Destination guide

The lively area of South Houston awaits your stay

Take a holiday to South Houston and enjoy the area's temples, museums and live music. This city's university setting, basketball games and shopping draw many visitors. George R. Brown Convention Center and Discovery Green are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around South Houston

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes South Houston a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Houston Zoo (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Kemah Boardwalk (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Downtown Aquarium (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Glenbrook Park Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • IT'Z Family Food & Fun (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Gus Wortham Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South Houston

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, South Houston is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Discovery Green (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Memorial Park (14.6 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Centennial Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Kinder Lake (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Hermann Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Market Square Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around South Houston

Fly into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), the closest airport, located 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), which is 5.2 mi (8.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around South Houston?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 577 holiday lettings around South Houston. From 165 Houses to 321 Flats, 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.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South Houston?

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 South Houston:

  • Northside: 273 holiday homes
  • South Central Houston: 722 holiday homes
  • Greater East End: 101 holiday homes
  • Neartown: 515 holiday homes
  • South Main: 173 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 South Houston?

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

  • River Oaks Country Club: 1,844 holiday lettings
  • The Galleria: 1,518 holiday lettings
  • 1940 Air Terminal Museum: 1,776 holiday lettings
  • Lynn Gripon Park at Countryside: 285 holiday lettings
  • Discovery Green: 1,807 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around South Houston 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 South Houston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 165 Houses in South Houston. Our other popular types of South Houston holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 321 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 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 South Houston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 215 holiday homes with pool available in South Houston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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