Destination guide

The artsy city of Federal Way awaits you

Come and experience Federal Way and its art galleries, churches and entertainment. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and gardens. Museum of Glass and Emerald Downs are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Federal Way

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Federal Way a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Puyallup Fairgrounds (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Marine Science and Technology Center (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Wild Waves Water Park and Enchanted Village (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Riverbend Golf Complex (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Federal Way

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Federal Way is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Powells Wood Garden (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Saltwater State Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Lake Fenwick Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Dash Point State Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)

Traveling to and around Federal Way

The nearest airport is in Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.), located 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Renton, WA (RNT-Renton Municipal), which is 12.6 mi (20.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Federal Way?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,161 holiday lettings near Federal Way. From 793 Houses to 90 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 Federal Way is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Federal Way?

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 Federal Way:

  • Mann: 126 holiday homes
  • Squire Park: 303 holiday homes
  • Harrison/Denny-Blaine: 74 holiday homes
  • Seattle Waterfront: 830 holiday homes
  • New Tacoma: 42 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 Federal Way?

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

  • Federal Way Community Center: 773 holiday lettings
  • The Commons at Federal Way: 821 holiday lettings
  • Powells Wood Garden: 1,365 holiday lettings
  • Dash Point State Park: 857 holiday lettings
  • Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection: 732 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Federal Way 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 Federal Way?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 793 Houses in Federal Way. Our other popular types of Federal Way holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 90 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,048 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 90 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 Federal Way?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 184 holiday homes with pool available in Federal Way. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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