Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Edinburg

The wildlife and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Edinburg. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, university setting and cafés. Museum of South Texas History and International Museum of Art and Science are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Edinburg

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Edinburg a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Los Lagos Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Palm View Golf Course (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Shary Municipal Golf Course (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Valley Nature Center (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Tierra Santa Golf Club (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Palms at Mid Valley (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Edinburg

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Edinburg is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • McAllen Botanical Gardens (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Zinnia Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Fireman's Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Anzalduas Park (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Frontera Audubon Society (15 mi / 24.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Edinburg

Fly into McAllen, TX (MFE-Miller Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.6 mi (15.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Reynosa, Tamaulipas (REX-General Lucio Blanco Intl.), which is 20.4 mi (32.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Edinburg?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 50 vacation rentals near Edinburg. From 25 Houses to 6 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 Edinburg for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Museum of South Texas History: 56 vacation rentals
  • Hidalgo County Courthouse: 56 vacation rentals
  • Edinburg Scenic Wetlands: 59 vacation rentals
  • Edinburg Regional Medical Center: 57 vacation rentals
  • University of Texas - Pan American: 56 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 25 Houses in Edinburg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Edinburg include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 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 Edinburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 23 vacation rentals with pool available in Edinburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.