Destination guide

Travel to captivating Sanford

Come and experience Sanford and its entertainment, festivals and churches. This city is well-known for its theatres and opera houses. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Sanford

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Sanford has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Quail Ridge Golf Course (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • New Hope Valley Rail Road (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Harris Lake County Park (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • The Preserve at Jordan Lake (21.7 mi / 35 km)
  • Siler City Country Club (22.4 mi / 36.1 km)
  • Bombshell Beer Company (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Sanford

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sanford is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Harris Lake County Park (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Sandhills Horticultural Gardens (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)
  • Reservoir Park (22.2 mi / 35.8 km)
  • Bray Park (22.5 mi / 36.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Sanford

Fly into Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.), the closest airport, located 35 mi (56.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Fayetteville, NC (FAY-Fayetteville Regional), which is 37.6 mi (60.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Sanford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 29 holiday rentals near Sanford. From 11 Houses to 5 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sanford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Quail Ridge Golf Course: 110 holiday rentals
  • Temple Theater: 28 holiday rentals
  • Carolina Trace Country Club: 27 holiday rentals
  • Central Carolina Community College: 27 holiday rentals
  • San-Lee Park: 27 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 11 Houses in Sanford. Our other popular types of Sanford holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 4 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 4 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 Sanford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Sanford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.