Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Kingston

Enjoy the area's live music, history and cathedral and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Kingston. Well known for its riverfront, shopping and bird watching, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Kingston

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Kingston has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dutchess County Fairgrounds (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • El Paso Winery (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • West Park Winery (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Red Hook Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Woodstock Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • New Paltz Golf Course (12 mi / 19.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Kingston

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Kingston is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Forsyth Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Poet's Walk Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Falling Waters Preserve (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Esopus Bend Nature Preserve (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Saugerties Village Beach (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Kingston

The nearest airport is in Hudson, NY (HCC-Columbia County), located 29.3 mi (47.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart Intl.), which is 29.9 mi (48.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Kingston?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 930 holiday lettings near Kingston. From 558 Houses to 110 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Kingston?

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 Kingston:

  • Glenford: 18 holiday homes
  • Hunter Mountain: 97 holiday homes
  • Rhinebeck Village Business District: 15 holiday homes
  • Windham Mountain Resort: 522 holiday homes
  • Bearsville: 300 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 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:

  • Forsyth Park: 791 holiday lettings
  • Volunteer Fireman's Hall and Museum of Kingston: 785 holiday lettings
  • Kingston Rondout Visitor Center: 718 holiday lettings
  • Trolley Museum of New York: 715 holiday lettings
  • Ulster Performing Arts Center: 747 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 Houses in Kingston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 558 Houses in Kingston. Our other popular types of Kingston holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 110 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 110 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 110 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kingston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 248 holiday homes with pool available in Kingston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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