Where to stay around East Texas?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 878 holiday lettings near East Texas. From 393 Houses to 194 Cabins, 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 East Texas is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in East Texas?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in East Texas. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Houston: 1,427 holiday homes
  • Log Cabin: 108 holiday homes
  • Texas Gulf Coast: 8,742 holiday homes
  • Louisiana: 3,348 holiday homes
  • Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex (DFW): 1,418 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in East Texas! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in East Texas?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in East Texas with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Houston: 1,427 holiday lettings
  • Log Cabin: 108 holiday lettings
  • Lake View: 15 holiday lettings
  • The Woodlands: 169 holiday lettings
  • Panorama Village: 162 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to East Texas?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in East Texas are:

  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH): 799 self catering accommodations
  • Mount Pleasant, TX (MPS-Mount Pleasant Regional): 23 self catering accommodations
  • Marshall, TX (ASL-Harrison County): 16 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in East Texas?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in East Texas. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Tom Finley Park: 138 holiday rentals
  • Houston Premium Outlets: 152 holiday rentals
  • Bear Creek Pioneers Park: 1,138 holiday rentals
  • Houston County Lake Boat Launch: 17 holiday rentals
  • Willowbrook Mall: 956 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Texas listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a vacation rental in East Texas, USA your home away from home

East Texas is a region of the state that has a very different appearance to the classical image of the state. Instead of sweeping desert landscapes the scenery around East Texas vacation rentals is mostly hardwood forest, with a host of protected areas, comprising rivers and lakes.

Things to do in East Texas, USA

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast then East Texas vacation accommodation would certainly appeal to you. Much of this area is taken up by the region known as Piney Woods – it’s home to thousands of acres of hardwood and pine forest, and 17 state parks, ensuring a huge area to explore. A great place to start your discovery of this beautiful region would be Conroe, which sits on the shore of the lake of the same name. It’s a top destination for water sports, including kayaking, swimming and fishing. There’s also plenty to keep keen golfers entertained, with as many as 12 courses in the area, providing a mix between public and private clubs.

An interesting choice for self-catering vacation rentals would be Nacogdoches, which is the oldest town in the entire state. It was established in the early 18th Century and also features a number of sites relevant to Native American culture, with Caddo Indian Mounds. As with much of the region around, it’s also a great destination for outdoor activities, thanks to Lake Nacogdoches and Lake Sam Rayburn in the area.

Huntsville would also be a good destination for visitors to East Texas self-catering accommodation. Many of its attractions are devoted to Sam Houston, who was the first American president to come from Texas. The highlight is a statue of the man, 67 feet in height.

Places to visit on holiday in East Texas, USA

Towards the south of the region, East Texas vacation rentals would also be ideal for a holiday on the Gulf Coast, where there are hundreds of miles of sandy beaches. The city of Houston is also reachable, and is the largest in the state, with a host of attractions including Houston Zoo, Houston Aquarium and the famous Space Center.

Weather in East Texas, USA

The region around East Texas vacation accommodation has a humid subtropical climate, which brings warm weather for much of the year. Daytime temperatures rise above 20 degrees as early as March until November. Summers are especially hot, with highs often reaching the mid-30s or higher.

Cheap flights to East Texas, USA

Perhaps the most convenient way to reach vacation rentals in East Texas would be to fly to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) from London Heathrow (LHR) via United Airlines or British Airways.