Discover a selection of 21 vacation rentals in Canyon Lake, 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 WiFi. Prices start at $400 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Canyon Lake. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.

Find the best place to stay — Canyon Lake

Destination guide

Find a scenic cabin rental by Canyon Lake

Canyon Lake lies on the Guadalupe River and is approximately 20 miles north of New Braunfels. The area draws visitors from all over for its plentiful water activities. At Comal Park, on the south side of the lake, you can launch your boat from the public boat ramps and fish for rainbow trout. History buffs can tour the Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country to see prehistoric dinosaur tracks, Native American artifacts, and pioneers' farming equipment. Many New Braunfels cabins near Canyon Lake stand on a hillside and come with a screened porch or patio that overlooks the clear blue waters.

Things to do

Walk the dinosaur - Canyon Lake's Heritage Center

The Guadalupe River State Park is another big draw to the area. It's popular with outdoor enthusiasts who flock for the hiking and horseback riding trails, or to canoe down Guadalupe River. If you prefer history to hauling yourself down a river, head to the Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country. Perched near the southern shores of Canyon Lake, it features more than 200 dinosaur tracks dating back over 100 million years. It also has Native American exhibits and an antique collection dating from the 19th century.


Bass, boats, and birdies - there's something for the whole crew

Canyon Lake is 1 of the deepest lakes in Texas and is great for fishing, sailing, and watersports. Book a waterfront Canyon Lake vacation rental and have its natural attractions right on your doorstep. Drawing fishing fans from all over the state, Canyon Lake is crammed with largemouth bass, catfish, and striped bass. Book a fishing excursion or hire your own boat. If you prefer to keep your toes dry, why not hit up a birdie on the many golf courses that dot the shores. After a busy day, treat yourself to dinner in a charming lakefront restaurant.


Find blazing (hot) saddles in Texas Hill Country

There isn't really a bad time of year to visit Texas Hill Country. It benefits from year-round sunshine, and even in the winter months can often see temperatures in the 50s. However, the summers can be blisteringly hot, and temperatures can often rocket to 100 degrees. This is when the cool, clean waters of Canyon Lake really come into their own, but it means the best Canyon Lake vacation rentals get snapped up quickly. The shoulder seasons of spring and fall see the most comfortable weather, the latter of which is festival season.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Canyon Lake

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Canyon Lake is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Canyon Lake (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Comal Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Guadalupe River State Park (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Natural Bridge Caverns (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Blue Hole Regional Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Jacob's Well Natural Area (13.7 mi / 22 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Canyon Lake

The nearest airport is in San Antonio International Airport (SAT), located 27.1 mi (43.6 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Canyon Lake?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it's longing for a vacation. It's time to pack your suitcase and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Canyon Lake:

  • "Stunning Views And Easy Lake Access From Your Private Waterfront Resort" is a favorite with guests. Around 40 miles from Canyon Lake, it has 10 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities, including coffee and tea making facilities and shopping.
  • "Walk 2 Blocks To Historic Downtown Fbg. Heritage German Style 3 Bedroom Home" also promises an awesome stay, offering 3 bedrooms, WiFi, an iron and ironing board and more. It's around 45 miles from Canyon Lake.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Canyon Lake?

Punching above its weight when it comes to character and ingenuity, a tiny house vacation rental in Canyon Lake promises big adventure. Turn off your laptop and switch your focus to outdoor fun at one of these pocket-sized stays:

  • Escape from the world and disappear to "Tiny House - Tall Cotton - In A Rural Setting 34 Miles From Austin". This getaway in Spicewood packs plenty of conveniences into its cozy space, such as a nearby beach and golf.
  • "Quaint Tiny Home Near Canyon Lake" comes with a range of comforts, such as a TV and golf. Located in Canyon Lake, you'll be able to live large in this small but cleverly designed home.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Canyon Lake?

There's something undeniably cozy about snuggling up in a log cabin with a cup of tea and a good book. Leave the hustle and bustle of life behind and spend a couple of nights or longer at one of these log cabins in Canyon Lake:

  • Located in Canyon Lake, "Cedar Cabin Retreat - Log Cabin With Private Hot Tub" will put you close to some of the fabulous outdoor activities this area has on offer. Water skiing and parasailing are a couple of them.
  • Another charming option is "Cedar Creek Ridge Log Cabin". With fun activities like mountain biking and rafting nearby, this Canyon Lake retreat will be perfect if you love the outdoors.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Canyon Lake?

