Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Heathrow

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Heathrow. Renowned for its university setting, restaurants and beaches, this city welcomes all visitors. Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens and Blue Springs State Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Heathrow

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Heathrow a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Magnolia Plantation Golf Club (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • The Legacy at Alaqua Lakes (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Alaqua Country Club (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Timacuan Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Mayfair Country Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Heathrow

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Heathrow is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blue Springs State Park (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Sylvan Lake Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Greenwood Lakes Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Big Tree Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Rock Springs Run State Reserve (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Boombah-Soldiers Creek Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Heathrow

The nearest airport is in Orlando, FL (SFB-Orlando Sanford Intl.), located 8.5 mi (13.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.), which is 23.9 mi (38.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Heathrow?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 147 vacation rentals near Heathrow. From 94 Houses to 12 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 Heathrow for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Heathrow?

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 Heathrow:

  • Florida Center: 132 vacation rentals
  • Southeast Orlando: 40,858 vacation rentals
  • Central Business District: 33 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 45 vacation rentals
  • Southwest Orlando: 16,397 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 Heathrow?

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

  • Magnolia Plantation Golf Club: 597 vacation rentals
  • Tinker Field: 36,147 vacation rentals
  • University of Central Florida (UCF): 19,505 vacation rentals
  • Blue Springs State Park: 171 vacation rentals
  • Englewood Park: 9,450 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 94 Houses in Heathrow. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Heathrow include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 12 rentals available
  • Villas: 8 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Heathrow?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 61 vacation rentals with pool available in Heathrow. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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