Discover a selection of 3,500 vacation rentals in Austin, TX 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 $120 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Austin. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Soak up Austin culture from Lake Travis accommodation

Known for its vibrant entertainment and culture, Austin is the perfect place for lake houses in Texas. You can find a cabin on the shores of Lake Travis to take advantage of the scenic beauty while staying close enough to the city to enjoy the excellent dining and top-notch music performances and festivals.

 
Things to do

Attractions near Austin vacation rentals

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.

Activities

Things to do near Austin vacation homes

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.

Weather

Local weather for your stay in Austin vacation homes

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.

Natural features

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.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Austin

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

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Austin Station. It's easy to get around Austin by jumping on the metro at Downtown Station, Plaza Saltillo Station or Martin Luther King Jr Station.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly attractions near Austin vacation rentals

Kids of all ages will love the fun and exciting attractions in Austin. Vacation homes are available near places like the Austin Zoo, a conservation zoo with train tours and global wildlife species in a sanctuary, and the Mayfield Park and Nature Preserve, a serene natural space with walking trails and free-roaming peacocks. Kids will also enjoy the Austin Nature & Science Center, an interactive natural science museum with fossils, dinosaur tracks, and other fascinating exhibits.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation rentals in Austin

Austin has plenty of romantic places to explore during a couple’s trip. Vacation rentals are available near locations like Zilker Botanical Gardens, a huge garden with vibrant flowers, glistening ponds, and nature trails, and the Blanton Museum of Art, an art museum with work spanning from Renaissance to American modern. You may also enjoy the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, an exhibition of the artist’s works in an outdoor gallery of bronze sculptures.

How many vacation rentals are available around Austin, TX?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 3,447 vacation rentals around Austin. From 1,917 house rentals to 175 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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:

  • Hippie Hollow: 2,922 vacation rentals
  • Mount Bonnell: 2,953 vacation rentals
  • The Domain: 3,175 vacation rentals
  • Barton Springs Pool: 1,890 vacation rentals
  • Austin Country Club: 3,268 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 1,917 Houses in Austin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Austin include:

  • Cabins: 175 rentals available
  • Cottages: 175 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,305 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Austin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,440 vacation rentals with pool available in Austin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Explore destinations around Austin

Hippie Hollow
2,922 vacation rentals
Mount Bonnell
2,953 vacation rentals
The Domain
3,175 vacation rentals
Barton Springs Pool
1,890 vacation rentals
Austin Country Club
3,268 vacation rentals
Zilker Park
1,844 vacation rentals
University of Texas at Austin
1,732 vacation rentals
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
3,036 vacation rentals
Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
3,083 vacation rentals
Austin Convention Center
3,060 vacation rentals
Great Hills Country Club
3,235 vacation rentals
Huston Tillotson University
3,016 vacation rentals
Barton Creek Fazio Canyons Golf Course
3,346 vacation rentals
Frank Erwin Center
3,073 vacation rentals
Travis County Exposition Center
2,648 vacation rentals
Zilker Botanical Garden
3,125 vacation rentals
St. David's North Austin Medical Center
3,115 vacation rentals
Austin Public Library
3,071 vacation rentals
360 Condominiums
3,072 vacation rentals
Windy Point Park
2,975 vacation rentals