Heading somewhere in East Texas? Among the 41 counties in this subtropical, humid region in Texas is a destination that’s perfect for you. East Texas has great accommodation options for everyone, no matter what you’re in town for. Whether it be a group of friends, a family, a couple, or even a solo traveler, anyone can savor some well-deserved rest and relaxation in this peaceful country area. What are you waiting for? Get ready to discover the Deep South on a trip to East Texas. Read on to find out about our recommendations on the best Airbnbs for your East Texas getaway.
1. Boho-style accommodation in Nacogdoches (from USD 125)
For the most relaxing stay in East Texas, consider this Boho-style accommodation. It has a queen bed, providing a comfortable place to sleep for up to two people. It also comes with a living area, a dining area, one bath, and a fully equipped kitchen. Nice amenities include fast wireless internet, HDTV with Chromecast, central heating, air-conditioning, and a patio with a barbecue grill and outdoor furniture.
Its central location in downtown Nacogdoches means you’ll be close to the historic brick streets of the oldest town in Texas. Small galleries, an art center, quaint shops, unique dining, craft breweries, and a vibrant nightlife are also close by.
Historic B&B with New Orleans garden, downtownNacogdoches, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the apartment has great amenities for the pricethe history of nacogdoches in this home that meets modern elements makes for a comfortable staybeautiful brick floors great kitchen stocked with so much great shower and bath area etcwe had a great 4 night stay in the studio apartmentclean fully stocked great location and the bed and couch are so comfortable
Cleanliness:very clean and welcomingvery clean easy accessso comfortable and cleanreally nice and clean for a few day getaway for my husband and iclean and charming suite that is very comfortable to relax in after a day of walking around
Host:the host is super helpfulgreat host and a great spotour host was friendly and easy to get ahold ofthis place is amazing the host gave great recommendations and was so generous and kindbarry was so helpful and a wonderful hostRead more reviews
Location:good location and close to downtownit’s a great location in walking distance of food and funthe place has a great location close to the downtown areathe location is easy walking to several shops and places to eatthis place is wonderful for a getaway great location to downtown great places to eat in walking distance
2. Little Reata in Flint (from USD 131)
“What an amazing little cabin tucked away in the Piney Woods of East Texas. We enjoyed the amenities and the sense of being away from it all at this cabin. It is super unique and charming. The hosts are spectacular!” – Hayley (guest review)
This custom built cabin is hand-crafted with refurbished wood and surrounded by beautiful flowers and ferns. Guests rave about the amazing sunsets viewable over Lake Palestine while lounging by the fire.
The cabin comes with a full kitchen, TV, heating, air conditioning, and WiFi. The Villages Marina is a 10-minute walk. Delight in some peaceful time away from everything on this East Texas farm property.
Custom Design Cabin! Off-the-grid Lake getawayFlint, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:there are multiple fans and a/c units that keep the home cool and freshgreat coffee comfy bed and nice finishes for a rustic cabinwifi isn’t the best but i didn’t come out here to watch movies or be onlinethe cottage is cozy the perfect place to escape and recalibratewifi didn't work but i'm sure they will fix for the next time (also could have been me)
Cleanliness:the cabin was clean and cozycabin was clean and cozynice clean and adventurous placecommunication was quick and the cabin was super cleanthe cabin was clean and cozy
Host:the hosts are fantastickevin and debra were such amazing hosts the reata was a great getaway for uskevin and debra were so nice and very responsive and helpfulespecially kevin and debra were very responsive to our inquiries about lake accesshost was very responsive to messages and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:ideal east texas locationbeautiful secluded lakeside location but also close to town if neededadorable cabin in perfect getaway locationit is a beautiful location and very comfortablegreat getaway loved the private location and scenery
3. Contemporary lakefront home in Montgomery (from USD 228)
“Awesome spot! Great views and a balcony right off the kitchen that was great for breakfast every morning. Great as a weekend getaway with friends or family. Definitely lives up to the photos. Can’t wait to go in the summer months.” – LaTonya (guest review)
This house is perfect for a fun group getaway. It has 3 levels, so be prepared to climb some stairs, but also to have the time of your life. Wall high windows provide a spectacular view of Lake Conroe, and the house is designed to entertain kids and adults alike.
Including a 70-inch TV, 80s arcade games, a pool table, and a breakfast veranda, there is no reason to leave the house to find something to do. However, if you have to leave, the yacht club, grocery store, liquor store, and donut shop are all within walking distance and it comes with a fully stocked kitchen.
