Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy Olympia

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Olympia. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, shopping and bars. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Olympia

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Olympia a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Walter Dacon Winery (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Stottle Winery Tasting Room (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Area (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Eagles Pride Golf Course (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Home Course Golf Course (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Chambers Bay Golf Course (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Olympia

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Olympia is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Priest Point Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Yauger Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Percival Landing (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Tumwater Falls Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • LBA Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Olympia

Fly into Olympia, WA (OLM-Olympia Regional), the closest airport, located 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.), which is 38.3 mi (61.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Olympia?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 176 house rentals near Olympia. From 108 Houses to 37 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Olympia for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Olympia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Olympia. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Olympia Farmers Market: 194 home rentals
  • Hands On Children's Museum: 185 home rentals
  • State Theater: 187 home rentals
  • LBA Park: 189 home rentals
  • Washington State Capitol: 181 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Olympia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Olympia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 108 Houses in Olympia. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Olympia include:

  • Cabins: 37 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 37 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 37 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Olympia?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 18 vacation homes with pool available in Olympia.