Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Waco

The area's museums and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Waco. Renowned for its sporting events, shopping and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Waco

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Waco 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:

  • Cameron Park Zoo (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Hawaiian Falls (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Heart O' Texas Speedway (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Waco

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Waco is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cameron Park Zoo (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Brazos Park East (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Waco Mammoth National Monument (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Carleen Bright Arboretum (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Amsler Park (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Bluebonnet Park (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Waco

Fly into Waco, TX (ACT-Waco Regional), the closest airport, located 6.5 mi (10.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Waco?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 130 holiday lettings near Waco. From 69 Houses to 26 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Waco 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 Waco?

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

  • Brazos Park East: 125 holiday lettings
  • Mayborn Museum Complex: 122 holiday lettings
  • Cameron Park Zoo: 125 holiday lettings
  • Texas Sports Hall of Fame: 122 holiday lettings
  • McLane Stadium: 121 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 69 Houses in Waco. Our other popular types of Waco holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 26 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Waco?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 19 holiday homes with pool available in Waco. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.