Find the best place to stay — Texas Gulf Coast

Where to stay around Texas Gulf Coast?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 8,261 holiday lettings near Texas Gulf Coast. From 3,761 houses to 3,087 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:

  • MX: 22,846 holiday homes
  • Houston: 1,215 holiday homes
  • Galveston: 2,351 holiday homes
  • Matagorda: 38 holiday homes
  • South Padre Island: 1,747 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: 1,215 holiday lettings
  • Galveston: 2,351 holiday lettings
  • Matagorda: 38 holiday lettings
  • South Padre Island: 1,747 holiday lettings
  • Corpus Christi: 2,000 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): 686 self catering accommodations
  • Clear Lake Metroport Airport (CLC): 400 self catering accommodations
  • Ellington Field (EFD): 709 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: 2,192 holiday rentals
  • Westwood Golf Club: 958 holiday rentals
  • Long Island Village Golf Course: 1,737 holiday rentals
  • 1940 Air Terminal Museum: 935 holiday rentals
  • The Galleria: 974 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.

Attractions in and around Texas Gulf Coast

First time in Texas Gulf Coast and looking for things to do? Local attractions include Houston Zoo, Kemah Boardwalk and Texas State Aquarium. Don't miss landmarks such as Bishop's Palace and Battleship Texas, and unique cultural highlights such as Johnson Space Center - NASA and USS Lexington Museum on the Bay. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Lighthouse Beach and Port Aransas Beach or experience the natural beauty of Discovery Green and Galveston Island State Park. You could easily spend a day shopping at The Galleria. Don't forget to buy tickets if you want to attend a game or event at Toyota Center or Minute Maid Park. Fun activities in the city include Heritage Park, Rob and Bessie Welder Park and Riviera Park and Ballfield. Other popular places to visit in town include George R. Brown Convention Center, Art Museum of South Texas and Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History.