Destination guide

Head to the captivating city of West University Place

The area's entertainment and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in West University Place. This city's shopping, basketball games and restaurants draw many visitors. Houston Zoo and Discovery Green are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around West University Place

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes West University Place a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Houston Zoo (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Downtown Aquarium (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Nature Discovery Center (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • River Oaks Country Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Cockrell Butterfly Center (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Memorial Park Municipal Golf Course (4 mi / 6.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in West University Place

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, West University Place is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Discovery Green (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Memorial Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Hermann Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Houston Arboretum and Nature Center (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around West University Place

Fly into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), the closest airport, located 10.3 mi (16.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), which is 17.5 mi (28.2 km) away.

Where to stay around West University Place?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,334 vacation rentals near West University Place. From 410 Houses to 694 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the West University Place area.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to West University Place?

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 West University Place:

  • Houston Heights: 585 vacation rentals
  • Lake Houston: 29 vacation rentals
  • Texas Medical Center: 114 vacation rentals
  • Central Business District: 237 vacation rentals
  • Museum District: 338 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 West University Place?

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

  • The Galleria: 1,278 vacation rentals
  • Rienzi Mansion: 1,548 vacation rentals
  • Minute Maid Park: 1,507 vacation rentals
  • George R. Brown Convention Center: 1,508 vacation rentals
  • NRG Stadium: 1,268 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West University Place 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 West University Place?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 410 Houses in West University Place. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West University Place include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 694 rentals available
  • Villas: 11 rentals available
  • Cabins: 18 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 West University Place?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 508 vacation rentals with pool available in West University Place. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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