Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Kingston

The area's museums and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Kingston. Renowned for its local tours, baseball games and island views, this city welcomes all visitors. 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 Kingston

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Kingston a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Garrison Golf and Curling Club (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Kingston Family Funworld (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Glen Lawrence Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Colonnade Golf and Country Club (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Gananoque Golf and Country Club (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Gananoque Boat Line (17.4 mi / 28 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Kingston

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

  • Kingston City Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Lake Ontario Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Lemoine Point Conservation Area (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Big Sandy Bay Management Area (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Grass Creek Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Kingston

Fly into Kingston, ON (YGK-Norman Rogers), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Watertown, NY (ART-Watertown Intl.), which is 28 mi (45.1 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Kingston Station.

Where to stay near Kingston?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 205 house rentals near Kingston. From 81 Cottages to 81 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kingston 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 Kingston?

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

  • Rideau Canal (Rideau Waterway): 82 home rentals
  • Lake Ontario Park: 60 home rentals
  • Train Station: 68 home rentals
  • Queen's University: 69 home rentals
  • Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area: 78 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kingston 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 Cottages in Kingston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 81 Cottages in Kingston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kingston include:

  • Cabins: 81 lodging choices
  • Houses: 78 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 81 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 Kingston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation homes with pool available in Kingston.