Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Herron Island getaway

Experience the unique character of Herron Island with a stay in a vacation home rental. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Herron Island

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Herron Island a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Horseshoe Lake Golf Course (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Performance Golf Center (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Chambers Bay Golf Course (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Home Course Golf Course (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Stottle Winery Tasting Room (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Herron Island

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Herron Island is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jarrell Cove State Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Joemma Beach State Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Kopachuck State Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Twanoh State Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • McCormick Forest Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)

Traveling to and around Herron Island

Fly into Olympia, WA (OLM-Olympia Regional), the closest airport, located 21.1 mi (34 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.), which is 26.6 mi (42.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Herron Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 130 holiday lettings near Herron Island. From 86 Houses to 4 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 Herron Island is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Herron Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Herron Island. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Tahuya: 104 holiday homes
  • Tacoma: 431 holiday homes
  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord: 206 holiday homes
  • Olympic Peninsula: 4,202 holiday homes
  • Puget Sound: 4,226 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Herron Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Herron Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Herron Island with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Tahuya: 104 holiday lettings
  • Tacoma: 431 holiday lettings
  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord: 206 holiday lettings
  • Shelton: 223 holiday lettings
  • Hoodsport: 87 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Herron Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Herron Island. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Twanoh State Park: 314 holiday rentals
  • Hands On Children's Museum: 183 holiday rentals
  • Veterans Living History Museum: 2,130 holiday rentals
  • Madsen Family Cellars: 301 holiday rentals
  • State Theater: 184 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Herron Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.