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Find the perfect vacation rental for your Henderson County getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Henderson County with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. 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.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Henderson County

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Henderson County a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New York - Texas Zipline Adventure (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Waterpark at the Villages (23.3 mi / 37.6 km)
  • Garden Valley Golf Resort (26.6 mi / 42.8 km)
  • Texas Rose Horse Park (27.7 mi / 44.6 km)
  • Athens Praise & Worship Center (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Tara Vineyards and Winery (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Henderson County

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Henderson County is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Athens (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Cedar Creek Reservoir (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Lake Palestine (22.4 mi / 36 km)
  • Richland Chambers Reservoir (23.4 mi / 37.6 km)
  • Athens Scuba Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Central Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in Henderson County?

Chic villas, tranquil houseboats and spacious homes — everyone's dream place to stay is different. Whatever you're into, you're sure to find something you love among our top vacation rentals in Henderson County:

  • "Spacious And Modern Luxury Lakefront Getaway Wifi Included. New Boat Dock": This Leisure Land property comes with 3 bedrooms and is rated highly among visitors. Conveniences such as books and a microwave oven are on hand to make your stay a comfy one.
  • "5 Star 5bedroom Family Getaway On Open Water With Kayaks": Located in Tool, this sought-after getaway has 5 bedrooms and plenty of handy amenities. Free toiletries and WiFi are among them.

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

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

Punching way above its weight when it comes to character, a tiny house vacation rental in Henderson County provides a front-row seat to big adventure. Close down your laptop and turn your focus to nature at one of these pint-sized stays:

  • Look forward to a simpler way of living at "Tiny House - Tall Cotton - In A Rural Setting 34 Miles From Austin". Amenities at this getaway in Spicewood include internet services and a restaurant dining guide.
  • Alternatively, book a weekend away at "Tiny House Living On The Ranch In East Texas". Situated in Emory, this little abode comes with a dining table and a microwave oven.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Henderson County?

There's something appealing about holing up in a log cabin where it's only you, a few friends and the nature outside your door. Leave behind the bustle of the big city and get away to one of these wooden sanctuaries in Henderson County:

  • Comfort meets nature at "Authentic Log Cabin On Cedar Creek Lake". Located in Enchanted Oaks, this blissful escape comes with games, a garden and superb views.
  • After a long day of adventuring, wind down at "Modern And Spacious Log Cabin On The Lake". This comfy retreat in Carolyn Estates comes with a smart TV and an oven.

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

While long trips overseas are amazing, there's something wonderful about slipping off for a whirlwind weekend getaway. These rental properties in Henderson County are perfect for just that:

  • "Private Beautiful Waterfront Home. Boat Dock To Enjoy Sunrise And Sunsets" - Situated in Mabank, there's tons of awesome stuff to see and do near this rental property. Useful amenities like coffee and tea making facilities and off-street parking options are the cherry on top of the cake!
  • "Lake Palestine's Best Property For Vacations" - This is another top choice with all the things that make for a wonderful weekend away. Make use of an outdoor pool and a boat at this Berryville property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Henderson County?

If you want something with more personality than the usual hotel room, you'll like our studio apartments in Henderson County. Whip up a meal in your kitchenette, kick back on the lounge and feel totally at home. Here are some of our cute and cozy studios:

  • Sleep, eat, hang out with friends … Do it all from the compact yet comfortable single space at "Quiet Lofted Cabin 4 Miles From Edom". Located in Chandler, a barbecue grill and off-street parking options are among this property's amenities.
  • Alternatively, use "The Cattleman's Cabin, A Perfect Get Away" as your base to discover the area around you. This appealing option is in Athens and offers a free nearby fitness center and golf.

Can I find short term rentals in Henderson County?

Henderson County has short-term rentals to suit all budgets and tastes. Spend your mini break in an affordable cabin, a luxurious condo or whatever else you like. Here are a couple of options to get you started:

  • Stay near the center of Mabank and spend your days exploring the sights from "Private Beautiful Waterfront Home. Boat Dock To Enjoy Sunrise And Sunsets". Along with its handy location, this retreat has everything you need to make your vacation relaxed and stress-free.
  • Alternatively, bunk down for a few days at "Lake Palestine's Best Property For Vacations" and explore the highlights of Berryville. This getaway also welcomes short-stay guests and is a great choice if you like being close to the action.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Henderson County?

If you'd like to impress your special someone, take them somewhere special! Organize a romantic weekend getaway in Henderson County at one of these escapes and let love bloom:

  • Enjoy some "us time" at "Spacious And Modern Luxury Lakefront Getaway Wifi Included. New Boat Dock". This Leisure Land property is tailor-made for romance, offering amenities like a fireplace and winery tours to help set the mood.
  • Alternatively, organize an amorous weekend escape at "5 Star 5bedroom Family Getaway On Open Water With Kayaks". Located in Tool, it offers a fireplace, massage services and more.

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

If you're organizing a big family getaway or a special event like a wedding in Henderson County, you won't have to worry about leaving anyone off the guest list. We've got an excellent range of large vacation rentals that'll fit as many people as you like. Here are some terrific examples:

  • "The Fire Of Archimede Ortigia": With 7 bedrooms accommodating up to 31 people, this vacation property in Ortigia will give you all the space you need. A kitchen and a swimming pool are a couple of the amenities available here.
  • "Cedar Creek Ranch - Pool, Lrg Grp": Send out your invites and stay at this popular option in Kemp. It has 5 bedrooms and can house up to 30 guests comfortably. Quality amenities here include a swimming pool and a TV.

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

Take your pick and dive right in. Here are a couple of sought-after house rentals in Henderson County where memories are made at the pool:

  • Kids, aunts, uncles, parents — everyone will want to chill by the pool at "Semi Detached House 4 People In Residence With Pool". Whisk your favorite people away on a vacation at this Tool rental home which also features a toaster and a dining table.
  • "Roomy House On Main Channel Of Cedar Creek Reservoir" in Log Cabin is another popular option. There's plenty to like about this place apart from its pool, such as on-site watersports and a stereo.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Henderson County?

We've got large family vacation rentals that'll fit the whole darn tree — even that long-lost cousin of yours! Whatever type of property you want, you'll find one that suits on Vrbo. Here are two of our faves in Henderson County:

  • For family-friendly properties in Leisure Land, "Spacious And Modern Luxury Lakefront Getaway Wifi Included. New Boat Dock" is a good choice. It offers 3 bedrooms and can fit up to 10 guests. A dishwasher and on-site watersports are two of the amenities you'll find here.
  • Another good option is "5 Star 5bedroom Family Getaway On Open Water With Kayaks". Located in Tool, this excellent escape boasts 5 bedrooms and many great amenities including a kitchen island and childrens activities. It can accommodate up to 8 guests.

Searching for some excitement? There are tons of family-friendly attractions in Henderson County to choose from, like New York - Texas Zipline Adventure and Athens Bowling Center. Henderson County Fairgrounds is also popular with traveling families.

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