Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Downtown Austin 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 $84 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Downtown Austin. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Relax in Downtown Austin luxury rentals

Downtown Austin is the center of the action and the best place for luxury vacation rentals in Austin. It's home to a wide variety of entertainment options, including galleries and museums, hopping nightspots, delicious gourmet restaurants, and performance venues. You can find a little bit of everything here, from rustic beer gardens to bars in renovated warehouses and shopping streets with designer and indie gifts. If you like music, the Red River Cultural District is the place for live performances. When you stay in Downtown Austin, you have access to the best in fun and entertainment that the city has to offer.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Downtown Austin

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Downtown Austin has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • HOPE Outdoor Gallery (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Barton Springs Pool (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Austin Nature and Science Center (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Lions Municipal Golf Course (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Riverside Golf Course (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Austin

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Downtown Austin is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Zilker Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Zilker Botanical Garden (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Lady Bird Lake (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Lady Bird Lake (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Shoal Creek Hike and Bike North End (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Downtown Austin

Fly into Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from the city center.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Downtown Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Downtown Austin?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 848 vacation rentals around Downtown Austin. From 176 house rentals to 580 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.