Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Purdy

The beaches and lake provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Purdy. Well known for its camping, boating and bird watching, this romantic city won't disappoint. Museum of Glass and Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Purdy

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Purdy 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:

  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Horseshoe Lake Golf Course (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Performance Golf Center (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • McCormick Woods (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Palouse Winery (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Gold Mountain Golf Club (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Purdy

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Purdy. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • McCormick Forest Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Crescent Creek Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Skansie Brothers Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Grandview Forest Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Kopachuck State Park (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Point Defiance Park (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)

Transportation options to and around Purdy

Fly into Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.), the closest airport, located 14.3 mi (23 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Seattle, WA (BFI-Boeing Field), which is 17.1 mi (27.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Purdy?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 182 holiday lettings near Purdy. From 113 Houses to 17 Condos/Apartments, 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 Purdy is on HomeAway.

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

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 Purdy:

  • Seattle Waterfront: 610 holiday homes
  • New Tacoma: 45 holiday homes
  • West End: 27 holiday homes
  • South Tacoma: 16 holiday homes
  • North End: 55 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 Purdy?

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

  • Seattle Pacific University: 2,355 holiday lettings
  • Tacoma Mall: 554 holiday lettings
  • Veterans Living History Museum: 2,130 holiday lettings
  • Tacoma Art Museum: 589 holiday lettings
  • Scenic Beach State Park: 288 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 113 Houses in Purdy. Our other popular types of Purdy holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 25 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Purdy?

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