Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Alamo

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Alamo. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and fishing, this city welcomes all visitors. Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge and International Museum of Art and Science are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Alamo

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Alamo a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Los Lagos Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Valley Nature Center (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Tierra Santa Golf Club (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Palm View Golf Course (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Shary Municipal Golf Course (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Palms at Mid Valley (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Alamo

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Alamo is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • McAllen Botanical Gardens (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Fireman's Park (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Frontera Audubon Society (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Zinnia Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Estero Llano Grande State Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Alamo

The nearest airport is in McAllen, TX (MFE-Miller Intl.), located 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Reynosa, Tamaulipas (REX-General Lucio Blanco Intl.), which is 13.6 mi (21.8 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Alamo, TX?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 45 vacation rentals around Alamo. From 26 house rentals to 6 condo and apartment 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 Alamo?

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

  • Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets: 25 vacation rentals
  • McAllen Public Library: 60 vacation rentals
  • Palm View Golf Course: 61 vacation rentals
  • Palms at Mid Valley: 32 vacation rentals
  • Quinta Mazatlan: 61 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 26 Houses in Alamo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alamo include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Alamo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 21 vacation rentals with pool available in Alamo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.