Destination guide

Travel to artsy Midtown

Take a vacation to Midtown and enjoy the area's art galleries, architecture and theater scene. Well-liked for its skyscrapers, live music and restaurants, this city is both cosmopolitan and scenic. Discovery Green and George R. Brown Convention Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Midtown

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Midtown a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Houston Zoo (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Downtown Aquarium (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Cockrell Butterfly Center (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • River Oaks Country Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Memorial Park Municipal Golf Course (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Gus Wortham Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Midtown

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Midtown. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Discovery Green (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Memorial Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Sam Houston Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Kinder Lake (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Eleanor Tinsley Park (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Tranquility Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Midtown

The nearest airport is in Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), located 8.5 mi (13.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), which is 15.5 mi (25 km) away.

Utilize the area's public transportation and catch a ride on the metro at McGowen Station or Ensemble - HCC Station to easily get around the city.

Where to stay around Midtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 234 holiday lettings near Midtown. From 35 Houses to 147 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Midtown is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Midtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 35 Houses in Midtown. Our other popular types of Midtown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 147 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 5 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Midtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 83 holiday homes with pool available in Midtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.