Where to stay around Austin, TX?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 3,593 vacation rentals near Austin. From 1,630 Houses to 753 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Austin for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Austin?

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 Austin:

  • Bouldin: 1,209 vacation rentals
  • East Downtown: 762 vacation rentals
  • Greater South River City: 700 vacation rentals
  • South Austin: 2,258 vacation rentals
  • Zilker: 1,108 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 Austin?

VRBO offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Austin. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lake Austin: 3,156 vacation rentals
  • Zilker Metropolitan Park: 1,834 vacation rentals
  • AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center: 1,996 vacation rentals
  • Austin Convention Center: 3,139 vacation rentals
  • Barton Springs Pool: 1,816 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Austin 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 Austin?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 1,630 Houses in Austin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Austin include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 753 rentals available
  • Hotels: 601 rentals available
  • Studios: 482 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Austin?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 1,796 vacation rentals with pool available in Austin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Music, cowboys and bats—Austin has all the powers

    Music, cowboys, and fruit bats are just 3 of the highlights of a trip to the Texas State Capitol. Austin is widely regarded as one of the coolest cities in America. Famous as the home of live music show, Austin City Limits, it has a rich nightlife, largely centered around the live music bars of 6th Street. It's also known for its colony of fruit bats which reside under the bridge. Get your Texan adventure off to the right start with a centrally located Austin vacation rental in the heart of the city.

    Bat out of hell—music and bats pretty much sums up Austin

    If you like music, you'll love Austin. Internationally renowned as the live music capital of the world, you can expect to spend vast amounts of your time here listening to live music in bars. But life in Austin doesn't have to only mean beers and a banging bass. You can also go for a paddle on the Lady Bird Lake, or take in a museum or two. As the sun sets, venture down to South Congress Bridge and watch as the city's urban colony of Mexican fruit bats swoop out for their nightly tour. It's an exhilarating experience.

    There's no (city) limits to Austin's attractions

    Book an Austin vacation rental in the heart of Downtown and you'll have the best of the city right on your doorstep. Learn about Texas history at the Bullock Texas State History Museum, which tells the story of Texas through interactive exhibits, shows, and IMAX movies. If the streets get too hot, follow the locals to the cool, spring-fed waters of Barton Springs, a huge natural outdoor swimming pool. Try to time your visit with one of Austin's many music festivals, like Austin City Limits at Zilker Park in September, a highlight of the city's social calendar.

    Austin's hot in the city? Yeah, baby!

    Austin is a year-round destination. But of course, this is Texas, so it can get hot, hot, hot. In the summer, the average temperature is 90 degrees, and with high humidity and the chance of showers, it's probably the time to avoid. The best times to visit the Texas capital is fall and spring, when blue skies and sunshine are a-plenty, and the temperature is a comfortable 75 degrees. This is also when the main festivals are held and Austin vacation rentals can get snapped up in advance.

    Don't go chasing waterfalls—Austin's hiking country

    Perched on the edge of Texas Hill Country, Austin lies between Dallas and San Antonio. There are plenty of ways to escape the city heat for a walk. Head up to Mount Bonnell for the best views of Austin and the Colorado River. If you want to get back to nature, drive 11 miles south to McKinney Falls State Park. Centered around the park's eponymous waterfalls, there are several scenic hiking trails. It's a magnet for the region's wildlife fans, as white-tailed deer, armadillo, and mockingbirds are all found here.

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