Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Waco

The area's museums and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Waco. Renowned for its sporting events, shopping and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Waco

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Waco a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cameron Park Zoo (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Hawaiian Falls (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Heart O' Texas Speedway (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Waco

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Waco is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cameron Park Zoo (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Brazos Park East (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Waco Mammoth National Monument (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Carleen Bright Arboretum (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Amsler Park (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Bluebonnet Park (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Waco

Fly into Waco, TX (ACT-Waco Regional), the closest airport, located 6.5 mi (10.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Waco?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 189 vacation rentals near Waco. From 110 Houses to 23 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Waco for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Waco:

  • North Waco: 20 vacation rentals
  • Brazos: 36 vacation rentals
  • University: 23 vacation rentals
  • Brookview: 25 vacation rentals
  • Dean Highland: 18 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 Waco?

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

  • Baylor University: 179 vacation rentals
  • Waco Mammoth National Monument: 183 vacation rentals
  • Waco Convention Center: 182 vacation rentals
  • Art Forum of Waco: 184 vacation rentals
  • Hawaiian Falls: 184 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 110 Houses in Waco. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Waco include:

  • Cabins: 23 rentals available
  • Cottages: 23 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 23 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Waco?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 26 vacation rentals with pool available in Waco. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.