Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Allen

The area's live music and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Allen. Renowned for its shopping, hockey games and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Southfork Ranch and Shops at Willow Bend are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Allen

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Allen a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hydrous Wake Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Top Golf Allen (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Courses at Watters Creek (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Twin Creek Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Los Rios Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Pecan Hollow Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Allen

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Allen is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Arbor Hills Nature Preserve (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden (19.6 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Ballfields at Craig Ranch (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Breckinridge Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • East Fork Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Clear Lake Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Allen

Fly into Dallas, TX (ADS-Addison), the closest airport, located 14.8 mi (23.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Dallas, TX (DAL-Love Field), which is 21.5 mi (34.6 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Allen?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 315 vacation rentals near Allen. From 184 Houses to 93 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 Allen for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Allen:

  • Uptown: 543 vacation rentals
  • Lower Greenville: 585 vacation rentals
  • Las Colinas: 16 vacation rentals
  • Old East Dallas: 421 vacation rentals
  • Far North Dallas: 193 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 Allen?

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

  • Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm: 579 vacation rentals
  • Hydrous Wake Park: 492 vacation rentals
  • Top Golf Allen: 458 vacation rentals
  • Allen Premium Outlets: 452 vacation rentals
  • Allen Event Center: 448 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 184 Houses in Allen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Allen include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 93 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Allen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 127 vacation rentals with pool available in Allen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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