Contemporary lake front homeMontgomery, Texas, United States
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Amenities & Room:views from the master living room and breakfast patio were amazingthe fiance and i definitely enjoyed breakfast out on the patio with clear views of the lakeawesome spot great views and a balcony right off the kitchen that was great for breakfast every morningpool table and old fashioned video arcade games (donkey kong and pac man) were a bonusthis place was amazing the perfect spot for a relaxing getaway with a beautiful view and comfortable living quarters
Cleanliness:the house is very clean and very spaciousvery spacious and cleanhouse was in great condition and clean upon our arrivalthis house is clean smells nice and has a good layoutextremely hospitable and responsive we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and appreciated the cleanliness and variety of amenities offered
Host:she was so responsive to questions and lovely to talk toolynne was a great hosthost was wonderful and very kind and flexiblelynne was a great host and responded very quicklywonderful host amazing house all amazingRead more reviews
Location:great location on the lakei would definitely rebook this locationbeautiful location about half way down waldenit was in a beautiful and perfect locationbeautiful home in a beautiful location
4. Judy's Country Cottage in Mineola (from USD 95)
“Wonderful place for a getaway. Quiet country road perfect for long walks, cozy cabin, but I must admit I spent most of my time on the relaxing front porch enjoying the view. I would highly recommend!” – Elizabeth (guest review)
Wind down a country road to find a quaint and tidy cottage with fresh fruit and muffins greeting you. Centrally located among First Monday Trade Days and the Texas Rose Ranch, this getaway is a perfect view into country living.
Guests are surprised to find that this house is so secluded it doesn’t even need curtains on the front and back doors. There are a few movies to watch and a DVD player, but you’ll want to spend your time outside in the pleasantness of nature.
Judy's Country CottageMineola, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:internet tv and ac worked greatwe have excellent wi-fi service
Cleanliness:it is clean comfortable and quietclean comfortable accomodationsthe place was clean and well decoratedit was clean peaceful and relaxingquiet cozy place awesome for getaways very clean and comfoy beds
Host:michelle is a great hostgracious and friendly hostthe host was extremely nice and very helpfulcheck in was easy and the host very easy to work withmichelle is a fantastic host and the grounds are beautifulRead more reviews
Location:this was a perfect place to stay for our trip to canton trade daysif you are looking for a nice quiet place to get away from it all this is the placegreat country cabin outside of mineola beautiful place and locationgreat place to staythis place is perfect if you are attending canton trade days
5. Nettles Nest country inn in Texarkana (from USD 120)
“This is a great little hidden gem. Love the history of it and all the special touches. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Our grandson loved it. We hope to do it again sometime.” – Erma (guest review)
This rustic cabin is located in the piney woods of Texas on a 5-acre (2 ha) lake. The hosts want you to make the most out of lakeside fun during your stay here – they provide a paddleboat, kayaks, and a fishing boat for use during your stay, and even stock fishing supplies.
Feeling less active? Relax on the deck overlooking the lake or take a nap in the provided hammock. Build a fire to toast s’mores and gaze up at the stars. Pets are allowed as well.
Nettles Nest Country InnTexarkana, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:sitting on the deck in the evening watching the fish jump and the turtles swim very relaxingdriving over the tree lined dam to the cozy cabin on the water was a great first impressionawesome experience adorable cabin with a comfy bed on a beautiful piece of landgreat place nice trails comfortable bed good movies
Cleanliness:very clean and nice accommodationseverything was clean and well-keptthe cabin was clean and well-kept and the property was spacious and beautifulcabin was spotless our visit was perfectthe cabin is clean and comfy with everything you could possibly need for your stay
Host:gwen was a great host from the startthe hosts are very friendly and accommodatingand gwen is a perfect hostthe host and her family are the nicest people i have ever metthe hosts make sure you are comfortable and really do have anything you would need readily availableRead more reviews
Location:amazing location quiet and beautifulthere are many trails to enjoy easy to walk and shadythis is a great place to get away from everythingnettles nest could be a location for a movie it's sooooo peaceful and quaintthis is a great place to get away as an individual a couple or a family
6. Unique bunkhouse in Sulphur Springs (from USD 90)
If you’re up for staying in homes with interesting histories, this bunkhouse, affectionately called “The Half Lady”, could be a good fit for you. This property on 18 acres (7.2 ha) has a vivid past and a ghost story! If so inclined, you can discover more about it and even go ghost hunting. The place itself is incredibly spacious. Its bare interiors are complemented by updated, tasteful furniture and appliances. There are four bunks in total, accommodating up to eight guests. The outdoors, with a fire pit and a hammock, will surely impress you. You needn’t leave the property to enjoy activities such as fishing, hiking, or stargazing as it’s large enough for exploration. However, if you’re looking to see more of the area, Cooper Lake State Park and Sulphur Springs Celebration District are a few minutes’ drive away.
