Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Pasadena, 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 kitchens. Prices start at $40 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Pasadena. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

What's going on in Pasadena?

There’s a lot going on in Pasadena. It’s one of the most populated cities in the country, and it’s within proximity of vibrant Houston. You didn’t book a Pasadena vacation rental to be there, though—you’re very much here, in the center of a working-class town that offers a thriving arts and culture scene, an interesting history (Urban Cowboy was shot here!), and phenomenal opportunities to enjoy the natural wonders that make Texas so breathtaking. It’s hard to resist that kind of personality!

Things to do

Pasadena attractions are serious

You don’t have to go far from your Pasadena vacation rental to enjoy some serious attractions. One of the most impressive is the Armand Bayou Nature Center, where forests and wetland prairies are respectfully preserved. Show some love for the city at the Heritage Park and Museum, a quaint little stop offering antiques on display and sharing the area’s fascinating history. When you’ve had your fill of history, it’s off to the Houston Zoo, where you can visit thousands of different types of animals in a stunning environment.

Activities

An industrial town with personality

Being more of an industrial town, Pasadena and its vicinity is still full of things to do. Delve into the shopping scene before making your way to one of the area’s many buzzy restaurants. If you’re up for an exciting tour, make your way to Houston, only about 20 minutes away, and book yourself a guided walk, a Segway, or even a culinary excursion where you can eat your way through the city. Escape your Pasadena vacation rental and come get pampered in a plush spa before making your way to a local piano bar for some live music and cocktails.

Weather

Pack your rain boots—we're headed to Pasadena!

It’s usually sunny in Pasadena, but it also rains here—and plenty. The city gets about 55 inches of rain annually, so be sure to pack those rain boots as you prepare for your Pasadena vacation rental. On the plus side, you’ll never see an inch of snow, and it’s sunny over 200 days of the year. Summer temperatures may top out in the 90s on some days, making it one of the country’s more comfortable and pleasant cities in which to reside (just mind the humidity). If you'd prefer a more average climate, book your getaway for spring—it’s cool, it’s warm, and it’s comfortable all at once.

Natural features

Gentle waves and walking trails in Pasadena

Pasadena is characterized by mostly flat lands and bordered by the Houston Ship Channel and Galveston Bay. Sandy El Jardin Beach offers a lovely spot to get away. While the waters aren't surf-friendly, they do provide gentle waves and a fun spot to swim. There are many pleasant walking trails throughout the area, too, providing a scenic connection to Houston. Some stretch for miles and offer excellent sunrise- and sunset-watching opportunities, while others are ideal if you prefer the simplicity and quiet ambiance of a natural park.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Pasadena

Fly into Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), the closest airport, located 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), which is 7.8 mi (12.5 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Pasadena, TX?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 623 vacation rentals around Pasadena. From 221 house rentals to 319 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 city-center property in Pasadena?

One word (or perhaps three) — location, location, location! Nothing comes close to basing yourself in the thick of things. Vrbo has 73 centrally located getaway rentals available. Of course, that may not be quite your vacation style. Fortunately, Vrbo has plenty more options, including:

  • 28 town vacation rentals.
  • 25 shore-front vacation rentals.
  • 22 water-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in Pasadena?

If you want to see how the locals live, slide open the curtains and take in this destination from the comfort of your very own apartment. You'll be able to select from 362 different options with the help of Vrbo. How does $60 per night sound? That's what you could be paying if you don't put it off for too long! Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other popular rental types, such as:

  • House: 185 vacation homes. Prices start from $30 per night.
  • Hotel: 67 vacation homes. Prices start from $45 per night.
  • Townhome: 44 vacation homes. Prices start from $58 per night.

Can I stay in Pasadena in a large group?

Vacations with family can be a lot of fun, especially when you're staying under the one roof in an awesome new place! If you're traveling with a large group, Vrbo can help you. 63 apartment vacation homes are ready to be booked. Presently, they're the top choice here for big groups. The rental options that can cater to large numbers here include:

  • Are you searching for vacation homes that can fit 6 people? We have 137 that will be ideal. Prices start from $75 per night.
  • Keen to find somewhere for 8 people? We have 55 that will be perfect. Prices begin at just $75 per night.
  • Trying to find properties for rent to suit 5 guests? You'll be happy to discover we have 41 that will fit the bill. You can bag one for as little as $85 per night.

You and your posse will be more than satisfied when you book your Pasadena escape with us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Pasadena?

Cut down on those pesky accommodation expenses when you organize your stay with Vrbo. You'll find a range of great rentals and save loads of cash! Texas Medical Center is heaven for bargain hunters. And with 45 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $116 a night, it's not difficult to see why. Clear Lake City is another good option. We have 4 rentals here, and the average price is around $118 a night.

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