Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Rowlett

The lake and forests create a pretty picture of Rowlett. Renowned for its surfing, bird watching and windsurfing, this city welcomes all visitors. Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center and Dallas World Aquarium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Rowlett

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Rowlett a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dallas World Aquarium (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Waterview Golf Course (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Buffalo Creek Golf Club (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Mesquite Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Hawaiian Falls Firewheel (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Firewheel Golf Park (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Rowlett

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rowlett is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Lake Ray Hubbard (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Muddy Creek Preserve Trail (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Breckinridge Park (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • East Fork Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Clear Lake Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Rowlett

The nearest airport is in Dallas, TX (ADS-Addison), located 17.4 mi (27.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Dallas, TX (DAL-Love Field), which is 18.5 mi (29.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Rowlett?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 135 vacation rentals near Rowlett. From 101 Houses to 20 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 Rowlett for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Rowlett:

  • Uptown: 485 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 477 vacation rentals
  • Lower Greenville: 552 vacation rentals
  • Oak Cliff: 69 vacation rentals
  • Old East Dallas: 388 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 Rowlett?

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

  • Waterview Golf Course: 954 vacation rentals
  • Dallas Convention Center: 668 vacation rentals
  • American Airlines Center: 1,198 vacation rentals
  • Southern Methodist University (SMU): 754 vacation rentals
  • Dallas Market Center: 1,215 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 101 Houses in Rowlett. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rowlett include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 20 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 15 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rowlett?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 43 vacation rentals with pool available in Rowlett. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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