Discover a selection of 96 vacation rentals in East Texas, 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 $56 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in East Texas. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — East Texas
Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your East Texas getaway

Learn about the unique charm of East Texas with a stay in a private vacation home. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in East Texas

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that East Texas has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nacogdoches County Exposition & Civic Center (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Ellen Trout Zoo (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Texas State Railroad Rusk Depot (27.7 mi / 44.5 km)
  • Nacogdoches Visitor's Center (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Woodland Hills Golf Club (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden (8.1 mi / 13 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of East Texas

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, East Texas is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Davy Crockett National Forest (29.2 mi / 47 km)
  • Little Cedar Creek Lake (29.8 mi / 48 km)
  • SFA Mast Arboretum (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Lake Striker (26.9 mi / 43.3 km)
  • Ratcliff Lake (27.3 mi / 43.9 km)
  • Lanana Creek Trail (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around East Texas

The nearest airport is in Longview, TX (GGG-East Texas Regional), located 53.5 mi (86.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Nacogdoches, TX (OCH-A L Mangham Jr. Regional), which is 4.9 mi (8 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Longview Station, Marshall Depot and Mineola Station are the main stations that serve the city.

What are the top vacation rentals in East Texas?

Chic villas, unique houseboats and cozy cottages — everyone's dream getaway is different. Whatever your style, you're sure to find something you love among these top vacation rentals in East Texas:

  • "Bessie's Landing - Charming Cottage In Jefferson": If you're after someplace in Jefferson with 2 bedrooms and plenty of home comforts, this getaway will tick your boxes. Amenities include a fridge and a stovetop.
  • "Pleasant Place Getaway": Stay a week or so at this property in Canton and take advantage of books, a DVD player and more. It has 2 bedrooms to accommodate your family and friends.

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

Can I find log cabins to rent in East Texas?

There's something incredibly cozy about relaxing in a log cabin with a cup of tea and a good book. Leave the worries of everyday life behind and spend a couple of nights or more at one of these log cabins in East Texas:

  • Located in Lindale, "Log Cabin In Woods With Trail And Scavenger Hunt Wood Fireplace" will put you near some of the fantastic outdoor activities offered in this area. Golf and hiking and biking are a couple of them.
  • Alternatively, check out "Luxury Log Cabin In The Premier Resort". Try some hiking and biking or tennis or just rest and relax at this Holly Lake Ranch property.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in East Texas?

Whether you're organizing a family reunion, a dreamy break for two or a couple of nights away by yourself, we've got weekend getaways in East Texas to suit your needs. Pack your overnight bag and stay at one of these much-loved escapes:

  • "Cabin - Book Your Summer Getaway Today" - Found in Pittsburg, this rental property offers amenities like a washing machine and a living room.
  • "Pine Grove Cottage - Romantic Getaway On Private Lake" - This is another superb place where you can unwind for the weekend. Make the most of a playground, optional golf privileges and more during your short but memorable stay at this Pittsburg property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in East Texas?

Forget about booking a run-of-the-mill hotel room and pick one of our studio apartments in East Texas. Here's where you can hunker down in your own digs and enjoy your next bucket-list destination like a local:

  • Settle in and get comfy at "Hideaway At Hawkinseast Tx Lakefront Cabin In The Trees", located in Hawkins. There are loads of amenities to make use of here, including pet-friendly services and a smart TV.
  • Full of character and with way more privacy than a bustling hotel, "Waterfront Condo With Private Pool And Amazing Views" is another option with appeal. It's located in Walden on Lake Conroe and features coffee and tea making facilities and heating.

Can I find short term rentals in East Texas?

East Texas has short-term rentals that come in all styles and budgets. Take some time out in a cheap cabin, a luxurious lodge or whatever else you like. Here are two popular options to get you started:

  • Stay close to central Pittsburg and spend your days visiting all the top sights from "Cabin - Book Your Summer Getaway Today". Along with its good location, this retreat has everything you need to make your visit nice and comfortable.
  • "Pine Grove Cottage - Romantic Getaway On Private Lake" also welcomes short-term guests. Spend a couple of relaxing days at this vacation rental in Pittsburg and find out why it's a hit with many visitors.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in East Texas?

Whether you've been an item for a month, a decade or forever, there's nothing like a romantic weekend getaway to fan the flames of love. If you're searching for somewhere dreamy to spend a couple of days with your significant other, consider these retreats:

  • "Bessie's Landing - Charming Cottage In Jefferson" in Jefferson was just made for whispering sweet nothings in each other's ear. Nice touches here include winery tours and a dining table.
  • Alternatively, treat you and your love to an amorous weekend break at "Pleasant Place Getaway". Located in Canton, it offers a fireplace, shopping facilities and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in East Texas?

If you're planning to take a getaway to remember, don't go alone; bring the whole crew. It's always more fun to share the experience with friends and family. These vacation rentals in East Texas are perfect for larger groups:

  • "Cabin - 5 Bedrooms Beautiful Mountain Retreat": Featuring 5 bedrooms, this vacation rental in Seven Coves has more than enough room for you and all your friends and family. Amenities like a chef and a swimming pool are on hand to make things nice and comfy.
  • "Unobstructed Open Water Lake House For Fun": Located in April Sound, this spacious stay has 4 bedrooms and is another popular pick for a fun family break. There's a whole lot to keep guests comfortable and content, such as a swimming pool and a kitchen.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in East Texas?

Whether you're planning to spend quality time with extended family or host a big celebration like an anniversary party, Vrbo will help you find a space just right for your group. Like some inspiration? Have a look at these large vacation rentals in East Texas:

  • "Rosa Villa - Wedding And Retreat Resort": Accommodating up to 40 guests, there's space enough for everyone at this popular retreat in Cleveland. A garden and a water park are two of the amenities included here.
  • "Party Hall, Event Hall, Venu Hall": Including amenities like a fireplace and a kitchen, you and your guests will feel at home here. Up to 50 people can comfortably fit into this The South favorite.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in East Texas?

Get set to take your pick and cannonball right in. Here are a couple of sought-after house rentals in East Texas where awesome memories are made at the pool:

  • The pool at "Unobstructed Open Water Lake House For Fun" is guaranteed to add another level of fun to your escape. Located in April Sound, this property also comes with on-site watersports and towels.
  • Jump out of bed and take an early morning dip at "Resort Lake House With Panoramic Views" in Walden on Lake Conroe. Coffee and tea making facilities and a living room are other amenities at this equally impressive option.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in East Texas?

You can go all out on your guest list, because Vrbo has lots of large family vacation rentals in East Texas ready to welcome your entire crew. Here are a few favorites:

  • Located in Pittsburg, "Cabin - Football Time Enjoy The Nfl Ticket And Lakeviews On The Back Porch Outdoor Tv" has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 8 of your nearest and dearest. Some handy amenities here include a balcony and a living room.
  • An equally popular option, "Pine Grove Cottage - Romantic Getaway On Private Lake" in Pittsburg features 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 people. On-site watersports and a barbecue grill will keep the whole gang feeling right at home.