Where to stay around Houston?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,311 holiday lettings near Houston. From 634 houses to 304 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Houston is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to 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 Houston:

  • Houston Heights: 102 holiday homes
  • North Houston: 47 holiday homes
  • Greater East End: 62 holiday homes
  • Woodland Heights: 55 holiday homes
  • Southeast Houston: 396 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 Houston?

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

  • Westwood Golf Club: 1,033 holiday lettings
  • 1940 Air Terminal Museum: 1,012 holiday lettings
  • The Galleria: 1,054 holiday lettings
  • Bear Creek Pioneers Park: 1,028 holiday lettings
  • Bayou Place: 1,031 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around 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 Houston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 634 houses in Houston. Our other popular types of Houston holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 304 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 123 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 19 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 Houston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 435 holiday homes with pool available in Houston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Houston, Texas is a wonderful choice for your next holiday to the United States

    A holiday rental home in Houston will put you close to exciting activities and dozens of interesting attractions. Your well-appointed home will serve as a home base for all of your Texas-sized adventures.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Houston, Texas

    Houston is a large city, but there is plenty of green space nearby. Enjoy hiking and cycling on some of the many available trails. If you prefer water sports, then the lakes and rivers offer the chance for fishing, boating and white water rafting. Take a brewery tour to learn how beer is made, and be sure to sample some of the local cuisine, such as TexMex dishes. Spend the day at a luxurious spa and then enjoy the music of the Houston Symphony. If you enjoy shopping then be sure to visit the Galleria where you will find many retail stores and small boutique shops.

    Places to Visit in Houston, Texas

    With so many attractions in Houston, it will be nearly impossible to see them all during just one visit. This includes dozens of fabulous museums. The Children’s Museum of Houston was designed with kids in mind, but even adults have a great time there. Art museums, such as the Museum of Fine Arts and the Menil Collections, which is a private collection that is displayed to the public, are very popular. Other Houston museums include the Holocaust Museum Houston, The Houston Museum of Natural Science and, perhaps the most unique, the National Museum of Funeral History. The Space Center Houston is open to the public. It was from here that many historic space missions were handled. Visitors have the chance to experience simulations such as walking in space. There is something at the Space Center for every member of your family to enjoy. The Houston Zoo is another popular choice for families.

    Weather in Houston, Texas

    The winters in Houston are typically warm. Summers can get quite hot. During the winter the average low temperatures are between 7° and 12° C and the average highs are between 17° and 22° C. The average low temperatures during the spring are between 16° to 21° C and average highs are 26° to 29° C. During the summer, the average lows are 23° to 24° C and the average highs are 32° to 34° C. There is between 81 and 180 mm of precipitation per month. The most occurs during the month of June.

    Travel to Houston, Texas

    There are two large airports in Houston: William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). You will need a car for use during your stay in Houston.

    Sightseeing in and around Houston

    Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Houston a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Houston Zoo (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
    • Kemah Boardwalk (25.5 mi / 41 km)
    • Downtown Aquarium (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Cockrell Butterfly Center (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
    • River Oaks Country Club (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
    • Gus Wortham Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.4 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Houston

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Houston is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Discovery Green (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Memorial Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
    • Tranquility Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
    • Market Square Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Sam Houston Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Sesquicentennial Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)