Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of The Colony

The wildlife and lake create a pretty picture of The Colony. This city's sporting events, bars and golfing draw many visitors. Irving Convention Center and Arbor Hills Nature Preserve are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around The Colony

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that The Colony has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Steward Peninsula Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Hawaiian Falls The Colony (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Sandy Lake Amusement Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Legoland Discovery Center (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Bridlewood Golf Club (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium (10.5 mi / 17 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in The Colony

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, The Colony is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Arbor Hills Nature Preserve (3.9 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Quorum Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Addison Circle Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Celestial Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Farmers Branch Historical Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Sam Houston Trail Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around The Colony

Fly into Dallas, TX (ADS-Addison), the closest airport, located 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Dallas, TX (DFW-Dallas-Fort Worth Intl.), which is 14.1 mi (22.7 km) away.

Where to stay around The Colony?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 322 vacation rentals near The Colony. From 209 Houses to 75 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 The Colony for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to The Colony?

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 The Colony:

  • Uptown: 417 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 420 vacation rentals
  • North Arlington: 54 vacation rentals
  • Lower Greenville: 488 vacation rentals
  • Oak Cliff: 64 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 The Colony?

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

  • Castle Hills Golf Course: 976 vacation rentals
  • Hawaiian Falls The Colony: 708 vacation rentals
  • Steward Peninsula Golf Course: 534 vacation rentals
  • Las Colinas Golf Course: 1,209 vacation rentals
  • Six Flags Over Texas: 1,084 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around The Colony 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 The Colony?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 209 Houses in The Colony. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in The Colony include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 75 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 20 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in The Colony?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 115 vacation rentals with pool available in The Colony. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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