Destination guide

The exciting area of Seattle awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's theater scene, art galleries and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Seattle. This city is cosmopolitan and walkable, recognized for its shopping, entertainment and live music. Local cultural sights include Museum of Pop Culture and Marion Oliver McCaw Hall. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Seattle

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Seattle a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Space Needle (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Seattle Great Wheel (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Woodland Park Zoo (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (22.9 mi / 36.8 km)
  • Game Works (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Post Alley (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Seattle

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Seattle is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Victor Steinbrueck Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Freeway Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Waterfront Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Denny Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Waterfall Garden Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Olympic Sculpture Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Seattle

Fly into Seattle, WA (LKE-Lake Union), the closest airport, located 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Seattle, WA (BFI-Boeing Field), which is 5.3 mi (8.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Seattle King Street Station. It's easy to get around Seattle by catching a ride on the metro at Westlake Station, Westlake Ave Hub Station or University Street Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Seattle?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,472 house rentals around Seattle. From 941 Houses to 16 Boats, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Seattle is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Seattle?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Seattle:

  • Seattle Waterfront: 822 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 861 vacation rentals
  • North Beacon Hill: 70 vacation rentals
  • Belltown: 887 vacation rentals
  • Pike Place Market: 652 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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

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

  • Seattle Center: 1,637 home rentals
  • Safeco Field: 1,274 home rentals
  • Woodland Park Zoo: 1,525 home rentals
  • Seattle Aquarium: 1,403 home rentals
  • CenturyLink Field: 2,558 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 941 Houses in Seattle. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Seattle include:

  • Boats: 16 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,126 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 114 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Seattle?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 199 vacation homes with pool available in Seattle.

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