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Book a vacation rental for your Williston getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Williston with a stay in a private vacation home. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park and Kanapaha Botanical Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Williston

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Williston 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:

  • Petting Zoo Ocala (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Canterbury Equestrian Showplace (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Meadowbrook Golf Club (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Ocala Grand Prix (20.8 mi / 33.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Williston

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Williston. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Kanapaha Botanical Gardens (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Bivens Arm Nature Park (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Dudley Farm Historic State Park (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Park (19.9 mi / 32 km)
  • Rainbow Springs State Park (20.5 mi / 33 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Williston

The nearest airport is in Ocala, FL (OCF-Ocala Intl.), located 22 mi (35.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional), which is 23.3 mi (37.5 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Williston?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 61 vacation rentals near Williston. From 23 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 Williston for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Devil's Den: 124 vacation rentals
  • Rainbow Springs State Park: 71 vacation rentals
  • University of Florida: 140 vacation rentals
  • North Florida Regional Medical Center: 121 vacation rentals
  • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (The Swamp): 140 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 23 Houses in Williston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Williston include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 10 rentals available
  • Cottages: 10 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 Williston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Williston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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