Destination guide

Travel to cozy Elon

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Elon. Renowned for its university setting, football games and stargazing, this city welcomes all visitors. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Elon

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Elon a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Greensboro Science Center (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Grove Winery and Vineyards (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Putt-Putt Fun Center (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Conservators Center (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Challenge Golf Club (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Iron Gate Winery (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Elon

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Elon is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • City Park (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Cedarock Park (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Gateway Gardens (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Barber Park (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Elon

Fly into Greensboro, NC (GSO-Piedmont Triad Intl.), the closest airport, located 25.9 mi (41.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Danville, VA (DAN-Danville Regional), which is 26.5 mi (42.6 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Elon?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 25 vacation rentals near Elon. From 15 Houses to 5 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 Elon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Wet n Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park: 157 vacation rentals
  • Elon University: 62 vacation rentals
  • Virginia International Raceway: 31 vacation rentals
  • Greensboro Coliseum: 162 vacation rentals
  • North Carolina A and T State University: 165 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 15 Houses in Elon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Elon include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 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 Elon?

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

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