The Half LadySulphur Springs, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the beds were comfortable and the amenities were top notchwe loved the thoughtful touches and extra amenities that made our stay extra comfortablewi-fi worked perfectly for work and school purposesthe beds are very comfortable kitchen stocked with everything one needs good wifi great showerall the beds were comfortable with great mattresses
Cleanliness:extremely clean and very friendlyclean and whimsicaly homeyclean quiet and cozyspacious clean and cozyplace was clean and even better than described
Host:mary is a great hostmary is a very friendly super hostso peaceful mary is a wonderful and kind hostmary was very responsive to our questions and also very accommodatingfantastic host with lovely touchesRead more reviews
Location:amazing location beautiful cabin so comfortablethis location was great and easy to locatewould highly recommend you’re close to town too if you want takeoutso much space delightful location calming and relaxingwhat an awesome place to get away and relax
7. Studio apartment in a historic home in Beaumont (from USD 63)
This rental is a studio apartment above the main house’s garage, and both buildings date back to 1926. You’ll find that the rental retains its historic charm, especially with its original hardwood floors kept intact. It is, however, beautifully updated - the walls are painted in fresh white and pastel colors and the furnishings are modern and minimal. Experience tiny living for three as the studio features one bed and a fold-out loveseat, a full kitchen with a small dining table, and a roomy bath. Step out onto the private deck that overlooks the pool. Check out two museum homes and an array of popular eateries just a walking distance away. When staying in, you can go for a swim in the saltwater pool that guests are welcome to access at any time.
Pool Cottage in Historic Old Town BeaumontBeaumont, Texas, United States
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Amenities & Room:this suite was comfortable and the amenities goodfull kitchen great amenities a very comfortable stayi’d love to go back during warmer months and utilize the poolsofa bed was easy to open out and very comfortablethe heater in the bathroom was a huge plus as it was a cold morning in texas
Cleanliness:very clean with all necessities providedit was clean and the beds were very comfortablenice clean place loved itrichard's place is very clean and comfortablevery clean and was a nice stop on our road trip
Host:the hosts were available and responsivehosts were helpful and responsivegreat hosts who clearly strive to provide an excellent spacerichard was a great hostthe owner gave us great restaurant recommendations and is very quick to respondRead more reviews
Location:great place to stay and great location if you’re needing to commute to lamar universitygood location easy to findgreat place location and easy to enjoygreat place and with close proximity to the historic districtgreat space wonderful location
8. Stunning secluded cabin in Tyler (from USD 108)
While not technically a treehouse, this rental is lies amid soaring trees. Secluded but still well connected, it is just 20 minutes away from downtown Tyler. The cabin is suited for up to two guests and, therefore, it is perfect for couples. There’s one bedroom, a well-appointed kitchen, and a bathroom with a tub. If you’re not exploring the trails or roasting s’mores around the fire pit, you can spend some quality downtime at the screened-in porch. It’s certain to make for a great little retreat in the woods.
The Tree HouseTyler, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:they have signal and wifi though so you're not too far away we'll definitely be coming backwe especially enjoyed sitting on the screen porch to eat breakfast in the morning
Cleanliness:very clean place to staysuper clean and relaxingplace was extremely clean and looked newthe place was very clean comfortable and peacefulhonestly this place is amazing clean cute and cozy
Host:our host was very respectful of our privacy and the place is beyond anything you'd expectall in all a pleasant experience and the hosts were nice and accommodatingwe loved all the kind extras we felt right at home and safeRead more reviews
Location:location was great just what we needed to get away from the noise and busy of lifeeverything i needed in a beautiful peaceful locationthis was the perfect place for our trip to tyler txthe treehouse at cora’s cabins offered is a peaceful place to get away while visiting family in the areathis place was great to unwind from busy life and enjoy the outdoors
9. Plush naturalist boudoir in Lumberton (from USD 300)
Get ready for a uniquely plush stay in the thick of nature at this incredible private rental. It’s an intimate cabin-type space that’s perfect for two guests. Though plunged deep into the Big Thicket, it provides every luxury for a rejuvenating stay. High vaulted ceilings, a suspended queen bed, an outdoor shower with hot water, and an outdoor hot tub make this property a real gem. There’s also a kitchenette with a mini-fridge, a microwave, and a coffee maker, and there is also a private bathroom and floor-to-ceiling windows through which you can appreciate the nature views from indoors. You can also lounge at the outdoor seating area and enjoy views of the bayou over a cup of coffee. Or, step out from the back of the private room onto an outdoor pavilion with a deck for grilling or fishing.
