Vacation Homes

Plan Your Staycation Getaway at one of These Vacation Homes

From bohemian-style homes to industrial lux pads and cozy bungalows, the options are endless

03/25/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Touchdown!

Airbnb’s Available to Rent Ahead of the Super Bowl This Weekend

7 short-term rentals that are the perfect party pads for the big game.

02/08/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Bon Voyage!

Houston Airbnb Hosts Predict What’s To Come in 2022

After dealing with low booking numbers throughout the pandemic, things are beginning to look up

01/27/2022 By Shelby Stewart

LoveBNB

Lylyth Estates Ups The Romance With Loving Airbnb

Adeja Simone chats with Houstonia about her latest venture into the creative space

01/14/2022 By Danielle Wright

It's Lit!

Astroworld Projected to Bring Major Economic Gains to Houston

Searches for Airbnb stays in Houston during Astroworld increased by 40 percent from June to July alone.

10/27/2021 By Shelby Stewart Edited by Camilo Smith

Beat the Heat

5 Houston Pools We Want to Rent This Summer

Swimmy, the Airbnb-esque app for swimming pools, has come to Texas just in time for blazing hot temps.

07/02/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Party Foul

Airbnb Is Not Having Your Halloween Ragers

The company bans one-night reservations on Halloween weekend due to the pandemic.

10/15/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Cheap Trick

How to Travel the U.S. with No Money

A reliable car and a little ingenuity go a long way.

08/04/2020 By Bill Wiatrak

Road Trips

Scottsdale Makes for a Safe Getaway

With a few precautions and a cooler of grub, a wanderluster hits the road to Arizona.

07/23/2020 By Janan Araujo-Siam

Float Your Boat

How to Keep Your Hotels Interesting

Why stay somewhere ordinary when you could sleep in a windmill?

01/29/2020 By Bill Wiatrak

Ice House

On a Christmas Tree Farm, a Tiny House with Big Charm

Holiday Acres in Manvel makes for a festive weekend getaway.

12/01/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Space City

These Historic Bungalows in the East End Might Be Houston's Coolest Airbnbs

Every design detail—from the eco-friendly mattresses, to the mismatched furniture, to the pendant lights, to the prints of Texas oilfields and native plants—is part of a Houston story.

07/22/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

Taxing Times

A New Tax on Airbnbs Could Generate Millions for Houston Tourism and the Arts

Houston will now collect a Hotel Occupancy Tax on Airbnbs.

07/02/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Home Away from Home

The Houstonian's Essential Guide to Owning a Second Home

Always wanted a vacation house? Houstonia is here to help you figure out if you’re ready, and if so, what kind of place—and where—to buy.

05/24/2019 By Abby Ledoux and Laura Furr Mericas

Home Away from Home

7 Ways to Make Your Airbnb Stand Out (and Make Bank)

Get that five-star review.

05/24/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

Cha-Ching

Houston Airbnb Hosts Earned $72 Million in 2018

Most Houston hosts rake in $5,100 annually.

01/10/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Gone Country

Cowboys Are Raking in the Airbnb Dough

Rural Texans bring in an astounding supplemental income from short-term rentals.

09/20/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Other People's Property

These Are the Most Desired Airbnbs in Texas

Peep the top listing in Houston and beyond.

07/04/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Foam Dome

My Night In a Hobbit Habitat

A visit to one World War II pilot's eccentric vacation rental.

05/03/2018 By Cherie Devine

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: Upper Kirby's Parks and Patios

Vacation in your own city by immersing yourself in a whole new neighborhood for the weekend—here's how.

06/01/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt