Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Lorain

The lake and countryside provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Lorain. This city's kayaking, fishing and baseball games draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Lorain

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Lorain a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Paper Moon Winery (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • John Christ Winery (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Grey Hawk Golf Club (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Thunderbird Hills Golf Courses (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lorain

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Lorain is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lakeview Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Rowland Nature Preserve (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Black River State Reservation (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Miller Road Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Sandy Ridge Reservation (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Mill Hollow Bacon Woods Memorial Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Lorain

The nearest airport is in Cleveland, OH (CLE-Hopkins Intl.), located 18.2 mi (29.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Cleveland, OH (BKL-Burke Lakefront), which is 26.7 mi (42.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Lorain?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 104 vacation rentals near Lorain. From 77 Houses to 22 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lorain for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Lakeview Park: 87 vacation rentals
  • Lorain Port Authority: 77 vacation rentals
  • Huntington Beach: 206 vacation rentals
  • Nickel Plate Beach: 280 vacation rentals
  • Crocker Park: 197 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 77 Houses in Lorain. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lorain include:

  • Cabins: 22 rentals available
  • Cottages: 22 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 22 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lorain?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Lorain. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.