Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in McLennan County, 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 private pools. Prices start at $90 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in McLennan County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your McLennan County getaway

Learn about the unique charm of McLennan County with a stay in a private vacation home. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in McLennan County

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes McLennan County a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cameron Park Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Hawaiian Falls (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • White Bluff Golf Resort (29.6 mi / 47.7 km)
  • Heart O' Texas Speedway (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Mineral waters of Marlin (22.6 mi / 36.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of McLennan County

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, McLennan County is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cameron Park Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Waco Mammoth National Monument (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Lake Waco (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Lake Whitney State Park (28.8 mi / 46.3 km)
  • Riverbend Park Ballfields (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Carleen Bright Arboretum (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around McLennan County

Fly into Waco, TX (ACT-Waco Regional), the closest airport, located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is McGregor Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in McLennan County?

Chic villas, unique treehouses and cozy cottages — everyone's dream place to stay is different. Whatever you're into, you're sure to find something that tempts you among our top vacation rentals in McLennan County:

  • "The Haven@chapel Ridge #2 In Waco For 5": This Woodway property comes with 2 bedrooms and is highly rated among visitors. Amenities such as a garden and an iron and ironing board help make your stay comfortable.
  • "The Cottage@chapel Ridge #1 In Waco For 5": Located in Waco, this guest favorite has 2 bedrooms and plenty of handy amenities. Lowered locks and free WiFi are just a couple you'll find here.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in McLennan County?

For a different kind of experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in McLennan County. Be warned though — after you've experienced life in a tiny house, the urge to downsize and move into one of these miniature digs will be tough to resist!

  • Experience a simpler way of living at "Tiny House - Tall Cotton - In A Rural Setting 34 Miles From Austin". Amenities at this hideaway in Spicewood include internet services and a highchair.
  • "Cute And Cozy Tiny House Minutes To Downtown Waco" in Alberschwende is another popular pick. Games and a TV will help make your time here even more cozy and comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in McLennan County?

Sometimes, you just want to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. That's where Vrbo can help. We've got an impressive range of log cabins in and around McLennan County where you can unwind in nature. These are just for starters:

  • "Treetop Ridge/contemporary Log Cabin" works hard to make sure your McLennan County getaway is all you dreamed it would be. With amenities such as a porch and a fireplace to make things easy, all you have to do is chill out and enjoy your vacation.
  • You won't have to give up any modern comforts if you stay at "Log Cabin Escape At D~oasis Ranch". This appealing option features an oven, a porch and more.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in McLennan County?

Whether you're planning a trip with the family, some romantic "us" time or a few nights away by yourself, we've got weekend getaways in McLennan County to suit your style. Toss some clothes into your overnight bag and stay at one of these favorite escapes:

  • "Fixer Upper's "bachelor Pad" From Season 3" - This vacation rental in Mountainview comes with amenities designed to make your visit a comfortable one, such as internet services and a living room. Its wonderful location also makes it a good base to explore the surrounding area.
  • "Downtown Estate - Walk To Magnolia Silos" - This is another great choice with all the ingredients that make for a special weekend away. You'll have use of a water park and a nearby laundromat at this Brazos rental.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in McLennan County?

Studio apartments may be on the small side, but it's difficult to beat their central locations and affordable price tags. Whether you're traveling by yourself or there's just the two of you, consider one of these terrific studio apartments in McLennan County:

  • Settle in and get comfy at "Nestled Next To One Of The Nation’s Largest Inner", located in North Waco. There are plenty of amenities at your fingertips here, including free WiFi and towels.
  • Filled with character and offering more privacy than a busy hotel, "Curtis Studio Guesthouse" is another top pick. It's located in Mountainview and comes with a heated pool and towels.

Can I find short term rentals in McLennan County?

With Vrbo's great range of short-term rentals in McLennan County, you're bound to find a place to suit your needs. Whether you're looking for somewhere to unwind on your own or to spend time with family and friends, these options are hard to beat:

  • Set up camp near the center of Mountainview and spend your days exploring the sights from "Fixer Upper's "bachelor Pad" From Season 3". Along with its handy location, this escape has everything you need to make your vacation relaxed and carefree.
  • Otherwise, spend a couple of days at "Downtown Estate - Walk To Magnolia Silos" and explore the highlights of Brazos. This property also caters to short-term guests and is a great choice if you love being near the action.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in McLennan County?

A romantic weekend getaway in McLennan County is sure to stir up passions. Light some scented candles, take your sweetie by the hand and let the sparks fly at one of these properties:

  • Enjoy some "us time" at "The Haven@chapel Ridge #2 In Waco For 5". This Woodway rental is ideal for romance, offering amenities like a fireplace and beauty services to help set the mood.
  • Alternatively, treat you and your love to an amorous weekend away at "The Cottage@chapel Ridge #1 In Waco For 5". Located in Waco, it offers a fireplace, beauty services and other bonuses.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in McLennan County?

You'll have your pick of houses with a pool in McLennan County, so slip on your swimsuit and get set to spend your days having fun in the water. Here are two top options to tempt you:

  • Kids, aunts, uncles, parents — everyone will want to lounge by the pool at "The Blue Belle House - Minutes From Baylor And Magnolia Silos". Take your favorite people on a vacation at this Brookview rental home which also comes with a garden and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Hop out of bed and enjoy a refreshing dip at "Cozy Carriage House With Outdoor Deck" in McLennan County. A kitchen and internet access are just two of the many amenities offered here.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in McLennan County?

We've got large family vacation rentals big enough to fit distant relatives — yep, even that dear old aunt of yours. Whatever type of property you want, you'll find one that suits on Vrbo. Here are some of our faves in McLennan County:

  • For family-friendly properties in Mountainview, "Fixer Upper's "bachelor Pad" From Season 3" is a popular choice. It has 4 bedrooms and can fit up to 10 guests. Coffee and tea making facilities and a barbecue grill are some of the handy amenities you'll find here.
  • "Downtown Estate - Walk To Magnolia Silos" in Brazos is another excellent option. It can accommodate up to 8 people and features 3 bedrooms. A porch and free toiletries will help keep all your crew happy and comfortable.

Drag yourselves away from your cozy stay and head to Cameron Park Zoo — one of McLennan County's best family-friendly attractions. Hawaiian Falls and Texas Sports Hall of Fame are also worth a visit while you're in the area.

Can I find family cabin rentals in McLennan County?

Reserving a cabin in McLennan County is the perfect excuse to spend precious time with the family. Gather your loved ones and check out these fantastic options:

  • "Newly Restored Family Cabin With A Relaxing Charm" - Book in a weekend at this getaway in Palestine. Amenities like a video library and a kitchen will help make your stay extra comfy.
  • "Picturesque Luxury Mountain Cabin | Private Ranch | Storybook Texas | A+ Views" - Make fond memories with the kids at this popular option. Located in Two Creeks, it offers books, a toaster and more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the McLennan County vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

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