Destination guide

Travel to artsy Midtown

Take a vacation to Midtown and enjoy the area's art galleries, architecture and theater scene. Well-liked for its skyscrapers, live music and restaurants, this city is both cosmopolitan and scenic. Discovery Green and George R. Brown Convention Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Midtown

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

  • Houston Zoo (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Downtown Aquarium (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Cockrell Butterfly Center (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • River Oaks Country Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Memorial Park Municipal Golf Course (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Gus Wortham Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Midtown

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Midtown. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Discovery Green (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Memorial Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Sam Houston Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Kinder Lake (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Eleanor Tinsley Park (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Tranquility Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Midtown

The nearest airport is in Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), located 8.5 mi (13.6 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 15.5 mi (25 km) away.

Utilize the area's public transportation and catch a ride on the metro at McGowen Station or Ensemble - HCC Station to easily get around the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Midtown?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 265 vacation rentals near Midtown. From 41 Houses to 167 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 Midtown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Midtown?

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 Midtown:

  • Houston Heights: 639 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 950 vacation rentals
  • Lake Houston: 31 vacation rentals
  • Montrose: 236 vacation rentals
  • Texas Medical Center: 191 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 Midtown?

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

  • McGowen Station: 1,586 vacation rentals
  • Ensemble Theatre: 1,582 vacation rentals
  • Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston: 1,585 vacation rentals
  • The Galleria: 1,366 vacation rentals
  • George R. Brown Convention Center: 1,586 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 41 Houses in Midtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Midtown include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 167 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 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 Midtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 105 vacation rentals with pool available in Midtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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