Destination guide

Travel to culturally rich Chiang Mai

Enjoy the area's temples, culture and festivals and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Chiang Mai. This city's shopping, local tours and restaurants draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Center and Chiang Mai National Museum. 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.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Chiang Mai

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Chiang Mai 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:

  • Chiang Mai Zoo (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Chiengmai Gymkhana Club (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Elephant Parade House (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Chiang Mai Night Safari (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Tube Trek Water Park Chiangmai (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Grand Canyon Water Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Chiang Mai

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Chiang Mai is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Buak Haad Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Riverside (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Huay Kaew Waterfall (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Doi Suthep-Pui National Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Royal Flora Ratchaphruek (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Tweechol Botanical Garden (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Chiang Mai

The nearest airport is in Chiang Mai (CNX-Chiang Mai Intl.), located 2.3 mi (3.8 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Chiang Mai Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Chiang Mai City?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 425 vacation rentals near Chiang Mai City. From 186 Condos/Apartments to 58 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Chiang Mai City for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Chiang Mai City?

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 Chiang Mai City:

  • Chang Khlan: 111 vacation rentals
  • Chang Moi: 61 vacation rentals
  • Chang Phueak: 150 vacation rentals
  • Su Thep: 147 vacation rentals
  • Si Phum: 104 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 Chiang Mai City?

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

  • Chiang Mai Night Bazaar: 426 vacation rentals
  • Central Festival Chiangmai: 426 vacation rentals
  • Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders: 426 vacation rentals
  • Chang Puak Market: 426 vacation rentals
  • Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep: 423 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chiang Mai City 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 Condos/Apartments in Chiang Mai City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 186 Condos/Apartments in Chiang Mai City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Chiang Mai City include:

  • Villas: 58 rentals available
  • Houses: 103 rentals available
  • Studios: 148 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 Chiang Mai City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 206 vacation rentals with pool available in Chiang Mai City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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