Destination guide

The lively area of Stafford awaits your stay

Take a vacation to Stafford and enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and festivals. This city's sporting events, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Houston Zoo and Discovery Green are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Stafford

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Stafford has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Houston Zoo (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Downtown Aquarium (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Westwood Golf Club (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Sharpstown Golf Course (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Greatwood Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Nature Discovery Center (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Stafford

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

  • Discovery Green (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Memorial Park (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • George Bush Park (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Houston Arboretum and Nature Center (12 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Hermann Park (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Stafford

Fly into Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), the closest airport, located 17.5 mi (28.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), which is 23.9 mi (38.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Stafford?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 664 vacation rentals near Stafford. From 260 Houses to 334 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 Stafford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Stafford:

  • Houston Heights: 588 vacation rentals
  • Montrose: 217 vacation rentals
  • Texas Medical Center: 177 vacation rentals
  • Central Business District: 244 vacation rentals
  • Museum District: 313 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 Stafford?

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

  • Rienzi Mansion: 1,560 vacation rentals
  • The Galleria: 1,280 vacation rentals
  • George R. Brown Convention Center: 1,518 vacation rentals
  • Minute Maid Park: 1,515 vacation rentals
  • NRG Stadium: 1,267 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 260 Houses in Stafford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Stafford include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 334 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 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 Stafford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 334 vacation rentals with pool available in Stafford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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