Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Grand Island

The island views, waterfalls and riverfront are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Grand Island. Travelers to this romantic city praise the theme park, sporting events and restaurants. Niagara Falls State Park and Bridal Veil Falls are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Grand Island

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Grand Island 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:

  • Aquarium of Niagara (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Buffalo Zoo (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Martin's Fantasy Island (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Buckhorn Island State Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Niawanda Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Beaver Island State Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Grand Island

Travelers appreciate the island views and beautiful waterfalls, which is just a taste of what Grand Island has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Grand Island is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Niagara Falls State Park (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Bridal Veil Falls (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • American Falls (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Horseshoe Falls (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Cave of the Winds (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Whirlpool State Park (8 mi / 12.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Grand Island

Fly into Niagara Falls, NY (IAG-Niagara Falls Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Buffalo, NY (BUF-Buffalo Niagara Intl.), which is 13.1 mi (21.1 km) away.

Where to stay near Grand Island?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 101 house rentals near Grand Island. From 64 Houses to 29 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 near Grand Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Grand Island?

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 Grand Island:

  • Historic Old Town: 132 vacation rentals
  • Old Town Historic District: 113 vacation rentals
  • Port Dalhousie: 16 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Niagara Falls: 94 vacation rentals
  • Allentown: 27 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 Grand Island?

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

  • Martin's Fantasy Island: 165 home rentals
  • Grand Island Fun Center: 166 home rentals
  • Beaver Island State Park Golf Course: 164 home rentals
  • Buckhorn Island State Park: 167 home rentals
  • Beaver Island State Park: 164 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Grand Island 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 Grand Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 64 Houses in Grand Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Grand Island include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 29 lodging choices
  • Studios: 28 lodging choices
  • Hotels: 5 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Grand Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation homes with pool available in Grand Island.

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