Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Samish Island getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Samish Island with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Samish Island

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Samish Island a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Padden Golf Course (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Tulip Valley Winery (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Marine Life Center (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Eagle Haven Winery (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Mt. Constitution (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Samish Island

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Samish Island 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:

  • Clayton Beach (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Cap Sante Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Larrabee State Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Bay View State Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • John Storvik Playground (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Samish Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)

Transportation to and around Samish Island

Fly into Bellingham, WA (BLI-Bellingham Intl.), the closest airport, located 15.4 mi (24.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Rosario, WA (RSJ-Rosario Seaplane Base), which is 17.4 mi (28 km) away.

Where to stay around Samish Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 71 holiday lettings near Samish Island. From 13 Cottages to 13 Cabins, 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 Samish Island is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Eastsound: 431 holiday homes
  • Sedro-Woolley: 276 holiday homes
  • Everson: 118 holiday homes
  • Ferndale: 352 holiday homes
  • Lopez Island: 58 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Samish 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 Samish Island?

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

  • Eastsound: 431 holiday lettings
  • Sedro-Woolley: 276 holiday lettings
  • Everson: 118 holiday lettings
  • Ferndale: 352 holiday lettings
  • Lopez Island: 58 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Samish Island?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Samish Island are:

  • Mount Vernon, WA (MVW-Skagit Regional): 239 self catering accommodations
  • Center Island, WA (CWS): 593 self catering accommodations
  • Anacortes Airport (OTS): 598 self catering accommodations

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

  • Fairhaven Park: 440 holiday rentals
  • Moran State Park: 685 holiday rentals
  • Deception State Park: 367 holiday rentals
  • Dugualla State Park: 390 holiday rentals
  • Pioneer Park: 309 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Samish Island listed on 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.