Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Houston getaway

Experience the unique character of Houston with a stay in a vacation home rental. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Paisley Abbey and Burrell Collection are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Houston

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Houston has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Xscape Braehead (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Loch Lomond Golf Club (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Cowal Golf Club (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Houston

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Houston is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Botanic Gardens (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Fossil Grove (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Bellahouston Park (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Dawsholm Park (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Kelvingrove Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Brother Loch (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Houston

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 24.9 mi (40.2 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Houston?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 149 house rentals around Houston. From 42 Houses to 87 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Houston is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Glasgow Giffnock Station: 635 home rentals
  • Paisley Gilmour Street Station: 743 home rentals
  • Balloch Castle: 830 home rentals
  • Alexandria Balloch Station: 836 home rentals
  • Johnstone Milliken Park Station: 799 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 42 Houses in Houston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Houston include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 87 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 9 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 9 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Houston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation homes with pool available in Houston.