Destination guide

Travel to captivating San Antonio

Take a vacation to San Antonio and enjoy the area's entertainment, theater scene and history. Travelers to this walkable city praise the riverfront, museums and festivals. Take in top local attractions like Alamo and River Walk. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around San Antonio

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that San Antonio has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • San Antonio SeaWorld (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • San Antonio Zoo and Aquarium (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Six Flags Fiesta Texas (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch (20.6 mi / 33.1 km)
  • Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark and Resort (29.6 mi / 47.7 km)
  • Ripley's Haunted Adventure (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of San Antonio

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, San Antonio is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • River Walk (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • San Antonio Botanical Gardens (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • San Antonio Missions National Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Travis Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Hemisfair Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Japanese Tea Gardens (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around San Antonio

Fly into San Antonio, TX (SAT-San Antonio Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.3 mi (11.7 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, the main station serving the city is San Antonio Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around San Antonio?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,132 house rentals around San Antonio. From 1,168 Houses to 622 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 San Antonio is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to San Antonio?

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 San Antonio:

  • North Central: 1,038 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 287 vacation rentals
  • Monte Vista: 87 vacation rentals
  • Southside: 82 vacation rentals
  • Uptown: 144 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 San Antonio?

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

  • The River Walk: 738 home rentals
  • Historic Brackenridge Golf Course: 1,228 home rentals
  • USAA Corporate Office Headquarters: 1,258 home rentals
  • Salado Park: 1,218 home rentals
  • Silverhorn Golf Club of Texas: 1,262 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Antonio 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 San Antonio?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,168 Houses in San Antonio. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in San Antonio include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 622 lodging choices
  • Hotels: 16 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 136 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in San Antonio?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 759 vacation homes with pool available in San Antonio.

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