Destination guide

Vibrant Austin will entice you

Take a holiday to Austin and enjoy the area's churches, architecture and opera. Travellers to this cosmopolitan city praise the shopping, lake and restaurants. Wrigley Field and Willis Tower are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Austin

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Austin a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skydeck Ledge (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Brookfield Zoo (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Navy Pier (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Austin

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Austin is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Millennium Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Lincoln Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Grant Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Hanson Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Garfield Park Conservatory (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Garfield Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Austin

Fly into Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which is 9.3 mi (14.9 km) away.

You can get around Austin by catching a ride on the metro at Central Station, Laramie Station or Cicero Station.

Where to stay near Austin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 18 holiday rentals near Austin. From 6 Houses to 10 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Austin for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Austin?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Austin:

  • Gold Coast: 230 holiday homes
  • Lincoln Park: 666 holiday homes
  • Sheffield Neighbors: 119 holiday homes
  • Rush & Division: 234 holiday homes
  • North Center: 189 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Austin?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Austin. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cicero Station (Green Line): 1,663 holiday rentals
  • Austin Station (Blue Line): 1,673 holiday rentals
  • Elmwood Park Mont Clare Station: 1,674 holiday rentals
  • Cicero Station (Blue Line): 1,662 holiday rentals
  • Swedish Covenant Hospital: 1,642 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Austin listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Austin?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 6 Houses in Austin. Our other popular types of Austin holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 holiday houses
  • Studios: 9 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Austin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 15 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Austin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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