Destination guide

The exciting city of Edmonton awaits you

Come and experience Edmonton and its festivals, theater scene and entertainment. Travelers to this cosmopolitan city praise the riverfront, shopping and hockey games. Take in top local attractions like West Edmonton Mall and Commonwealth Stadium. 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 Edmonton

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Edmonton a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Snow Valley Ski Club (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Edmonton Ski Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • The Valley Zoo (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Alley Kat Brewery (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Whitemud Equine Learning Centre (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Rundle Park Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Edmonton

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Edmonton is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort Edmonton Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Muttart Conservatory (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Mill Creek Ravine Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • William Hawrelak Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Rundle Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Edmonton

Fly into Edmonton, AB (YEG-Edmonton Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.6 mi (26.8 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Edmonton Station. It's easy to get around Edmonton by catching a ride on the metro at Central Station, Bay-Enterprise Square Station or Corona Station.

Where to stay near Edmonton?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 316 house rentals near Edmonton. From 152 Houses to 126 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Edmonton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Edmonton?

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

  • West Edmonton Mall: 309 home rentals
  • Edmonton City Centre: 184 home rentals
  • University of Alberta Hospital: 311 home rentals
  • South Edmonton Common: 303 home rentals
  • University of Alberta: 311 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 152 Houses in Edmonton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Edmonton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 126 lodging choices
  • Studios: 54 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 7 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Edmonton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 34 vacation homes with pool available in Edmonton.