Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Cresson

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Cresson. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this romantic city. Take in top local attractions like Fort Worth Zoo and Dickies Arena. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Cresson

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Cresson a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort Worth Zoo (20 mi / 32.2 km)
  • Colonial Country Club (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Pirates Cove Waterpark (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Harbor Lakes Golf Club (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Squaw Creek Golf Course (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Lost Oak Winery (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Cresson

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Cresson is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Granbury City Beach (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Lake Granbury (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Granbury City Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden (20.4 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Trinity Park (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Lake Worth (21.1 mi / 34 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Cresson

Fly into Dallas-Fort Worth Intl. Airport (DFW), the closest airport, located 42 mi (67.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Love Field Airport (DAL), which is 49.6 mi (79.8 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Cresson?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental property in or around Cresson that's right up your alley. These are some of our favorites:

  • Around 20 miles from the center of Cresson, you'll find it hard to resist "Lovely Like New Home In The Cultural District Offering Ev Car Charger". It has 3 bedrooms and a range of amenities including a stovetop and a desk chair.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "The Merlot House' Near Historic Grapevine". Located around 40 miles from the heart of Cresson, it has 3 bedrooms and features towels and WiFi.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Cresson vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Cresson?

There's nothing quite like a quick break to raise your spirits. If you're ready for some R&R, these top weekend getaways in and around Cresson make the ideal base for a mini break:

  • If exploring the great outdoors is a must for you, book a night or two at "Awesome Historic Southside In A Hip Part Of Town". Around 20 miles northeast of Cresson, it's close to International Exotic Animal Sanctuary and Mandalay Canal. Top amenities at this retreat include cable/satellite TV services and a restaurant dining guide.
  • Another top option is "Beautiful Private Landscaped With Outdoor Surround Sound System", around 30 miles northeast of Cresson. When you're not relaxing in your rental making the most of a nearby zoo and a fireplace, be sure to visit Hall of Negro Life and Joe Pool Lake.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Cresson?

Generally compact, affordable and conveniently located, it's hard not to succumb to the charms of a studio apartment. Escape to one of these options and get to know Cresson up close:

  • Explore the world around you from "Love Grows Best In Small Spaces". This vacation rental is a terrific base for seeing the sights and features amenities including towels and a TV.
  • Another popular option is "Treetop Getaway In Historic Neighborhood". Make the most of a theme park, golf and other conveniences during your vacation.

With the cash you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to see even more of Cresson. Cultural attractions like Arlington Museum of Art and Artes de La Rosa Cultural Center for the Arts will help you get a feel for the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Cresson?

Short-term rentals are plentiful in and around Cresson. Stay for a night or two in a condo, a studio apartment or a roomy home. No matter what type of vacation rental you're after, you'll have lots to choose from with Vrbo. Here are a few top picks:

  • "Beautiful Private Landscaped With Outdoor Surround Sound System" is close to the center of Cresson, which means you'll have plenty of things to entertain you. Discover cool sights like Sundance Square and Billy Bob's Texas when you're not chilling in your cozy property.
  • Jump out of bed, enjoy a coffee and then start planning what to see around "Waterfront Lake Worth Home With Private Dock + Patio". Fort Worth Zoo and Fort Worth Botanic Garden should be on your radar if you stay at this quality rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Cresson?

Forget chocolates and roses. Sometimes all you need is to escape for a weekend, just you and your beloved. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Cresson that would make Cupid swoon. Here are some we think you'll fall hard for:

  • Put on some relaxing tunes and chill together at "Lovely Like New Home In The Cultural District Offering Ev Car Charger". Around 20 miles from Cresson, this property has everything you could want for a romantic weekend away, including beauty services and a fireplace.
  • "Large Lakefront On Eagle Mountain Lake" is another wonderful option that'll woo you. It's about 25 miles from Cresson and has a fireplace and a nearby marina.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Cresson?

A pool is often a necessity when deciding where to spend your vacation, especially if you're bringing the kids along. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Cresson and spend your days splish-splashing around:

  • Get into vacay mode at "The Pool House Minutes From W7th", where your biggest priority will be enjoying the pool. Amenities such as a microwave oven and a separate dining area help make this retreat a guest favorite.
  • "Fort Worth Stockyards 1907 Reid House" is the kind of place you go to get away from it all and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. A fenced yard and a separate dining area are also on hand to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

Cresson has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 75 ºF to 95 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Cresson vacation rental and organize your getaway for whatever season you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Cresson?

Whether your perfect escape is up in the mountains or near the beach, you'll have so much more fun if you share it with loved ones. Check out these large family vacation rentals in or near Cresson and bring the whole gang:

  • Get your nearest and dearest together at "Large Lakefront On Eagle Mountain Lake", which has 4 bedrooms that sleep up to 12 guests. This retreat is around 25 miles to the north of Cresson and features amenities such as a fenced yard and outdoor furniture.
  • "Beautiful Private Landscaped With Outdoor Surround Sound System" is also popular with families. It's around 30 miles to the northeast of Cresson, has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 guests. Handy amenities here include a microwave oven and a living room.

When it's time to venture outside and explore, there are lots of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone entertained and happy. Six Flags Over Texas, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor and Fort Worth Zoo should be at the top of your itinerary.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Cresson?

Get away from the hustle and bustle and treat your loved ones to a different kind of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Cresson and get the camping experience — but with all the comforts of home!

  • "Cabin - Private, Quite And Comfortable" - This popular escape offers towels and a separate dining area and is about 20 miles to the east of the center of Cresson.
  • "Miller's Cozy Lakeside Cabin W" - Gather up the troops and spend a few days or more at this appealing rental, which is around 20 miles to the northeast of Cresson. You'll have access to childrens activities, towels and much more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Cresson vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Cresson?

Nothing says "glamorous getaway" like having a pool right inside your house. Pack your swimwear and go for a dip in the comfort and privacy of one of these large houses in or near Cresson:

  • Invite your closest friends over for a leisurely paddle around at "Hi. I'm Thundercat. Welcome To My Place Stay Off My Chair". This property has space to spare, with 3 bedrooms comfortably sleeping up to 7 people. A fireplace and a kitchen are other things your squad will love about this place.
  • Alternatively, treat your gang to a stay at "Backyard Haven, Modern House In Upscale Subdivision", which has 4 bedrooms and caters for up to 8 guests. Along with that chic pool tucked away inside, a firepit and a swimming pool will keep everyone comfortable and happy.

Use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find more outstanding Cresson vacation rental options for your next big getaway.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Cresson?

Cookies, chocolate, marshmallows and a campfire are the four things you need to make a delicious snack and epic vacation memories. If you like the sound of sitting around a fire pit devouring s'mores, have a look at these escapes in or near Cresson:

  • Laugh and reconnect with family and friends around the fire at "Lovely Like New Home In The Cultural District Offering Ev Car Charger". This retreat comes with lots of other great amenities, including a kitchen and a garden.
  • Alternatively, let the dancing flames lull you into a state of peace and relaxation at "The Pool House Minutes From W7th". When you're not lounging around the fire pit, make the most of conveniences like a kitchen and a swimming pool.