Destination guide

Travel to beautiful Anacortes

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Anacortes. Travelers to this scenic city praise the boating, whale watching and sightseeing. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Anacortes

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Travelers enjoy fun activities like boating, whale watching and hiking. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Anacortes a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tulip Valley Winery (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Lopez Island Golf Club (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Mt. Constitution (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Lake Padden Golf Course (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Marine Life Center (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Orcas Island Golf Course (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Anacortes

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Anacortes is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cap Sante Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • John Storvik Playground (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Mount Erie Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Washington Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Bay View State Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Deception Pass State Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Anacortes

Fly into Lopez Island, WA (LPS), the closest airport, located 14.9 mi (24 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Rosario, WA (RSJ-Rosario Seaplane Base), which is 15 mi (24.1 km) away.

Where to stay near Anacortes?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 152 house rentals near Anacortes. From 95 Houses to 30 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Anacortes 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 Anacortes?

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

  • Mount Erie Park: 536 home rentals
  • Anacortes Museum and Maritime Heritage Center: 618 home rentals
  • Cap Sante Boat Haven: 597 home rentals
  • Jolly Mon Charters: 649 home rentals
  • John Storvik Playground: 552 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Anacortes 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 Anacortes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 95 Houses in Anacortes. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Anacortes include:

  • Cottages: 30 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 30 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 30 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 Anacortes?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation homes with pool available in Anacortes.

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