Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Rockwall

Enjoy the live music and other features of Rockwall. Renowned for its basketball games, lake and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Southfork Ranch and Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Rockwall

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Rockwall a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • San Martino Winery and Vineyards (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Waterview Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Buffalo Creek Golf Club (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Stone River Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Firewheel Golf Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Hawaiian Falls Firewheel (12 mi / 19.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Rockwall

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rockwall is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Lake Ray Hubbard (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Muddy Creek Preserve Trail (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • East Fork Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Clear Lake Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Breckinridge Park (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Rockwall

Fly into Terrell, TX (TRL-Terrell Municipal), the closest airport, located 18.9 mi (30.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Dallas, TX (ADS-Addison), which is 22.6 mi (36.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Rockwall?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,346 vacation rentals near Rockwall. From 533 Houses to 23 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rockwall for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Rockwall:

  • Lower Greenville: 565 vacation rentals
  • Old East Dallas: 403 vacation rentals
  • Far North Dallas: 198 vacation rentals
  • North Dallas: 27 vacation rentals
  • Park Central: 57 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 Rockwall?

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

  • The Harbor Rockwall Mall: 526 vacation rentals
  • NYX Flyboard: 405 vacation rentals
  • Cotton Bowl: 1,144 vacation rentals
  • Fair Park: 1,159 vacation rentals
  • White Rock Lake Park: 1,182 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 533 Houses in Rockwall. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rockwall include:

  • Cabins: 23 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 639 rentals available
  • Cottages: 23 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 Rockwall?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 510 vacation rentals with pool available in Rockwall. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.