Destination guide

Why people love visiting rustic Elgin

The area's churches and festivals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Elgin. This trendy city is known for its horseback riding, shopping and restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Elgin

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Elgin a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • ShadowGlen Golf Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Wolfdancer Golf Club (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Bluebonnet Hill Golf Course (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Lost Pines Golf Club (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Blackhawk Golf Club (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Typhoon Texas Austin (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Elgin

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Elgin is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • McKinney Roughs Nature Park (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Fisherman's Park (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Bastrop State Park (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Pfluger Park (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Kinningham Park (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Old Settlers Park (21.7 mi / 34.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Elgin

Fly into Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.), the closest airport, located 19.5 mi (31.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near Elgin?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 61 house rentals near Elgin. From 43 Houses to 9 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Elgin for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Elgin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 43 Houses in Elgin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Elgin include:

  • Cabins: 9 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 9 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 9 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Estates and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Elgin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation homes with pool available in Elgin.