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Top-rated vacation rentals in Houston

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Tiny home in Bellaire
Stylish Sojourn |TMC|WestU|NRG|Galleria| Kirby
Relax in comfort&style in this custom-built 400sqft tiny home (lower unit) With great design+ amenities, enjoy a Houston getaway with leather king bed &cool ensuite bathroom. Full kitchen equip for your culinary needs (no dishwasher), enjoy stylish living room& laundry unit. Convenient location nearMedCenter, Galleria, NRG Stadium, Museum District,Upper Kirby,Rice Village,Montrose, River Oaks,Midtown/Downtown& Chinatown Shared outdoor space with charming garden setting Easy free street parking
Apr 12 – 19
$99 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 110 reviews
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Bungalow in Houston
Casa Tequilana Art Nouveau Bungalow with free WiFi
Welcome to @casatequilana-my Art Nouveau Bungalow masterpiece of style and design, inspired by iconic and warm landscapes of American artist Georgia O’Keeffe. At a full 900 square feet, you'll be able to go outside and enjoy the South Texas weather underneath the string lights for a magical experience. All in the peace, comfort, and privacy of your own courtyard! :) Work from home? My bungalow has the space to help you feel at ease while enjoying the designer and upscale finishes throughout!
Aug 18 – 25
$136 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 140 reviews
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Guesthouse in Houston
Oak Forest Garage Apartment. Separate Entrance.
This garage apartment is roughly 600 sq ft of your own space with a separate entrance in the beautiful and highly desirable area. Abundant amount of restaurants, night life and activities. Apartment is fully furnished with an additional kitchenette area that has mini fridge, microwave and complimentary coffee. Full bathroom with shampoo and soaps. TV and WiFi The property is unable to accommodate any and all animals due to safety and health concerns of others on the property
Jan 17 – 24
$81 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 236 reviews

Popular amenities for Houston vacation rentals

Stay near Houston's top sights

The Galleria1,869 locals recommend
Minute Maid Park638 locals recommend
George Bush Intercontinental Airport197 locals recommend
Hermann Park586 locals recommend
Discovery Green933 locals recommend
Toyota Center606 locals recommend

Houston homes

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Home in South Central Houston
Cozy Guesthouse near Medical Center
May 12 – 19
$97 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 172 reviews
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Home in Houston
Heights Bungalow with Designer Style (King Bed)
Oct 23 – 30
$111 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 251 reviews
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Home in Washington Avenue - Memorial Park
Dwtn Houston-Luxury Home Business/Couples Retreat
May 3 – 10
$151 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 396 reviews
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Home in Houston
Best Location-in Desired Medical Center/Rice-CLEAN
May 19 – 26
$109 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 375 reviews
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Home in Montgomery
The Quick Getaway: Entire house on private lake!
May 20 – 27
$158 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 331 reviews
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Home in Houston
Chic House
May 7 – 14
$95 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 309 reviews
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Home in Houston
Petite Heights Home!
Dec 6 – 13
$81 per night
4.8 out of 5 average rating, 482 reviews
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Home in Houston
Heights|Covered Parking|Mins to Dtw and Med Ctr
Apr 7 – 14
$93 per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 118 reviews
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Home in Houston
Cozy 2-Bedroom Home w/ Study Room near IAH Airport
Apr 29 – May 6
$124 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 103 reviews
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Home in Houston
Luxury Midtown Gem : Amazing Rooftop Views
Nov 12 – 19
$213 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 242 reviews
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Home in Washington Avenue - Memorial Park
The Eli Luxury Villa with private driveway
Aug 8 – 15
$265 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 370 reviews
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Home in Houston
Vibrant Montrose Escape with Fast Wi Fi, Relaxing Back Porch
Nov 29 – Dec 6
$155 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 637 reviews

