Destination guide

The riverfront setting of Palatka is ready to explore

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Palatka. Renowned for its university setting, riverfront and gardens, this city welcomes all visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Palatka

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Palatka a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • World Golf Village (24.9 mi / 40 km)
  • Ravine Gardens State Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Palatka Municipal Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Royal Manor Winery (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • St. Johns Golf Club (20.5 mi / 33.1 km)
  • Treaty Park (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Palatka

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Palatka is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ocala National Forest (29.9 mi / 48.2 km)
  • Ravine Gardens State Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Dunns Creek State Park (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Gold Head Branch State Park (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Treaty Park (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
  • Lake George Conservation Area (24.6 mi / 39.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Palatka

Fly into St. Augustine, FL (UST-Northeast Florida Regional), the closest airport, located 28.2 mi (45.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional), which is 34.5 mi (55.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Palatka Station.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Palatka:

  • Downtown Historic District: 189 holiday homes
  • Southside: 58 holiday homes
  • Lincolnville: 210 holiday homes
  • Lighthouse Park: 34 holiday homes
  • Coquina Gables: 450 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Palatka?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Palatka. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ravine Gardens State Park: 69 holiday rentals
  • Palatka Municipal Golf Course: 72 holiday rentals
  • Rice Creek Conservation Area: 70 holiday rentals
  • Palatka Welcome Center: 65 holiday rentals
  • Bronson-Mulholland House: 70 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Palatka listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Palatka?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 49 Houses in Palatka. Our other popular types of Palatka holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 16 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 16 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 10 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Palatka?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Palatka. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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