Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Allen

The area's live music and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Allen. Renowned for its shopping, hockey games and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Southfork Ranch and Shops at Willow Bend are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Allen

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Allen a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hydrous Wake Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Top Golf Allen (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Courses at Watters Creek (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Twin Creek Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Los Rios Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Pecan Hollow Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Allen

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Allen is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arbor Hills Nature Preserve (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden (19.6 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Ballfields at Craig Ranch (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Breckinridge Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • East Fork Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Clear Lake Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Allen

Fly into Dallas, TX (ADS-Addison), the closest airport, located 14.8 mi (23.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Dallas, TX (DAL-Love Field), which is 21.5 mi (34.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Allen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 316 holiday lettings near Allen. From 186 Houses to 93 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Allen for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Allen:

  • Far North Dallas: 193 holiday homes
  • Park Cities: 129 holiday homes
  • Uptown: 559 holiday homes
  • Knox / Henderson: 159 holiday homes
  • Turtle Creek: 178 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 Allen?

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

  • Eagle Stadium: 473 holiday lettings
  • Twin Creek Golf Club: 551 holiday lettings
  • Hydrous Wake Park: 493 holiday lettings
  • Allen Premium Outlets: 455 holiday lettings
  • Top Golf Allen: 460 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 186 Houses in Allen. Our other popular types of Allen holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 93 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Allen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 126 holiday homes with pool available in Allen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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