Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Houston getaway

Experience the unique character of Houston with a stay in a vacation home rental. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Houston

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Houston a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Settlers Bay Golf Course (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Willow Lake (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Alaska Live Steamers (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Houston

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Houston is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nancy Lake State Recreation Area (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Willow Lake (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Willow Creek State Recreation Area (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Houston

The nearest airport is in Anchorage, AK (MRI-Merrill Field), located 28.7 mi (46.2 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Houston, AK?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 52 vacation rentals around Houston. From 11 cottage rentals to 30 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Houston?

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

  • Willow Lake: 39 vacation rentals
  • Mt. Baldy Trail: 355 vacation rentals
  • Settlers Bay Golf Course: 132 vacation rentals
  • Iditarod Trail Headquarters: 147 vacation rentals
  • Alaska Museum of Transportation & Industry: 142 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Houston listed on Vrbo 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 Cottages in Houston?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 11 Cottages in Houston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Houston include:

  • Houses: 30 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 11 rentals available
  • Cabins: 11 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Houston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Houston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.