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Gainesville, GA Vacation Rentals

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Gainesville Travel Guide

In the foothills of Blue Ridge Mountains lies the small city of Gainesville. This lovely place is set on Lake Lanier, which attracts tourists throughout the year and boasts lots of outdoor space for recreation. Named the 'Queen City of the Mountains', Gainesville will not disappoint with its beautiful woodland surroundings for hiking and going on an adventures. From fishing to kayaking, there are family-friendly activities in the fresh air that will keep you entertained for hours.

Things to Do in Gainesville

Lake Lanier is definitely the hottest spot in town, with activities for everyone on and off the water that attract visitors from Georgia and beyond. You can chill out on the beach or have fun with some of the water sports and boating. Plus, you can enjoy dining with a view. Don Carter State Park is also gaining popularity as the newest state park in Georgia. Grab your bike and explore the hardwood forest, and at the same time, make the most of being near the water. There are more shops and restaurants located downtown, with options from southern barbeques to fine dining. Gainesville Square offers lots of shopping opportunities, whether you are looking for the latest fashion or special boutiques.

Best Places to Stay in Gainesville

A fantastic place to stay is in Don Carter State Park where there are cabins and a campground for getting back to nature. There are also other inns and motels in the downtown area of Gainesville.

Best Time to Visit Gainesville

It can get pretty hot and humid during the summer season in Gainesville, which can make it uncomfortable. So, be sure to visit the 'Queen City of the Mountains' during the springtime and fall for better temperatures that let you enjoy your time outdoors and still go swimming.

Price and Availability Index in Gainesville

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Gainesville is in June, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Gainesville is in the high season in July. Gainesville has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Gainesville tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Gainesville tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Gainesville

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Gainesville. The hottest month in Gainesville is April, when temperatures peak at 94 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 12 ˚F. The wettest month in Gainesville is December with 12.23 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 1.87 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Gainesville

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. We have 340 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Gainesville ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Gainesville comes in at $15 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $406 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Gainesville can pick from 162 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 23 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Choose from 15 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Gainesville by car, be sure to choose from 167 accommodations that provide parking. 23 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 46 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Gainesville accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 5 providers, including 108 places to stay from Airbnb, 44 accommodations from VRBO and 10 places to stay from Homeaway.

203 accommodations in Gainesville have been reviewed: 67% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 99 places to stay right now.