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 highlights

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)
Transport

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 around Kingston?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 207 holiday lettings near Kingston. From 83 Cottages to 83 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation 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 most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kingston?

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

  • Canada's Penitentiary Museum: 66 holiday lettings
  • Garrison Golf and Curling Club: 71 holiday lettings
  • International Hockey Hall of Fame: 68 holiday lettings
  • George Taylor Richardson Memorial Stadium: 68 holiday lettings
  • Kingston Station: 64 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Cottages in Kingston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 83 Cottages in Kingston. Our other popular types of Kingston holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 83 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 80 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 83 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 Kingston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Kingston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.