Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in Harris County 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 private pools. Prices start at $39 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in Harris County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Harris County, a gateway to Space City

Anchored by the city of Houston, Harris County knows a thing or two about Texas pride. Whether you want to discover iconic NASA space missions, devour smoky BBQ or boot-scoot the night away at a saloon, Harris County vacation rentals provide an ideal setting for discovering this slice of the Lone Star State. There are also plenty of local gems to discover, from oceanfront resorts on Galveston Bay to a flourishing urban craft beer scene.

Things to do

Take off at NASA's Space Center in Harris County

Located in Clear Lake, NASA's Space Center Houston is one of America's signature attractions. It unlocks access to interactive exhibits, astronaut training experiences, space shuttle simulators and, of course, the iconic Mission Control complex. With Harris County vacation rentals, you can stay local, with luxury waterfront homes just minutes from the Space Center. In Houston, art lovers will swoon over the Menil Collection. The private collection is utterly unique, showcasing everything from contemporary art and surrealist sculpture to Byzantine artifacts. Wind up a day of gallery hopping with happy hour drinks at one of the city's craft breweries or distilleries.

Activities

Neighborhood hopping in Harris County

Home to over 2 million people, Houston is the beating heart of Harris County. It's worth spending a few days getting to know its charismatic neighborhoods. The Theater District is known for glittering bars and heritage playhouses, while the Historic District cradles tree-lined streets, Queen Anne architecture and upscale restaurants. Don't worry, cowboy hats and stone-washed jeans are completely acceptable at even at the swankiest restaurants. Venture out of town and Harris County is full of surprises. Known for its colorful boardwalk and upbeat waterfront dining scene, Kemah is a favorite with sun-loving families.

Weather

Texas sunshine in Harris County

Summers in Houston can get sweltering, with temperatures often climbing into the 90s. This means spring and fall are the best times to visit. Expect clear skies and comfortable temperatures that hover around the 70s and 80s. If you are making the most of the summer break, why not snap up Harris County vacation rentals with private pools? After a day of sightseeing, there's no better way to cool off. Things don't slow down in the winter, when mild temperatures and year-round attractions keep visitors streaming into Harrison County.

Natural features

Discover green space in Harris County

While most of Harris County is occupied by Greater Houston, it doesn't scrimp on green space. With a shimmering lake, towering oak trees and pretty Japanese Garden, Hermann Park is an urban oasis. Buffalo Bayou Park is a great place to stretch your legs, offering kayak tours, bike paths and a string of scenic walks in the Green Tree Nature Area. Kids will love Houston Zoo, a 55-acre sanctuary where you can get up close and personal with elephants, gorillas, sea creatures and more.

How many vacation rentals are available around Harris County?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 2,333 vacation rentals around Harris County. From 1,073 condo and apartment rentals to 1,095 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Explore destinations around Harris County

Houston
2,233 vacation rentals
Seabrook
134 vacation rentals
Alief
599 vacation rentals
Tomball
299 vacation rentals
Humble
1,414 vacation rentals
Cypress
2,108 vacation rentals
Pasadena
736 vacation rentals
Webster
179 vacation rentals
La Porte
207 vacation rentals
Kingwood
94 vacation rentals
Channelview
68 vacation rentals
Deer Park
150 vacation rentals
Bellaire
1,596 vacation rentals
El Lago
177 vacation rentals
Hockley
84 vacation rentals
Shoreacres
129 vacation rentals
Crosby
81 vacation rentals
West University Place
1,549 vacation rentals
South Houston
534 vacation rentals
Galena Park
861 vacation rentals