Destination guide

Travel to arty Midtown

Take a holiday to Midtown and enjoy the area's art galleries, architecture and theatre scene. Revered for its skyscrapers, live music and restaurants, this city is both cosmopolitan and scenic. Discovery Green and George R. Brown Convention Center are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options 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.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Midtown

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

  • Houston Zoo (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Downtown Aquarium (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Cockrell Butterfly Center (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • River Oaks Country Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Memorial Park Municipal Golf Course (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Gus Wortham Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Midtown

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Midtown. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Discovery Green (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Memorial Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Sam Houston Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Kinder Lake (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Eleanor Tinsley Park (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Tranquility Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Midtown

The nearest airport is in Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), located 8.5 mi (13.6 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 15.5 mi (25 km) away.

Utilise the area's public transport and catch a ride on the metro at McGowen Station or Ensemble - HCC Station to easily get around the city.

Where to stay around Midtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 259 holiday lettings near Midtown. From 40 Houses to 164 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Midtown for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Midtown?

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 Midtown:

  • Northside: 217 holiday homes
  • South Central Houston: 597 holiday homes
  • Greater East End: 89 holiday homes
  • Neartown: 374 holiday homes
  • South Main: 144 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 Midtown?

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

  • Westwood Golf Club: 1,554 holiday lettings
  • River Oaks Country Club: 1,559 holiday lettings
  • The Galleria: 1,280 holiday lettings
  • 1940 Air Terminal Museum: 1,502 holiday lettings
  • Lynn Gripon Park at Countryside: 248 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Midtown 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 Midtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 40 Houses in Midtown. Our other popular types of Midtown holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 164 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 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 Midtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 97 holiday homes with pool available in Midtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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