Destination guide

Travel to friendly West

The countryside and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in West. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its restaurants and sporting events. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in West

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that West has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Heart O' Texas Speedway (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Hawaiian Falls (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Cameron Park Zoo (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in West

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

  • Waco Mammoth National Monument (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Brazos Park East (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Cameron Park Zoo (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Lake Whitney State Park (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Carleen Bright Arboretum (19.9 mi / 32 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around West

Fly into Waco, TX (ACT-Waco Regional), the closest airport, located 13.7 mi (22.1 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around West?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 64 holiday lettings around West. From 23 cabins to 25 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in West?

There's something special about living out in the countryside. If you're a city slicker longing for a taste of the rural life, let us help you find what you're looking for. HomeAway has 19 rural holiday properties in this destination. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Fortunately, HomeAway has heaps more options, including:

  • 4 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 3 riverside holiday accommodation options.
  • 2 shore-front holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in West?

Instead of booking a forgettable, cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could just rent an entire house. You'll feel like you're part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 29 houses currently available on HomeAway. Prices start from £84 a night. Or perhaps you'd prefer one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Cottage: 9 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £70 per night.
  • Cabin: 5 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £49 per night.
  • Hotel: 5 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £30 per night.

Can I stay in West in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a holiday with the extended family or spending a few nights away with your old school crew, it's always stacks of fun hanging out in a brand new place together! The good news is that HomeAway has options to suit. House holiday rentals are the favourite choice for large groups of visitors, with 4 featured here. Properties around this area that are just right for bigger groups include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we have 14 rental accommodation suited to that size. Book a night from just £153.
  • If you have 7 in your family, you'll be pleased to find out that there are 6 rental properties suitable. The starting price is £89 per night.
  • Travelling with a group of 5? We offer 6 rental accommodation that match your requirements. Prices start from £73 per night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can bring your dad, your grandma and all your friends to West.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in West?

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. Create new memories with those you hold dearest and arrange an economical holiday with HomeAway. When it comes to seeking out a terrific deal, your first stop ought to be University. Here, HomeAway has 19 holiday rentals at an average price of £94 a night. There are another 15 HomeAway holiday rentals awaiting you in or around Brazos. The average price here is £138 per night.