Destination guide

Take in the natural beauty of Kent

The wildlife and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Kent. This city's shopping, bird watching and restaurants draw many visitors. Museum of Glass and Pike Place Market are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 Kent

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Kent a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Space Needle (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Puyallup Fairgrounds (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Seattle Great Wheel (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Kent Valley Ice Center (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Riverbend Golf Complex (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Kent

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kent is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hogan Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • East Hill Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Van Doren's Landing Park (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Chestnut Ridge Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Lake Fenwick Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Clark Lake Park (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)

Transportation to and around Kent

Fly into Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Renton, WA (RNT-Renton Municipal), which is 6.7 mi (10.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Kent?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,118 holiday lettings near Kent. From 855 Houses to 107 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kent for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kent:

  • New Tacoma: 47 holiday homes
  • West End: 28 holiday homes
  • South Tacoma: 15 holiday homes
  • Inglewood-Finn Hill: 21 holiday homes
  • Bridle Trails: 22 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kent?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kent. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Meridian Valley Country Club: 1,554 holiday lettings
  • ShoWare Center: 1,883 holiday lettings
  • Kent Valley Ice Center: 1,945 holiday lettings
  • Hogan Park: 1,872 holiday lettings
  • Riverbend Golf Complex: 1,838 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Kent?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 855 Houses in Kent. Our other popular types of Kent holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 107 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 897 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 107 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kent?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 182 holiday homes with pool available in Kent. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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