If you're after somewhere to switch off and relax for a few days, you'll find lots of fantastic weekend getaways in and around Canyon Lake. Rest and recharge your batteries at one of these popular options:

  • If spending time in the outdoors is a priority for you, book a few nights at "Secluded 2 - Home Luxury Estate On 11 Acres W Designer Interior #relicsranch". Around 17 miles northeast of Canyon Lake, it's close to Blue Hole Regional Park and Bull Creek District Park. Amenities at this property include a nearby laundromat and an ice maker.
  • Another great option is "A Country Feel In The Middle Of Boerne", which is around 30 miles west of Canyon Lake. When you're not kicking back in your rental taking advantage of a stovetop and off-street parking options, check out some of the area's top sights like Casa Navarro State Historical Park and Cedar Creek Golf Course.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Canyon Lake?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish pick, ideally suited for traveling sweethearts or solo adventurers. Spend your days exploring the area and your nights relaxing in your cozy hideaway. These vacation rentals in or near Canyon Lake are guaranteed to please:

  • After a fun-filled day of outdoor exploration, relax in total comfort at "A Country Feel In The Middle Of Boerne". Cable/satellite TV services and an ice maker are among the handy amenities you'll find here.
  • Another excellent property is "Moondance - Everyone's Favorite Log Cabin. Romantic Pet Welcoming On Creek". Don't be fooled by its modest size — this comfortable apartment is filled with useful amenities like heating, a nearby waterfront and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Canyon Lake?

Whether you're in search of a cozy apartment for you and your other half or a guesthouse that'll fit the family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Canyon Lake. These retreats make a comfortable base for a whirlwind visit:

  • If you can only spare a few nights, "1 Of 3 Modern Farmhouses On 10 Scenic Acres" is a good choice. It's not too far from the center of Canyon Lake, so you'll have easy access to lots of attractions.
  • Alternatively, spend a couple of relaxing nights at "Lavish Family Oasis - Onsite Boat Rental". This comfy, conveniently located property makes exploring the sights easy.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Canyon Lake?

Forget about roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is a weekend away, just you and your honey. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Canyon Lake that would make even Cupid swoon. Here are some to tempt you:

  • Sneak off on Friday afternoon for a few passionate nights at "Updated Luxury Home With Cottage - For Additional Fee - Near Gruene And Canyon Lake". Located around 9 miles from Canyon Lake, it comes with lots of nice touches, including winery tours and a fireplace.
  • "Relax And Enjoy The Views Of The Hill Country" is another terrific option that'll impress. It's around 11 miles from Canyon Lake and has a swimming pool and a balcony.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Canyon Lake?

We've got some awesome mansions for rent in and near Canyon Lake. If you're after somewhere with lots of space as well as a serious wow factor, these architectural stunners will tick all your boxes:

  • Around 30 miles to the southwest of Canyon Lake is "Luxurious Mansion With 7 Spacious Master Suites And Gorgeous Views". As well as its grand design and posh interiors, you'll also love its first-class amenities, such as a fireplace and a garden.
  • Alternatively, score major Brownie points and stay a while at "Hill Country Mansion L Venue L Pool L Sleep 36". It's located 30 miles to the northeast of Canyon Lake and comes with a swimming pool, a sauna and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Canyon Lake?

Share your vacation and have more fun. Whether you're organizing an epic escape with friends or a big family gathering, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and around Canyon Lake:

  • Providing space, privacy and comfort, you'll get everyone's tick of approval at "Updated Luxury Home With Cottage - For Additional Fee - Near Gruene And Canyon Lake". Up to 15 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 5 bedrooms, a water park and a kitchen. It's around 9 miles to the southeast of Canyon Lake.
  • Nothing is more important than hanging out with loved ones, and "Secluded 2 - Home Luxury Estate On 11 Acres W Designer Interior #relicsranch" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 17 miles to the northeast of Canyon Lake, as many as 14 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A swimming pool and a kitchen are among the various amenities here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Canyon Lake?

Nothing says fun times like a pool does. Pull out your unicorn floatie and check out these rental houses in or near Canyon Lake that feature this added bonus:

  • Get into vacay mode at "Scenic Riverfront House On Quiet Stretch Of Guadalupe", where your main priority will be relaxing by the pool. Amenities including a barbecue grill and childrens activities help make this retreat a guest favorite.
  • Spend laid-back days splashing about or enjoying peaceful moments by the water at "Walk To Wurstfest/relaxing Beach Themed House Right Next To Schlitterbahn". This vacation rental is another top pick and features on-site watersports, a garden and more.

Not sure how to pack your bags for your Canyon Lake break? This appealing destination has a humid subtropical climate. In summer, you can expect average temperatures of between 75 ºF and 95 ºF. Browse our selection of Canyon Lake vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.