Destination guide

The lively area of Tacoma awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Tacoma and enjoy the area's museums, live music and theatre scene. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its shopping and restaurants. Take in top local attractions such as Museum of Glass and Tacoma Dome. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Tacoma

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Tacoma a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Puyallup Fairgrounds (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Foss Waterway Seaport (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Performance Golf Center (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Wild Waves Water Park and Enchanted Village (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Tacoma

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Tacoma is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Wright Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Tacoma Chinese Garden and Reconciliation Park (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Tacoma Nature Center (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Marine Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Dash Point State Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Tacoma

The nearest airport is in Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.), located 14.6 mi (23.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Renton, WA (RNT-Renton Municipal), which is 19.2 mi (30.9 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Union Station, Tacoma Dome Station and Tacoma Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can get around Tacoma by jumping on the metro at Commerce Street Station, Theater District Station or Convention Center Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Tacoma?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 429 holiday lettings around Tacoma. From 54 flats & apartments to 250 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a water-view property in Tacoma?

Everyone need a break sometimes. When the hustle and bustle of city life takes its toll, rinse off that stress and spend some time at the water's edge. HomeAway has no less than 121 waterfront holiday rentals in this destination. On the hunt for something a little different? See if any of our other properties stand out. Our range here includes:

  • 89 beachfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 79 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 72 beach-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Tacoma?

Instead of booking a cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could just go for an entire house. You'll feel like you're part of the neighbourhood in no time! There are 268 options currently available on HomeAway. Prices start at £22 per night. If that doesn't suit your squad's taste, we've got a number of different self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Hotel: 47 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £40 per night.
  • Apartment: 32 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £42 per night.
  • Cottage: 23 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £111 per night.

Can I stay in Tacoma in a large group?

There's nothing better than reconnecting with your old friends or spending a couple of weeks with your beloved relatives in a marvellous new location. And what's best, HomeAway has places to suit. 65 house holiday rentals are listed. At the moment, they're the top choice here for large groups. If you're wanting to stay with a large group, the holiday properties that can cater to you include:

  • On the lookout for rentals that can fit 6 guests? We have 94 that will be ideal. Prices begin from just £63 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your party, you'll be delighted to hear that there are 61 rental properties perfect. The starting price is £84 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 5? We have 47 rental properties that will be ideal. Prices start from £57 a night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you can take your dad, your brother and all your mates to Tacoma.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Tacoma?

Cramped hotel balconies are no place to spend your precious holiday moments! Uncover our value-packed holiday rentals today and ensure everyone has room to spread out. When it comes to discovering an awesome deal, your first stop ought to be South Tacoma. Here, HomeAway has 28 holiday rentals at an average price of £87 a night. Central Tacoma is another great option. We've got 46 and the average price is around £126 per night.

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