Destination guide

Head to the elegant city of Leander

Come and experience Leander and its architecture, theater scene and live music. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the hockey games, lake and boating. 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.


Activities and attractions in Leander

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Leander 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:

  • Crystal Falls Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Volente Beach Water Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Lago Vista Golf Course (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Flat Creek Estate Winery (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Austin Aquarium (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Stone House Vineyard (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Leander

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Leander is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Zilker Botanical Garden (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Zilker Park (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center (24.8 mi / 40 km)
  • Veteran's Memorial Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Lake Travis (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Leander

Fly into Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.), the closest airport, located 27.9 mi (44.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Killeen, TX (GRK-Killeen-Fort Hood Regional), which is 36.3 mi (58.5 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Leander Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Leander?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 903 vacation rentals near Leander. From 551 Houses to 57 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Leander for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Leander:

  • Downtown: 712 vacation rentals
  • Highland Lake Estates: 150 vacation rentals
  • Zilker: 1,011 vacation rentals
  • South Congress: 1,126 vacation rentals
  • North Austin: 1,468 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 Leander?

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

  • Crystal Falls Golf Course: 1,520 vacation rentals
  • Austin Convention Center: 3,017 vacation rentals
  • Hamilton Pool Preserve: 1,108 vacation rentals
  • The Domain: 3,106 vacation rentals
  • University of Texas: 1,788 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 551 Houses in Leander. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Leander include:

  • Cottages: 57 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 57 rentals available
  • Villas: 28 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 Leander?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 470 vacation rentals with pool available in Leander. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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