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The lively area of Dallas awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's live music, museums and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Dallas. Well known for its skyscrapers, architecture and sporting events, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Nasher Sculpture Center, Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center and Sixth Floor Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Dallas

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Dallas a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dallas World Aquarium (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Six Flags Over Texas (15.6 mi / 25 km)
  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Dallas Zoo (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Children's Aquarium at Fair Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Stevens Park Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dallas

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Dallas 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:

  • Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Arbor Hills Nature Preserve (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Klyde Warren Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Dallas Heritage Village (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Texas Discovery Gardens (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • White Rock Lake (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Dallas

Fly into Dallas, TX (DAL-Love Field), the closest airport, located 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Dallas, TX (ADS-Addison), which is 12.7 mi (20.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Dallas Union Station, Dallas Market Center Station and Dallas Medical-Market Center Station are the main stations in the area. You can get around Dallas by jumping on the metro at St Paul Station, Akard Station or West End Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Dallas?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,577 house rentals around Dallas. From 706 Houses to 686 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 Dallas is on HomeAway.

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

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 Dallas:

  • Downtown: 553 vacation rentals
  • Uptown: 568 vacation rentals
  • Cedar Crest: 155 vacation rentals
  • Old East Dallas: 424 vacation rentals
  • Lake Highlands: 39 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 Dallas?

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

  • American Airlines Center: 1,361 home rentals
  • ATT Performing Arts Center: 1,318 home rentals
  • Southern Methodist University (SMU): 869 home rentals
  • Dallas JPMorgan Chase Tower: 1,304 home rentals
  • Texas Discovery Gardens: 1,243 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 706 Houses in Dallas. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dallas include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 686 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 16 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 16 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Dallas?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 611 vacation homes with pool available in Dallas.

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