Destination guide

The artsy city of Lancaster awaits you

Take a vacation to Lancaster and enjoy the area's theater scene, entertainment and history. Well-liked for its university setting, bars and restaurants, this city is both romantic and welcoming. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Lancaster

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Lancaster a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)
  • Lune Aqueduct (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Forrest Hills (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Regent Park Studios (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Old School Brewery (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Old Holly Farm (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lancaster

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Lancaster is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Williamson Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Happy Mount Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Morecambe Bay (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Gresgarth Hall Gardens (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Morecambe Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Stone Jetty (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lancaster

The nearest airport is in Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), located 48 mi (77.2 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Lancaster Station, Wennington Station and Bentham Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Lancaster?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 815 vacation rentals near Lancaster. From 454 Cottages to 454 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lancaster for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Williamson Park: 930 vacation rentals
  • Forrest Hills: 874 vacation rentals
  • Lancaster (XQL-Lancaster Train Station): 935 vacation rentals
  • Lancaster University: 882 vacation rentals
  • Gresgarth Hall Gardens: 1,018 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lancaster 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 Cottages in Lancaster?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 454 Cottages in Lancaster. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lancaster include:

  • Cabins: 454 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 454 rentals available
  • Houses: 267 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lancaster?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 50 vacation rentals with pool available in Lancaster. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.