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Ultimate Guide | Tips for an Airbnb Staycation at Olde House

We're big proponents of a good, relaxing Airbnb staycation once in a while (OK, we might be a little biased). Nonetheless, if you’re looking for a relaxing weekend with your spouse, family, or friends, Olde House in Wylie, Texas is the perfect spot for many reasons. Here's a few!

Host an Airbnb Staycation in Texas (Specifically, at Olde House)

Our "entire-house" Airbnb & VRBO rental provides you a spacious retreat with both communal areas and all the privacy you could ever need. Plus, it comes equipped with all of the amenities of a high-end hotel. Wylie is a quaint little town just a few miles outside of Dallas, making it a perfect spot for some relaxing activities, or a day trip into the city.

Why Stay at Olde House?

Olde House is a spacious, era-designed 1917 home on the strip in downtown Wylie, Texas with some phenomenal amenities. From private outdoor space with a propane BBQ grill, to a picturesque gazebo to the commercial-grade kitchen appliances; there’s everything you could ever need for an Airbnb staycation in Texas. If you’re just looking to kick back and relax, the space also boasts a warm, remote gas fireplace, a clawfoot bathtub, and even a mini grand piano and luxury chess table!

Not to mention, a dream kitchen, with an oversized island and all the cookware you could possibly need to cook large, delicious meals, fast!

Looking to host an event while you’re here as well? Olde House also has a 900 square-foot reception building available to rent.

Things to Do in the Good Ol' City of Wylie, Texas


Wylie, Texas is a charming family town in the suburbs of North Dallas, with tons of things to do. If you love the outdoors you can rent a boat on Lake Lavon, or head over to Woodbridge Golf Club for 18 championship holes.

~Girls Day~

Hosting a weekend with the gals? There are tons of boutiques on the city’s main strip and some delicious local wines at Landon Winery. Wylie is also home to a country music venue called the Wylie Opry for great live music! And for our foodie friends, there are plenty of amazing local restaurants, including Bold BBQ Pit, Ballard Street Cafe, Frankie's Mexican Cuisine and Napolis.

~Other ideas include~

  • Boat / Jet ski rentals on Lake Lavon

  • Bike or walk one of the towns beautiful parks

  • B&B Movie & Dinner Theater

  • Check out some various art downtown or at city hall

Dallas, itself

Still not enough for you? One of the awesome things about Wylie is the ability to head into Dallas for the day and then come home to our peaceful town at night! Dallas is one of the top hospitality hot-spots in the nation and is packed to the brim with amazing restaurants and activities, and you’ll definitely need to come back more than once to see all it has to offer.

What to Pack for an Airbnb Staycation in Texas

~For enjoying a clawfoot tub~

• Bath bomb or bubble bath

• Your favorite robe

~For a game at the golf course~

• Golf clubs

• Slacks & a collared shirt

• Golf shoes

~For chilling at the venue~

• Drinks of choice

• Burgers

• Lawn games

~For heading into the city~

• Nice dinner outfit

• Comfy shoes for walking around

Our Ultimate Wylie, Texas Staycation Itinerary

Day 1

Check in to Olde House at 3pm and take your time to explore the property! Unpack your bags and get dressed for a nice dinner in Downtown Wylie. After dinner, head back to Olde House, light the fireplace, and pull out some of our complimentary board games for some quality time with your friends or family.

Day 2

If you’re a golfer, head over to Woodbridge for 18 holes today. Golf, not your thing? Swing by the main strip in Wylie to check out all the incredible boutiques! Before heading back to Olde House hit up the grocery store for some fresh ingredients. Sip some wine, play some music, and spend the evening cooking up a 5-star meal in our commercial-grade kitchen.

Day 3

The Texas heat calls for a day on the water. Head over to Woody’s On The Lake to rent a boat and spend your day sailing Lake Lavon. After soaking up the sun, head back to Olde House and fire up the grill! Pull out your lawn games or relax with a book in the gazebo as you watch the sunset from our private yard.

Day 4

Pack up your car and head down to Dallas for the day! Whether you want to hit up the Nasher Sculpture Center or the Dallas Zoo, there’s truly something for everyone! From fine dining at Mercat Bistro to kid-friendly Dallas Grilled Cheese Co., the food and attractions in Dallas are sure to wow. After you’ve had your fill of the city, hop in your car and head back to Wylie for a peaceful night’s sleep.

Day 5

After four days of activities, you deserve a spa and relaxation day to wrap up your trip. You can start your morning with some yoga at AhhhMazing Life or grab a book off our bookshelf and stay in bed a little longer. After breakfast, it’s time for a massage! Head to one of the several spas around Wylie, or you can even call in a mobile masseuse to bring the massage right to Olde House. Grab some takeout from a local spot for dinner, and then spend your night soaking in our gorgeous clawfoot bathtub before heading to bed nice and early.

Day 6

All great things must come to an end, including your Airbnb staycation at Olde House. Grab one final breakfast in Wylie before packing up and checking out at 11:00. Not a morning person? When you make your reservation ask us about a late checkout, and we’ll do our best to accommodate you!

Interested in planning your Airbnb staycation at Olde House in Texas? We’d love to host you! Book now

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