Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Pasadena

Come and experience Pasadena and its live music, theatre scene and churches. Renowned for its sporting events, sailing and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. Johnson Space Center - NASA and Kemah Boardwalk are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Pasadena

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Pasadena a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kemah Boardwalk (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Houston Zoo (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Downtown Aquarium (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • IT'Z Family Food & Fun (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Armand Bayou Nature Center (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Glenbrook Park Golf Course (7 mi / 11.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Pasadena

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Pasadena is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Discovery Green (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Memorial Park (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Heritage Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Sylvan Beach Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Taylor Lake Village Community Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
How to get there

Transport 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 centre. 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 holiday rentals are available around Pasadena?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 623 holiday lettings around Pasadena. From 221 houses to 319 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Pasadena?

Roll straight out of bed and walk to the major tourist attractions. Or simply dive headfirst into the fast pace of city life! Spend your next escape living like a local in the thick of all the action, with city centre accommodation. HomeAway has 73 centrally located rental homes available. After a different setting? See if any of our other properties take your fancy. Our range here includes:

  • 28 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 25 shore-front holiday accommodation options.
  • 22 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Pasadena?

There's no need to say goodbye to the conveniences of home just because you're going on holiday. Sit back and relax in your very own apartment and explore the area like a local. HomeAway has 362 for you to check out here. If you make your booking quick, you could be spending as little as £46 per night. If that doesn't suit your posse's style, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • House: 185 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £23 per night.
  • Hotel: 67 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £35 per night.
  • Townhome: 44 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £45 per night.

Can I stay in Pasadena in a large group?

Getaways with your loved ones can be so much fun, especially when you're sleeping under the same roof in an amazing new place! If you'll be travelling with a big group, HomeAway can help you. The top option for big groups here are apartment holiday rentals, and there are 63 available. The holiday properties that are perfect for large numbers around here include:

  • Searching for rentals that can fit 6 of you? We have 137 that will be suitable. The prices start from £58 per night.
  • After a place for 8 people? We have 55 that will be ideal. You can get one for as little as £57 a night.
  • Going away with a group of 5? We have 41 holiday rentals that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £65 a night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you can bring your uncle, your grandma and all your besties to Pasadena.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Pasadena?

Pint-sized hotel rooms are no place to spend those precious holiday moments! Discover our affordable holiday rentals now and make sure everyone has enough room to spread out. When it comes to discovering a great deal, the first place you look should be Texas Medical Centre. Here, HomeAway has 45 holiday rentals at an average price of £89 per night. Another 4 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Clear Lake City. With an average price of £91 a night, you're sure to grab a deal worth bragging about.

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