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Where to stay in Houston

Vacation rentals in Houston

There are 9,681 vacation rentals near Houston for all manner or mood of travel, availability of time off, and size of budget. So, if you are hoping for an affordable Houston vacation, you can find 10% rentals under $40/night. Or if you are willing to splurge on a luxury vacation in Houston, there are 968 between $714 and $10,300/night. Whether you are sleeping by yourself or with a significant other, or are travelling with a group of 100 there are short term home and apartment rentals in Houston to fit your vacation needs. The most popular types of short-term rental homes in Houston are condos, houses and private rooms. Houston has been a frequently searched travel destination this year and continues to grow in popularity. VacationRenter offers a wide selection of vacation rental availability from leading travel sites like VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), Homeaway,, and many more. Search your travel dates to find available Houston vacation homes for your trip.

Where is Houston

The large Texas metropolis of Houston has something exciting for everyone. Explore the city's themed districts and explore the wealth of activities available with the help of the following recommendations.

Quick Guide to Houston

Whether you prefer browsing museums, exploring the outdoors or getting hands-on with activities, Houston has great attractions to offer.
  • Space Center Houston: See space shows, shuttle launch displays and space suit exhibits. Tour Mission Control and get interactive with a virtual rocket launch and a zero-gravity simulation.
  • Buffalo Bayou: Get great views of the downtown skyline as you hike or bike along the trails. Visit the Water Works building and the Cistern followed by a picnic at the pavilion.
  • Houston Museum of Natural Science: Located in the Museum District, visit a gem vault, examine dinosaur fossils and get hands-on with exhibits in the chemistry hall at this popular museum. See hundreds of butterflies in the rainforest conservatory and learn about the universe at the planetarium.

Home-types in Houston

Houston has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Houston:
- Condo3,147 vacation rentals
- House2,732 vacation rentals
- Private Room2,384 vacation rentals
- Hotel832 vacation rentals
- Villa23 vacation rentals
- Hostel15 vacation rentals
- Bed and Breakfast13 vacation rentals

Points of interests in Houston

Houston has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in Houston:
- Smither Park: 10,037 vacation rentals
- Houston Center For Photography: 10,037 vacation rentals
- Houston Graffiti Building: 6,181 vacation rentals
- Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens: 3,714 vacation rentals
- The Menil Collection: 3,714 vacation rentals
- Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park: 3,714 vacation rentals
- Lawndale Art Center: 744 vacation rentals
- McGovern Centennial Gardens: 744 vacation rentals
- Space Center Houston: 744 vacation rentals
- Houston Zoo: 744 vacation rentals