Destination guide

The friendly city of Houten awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Houten with a stay in a private vacation home. This city's restaurants, spas and bars attract many visitors, and its welcoming and scenic location add to the charm. 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Houten

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Houten a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Golfclub Amelisweerd (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Oudegracht (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Golfpark Soestduinen (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Golfclub De Haar (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Thermen Soesterberg (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Anderstein Golfclub (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Houten

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Houten is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Utrecht Botanical Gardens (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Park Nieuweroord (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Oudegracht (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Zocherpark (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Griftpark (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Julianapark (6 mi / 9.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Houten

The nearest airport is in Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), located 25.6 mi (41.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Rotterdam (RTM-Rotterdam The Hague), which is 31.5 mi (50.7 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Houten Station or Houten Castellum Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around Houten?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 73 vacation rentals near Houten. From 33 Houses to 14 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 Houten for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Hilversum (QYI-Hilversum Train Station): 1,382 vacation rentals
  • Amersfoort Station: 1,370 vacation rentals
  • Utrecht Central Station: 392 vacation rentals
  • Amsterdam ArenA: 2,064 vacation rentals
  • Rietveld Schroder House: 372 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 33 Houses in Houten. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Houten include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 rentals available
  • Villas: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Houten?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation rentals with pool available in Houten. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.