Destination guide

Experience Broken Bow in vacation home rentals

Broken Bow’s unique location between the fertile Red Basin and the sandstone ridges of the Ouachita Mountains have lent it a natural beauty that few other cities can match. Travelers annually flock to the area to discover the enviable range of natural wonders on the doorstep of their Broken Bow vacation rental, including the lagoons, creeks, and forests of nearby Beavers Bend Resort Park and the crystal-clear waters of Broken Bow Lake. The city also proudly displays its Native American influences at a number of museums, offering a fascinating insight into Oklahoma's storied past.

Things to do

Attractions near Broken Bow vacation rentals

Oklahoma has a long and rich Native American history and several Broken Bow landmarks let you explore its most intriguing passages. The Gardner Mansion and Museum was the one-time home to the Chief of the Choctaws and today houses prehistoric artifacts from this local tribe. You can admire grinding stones, turtle-shell dance shakers, and arrowheads, before you head to the Wheelock Academy, one of the area’s most popular National Historic Landmarks. This former school for Choctaw girls is today the site of Oklahoma’s oldest standing church, the Wheelock Church, as well as a museum that delves further into the traditions of these proud people.

Activities

What to do near vacation homes in Broken Bow

With its abundance of open spaces and parks, Broken Bow was made for outdoor enthusiasts. Hochatown State Park facilitates a range of exciting activities that promise family fun in the sun. Wrapped around the shore of the man-made Broken Bow Lake, this landscape boasts tennis and volleyball courts, as well as biking trails and miniature-golf courses. Water babies can try their hand at canoe excursions, paddleboat outings, or just swimming in the waters under the southern sun. Broken Bow vacation rentals near the lake are ideal for families, placing you right in the middle of the action.

Day trips

Best excursions near Broken Bow vacation homes

Broken Bow is the ideal base camp to explore the attractions of Texarkana. Vacation rentals are close to places like Holiday Springs Water Park, a fun water park with thrilling waterslides, a wave pool, and a lazy river, and Ace of Clubs House, a historical Italianate home that’s now a museum with tours. You'll also like Spring Lake Park, a vast green parkland with trails, fields, and a playground, and Four States Auto Museum, a museum with rotating exhibits of vintage cars and motorcycles.

Weather

Local weather for your trip to Broken Bow vacation rentals

The area’s humid subtropical climate keeps temperatures warm all year round, though rainfall is also relatively consistent. Temperatures really soar in the summer months, reaching highs of up to 93°F in July, so hikers and explorers should take this into account. As temperatures rise, prices also tend to increase, meaning that booking your Broken Bow vacation rental early is advisable. If your motivations for visiting are cultural, the weather is of less importance, so the spring months are worth considering, especially if you've got cheap Broken Bow vacation rentals in mind.

Natural features

Around the bend in Broken Bow

If you’re lucky enough to secure a Broken Bow vacation rental close to Beavers Bend Resort, you’ll have miles of hiking trails on your doorstep. These paths will take you through towering pine forests and by rippling creeks and babbling brooks, opening up the region’s unique ecology. The Forest Heritage Center Museum displays memorabilia and dioramas dedicated to the history of forestry, including antique tools and equipment. A number of books, articles, and periodicals are also kept here and are worth a look before you hit the trails to put your newly acquired knowledge into practice.

Family friendly

Family fun near Broken Bow vacation rentals

Broken Bow has an array of outdoor adventures for kids of all ages. Vacation homes are available near places like Beavers Bend State Park, a lake with a tall pine forest and a nature center, and Hochatown State Park, a lakeside park with hiking trails, primitive campsites, and a golf course. Kids will also like the Hochatown Petting Zoo, an animal attraction with a variety of up-close animal encounters.

Where to stay around Broken Bow?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 852 vacation rentals near Broken Bow. From 782 Cabins to 782 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Broken Bow for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Beavers Bend State Resort Park: 724 vacation rentals
  • Cedar Creek Golf Course: 840 vacation rentals
  • Forest Heritage Center Museum: 814 vacation rentals
  • Ace Canoe & Kayak: 823 vacation rentals
  • Carl Sherman Plaza: 567 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Broken Bow 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 Cabins in Broken Bow?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 782 Cabins in Broken Bow. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Broken Bow include:

  • Cottages: 782 rentals available
  • Houses: 32 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 782 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 pool in Broken Bow?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Broken Bow. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.