Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Hays County, US 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 $137 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Hays County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Hays County getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Hays County with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. There are plenty of places to find the perfect souvenir including San Marcos Premium Outlets, South Congress Avenue and Sixth Street. 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 Hays County

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hays County a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Circuit of the Americas (24.6 mi / 39.6 km)
  • Wonder World (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Texas Ski Ranch (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • The Island (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Wimberley Valley Winery (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hays County

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hays County is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lady Bird Lake (28.4 mi / 45.8 km)
  • Zilker Park (28.4 mi / 45.8 km)
  • San Marcos River (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Rio Vista Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • John J. Stokes Sr. San Marcos River Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Central Texas Bonsai Exhibit at Jade Gardens (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Hays County

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to San Marcos Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in Hays County?

Whether you're organizing your next exciting adventure with friends or a romantic getaway with your darling, one of these top vacation rentals in Hays County is sure to catch your eye:

  • "Secluded 2 - Home Luxury Estate On 11 Acres W Designer Interior #relicsranch": If you're searching for a comfy living space in Wimberley, make yourself cozy here. It comes with 5 bedrooms and a host of amenities including coffee and tea making facilities and towels.
  • "5 - Star Rated 4 Bedrooms Solar": Put your luggage down and your weary feet up at this top pick in Wimberley. It features 4 bedrooms, a porch, a TV and more.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Hays County?

For an unforgettable vacation experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Hays County. A word of warning though — after you've experienced the tiny house lifestyle, the urge to move into one of thes mini digs will be tough to resist!

  • Take a few days off to recharge your batteries at "Tiny House - Tall Cotton - In A Rural Setting 34 Miles From Austin". Located in Spicewood, an electric kettle and a washing machine are a couple of amenities on offer here.
  • "La Petite: A Tiny House With Hot Tub Nestled In 3 Private Acres" in Wimberley is another top-rated option. A barbecue grill and an iron and ironing board will make your getaway here even more comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Hays County?

Often surrounded by gorgeous natural landscapes, log cabins offer a charming retreat from the stresses of everyday life. If you're ready to switch off and take a break, have a look at these log cabins to rent in Hays County:

  • Located in Wimberley, "Moondance - Everyone's Favorite Log Cabin. Romantic Pet Welcoming On Creek" will put you close to some of the fantastic outdoor activities this area has to offer. Fishing and kayaking are among them.
  • Another excellent choice is "Log Cabin Get Away - Two Private River Parks". With fun activities including rafting and hiking and biking nearby, this Wimberley retreat will be ideal if you love the outdoors.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Hays County?

Strapped for time but want a change of scene? A weekend break is just what the doctor ordered. Reserve a couple of nights at one of these popular properties and get ready for sleep-ins, good food and relaxation:

  • "Moondance - Everyone's Favorite Log Cabin. Romantic Pet Welcoming On Creek" - Located in Wimberley, this rental property offers amenities like towels and a sauna.
  • "Luxury Home On The Blanco River With Pool And Hot Tub" - With an ice maker and a TV, plus its great location in Wimberley, you'll wish you had more than a weekend at this property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Hays County?

Studio apartments are often on the smaller side, but it's hard to beat their central locations and penny-pinching price tags. Whether you're traveling solo or with some friends, consider booking one of these popular studio apartments in Hays County:

  • "Moondance - Everyone's Favorite Log Cabin. Romantic Pet Welcoming On Creek" in Wimberley fits a lot of useful features into its single space, such as cable/satellite TV services and air conditioning.
  • Full of character and offering more privacy than a big hotel, "Exclusive, Secluded, 5 Star" is another great pick. It's located in Austin and features an oven and a hair dryer.

Can I find short term rentals in Hays County?

With Vrbo's terrific range of short-term rentals in Hays County, it's easy to find a place to suit your needs. Whether you're searching for somewhere to unwind on your own or to spend time with the family, these options are tough to beat:

  • Set up base near the center of Wimberley and spend your days sightseeing from "Moondance - Everyone's Favorite Log Cabin. Romantic Pet Welcoming On Creek". Along with its good location, this escape has everything you need to make your vacation relaxed and stress-free.
  • "Luxury Home On The Blanco River With Pool And Hot Tub" also lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. Spend a couple of leisurely days at this vacation rental in Wimberley and find out why it's a favorite among many visitors.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Hays County?

If you want to woo your special someone, take them somewhere special! Plan a romantic weekend getaway in Hays County at one of these retreats and fall in love all over again:

  • Bond as a couple at "Secluded 2 - Home Luxury Estate On 11 Acres W Designer Interior #relicsranch". This Wimberley vacation rental is tailor-made for romance, offering amenities like massage services and a fireplace to help set the mood.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days sipping Champagne and cuddling up at "5 - Star Rated 4 Bedrooms Solar". Beauty services and winery tours add to the ambiance of this Wimberley property.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Hays County?

When it comes to who you vacation with, the more people the merrier. If you're looking for somewhere with plenty of space to fit your entire crew, one of these large group vacation rentals in Hays County will tick your boxes:

  • "Secluded 2 - Home Luxury Estate On 11 Acres W Designer Interior #relicsranch": With 5 bedrooms, everyone can RSVP "yes" to you at this exceptional getaway in Wimberley. A kitchen and a swimming pool are among the many amenities offered here.
  • "Luxury Home On The Blanco River With Pool And Hot Tub": This vacation rental in Wimberley has 5 bedrooms, so don't stress about leaving anybody off your invite list. A kitchen and a garden are among its many highlights.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in Hays County?

Organizing a getaway in Hays County with all your family and friends doesn't have to mean jamming everyone into a confined space. If you're after someplace comfy where you and your crew can stretch out and relax, one of these large vacation rentals might be just the ticket:

  • "The Highland: Two Homes": With 8 bedrooms accommodating up to 34 people, there's plenty of space at this property in Austin. Useful amenities here include a swimming pool and a kitchen.
  • "A Lovely Villa In Dripping Springs That Sleeps Up To 5 Guests": Accommodating up to 99 guests and featuring a host of great amenities such as a swimming pool and a barbecue grill, this is another good choice. It has 1 bedroom and is located in Dripping Springs.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Hays County?

There are plenty of houses with a pool in Hays County, so dig out your swimsuit and get ready to spend your days having fun in the water. Here are some top-rated options we think you'll love:

  • Say hello to "Voca House - Modern 1890's Farmhouse", where the first item on your agenda should be taking a dip in the pool. This escape is located in Wimberley and features a host of family-friendly amenities, including a dishwasher and a toaster.
  • "Star House - Creek On Property And Great View From Relaxing Deck" in Wimberley is another popular pick. There's so much to love about this property apart from its pool, such as nearby birdwatching activities and a separate dining area.

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