Destination guide

Travel to charming Oil City

Enjoy the museums and other features of Oil City. Travelers to this romantic city praise the shopping, restaurants and parks. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Oil City

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Oil City a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jubilee Zoo (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Walter B Jacobs Memorial Nature Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Mamie Hicks Park (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Oil City

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Oil City is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Earl G Williamson Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Walter B Jacobs Memorial Nature Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Noah Tyson Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Caddo Lake State Park (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Cypress Black Bayou Park and Recreation Area (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Mamie Hicks Park (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Oil City

Fly into Shreveport, LA (SHV-Shreveport Regional), the closest airport, located 21.7 mi (34.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Texarkana, AR (TXK-Texarkana Regional), which is 49 mi (78.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Oil City, LA?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 13 vacation rentals near Oil City. From 8 Houses to 5 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Oil City for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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

  • Earl G Williamson Park: 20 vacation rentals
  • Caddo-Pine Island Oil Historical Museum: 18 vacation rentals
  • Caddo Lake State Park: 23 vacation rentals
  • Louisiana Boardwalk: 33 vacation rentals
  • Horseshoe Bossier City Casino: 33 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Oil City 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 Houses in Oil City?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 8 Houses in Oil City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Oil City include:

  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 5 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Oil City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 9 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Oil City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.