Destination guide

The lively area of South Houston awaits your stay

Take a vacation to South Houston and enjoy the area's temples, museums and live music. This city's university setting, basketball games and shopping draw many visitors. George R. Brown Convention Center and Discovery Green are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around South Houston

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes South Houston a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Houston Zoo (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Kemah Boardwalk (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Downtown Aquarium (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Glenbrook Park Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • IT'Z Family Food & Fun (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Gus Wortham Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South Houston

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, South Houston is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Discovery Green (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Memorial Park (14.6 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Centennial Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Kinder Lake (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Hermann Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Market Square Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around South Houston

Fly into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), the closest airport, located 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), which is 5.2 mi (8.4 km) away.

Where to stay around South Houston?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 494 vacation rentals near South Houston. From 148 Houses to 253 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 South Houston for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to South Houston?

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 South Houston:

  • Houston Heights: 588 vacation rentals
  • Lake Houston: 29 vacation rentals
  • Texas Medical Center: 114 vacation rentals
  • Central Business District: 233 vacation rentals
  • Museum District: 338 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 South Houston?

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

  • Kemah Boardwalk: 76 vacation rentals
  • The Galleria: 1,268 vacation rentals
  • Rienzi Mansion: 1,556 vacation rentals
  • Minute Maid Park: 1,507 vacation rentals
  • George R. Brown Convention Center: 1,492 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Houston 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 South Houston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 148 Houses in South Houston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South Houston include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 253 rentals available
  • Villas: 12 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in South Houston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 162 vacation rentals with pool available in South Houston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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