Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively La Porte

Enjoy the musicals and other features of La Porte. Well known for its bars, sporting events and beaches, this walkable city won't disappoint. Johnson Space Center - NASA and Kemah Boardwalk are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around La Porte

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes La Porte a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kemah Boardwalk (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Armand Bayou Nature Center (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Evergreen Point Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • IT'Z Family Food & Fun (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Lynchburg Ferry (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Goose Creek Country Club (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)

Seasonal weather in La Porte

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 92°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of La Porte

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, La Porte is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Heritage Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Sylvan Beach Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Baytown Nature Center (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • El Jardin Del Mar (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Taylor Lake Village Community Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around La Porte

Fly into Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), which is 13.7 mi (22.1 km) away.

Where to stay around La Porte?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 143 vacation rentals near La Porte. From 80 Houses to 31 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near La Porte for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to La Porte?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in La Porte:

  • Houston Heights: 581 vacation rentals
  • Lake Houston: 31 vacation rentals
  • South Central Houston: 614 vacation rentals
  • Texas Medical Center: 176 vacation rentals
  • Central Business District: 232 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to La Porte?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in La Porte. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sylvan Beach Park: 182 vacation rentals
  • San Jacinto Monument and Museum of History: 816 vacation rentals
  • San Jacinto Monument: 807 vacation rentals
  • Pasadena Convention Center & Fairgrounds: 1,026 vacation rentals
  • Heritage Park: 183 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around La Porte listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in La Porte?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 80 Houses in La Porte. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in La Porte include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 31 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in La Porte?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 56 vacation rentals with pool available in La Porte. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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