Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Downtown Austin, 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 $93 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.
Destination guide

Find fun with a downtown Austin apartment rental

Downtown Austin apartments are in the city's beating heart. With its rich history and thriving entertainment scene, the Downtown area is a fun spot for both singles and couples who are looking for excitement. You'll have numerous attractions to choose from, such as the iconic Texas Capitol and the Joseph and Susanna Dickinson Hannig Museum.


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, Austin?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 756 vacation rentals around Downtown Austin. From 175 house rentals to 423 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Downtown 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 Downtown Austin:

  • Bouldin: 1,151 vacation rentals
  • Travis Heights: 579 vacation rentals
  • Zilker: 994 vacation rentals
  • Highland Lake Estates: 153 vacation rentals
  • East Cesar Chavez: 413 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 Downtown Austin?

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

  • Sixth Street: 2,815 vacation rentals
  • Esther's Follies: 2,803 vacation rentals
  • Millett Opera House: 2,808 vacation rentals
  • Museum of the Weird: 2,806 vacation rentals
  • St. Mary's Cathedral: 2,810 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 175 Houses in Downtown Austin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown Austin include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 423 rentals available
  • Studios: 385 rentals available
  • Hotels: 26 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Downtown Austin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 278 vacation rentals with pool available in Downtown Austin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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