Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Pontiac

The area's live music and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Pontiac. Renowned for its soccer games, shopping and cafés, this city welcomes all visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Pontiac

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Pontiac a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Detroit Zoo (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Waterford Oaks Waterpark (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Oakland Hills Country Club (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Pine Knob Ski Resort (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Red Oaks Waterpark (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Pontiac

Fly into Pontiac, MI (PTK-Oakland County Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.3 mi (11.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Detroit, MI (DET-Coleman A. Young Municipal), which is 22 mi (35.4 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Pontiac Transportation Center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Pontiac?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 114 house rentals around Pontiac. From 85 Houses to 25 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Pontiac is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Pontiac?

Whether you're travelling 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 Pontiac:

  • Midtown Detroit: 34 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 76 vacation rentals
  • Capitol City: 71 vacation rentals
  • Brush Park: 28 vacation rentals
  • Washington: 34 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Pontiac?

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

  • Pontiac Transportation Center: 218 home rentals
  • Great Lakes Crossing Outlets: 191 home rentals
  • Greektown Casino: 317 home rentals
  • Cranbrook House and Gardens: 320 home rentals
  • Royal Oak Station: 355 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 85 Houses in Pontiac. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pontiac include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 25 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 2 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 2 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Pontiac?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation homes with pool available in Pontiac.

    Explore destinations around Pontiac