering around the low 80s, summer in College Park can feel hot, hot, hot. It's perfect weather for attending some of Atlanta's many outdoor festivals, not least the popular Summer Beer Fest, or cooling down at Six Flags Over Georgia's Hurricane Harbor, although if you prefer things just a little cooler, stays in May or September can be a good bet. Winters can be significantly colder than other seasons but they are typically far from brutal. Snow is a rare event and there are some great deals to be found on College Park vacation rentals.

Natural features

Find glorious green spaces near College Park

It won't prove too tricky to get a nature fix during a stay in a College Park vacation rental. Most homes are within a quick drive of beautiful Piedmont Park, a 211-acre space where features include Lake Clara Meer and sweeping views of midtown Atlanta. Adjacent to the Park is the Atlanta Botanical Garden, where highlights such as the Rose Garden, the Kendeda Canopy Walk, and the Fuqua Orchid Center jostle for top spot. If you prefer your nature a little wilder, Sweetwater Creek State Park, within 30 minutes of most rentals, serves up hiking trails through fields, forests, and rocky bluffs.

How to get there

Transportation to and around College Park

The nearest airport is in Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl.), located 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Atlanta, GA (FTY-Fulton County), which is 10.2 mi (16.4 km) away.

Consider catching the metro at Airport Station or College Park Station and easily see more of the city.

Where to stay around College Park?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,510 vacation rentals near College Park. From 1,251 Houses to 948 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 College Park for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to College Park?

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 College Park:

  • Downtown: 646 vacation rentals
  • Buckhead: 1,364 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 1,013 vacation rentals
  • Southwestern: 1,075 vacation rentals
  • Virginia Highland: 292 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 College Park?

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

  • Georgia International Convention Center: 2,543 vacation rentals
  • College Park Golf Course: 2,563 vacation rentals
  • SunTrust Park: 2,580 vacation rentals
  • Six Flags Over Georgia: 2,565 vacation rentals
  • Georgia Aquarium: 2,495 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around College Park 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 College Park?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,251 Houses in College Park. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in College Park include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 948 rentals available
  • Cottages: 36 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 157 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in College Park?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 512 vacation rentals with pool available in College Park. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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