Destination guide

Why people love visiting rustic Elgin

The area's churches and festivals are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Elgin. This trendy city is known for its horse riding, shopping and restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Elgin

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Elgin a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • ShadowGlen Golf Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Wolfdancer Golf Club (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Bluebonnet Hill Golf Course (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Lost Pines Golf Club (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Blackhawk Golf Club (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Typhoon Texas Austin (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Elgin

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

  • McKinney Roughs Nature Park (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Fisherman's Park (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Bastrop State Park (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Pfluger Park (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Kinningham Park (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Old Settlers Park (21.7 mi / 34.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Elgin

Fly into Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.), the closest airport, located 19.5 mi (31.4 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Elgin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 53 holiday lettings near Elgin. From 34 Houses to 9 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Elgin for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Elgin:

  • South Congress: 1,066 holiday homes
  • East Riverside - Oltorf: 789 holiday homes
  • South Austin: 2,097 holiday homes
  • Riverside: 396 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 604 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 Elgin?

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

  • The Long Center for the Performing Arts: 2,877 holiday lettings
  • The Domain: 2,957 holiday lettings
  • Austin Convention Center: 2,869 holiday lettings
  • Circuit of the Americas: 2,273 holiday lettings
  • Texas Capitol: 2,881 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 34 Houses in Elgin. Our other popular types of Elgin holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 9 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Elgin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Elgin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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