Destination guide

Delight in the lush landscape of Lufkin

Take a vacation to Lufkin and enjoy the area's festivals, theater scene and opera. This city's baseball games, university setting and zoo draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Lufkin

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Lufkin a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ellen Trout Zoo (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Woodland Hills Golf Club (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lufkin

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lufkin is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pecan Acres Park (19.7 mi / 31.8 km)
  • SFA Mast Arboretum (20 mi / 32.2 km)
  • Davy Crockett National Forest (22 mi / 35.3 km)
  • Davy Crockett Ranger Station (24.6 mi / 39.6 km)
  • Ratcliff Lake (25.3 mi / 40.7 km)

How to get to and around Lufkin

The nearest airport is in Nacogdoches, TX (OCH-A L Mangham Jr. Regional), located 16.5 mi (26.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Lufkin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 13 holiday lettings near Lufkin. From 6 Houses to 4 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lufkin for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Lufkin. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ellen Trout Zoo: 19 holiday lettings
  • Texas Forestry Museum: 20 holiday lettings
  • Museum of East Texas: 15 holiday lettings
  • Durst-Taylor Historic House and Gardens: 18 holiday lettings
  • Sterne-Hoya House Museum and Library: 19 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lufkin listed on HomeAway 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 Lufkin?

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

  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 4 self catering accommodations

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 11 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Lufkin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.