Destination guide

Head to the elegant city of Leander

Come and experience Leander and its architecture, theater scene and live music. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the hockey games, lake and boating. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Leander

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Leander a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Crystal Falls Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Volente Beach Water Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Lago Vista Golf Course (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Flat Creek Estate Winery (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Austin Aquarium (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Stone House Vineyard (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Leander

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Leander is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Zilker Botanical Garden (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Zilker Park (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center (24.8 mi / 40 km)
  • Veteran's Memorial Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Lake Travis (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Leander

Fly into Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.), the closest airport, located 27.9 mi (44.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Killeen, TX (GRK-Killeen-Fort Hood Regional), which is 36.3 mi (58.5 km) away.

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

How many vacation rentals are available around Leander?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 979 vacation rentals around Leander. From 525 house rentals to 222 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a lake-view property in Leander?

If you've been yearning for a peaceful pause, it's time to escape to the lakeside. You'll feel like you're at summer camp — no singing Kumbaya around the campfire required. Vrbo has 306 rentals near lakes ready to be booked. Open to other suggestions? Vrbo has a bunch more options to look through, including:

  • 267 lakefront vacation rentals.
  • 251 water-view vacation rentals.
  • 224 lakeside vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Leander?

Instead of getting a cookie-cutter hotel room this vacation, you could rent a whole house. You'll feel like you're a part of the neighborhood before you know it! There are 555 options currently available on Vrbo. Prices start at $50 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather one of the area's other sought-after lodging types, such as:

  • Condo: 158 vacation homes. Prices start from $55 per night.
  • Apartment: 64 vacation homes. Prices start from $63 per night.
  • Hotel: 61 vacation homes. Prices start from $87 per night.

Can I stay in Leander in a large group?

Whether you're taking off on a special getaway with the extended family or spending a few nights away with your old school friends, it's always lots of fun staying under the same roof! The best news is that Vrbo has options to suit you. Currently, house vacation homes are the latest thing for large groups of visitors here, and you'll find 99 featured on our database. If you're traveling in a larger group, the vacation rentals that can meet your needs include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we offer 570 vacation homes suitable for that size. Book a night for as little as $55.
  • Require a place for 8 people? We have 510 that will serve you well. You can get one for as little as $110 per night.
  • Organizing a trip away with 10 guests? We offer 285 vacation homes that will be perfect. Prices begin at just $91 per night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can bring your uncle, your brother and all your friends to Leander.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Leander?

Vrbo offers an array of great economical rentals. Treat your crew to a lavish meal out or extend your stay with the cash you'll have leftover. When it comes to finding an amazing deal, your first port of call should be Hyde Park. Here, Vrbo has 100 rentals at an average price of $162 per night. You'll find another 103 Vrbo rentals waiting to be booked in or around North Austin. The average price in this area is $191 per night.

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