Situated in the western suburbs of Houston, the historic town of Katy is home to dozens of turn-of-the-century period buildings, some of which are available to travelers as a unique option for vacation house rentals.
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Popular Rental Amenities in Katy
Many vacationers pay a closer look at the vacation rentals providing a pool. More than half of the accommodations have one. Interestingly, our data shows that more hotel room have a pool than apartment rental. In addition, they can host 5 vacationers, on average, while apartment rental with pools can accommodate an average of 8 people. In Katy, nearly all of the properties with a pool are located close to the water.
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Family fun in the great outdoors
Katy is blessed with generally good weather all year round, which makes it the ideal vacation destination for families who like to spend their time outside. Typhoon Texas is a large waterpark in the town, with several high-adrenaline slides, a wave pool, and aquatic play areas where younger children can swim safely.
The Katy Arboretum is not just a beautiful park, but an educational center used to teach children about plants and the environment, while the Katy Play Station features a large adventure play area, which has been specially designed to accommodate children with limited mobility.
Head out of town from your Katy vacation home to visit one of the 14 wildlife areas managed by the Katy Prairie Conservancy. Explore the wildlife trails at the Indiangrass Preserve, or try and spot some of the many birds which make their home on Warren Lake from your vantage point on the Matt Cook Memorial viewing platform, just north of Katy.
Evening entertainment in Katy
Texas may not be the first name that comes to mind when you think of wine, but Katy does have its own winery right in town. The Cellar Door produces all its wines on-site from local grapes, and hosts regular tasting events as well as live music in a comfortable lounge area.
If beer is more your style, you'll have plenty of great options in Katy. The No Label Brewing Company has their own taproom where you can sample their inventive creations in-house, or you can buy bottles to take back to your lodging. The company creates craft ales with quirky names and even quirkier flavors, including one beer made with jalapeños.
Travelers with kids have plenty of options for evening entertainment in Katy, too. Katy GO Karts is a family entertainment center with everything from karting to mini golf all under one roof, while kids of all ages can burn off some energy at the Altitude Trampoline Park, which is open quite late on weekends. Take a short drive to nearby Hockley, where you can enjoy a movie under the stars at the traditional Showboat Drive-In Theater.
Exploring Katy's colorful past
The Katy Heritage Park is the name given to the historic center of Katy, where period homes have been restored to their former glory, complete with landscaped gardens and walkways. Visitors can take a stroll through this primarily residential area throughout the week, but the best time to visit is the weekend, when many of these beautiful buildings are also open to the public for tours.
The town was a vitally important railway terminus in its heyday, and the old Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) Depot has now been transformed into a visitor center and park. Pay a visit to learn about the importance of the railway in Texas and see exhibits and artifacts from a century of rail history.
Katy is also home to a museum dedicated to veterans of the armed forces, which remembers those who fought in foreign wars. You can arrange a special tour of the Veterans Memorial Museum from one of the volunteers if you want to know more about the stories behind the exhibits.
Take part in Katy's annual festivals
The highlight of Katy's social calendar is the Katy Rice Festival, an annual city-wide celebration which has been running for almost 40 years, raising money for local charities. Activities include live music and local food, along with a carnival, arts and crafts stalls, and a parade through the town.
Celebrating some of the best of the Katy's microbreweries and craft ales, the Wild West BrewFest takes place each spring, with the chance to try locally brewed beers, including some specially made for the occasion. The event was even named Top Beer Festival in North America in 2018 by BeerYeti, a website dedicated to beer culture.
Spring also sees Katy host its annual Crawfish Festival, which is usually held at the No Label Brewing Company taproom, which means you are guaranteed to have some great beers to try with your freshly caught and cooked crawfish. Entertainment comes from local bands, while the kids are kept entertained with paintball and other activities.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Katy?
The average nightly price for vacation rentals in Katy is $74.
How many vacation rentals are available to book in Katy?
May has the highest amount of available House rental and Apartment rental in Katy, so you can expect plenty of offers, even for last-minute bookings.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in Katy?
If you're looking to book a vacation rental in Katy, the most common amenities others search for are houses with Internet, TV, and Pool.
How many vacation rentals are in Katy?
Discover 537 vacation rentals available to book in Katy.
Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in Katy?
Finding a cabin rental in Katy that allows dogs is definitely possible, with 37 pet-friendly homes on offfer.
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