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 highlights

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)

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 around Anacortes?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 149 holiday lettings near Anacortes. From 93 Houses to 29 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Anacortes is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • John Storvik Playground: 539 holiday lettings
  • Anacortes Museum and Maritime Heritage Center: 604 holiday lettings
  • Anacortes Community Theatre: 601 holiday lettings
  • Cap Sante Park: 559 holiday lettings
  • Washington Park: 622 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Anacortes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 93 Houses in Anacortes. Our other popular types of Anacortes holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 29 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Anacortes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Anacortes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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