Houston condos

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Condo in Houston
Heart l Of Montrose - Cozy 1 BR
Apr 24 – May 1
$90 per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 175 reviews
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Condo in Houston
Cozy Downtown Condo Memorial Park Buff Bayou NRG
May 15 – 22
$68 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 114 reviews
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Condo in Houston
Spectacular downtown view from modern luxury loft!
May 12 – 19
$141 per night
4.76 out of 5 average rating, 441 reviews
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Condo in Seabrook
Mariners Village Tranquil Condo
Aug 17 – 24
$101 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 139 reviews
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Condo in Houston
Lovely 1-bedroom Condo with pool
May 21 – 28
$82 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 21 reviews
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Condo in Houston
Beautiful 1 Bed room Condo near all.
Dec 17 – 24
$64 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 13 reviews
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Condo in Seabrook
Spacious Clear Lake Condo overlooking Marina.
Nov 23 – 30
$95 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 38 reviews
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Condo in Houston
Mi Casita Studio | Modern | Centrally Located!
Oct 21 – 28
$70 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 48 reviews
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Condo in Houston
Tranquility Base: Lakefront/Pool Condo
May 1 – 8
$70 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 31 reviews
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Condo in Houston
Modern apartment in hip montrose
Oct 16 – 23
$99 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 77 reviews
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Condo in Uptown-Galleria
Home away from Home High-rise
Apr 18 – 25
$108 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 47 reviews
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Condo in Pearland
Private 1-Bedroom Condo
Apr 24 – May 1
$86 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 52 reviews

Other great vacation rentals in Houston

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Place to stay in Houston
Houston Heights Cottage
Jun 16 – 23
$106 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 143 reviews
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Guest suite in Houston
Asbury Retreat-Family&Pet Friendly- Huge Outdoor!
Jun 7 – 14
$94 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 120 reviews
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Guesthouse in Neartown - Montrose
Under the Oak Montrose
Apr 14 – 21
$140 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 255 reviews
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Guesthouse in Houston
Star of the Heights
May 2 – 9
$86 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 115 reviews
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Guesthouse in Neartown - Montrose
Secluded Montrose 1-bedroom guesthouse
Dec 8 – 15
$100 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 164 reviews
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Guesthouse in Houston
Alexander Guesthouse in the Historic Houston Heights
Oct 23 – 30
$77 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 408 reviews
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Guesthouse in Waller
BOHO Chic Cottage in the Country
Jun 11 – 18
$81 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 113 reviews
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Bungalow in Greater Heights
Houston Heights Victorian Bungalow (newly updated)
Apr 18 – 25
$140 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 240 reviews
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Guesthouse in Houston
Airy, Bohemian Vibe with Outdoor Swing Lounge, near Museums
Jul 31 – Aug 7
$140 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 353 reviews
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Apartment in Neartown - Montrose
Montrose Place: The Getaway
May 16 – 23
$75 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 245 reviews
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Guesthouse in Greater Heights
Heights Barn Door Hideaway.
Jan 25 – Feb 1
$86 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 106 reviews
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Bungalow in Houston
The Hardy House spa oasis retreat
May 17 – 24
$195 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 118 reviews

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Houston

Total rentals

19K properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

11K properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

6.5K properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

6K properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

9.2K properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

389K reviews

Your guide to Houston

Introduction

Southern culture weaves through America’s fourth-largest city, an enormous metropolis that people from around the world call home. From its location on the Gulf of Mexico, it embodies the stereotype of everything being bigger in Texas, while also taking everything slow, as befits its Southern nature. The city is home to Rice University, the University of Houston, and NASA and much of the American space industry, while an exciting culinary scene stems from the many immigrant entrepreneurs. Downtown Houston’s bustling urbanity hosts a variety of professional sports teams, theaters, and live music venues, while suburbs offer slower options, like the greenery of Pearland, or the small-town feel of Sugar Land and Cypress.


