Plan for peace of mind

Some properties allow cancellations up to 14 days before arrival. Check the policy before booking.

Destination guide

The tranquil area of Brownsville awaits your stay

The area's museums and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Brownsville. This relaxing city is known for its shopping, zoo and restaurants. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Brownsville

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Brownsville has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark (23.9 mi / 38.5 km)
  • Gladys Porter Zoo (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Bobz World (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • South Padre Island Golf Club (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Treasure Hills Golf Club (21.5 mi / 34.5 km)
  • Long Island Village Golf Course (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Brownsville

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 94°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Brownsville

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Brownsville is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brownsville Sports Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Boca Chica State Park (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)
  • Harlingen Soccer Complex (22 mi / 35.4 km)
  • Brazos Island State Park (22.5 mi / 36.2 km)
  • Victor Park (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)
  • Isla Blanca Park (24.1 mi / 38.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Brownsville

Fly into Brownsville, TX (BRO-Brownsville-South Padre Island Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Matamoros, Tamaulipas (MAM-General Servando Canales Intl.), which is 9.4 mi (15.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Brownsville?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,991 house rentals around Brownsville. From 1,481 Condos/Apartments to 330 Houses, 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 Brownsville is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • University of Texas at Brownsville: 86 home rentals
  • Gladys Porter Zoo: 87 home rentals
  • Valley Baptist Medical Center: 91 home rentals
  • Stillman House Museum: 87 home rentals
  • Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site: 173 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Brownsville 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 Condos/Apartments in Brownsville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,481 Condos/Apartments in Brownsville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Brownsville include:

  • Houses: 330 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 16 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 16 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Brownsville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,742 vacation homes with pool available in Brownsville.

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