Where to stay around Texas Gulf Coast?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 8,520 holiday lettings near Texas Gulf Coast. From 3,844 houses to 3,192 condos, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Texas Gulf Coast area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Texas Gulf Coast?

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

  • Mexico: 24,217 holiday homes
  • Houston: 1,311 holiday homes
  • Galveston: 2,426 holiday homes
  • Matagorda: 43 holiday homes
  • South Padre Island: 1,855 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Texas Gulf Coast! 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 Texas Gulf Coast?

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

  • Houston: 1,311 holiday lettings
  • Galveston: 2,426 holiday lettings
  • Matagorda: 43 holiday lettings
  • South Padre Island: 1,855 holiday lettings
  • Corpus Christi: 1,957 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 Texas Gulf Coast?

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 Texas Gulf Coast are:

  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH): 721 self catering accommodations
  • Clear Lake Metroport Airport (CLC): 437 self catering accommodations
  • Ellington Field (EFD): 778 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 Texas Gulf Coast?

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

  • Grand 1894 Opera House: 2,277 holiday rentals
  • Westwood Golf Club: 1,033 holiday rentals
  • Long Island Village Golf Course: 1,860 holiday rentals
  • 1940 Air Terminal Museum: 1,012 holiday rentals
  • The Galleria: 1,054 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Texas Gulf Coast 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 on the Texas Gulf Coast, USA your home away from home

The Texas Gulf Coast is made up of more than 600 miles of shoreline between the Tennessee border to the northeast and the Mexican border to the south. Along the way is a wonderful mix of spectacular natural scenery, family holiday resorts and stunning sandy beaches. There’s a fantastic array of activities on offer near Texas Gulf Coast vacation rentals, from fishing to surfing.

Things to do on the Texas Gulf Coast, USA

Vacation rentals on the Texas Gulf Coast are found along a shoreline dotted with numerous historical sites. One such can be found at Spindletop, Beaumont, which is where the Texas oil boom first started, more than a hundred years ago. The San Jacinto Battleground also holds immense importance, as it was here nearly 200 years ago that Texas gained independence from Mexico.

If you want to experience spectacular coastal landscapes during your holiday at Texas Gulf Coast vacation accommodation the Padre Island National seashore is highly recommended. Here you’ll be able to enjoy some real peace and quiet, on a long, narrow sand island that forms an 80-mile length of beach. There are endless nature trails and some beautifully secluded spots for swimming and sunbathing.

If you hold an interest in bird-watching and wildlife-spotting, then Texas Gulf Coast self-catering vacation rentals would be perfect for you, as there’s a spectacular variety of birding sites, where you’ll be able to see a wealth of nesting and migratory species. The Aransas National Wildlife Refuge covers 12 miles of coast and serves as a temporary home for some 400 different bird species.

Places to visit on holiday on the Texas Gulf Coast, USA

Houston, the USA’s fourth-largest city, would be an ideal destination during your holiday at vacation accommodation on the Texas Gulf Coast. Key attractions here include the Houston Space Center, where NASA’s missions are coordinated and planned. Houston Zoo is a world-class animal attraction, as is the Houston Aquarium. For a great day of shopping, head for the Galleria, a huge urban mall boasting almost 400 stores and services.

Weather on the Texas Golf Coast, USA

At Texas Gulf Coast self-catering holiday villas you’ll experience a humid subtropical climate. This means that you can expect hot conditions in the summer months, with 30-degree highs common from May to September. The rest of the years is generally either pleasantly warm or mils.

Cheap flights to the Texas Gulf Coast, USA

The main airport serving the region around Texas Gulf Coast vacation accommodation is Houston Intercontinental (IAH), which offers regular flights to and from London-Heathrow (LHR) via British Airways and Continental. If you’re staying towards the south then Corpus Christi (CRP) offers regular flights to Houston.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Texas Gulf Coast

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Texas Gulf Coast is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Matagorda Bay (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Lighthouse Beach (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Fishing Pier Park (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Tilley Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Lake Texana State Park (25.1 mi / 40.3 km)