Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Kingston

The gardens and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Kingston. This walkable and welcoming city is known for its shopping, cafés and sporting events. EPIC and National Gallery of Australia are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Kingston

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Kingston a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Zoo and Aquarium (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Canberra and Region Visitors Centre (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • CSIRO Discovery Centre (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Superkarts Go Karts (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Kamberra Function Centre (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Mount Majura Vineyard (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Kingston

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Kingston is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • EPIC (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Australian National Botanic Gardens (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • King's Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Commonwealth Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Lake Burley Griffin (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Glebe Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Kingston

The nearest airport is in Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.), located 2.5 mi (4 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Kingston Canberra Station.

Where to stay around Kingston?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 91 holiday lettings near Kingston. From 24 Houses to 45 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 Kingston 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:

  • Kingston Canberra Station: 106 holiday lettings
  • Namadgi National Park: 70 holiday lettings
  • Embassy of France: 104 holiday lettings
  • Canberra Theatre Centre: 104 holiday lettings
  • National Portrait Gallery: 104 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 24 Houses in Kingston. Our other popular types of Kingston holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kingston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Kingston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.