Naturalist BoudoirLumberton, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:i was not able to connect to the wifi but didn't have problems getting cell phone signalgreat cozy quiet place with views and privacythe cabin itself is filled with beautiful light and has a very comfortable bedgreat and romantic place the only shower and the only sink are outdoors (fyi)good thing we brought some pastries to pair with the coffee for breakfast
Cleanliness:always so clean and niceclean and comfortable beautiful areait was clean the pictures were accuratethe cabin/room was extremely cleanthe bed is clean comfortable and it can be locked if you prefer not to swing
Host:alina was super nice and kindthe was host was very responsive and nicealina was so nice and helpfuland super kind hostshosts were very friendly and hospitableRead more reviews
Location:wonderful location romantic and peacefulfeeling of being in the middle of a forest yet in a safe and cosy placethis is a lovely private getaway close to homethis location is special and unlike any other cabin you’ve ever stayed inthis place was exactly what we were looking for amazing location view and unique environment
10. Getaway cabin in National Forest in Montgomery (from USD 300)
“This place is a gem. We came to the area to hike and found so many trails close by - and this was a quiet, cozy home base. Everything was even better than we expected. Would love to come back.” – Alyson (guest review)
This location could not be better for a hiking getaway. Bordering the Sam Houston National Forest, this cabin puts you within walking distance to miles of hiking, biking, and horse trails. For town essentials and antiquing, Montgomery, TX is just 8 miles (12.8 km) away.
Enjoy stargazing, finding a quiet place, or just lying in the hammocks around the cabin. Relax by the serene pond on the property. The hosts typically leave a welcoming basket and will happily introduce you to their horses and pets on the property, and even allow you to bring your own.
Getaway Cabin in National ForestMontgomery, Texas, United States
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Amenities & Room:two good quality air beds were provided for the kids so everyone slept very wellthe cabin is remarkably spacious and comfortable made especially so by deborah and wayne's amenities and thoughtful toucheskitchen space was perfect for my husband and i
Cleanliness:the cabin was very clean and invitingthe cabin was clean and stocked with everything we neededcabin was very clean and hosts very friendlyis really nice place the cabin is wonderful and is really cleanthe cabin was super comfortable and clean
Host:the host are super friendlydeborah and wayne were wonderful hostsgreat host quite and serenedeborah and wayne were absolutely wonderful hostswayne and deb were the best hosts there areRead more reviews
Location:beautiful location in the forestlocated extreamly close to fantastic hikingalso went antique shopping in town too (8 miles away)great location very peaceful placethe town of montgomery is cute and has some nice places to sample wine and shop for antiques
11. Lakeside cabin in Tyler
“Enjoyed a quick trip to celebrate the end of school. Plenty of room for the kids to run around! We had fun jumping off the (newly built) pier, attempting to fish, roasting marshmallows (the hosts provided!) over the pit, and enjoying the peace and quiet. We’d love to come back for a longer stay.” – Abby (guest review)
Leave everything behind at this waterfront paradise on Lake Tyler, Texas. With no wireless internet or television, this is truly a place to unplug and enjoy each other’s company in the great outdoors. Wildlife abounds here as well – guests have seen deer, owls, alligator gars, and turtles.
Spend the day fishing and the nights making s’mores over a campfire under the stars. Guests are welcome to bring kayaks, paddle boards, canoes, or anything else to have fun on the water all weekend. Tyler is only a 12-minute drive if anyone needs to get back to town for eating or shopping.
Lakeside 1 bdrm cabinTyler, Texas, United States
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Amenities & Room:the cabin was cozy with a beautiful view of the lakethe cabin is very comfortable charming and clean with a nice view of the lakethe weather was wet and cold during our stay but the cabin was warm and cozy
Cleanliness:super clean placevery clean very organizedit is clean and quietvery clean quiet and comfortablethis place is super clean and quiet
Host:beverly and warrent were very nice hostsa super host indeedbeverly and warren were great hosts and responded quickly to questionsthe snacks provided by the hosts is a really nice touchbeverly & warren were amazing hosts they went above and beyond to make sure we had the best stayRead more reviews
Location:great place to get away for a weekendsuch a perfect place to get away from it all for the weekendreally nice secluded location yet close enough to tyler if you want or need somethingbeautiful place right on lake tylerit is a lovely place to get away and relax
12. Beautifully furnished country home in Big Sandy
“This house was beautiful and in a great area, in the country but still close enough to everything. The hosts were great. Anyone who stays here will have an absolutely fabulous time.” – Anthony (guest review)
This private home set on one acre (0.4 ha) in the country is the perfect space for your family getaway. Delight in peace, quiet, and campfires. Enjoy hiking around the area. Take a short drive into town for some antiquing and shopping.
