Located in Bell County, Temple is a thriving Texan city of nearly 100,000 people. Temple is situated along Interstate-35, connecting it to both Mexico and Canada and making it accessible by both land and air. The city is perfect for those looking to explore the general area, as it sits between major cities and features a variety family-friendly activities.
Temple boasts a number of historical landmarks and museums that will keep visitors busy for hours. Those who enjoy learning about local history can take a tour of the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum, the Ralph Sr. and Sunny Wilson Home, or the Czech Heritage Museum which showcases the history of Temple’s many Czech founders through ancient artifacts, clothing, and exhibits.
Visitors can also spend the day relaxing at West Temple Park where they can go running, have a picnic, or cool off in the park’s splash pad, admire the scenery as they hike the Friar’s Creek Trail, or go kayaking and fishing in the waters of Miller Springs Park. Alternatively, guests can spend a few hours golfing at Sammons Golf Links or sampling a host of fine Texas-brewed wines at 3 Texans Winery, or take a class at the Cultural Activities Center.
Temple is home to a variety of charming vacation rentals. Each rental is chalked full of modern Texas charm and comfort, offering comfortable beds with high thread count bedding, internet, TV, and full kitchens for crafting tasty meals. Some of the rentals are pet friendly, allowing guests to bring their furry friends with them on vacation.
The best time to visit Temple is March through May, generally. During this time, the weather is warm but hasn’t peaked yet, making it ideal for summer activities.
They say that everything is bigger in Texas, which is true in the case of events, as Temple, Texas hosts some of the country’s biggest and best events. A few of them include the Central Texas Airshow, the Christmas Parade, the Bloomin’ Temple Festival, the Haunted Hayride, and the Main Street Fright Fest.
Families with animal lovers can spend an afternoon with horses, as they make their way to Elm Ridge Stables for horseback riding lessons, or guided trail rides. They can also spend the day indoor skating at Wheels Family Skating Center, burn off excess energy and battle the Texas heat at Lions Junction Family Water Park, or go bowling, play laser tag, challenge themselves to the laser maze, and earn bragging rights at the facility’s arcade.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Temple. The hottest month in Temple is June, when temperatures peak at 112 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 7 ˚F. The wettest month in Temple is March with 8.11 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.07 inches of rain.
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Browse vacation rentals from all your favorite providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 373 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in Temple ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Temple is just $18 per night. The average price of a rental is generally $70 per night.
If you need to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 95 accommodations in Temple that have WiFi. We have 21 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 17 accommodations that have gyms. Driving to Temple? Then choose one of the 94 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We track 25 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 29 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
We combine a wide variety of Temple accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 3 providers, including 71 places to stay from Airbnb, 17 accommodations from Priceline and 7 places to stay from Agoda.
187 accommodations in Temple have been reviewed; 61% are rated excellent or good. 77 accommodations allow instant booking.