Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Leon

Take a vacation to Leon and enjoy the area's festivals, culture and museums. This city's shopping, cathedral and cafés draw many visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Leon

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Leon a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Explora Science Center (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Aquarium Bajio (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Leon Zoo (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Leon Raceway (9.4 mi / 15 km)
  • Sierra de Lobos Park (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Lagos de Moreno Fair (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Leon

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Leon is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Leon Botanical Garden (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Leon Metropolitan Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Sierra de Lobos Park (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Victoria Garden (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Leon

Fly into Leon, Guanajuato (BJX-Del Bajio), the closest airport, located 16.2 mi (26 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Leon?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 39 vacation rentals near Leon. From 20 Houses to 9 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 Leon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Poliforum Leon Convention and Exhibition Center: 38 vacation rentals
  • Historical City Archives and Archaeological Museum: 37 vacation rentals
  • Expiatory Temple of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: 36 vacation rentals
  • Heroes' Causeway Arch: 36 vacation rentals
  • Cathedral of León: 36 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 20 Houses in Leon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Leon include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 14 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Leon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 29 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Leon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.