The home itself has a fully furnished kitchen, DirectTV, and an oversized tub with jets in the master bathroom. An outdoor pool and grill are also available for use during summer months.
Beautifully furnished country home with a poolBig Sandy, Texas, United States
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Amenities & Room:heater works great for cold daysno wifi but there's direct tv with a good selection of channelsthe place has a cool view of a ranch and a nice poolnice pool and patioif you're looking for a comfortable spot to spend the night look no further
Cleanliness:it was a beautiful quiet clean privatethe place was clean and really beautifulthe house is very clean and beautifully decoratedvery clean and nicely prepared for our stayfantastic place to stay extremely clean and quiet neighborhood
Host:owner was very nicethe hosts were greatamazing property and wonderful ownertiffany is a wonderful hosttiffany was an amazing hostRead more reviews
Location:i really enjoyed this locationa perfect getaway location when seeing relatives nearbyvery peaceful location and a very comfortable homequiet relaxing stay away from the citya beautiful home and great location
13. Johnson House in The Abbey Farmstead in Livingston
Experience the best of Texan hospitality at this cottage set on 40 ac (16.2 ha) of land. The wood-frame cottage was built in the 1930s and it still retains a delightful country charm. Its interiors thoughtfully combine up-to-date practical amenities with vintage furniture. You’ll find everything you need, including a well-appointed kitchen, a laundry room, TVs with Netflix, and beds with memory foam mattresses in the two bedrooms. Meanwhile, you will find vintage touches in every corner. There’s a clawfoot tub in the bathroom, rustic wardrobes in the rooms, barn-style sliding doors, and rocking chairs out on the front porch, from where you can unwind and take in the scenery. Don’t be surprised to catch sight of a few critters every so often. The property features a pond as well. An artisan breakfast basket thoughtfully prepared for you awaits upon your arrival.
The Abbey Farmstead Bed & Breakfast :Johnson HouseLivingston, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the house itself is very nicely updated and comfortable inside (with great ac)there was a table outside where we played board games together outside under the pretty outdoor lighting
Cleanliness:so peaceful clean and cozythe rooms were sparkling clean and the beds very comfortablethe house was super clean and beautifulit was sparkling clean and a beautiful neat layoutthe place is clean decorated beautifully and the scenery is amazing
Host:tyler and hope were very quick with their responses and helpfulgreat place and even better hoststhe cows were friendly and curious and the place was completely privatewonderful place awesome host very cleanjust the perfect spot for quiet relaxation with wonderfully communicative hostsRead more reviews
Location:if you’re looking for a cute and stylish little cabin in the woods this place is itcutest little farmhouse ever such a secluded and relaxing locationstunning location perfectly stocked and absolutely spotlesssuch great family time and we hope to be back to this great placethe abbey farmstead is the perfect place to retreat for a quiet and peaceful weekend
14. Cabin in the woods in Van
“Hotels could learn a lot from Leisha. She was warm and welcoming, and made sure we had everything we needed. Her cabin is well-equipped and an excellent place for a family vacation or quick getaway. We hope to visit again soon!” – Giao (guest review)
Located just a mile and a half (2.4 km) from Van, TX, 12 miles (19 km) from Canton, and 10 miles (16 km) from the Texas Rose Horse Park, this little cabin is centrally located to many East Texas attractions. Peace and quiet reign supreme here as you relax and overlook your own private lake.
Spend the afternoon walking around the property or fishing on the lake. Catch and release only though! Interact with the owners’ dogs, geese, and ducks as you enjoy some quiet time. Pets are allowed with prior notice and some restrictions.
Cabin in the Woods.Superhost
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Amenities & Room:the beds were comfortable and had plenty of bedding for the cold nightsit is cozy quiet peaceful & private and the cabin is well stocked with everything you would need
Cleanliness:cabin was very clean and well appointedthe cabin was clean & quitethe cabin was very clean and well decorateda clean and comfortable cabin in a tranquil settingthe place is very clean with many accommodations
Host:peaceful country setting with great hoststhe host was very friendly and responded to my questions quicklythe home atmosphere hosts and experience was perfectthe owner's were super nicethe hosts go above and beyond to make sure your stay is enjoyableRead more reviews
Location:great location between tyler and cantonthis was the perfect place to "get away"great place to relax but close to local venuesleisha is amazing and her place is beautifulleisha was wonderful and we couldn't have asked for a better place to get away
East Texas is affordable and relaxing
East Texas is a charming area full of affordable and fun things to do. Take advantage of one of these great places to stay for your next session of resting and recharging.
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