Gainesville, GA Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in Gainesville

  • Got Hooked
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $251
  • Lake Lanier Home w/ Dock, Boat Parking, & Grill!
     3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $487
  • NEW! Gainesville Home on Lake Lanier w/ Pvt. Dock!
     4br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $593
  • The Blue Bungalow - In The ❤️ of The City
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $119
  • The Ranch at Brenau | ♥ City Living ♥
    Good3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $154
  • Spacious Luxury Lake Apartment on Rowing Venue
     Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $116
  • 1930s Beautiful Gainesville Home, Great Location!
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $130
  • Classic 50's Delight - Minutes from Lake Lanier
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $119

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Gainesville Vacation Rentals with a Pool

  • Sweet Tea Estate - Large House with Dream Backyard
     6br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $746
  • Chateau Lanier 7 bedroom lake house with pool
     7br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $1,978

Gainesville Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Lake Lanier3 bd.rm./baths,modern home,decks,porch
    Good3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $367
  • Majestic Lake Front Home/Sun Dock
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $513
  • Cozy 4br lake house-Private Cove/Dock/Fireplace
    Excellent4br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $249
  • Great lake view on level lot with outdoor kitchen.
    Excellent4br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $480

Gainesville Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • Weekend retreat with private dock!
    Nice3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $192
  • Mt Plattmore on Lake Lanier Terrace
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $281
  • FALL SALE! Lake Cabin w/ Hot Tub & Dock
    Excellent2br Cabin
    Airbnb
    From
    $170
  • Gentile Manor King Package
     2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $283

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 in Gainesville

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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 most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Gainesville is in June, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Gainesville is in the high season in July. Gainesville has its low season in April, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

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 December, when temperatures drop to 12 ˚F. The wettest month in Gainesville is January with 12.23 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 1.87 inches of rain.

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