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Choose a vacation rental for your Melrose getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Melrose with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Melrose

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Melrose a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waldo Motorsports (10.2 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Royal Manor Winery (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Ironwood Golf Course (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Starke Golf and Country Club (16.2 mi / 26 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Melrose

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Melrose is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gold Head Branch State Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Bivens Arm Nature Park (18 mi / 29 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Melrose

The nearest airport is in Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional), located 13.7 mi (22.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Melrose?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 35 vacation rentals near Melrose. From 26 Houses to 6 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Melrose for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Greathouse Butterfly Farm: 128 vacation rentals
  • University of Florida: 133 vacation rentals
  • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (The Swamp): 133 vacation rentals
  • Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park: 150 vacation rentals
  • Gold Head Branch State Park: 37 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 26 Houses in Melrose. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Melrose include:

  • Cabins: 6 rentals available
  • Cottages: 6 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 6 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Melrose?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Melrose. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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