Discover a selection of 3,000 vacation rentals in Lake Austin, US 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 kitchens. Prices start at $200 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Lake Austin. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Find lakefront property with a Lake Austin cabin

Lake Austin is an appealing spot for lake cabins in Texas. Lake Austin is a popular retreat for boating and fishing, especially with the abundance of catfish and sunfish that reside in the lake. Several companies rent out motorboats, sailboats, pontoon boats, party boats, canoes, and kayaks, so you can spend your days lounging on the water.

Things to do

Find your Zen and keep it weird

Take the relaxation of your Lake Austin vacation rental to the next level with a pampering massage or holistic treatment at the massive Lake Austin Spa Resort. If you haven't had your fill of lake time, check out neighboring Lake Travis for even more water activities. The city offers top-notch attractions like the Austin Zoo and the Austin Capitol Building, and it's called the Live Music Capital of the World for a reason. Be sure to fulfill the city's motto and "Keep Austin Weird" by visiting the quirky shops and hopping nightlife on 6th Street.


Plenty of outdoor action, from bass to bats

Lake Austin's calm waters make it a popular fishing and boating destination, widely known for its excellent stock of largemouth bass. With a waterfront Lake Austin vacation rental, you'll be able to swim straight from your backyard. For an adrenaline fix, the area offers several ziplining and canopy tours, as well as horseback riding and hiking if you'd rather stay on solid ground. For a one-of-a-kind experience, go watch the spectacle of the continent's largest urban bat colony under Austin's Congress Avenue Bridge. Be sure to stay for the live music and local festivals when you're done gaping.


Under the hot Texas sun

They say everything's bigger in Texas, and the blazing sun is no exception. Temperatures from June to September can easily soar into the 90s, so be sure to pack the sunscreen. Winters are mild, with even the coldest month of January seeing the mercury rise into the low 60s (though the nights are cool, so pack a sweater). Snow is a rare occurrence, so you're unlikely to encounter the white stuff. The most popular time for Lake Austin vacation rentals is from September to November, when highs are around 70, making it perfect festival weather.

Natural features

Drop a line in Austin's lake country

Lake Austin is a fishing paradise, and that's exactly how they want it. The lake's waters have been purposely stocked with several species of freshwater fish, including largemouth bass, catfish, and sunfish, in order to encourage recreational fishing. One of the seven Highland Lakes created for electrical power generation, flood control, and recreation, Lake Austin is formed by the impressive Tom Miller Dam, which spans the Colorado River. For picture-perfect countryside, head to the nearby rolling green hills of Texas Hill Country. Several major interstates crisscross the area, connecting the capital to the rest of the state.

How many vacation rentals are available around Lake Austin, US?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,898 vacation rentals around Lake Austin. From 1,283 house rentals to 98 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 most popular destinations to visit in Lake Austin?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lake Austin. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Wimberley: 959 vacation rentals
  • Bouldin: 1,309 vacation rentals
  • Lake Travis: 1,128 vacation rentals
  • South Austin: 2,283 vacation rentals
  • Travis Heights: 706 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Lake Austin! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lake Austin?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lake Austin:

  • Wimberley: 959 rentals
  • Dripping Springs: 1,027 rentals
  • Spicewood: 643 rentals
  • Lakeway: 842 rentals
  • Pflugerville: 1,592 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Lake Austin?

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

  • Austin Convention Center: 3,168 rentals
  • Zilker Metropolitan Park: 2,034 rentals
  • Krause Springs: 988 rentals
  • Volente Beach Water Park: 3,376 rentals
  • Hamilton Pool Preserve: 1,059 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Austin listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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