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- Fishing for Guadeloupe bass on the LLano River
- The Alamo Historic District
- Lakeside walks in Austin
- Enchanted Rock
- South Padre Island
- Galveston Bay
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Vacation Rentals in Texas
Whether you want a country house or a lakeside cabin, you're sure of finding the right vacation rental in the hill country region of Texas. Popular hotspots for cabin rentals include Bandera, the cowboy capital of Texas, to the north-west of San Antonio and Kerrville which is often referred to as the Heart of the Hills.The Perfect Texas Beach House
Looking for a beach house on the spectacular Gulf Coast in southern Texas? You might choose a beautiful villa overlooking Galveston Bay at the eastern edge of the Gulf coast or a stylish apartment near Brownsville at its western edge. A Port Aransas vacation rental is an inspired choice and local attractions include Mustang Island State Park and the Schlitterbahn Water Park Corpus Christi.
A Vacation in Texas
Texas is the second largest state in America, by both size and population. Often referred to by its nickname 'the Lone Star state', Texas borders Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and New Mexico. The sprawling state also shares borders with several Mexican states including Chihuahua and the Gulf Coast is its southern border.A Diverse Range of Scenery
Texas offers visitors a diverse range of scenery from piney woods and coastal swamps in the east to the desert and mountains of Big Bend in the west. In between, you'll find rolling prairies and grasslands, rugged hills and vibrant cities like Fort Worth and Dallas that are known for their excellent shopping and nightlife.See More with Car Rental in Texas
Rent a car in Texas and you'll be able to see so much more. Austin, the state capital, is often called the gateway to the hill country and it's just a short drive to hotspots like Buda, LLana and Concan. A rental vehicle is also ideal for trips to Jamaica Beach, South Padre Island, the Rio Grande Valley and other Gulf Coast resorts.
Texas is a heady blend of magnificent cities and wide open spaces. Spend a day at the Space Center in Houston or shop at luxury malls in Dallas. If you prefer a more relaxed pace, take a stroll along the banks of Lady Bird Lake in Austin or revisit the past at the Alamo Mission in San Antonio. Alternatively, try Corpus Christi for galleries, museums and entertainment just a stone's throw from some of the state's best beaches.A Great Place for a Beach Holiday
The Gulf Coast stretches from the bayous of Galveston Bay to the Rio Grande Valley via some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Rent a beach house on Mustang Island or Matagorda Bay and combine glorious sandy beaches with the shops and nightlife of nearby Corpus Christi. Or visit Port Isabel, Brownsville or South Padre Island in the Rio Grande Valley for dramatic coastal and desert scenery.A Must for Outdoor Enthusiasts
There is nowhere quite like the Texas hill country. Enjoy nature as you hike and cycle or try canoeing past dramatic sandstone bluffs on the LLano River. See the pink Enchanted Rock near Fredericksburg or visit 'Old Baldy' the 500-year-old cypress tree at McKinney Falls State Park near Austin before setting off on a hike.
„The state of Texas takes its name from the Caddo Indian word "tejas" meaning "friends". Caddo tribes once lived on the land surrounding modern-day Nacogdoches.“
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The Alamo Mission is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the state's most popular tourist attractions. The Roman Catholic mission and fortress was founded in the 18th century and it is best known for the battle that took place there in 1836. Today the Alamo is one of the most visited museums in San Antonio's Alamo Plaza Historic District.2. Fish on the Llano River
The Llano River flows in an east or north-easterly direction through the Texas hill country to the north of Enchanted Rock near LLano. A tributary of the Colorado River, it is and one of just a handful of fly fishing spots in Texas and home to Guadalupe bass, the state fish of Texas, alligator gar, sunfish and largemouth bass.3. Visit the Texas State Aquarium
The Texas State Aquarium is a must for those renting a beach house in Mustang Island or Padre Island. Located on the Corpus Christi harborfront, the aquarium has a striking shark exhibit, touch pools and even an aquatic nursery.4. Enjoy a Night Out in Austin
Austin is known for its trendy bars and live music venues. Dive bars, honky tonk saloons, jazz bars and college bars ensure that every musical taste is catered for.5. Head for Big Bend National Park
A rental vehicle makes it easy to explore Big Bend National Park in southwest Texas. Take the Ross Maxwell Drive to see desert wildlife in the ruins of the Sam Niall Ranch or marvel at the imposing limestone cliffs carved by the Rio Grande River at Santa Elena Canyon.
Because of its size, weather conditions can be extremely varied in Texas. Winter is colder in the Panhandle than in North Texas while the coast enjoys mild winters. Rainfall can be as little as 8.7 inches per year in desert areas like El Paso or as much as 64 inches in the southeast.The Oldest Fiesta in Texas
Charro Days in Brownsville is one of the oldest annual events in Texas. The family oriented fiesta was established in 1938 and it's a week of parades, music, dancing and fun events.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Texas
How much did it cost for a vacation rental in Texas in 2020, the first year impacted by the corona crisis?
We can see from our data that Texas has an average price of $351.46 per night, a relatively high one for a region in the USA.
When are vacation rentals cheaper in Texas?
If it is your aim to save the maximum during your visit to Texas, go there in January ($299.12 per night on average), February ($309.36), or October ($332.3), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.
In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Texas?
In 2020, the month that showed the highest annual average prices in Texas was September, with an average price of $382.15 per night. This was followed by August, with an average of $379.64, and June, with $366.53.
Is it necessary to plan a trip to Texas well in advance?
When planning a vacation to Texas, we recommend you to be proactive as 74% of rentals are usually booked, according to the data in 2020.
When are more vacation rentals available?
The best months to find free accommodation in Texas are January (the average amount of properties that are available reached 42.5% of the total in 2020), April (41%), and December (34%).
When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Texas?
The accommodations in Texas reach their peak in demand in July, with an availability rate of 13.25%. The second most requested month is June, with 17.75%, and the third is August with 17.8%.
How many rentals are there in Texas?
We have collected the offers from 10 different providers in Texas, so we can provide you with around 27000 properties. You're going to have a hard time choosing!