Destination guide

Head to the luxury city of Leander

Come and experience Leander and its architecture, theatre scene and live music. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the hockey games, lake and boating. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Leander

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Leander a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Crystal Falls Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Volente Beach Water Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Lago Vista Golf Course (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Flat Creek Estate Winery (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Austin Aquarium (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Stone House Vineyard (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Leander

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Leander is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zilker Botanical Garden (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Zilker Park (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center (24.8 mi / 40 km)
  • Veteran's Memorial Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Lake Travis (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Leander

Fly into Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.), the closest airport, located 27.9 mi (44.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Killeen, TX (GRK-Killeen-Fort Hood Regional), which is 36.3 mi (58.5 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Leander Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Leander?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 865 holiday lettings near Leander. From 496 Houses to 65 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Leander for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Leander:

  • South Congress: 1,064 holiday homes
  • East Riverside - Oltorf: 787 holiday homes
  • Riverside: 395 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 605 holiday homes
  • South Lamar: 1,104 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 Leander?

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

  • Crystal Falls Golf Course: 1,457 holiday lettings
  • The Long Center for the Performing Arts: 2,876 holiday lettings
  • The Domain: 2,956 holiday lettings
  • Lake Austin: 2,666 holiday lettings
  • Austin Convention Center: 2,869 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 496 Houses in Leander. Our other popular types of Leander holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 65 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 65 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 41 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Leander?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 468 holiday homes with pool available in Leander. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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