Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Houston that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $87 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Houston. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The artsy area of Houston awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's theater scene, live music and festivals and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Houston. Travelers to this cosmopolitan city praise the sporting events, art and shopping. For a bit of culture, visit Johnson Space Center - NASA, Menil Collection or Children's Museum of Houston. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Houston

Do you want 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 Houston a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Houston Zoo (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Kemah Boardwalk (25.5 mi / 41 km)
  • Downtown Aquarium (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Cockrell Butterfly Center (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • River Oaks Country Club (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Gus Wortham Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Houston

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Houston is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Discovery Green (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Memorial Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Tranquility Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Market Square Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Sam Houston Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Sesquicentennial Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Houston

Fly into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), the closest airport, located 9 mi (14.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Houston, TX (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental), which is 15.8 mi (25.4 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Houston Station. You can get around Houston by jumping on the metro at Main Street Square Station, Preston Station or Bell Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Houston?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,015 vacation rentals around Houston. From 720 house rentals to 780 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 is the best area to stay when traveling to Houston?

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 Houston:

  • Uptown: 232 vacation rentals
  • Neartown: 404 vacation rentals
  • Washington Ave./ Memorial Park: 183 vacation rentals
  • Woodlake/ Briar Meadow: 38 vacation rentals
  • Hyde Park: 108 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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:

  • Rienzi Mansion: 1,683 vacation rentals
  • Maryland Anderson Cancer Center: 1,652 vacation rentals
  • The Galleria: 1,295 vacation rentals
  • Johnson Space Center - NASA: 231 vacation rentals
  • Main Street Theater - Rice Village: 1,654 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 Houses in Houston?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 720 Houses in Houston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Houston include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 780 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 123 rentals available
  • Cabins: 28 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 Houston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 863 vacation rentals with pool available in Houston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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