Destination guide

Why people love visiting cozy Emory

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Emory. This welcoming city is known for its fishing, lake and shopping. 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 and attractions in and around Emory

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

  • Emory Livestock Auction (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Splash Kingdom Family Waterpark (21 mi / 33.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Emory

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Emory is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ruby McKeowan Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Lake Fork (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Lake Tawakoni State Park (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Coleman Park (18.7 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Mineola Nature Preserve (23.3 mi / 37.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Emory

Fly into Terrell, TX (TRL-Terrell Municipal), the closest airport, located 32.1 mi (51.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Tyler, TX (TYR-Pounds Regional), which is 40.9 mi (65.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Emory?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 13 vacation rentals near Emory. From 4 Houses to 2 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Emory for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Emory?

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

  • Ruby McKeowan Park: 86 vacation rentals
  • Lake Tawakoni State Park: 50 vacation rentals
  • Coleman Park: 36 vacation rentals
  • Sulphur Springs Factory Outlet Mall: 39 vacation rentals
  • Mineola Railroad Museum: 132 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 4 Houses in Emory. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Emory include:

  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Emory?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 7 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Emory. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.