Destination guide

Why people love visiting rustic Elgin

The area's churches and festivals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Elgin. This trendy city is known for its horseback riding, shopping and restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Elgin

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Elgin a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • ShadowGlen Golf Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Wolfdancer Golf Club (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Bluebonnet Hill Golf Course (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Lost Pines Golf Club (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Blackhawk Golf Club (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Typhoon Texas Austin (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Elgin

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

  • McKinney Roughs Nature Park (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Fisherman's Park (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Bastrop State Park (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Pfluger Park (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Kinningham Park (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Old Settlers Park (21.7 mi / 34.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Elgin

Fly into Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.), the closest airport, located 19.5 mi (31.4 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Elgin?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 68 house rentals around Elgin. From 45 Houses to 3 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 Elgin is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Elgin:

  • Downtown: 718 vacation rentals
  • Greater South River City: 860 vacation rentals
  • South Austin: 2,223 vacation rentals
  • Waller Creek District: 407 vacation rentals
  • South Congress: 1,134 vacation rentals

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

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

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

  • Austin Convention Center: 3,055 home rentals
  • Treaty Oak: 3,088 home rentals
  • Barton Springs Pool: 1,981 home rentals
  • St. David's North Austin Medical Center: 3,098 home rentals
  • Norris Conference Centers: 3,161 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 45 Houses in Elgin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Elgin include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 8 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 8 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 Elgin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation homes with pool available in Elgin.

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