The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Houston

Houston’s spring tends to be pleasant, with average high temperatures in the 70s Fahrenheit and lows in the 50s and the least amount of rain of the year. Winter is a bit cooler, but similarly comfortable. Summer teeters toward extremely hot, with average highs hitting the mid-90s and the lows staying well above 70 degrees, accompanied by significant humidity. The hot weather comes in tandem with the rain — especially in June, which averages more than six inches. Summer also brings hurricane season in Houston, which can bring wild rains until fall — so you should always be aware of the current forecasts when visiting.


Top things to do in Houston

Space Center Houston

The public is invited to explore one of the country’s main training, research, and flight control centers. The giant center offers tram tours, galleries, interactive exhibits, and displays of artifacts that show off the history of human space flight. Moon rocks, simulated capsule rides, and shuttle replicas help you understand space and what’s involved in exploring it.

Buffalo Bayou Park

This 160-acre park is located along a 2.3-mile stretch of the Buffalo Bayou near downtown. You can hike, stroll, bike, or paddle here; boat and kayak rentals are available. Along with traditional park amenities, the space includes a decorative fountain and a bat colony with observation deck, while a dog park, nature play area for kids, and a skate park mean the park has something for everyone.

Houston Museum District

Just outside the city’s downtown core, the Museum District brings together many of Houston’s most important cultural institutions. The walkable neighborhood features 19 institutions, including the Museum of Fine Arts, one of the biggest art museums in the country; a children’s museum; museums that focus on local African-American, Czech, and Asian culture; and a chapel.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Houston?

    Houston generally has a humid subtropical climate. It experiences mild winters and hot, humid summers, with temperatures often reaching 95°F (35°C). Spring and fall bring pleasant temperatures, often ranging between 70°F (21°C) and 85°F (29°C). Houston does have a hurricane season running from June to November.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Houston?

    Visitors to Houston often enjoy exploring the Museum District, visiting the Space Center, or experiencing a basketball game at the Toyota Center. Others might like to spend time in the Houston Zoo or relax in the beautiful Discovery Green Park.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Houston?

    Spring (March to May) and fall (September to November) are often the most popular times to visit Houston, thanks to pleasant weather. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in March is a large annual event that attracts many visitors.

  • What are the best places to stay in Houston?

    Downtown Houston is frequently suggested, known for its skyscrapers, shopping centers, and vibrant nightlife. The Museum District is also popular, being close to numerous museums and Hermann Park. Montrose, known for its eclectic vibe and vintage shops, is another area often recommended by guests.

  • What are the best places to visit in Houston?

    Many visitors explore the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Space Center Houston, or the Houston Zoo. Art lovers might appreciate a visit to The Menil Collection, while nature enthusiasts often enjoy the Houston Botanic Garden.

  • What are some hiking trails in Houston?

    Buffalo Bayou Park has scenic urban trails, while the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center offers more forested paths. Memorial Park, one of the largest urban parks in the U.S., also has a variety of trails for beginners to experienced hikers.

  • What are some family activities to do in Houston?

    Families often enjoy visiting the Houston Zoo, exploring the Children's Museum Houston, or having fun at the Space Center Houston. A picnic at the Buffalo Bayou Park or a visit to the interactive Houston Museum of Natural Science is also typically enjoyed by families.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Houston?

    You might consider a trip to the nearby Galveston Island for its historic architecture, beaches, and the Moody Gardens. For nature lovers, Brazos Bend State Park is frequently suggested and is less than 50 miles (80 km) away. Kemah Boardwalk, known for its fun rides and waterfront restaurants, is also a favorite amongst guests.

  • Are there vacation rentals near Houston's top attractions?

    You're in luck! Stay at the heart of it all with our vacation rentals near Houston's top attractions. We offer over 15,800 vacation rentals near Houston Zoo West Gate, over 15,820 vacation rentals near Houston Zoo Main Entrance, over 15,810 vacation rentals near Houston Zoo, over 15,810 vacation rentals near Zoo, and over 1,090 vacation rentals near Johnson Space Center, and so much more! Experience the best of Houston right on your doorstep.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Houston?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 11,070 vacation rentals in Houston featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

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