Destination guide

Why people love visiting cosy Alvin

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Alvin. Renowned for its cafes, beaches and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Johnson Space Center - NASA and Kemah Boardwalk are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Alvin

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Alvin a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kemah Boardwalk (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Houston Zoo (23.6 mi / 38 km)
  • Bayou Wildlife Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Haak Vineyards and Winery (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Chaparral Golf Club (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Bay Area Raceway (11 mi / 17.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Alvin

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Alvin

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alvin is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Galveston Island State Park (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
  • Resoft County Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Lynn Gripon Park at Countryside (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Challenger 7 Memorial Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Centennial Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Paul Hopkins Park (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Alvin

Fly into Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), the closest airport, located 15.3 mi (24.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), which is 17.9 mi (28.9 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Alvin?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,646 vacation rentals near Alvin. From 1,430 houses to 188 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Alvin for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Alvin?

Whether you're traveling 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 Alvin:

  • Sea Isle: 280 vacation rentals
  • Indian Beach: 71 vacation rentals
  • George Bush Park/Eldridge: 29 vacation rentals
  • South Central Houston: 673 vacation rentals
  • Pirates Beach West: 198 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to Alvin?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Alvin. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Alvin Community College: 190 vacation rentals
  • Stephen F. Austin Statue: 42 vacation rentals
  • Marguerite Rogers House Museum: 200 vacation rentals
  • Bayou Wildlife Park: 228 vacation rentals
  • Resoft County Park: 699 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alvin listed on Vrbo UK 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 Alvin?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 1,430 Houses in Alvin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alvin include:

  • Flats: 188 rentals available
  • Cabins: 40 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 40 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Alvin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 710 vacation rentals with pool available in Alvin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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