Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively La Porte

Enjoy the musicals and other features of La Porte. Well known for its bars, sporting events and beaches, this walkable city won't disappoint. Johnson Space Center - NASA and Kemah Boardwalk are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around La Porte

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes La Porte a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kemah Boardwalk (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Armand Bayou Nature Center (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Evergreen Point Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • IT'Z Family Food & Fun (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Lynchburg Ferry (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Goose Creek Country Club (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)

Seasonal weather in La Porte

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of La Porte

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, La Porte is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Heritage Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Sylvan Beach Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Baytown Nature Center (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • El Jardin Del Mar (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Taylor Lake Village Community Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around La Porte

Fly into Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), which is 13.7 mi (22.1 km) away.

Where to stay around La Porte?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 136 holiday lettings near La Porte. From 74 Houses to 29 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near La Porte for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to La Porte?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in La Porte:

  • Houston Heights: 586 holiday homes
  • Montrose: 202 holiday homes
  • Museum District: 308 holiday homes
  • Riverside Terrace: 74 holiday homes
  • Lake Houston: 26 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to La Porte?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in La Porte. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • San Jacinto Monument: 761 holiday lettings
  • Sylvan Beach Park: 175 holiday lettings
  • Pasadena Convention Center & Fairgrounds: 975 holiday lettings
  • San Jacinto Monument and Museum of History: 771 holiday lettings
  • 1940 Air Terminal Museum: 1,437 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around La Porte listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in La Porte?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 74 Houses in La Porte. Our other popular types of La Porte holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in La Porte?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 52 holiday homes with pool available in La Porte. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.