Destination guide

Travel to historic Elmira

Enjoy the area's churches, monuments and architecture and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Elmira. This city's ice skating, university setting and shopping draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Elmira

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Elmira is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Eldridge Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Spencer Crest Nature Center (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Elmer Park (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Nichols Park (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Connecticut Hill Wildlife Management Area (19.2 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Watkins Glen State Park (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Elmira

The nearest airport is in Elmira, NY (ELM-Elmira - Corning Regional), located 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Ithaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional), which is 33.2 mi (53.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Elmira?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 17 vacation rentals near Elmira. From 8 Houses to 6 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 Elmira for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Arnot Art Museum: 34 vacation rentals
  • Tanglewood Nature Center and Museum: 80 vacation rentals
  • Elmira College: 33 vacation rentals
  • Eldridge Park: 82 vacation rentals
  • Chemung Valley History Museum: 34 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 8 Houses in Elmira. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Elmira include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 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 internet/wifi in Elmira?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 14 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Elmira. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.