Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Puget Sound

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Puget Sound. Travellers especially like the shopping, parks and restaurants in this scenic and walkable city. Centrum, Marion Oliver McCaw Hall and Museum of Pop Culture are a few of the top cultural sights. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Puget Sound

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Puget Sound a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Space Needle (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Woodland Park Zoo (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Seattle Great Wheel (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (23.5 mi / 37.8 km)
  • Northwest Golf Range (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Bremerton Ice Center (4 mi / 6.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Puget Sound

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Puget Sound is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Silverdale Waterfront Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Illahee State Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Battle Point Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Island Lake Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Evergreen Rotary Park (4.3 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Manette Park and Playfield (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Puget Sound

The nearest airport is in Seattle, WA (LKE-Lake Union), located 13.9 mi (22.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Seattle, WA (BFI-Boeing Field), which is 16.9 mi (27.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Seattle King Street Station, Edmonds Station and Everett Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Puget Sound by jumping on the metro at Seattle Center Monorail Station, Westlake Mercer St Station or Westlake Thomas St Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Puget Sound?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,653 holiday lettings around Puget Sound. From 13 boats to 360 cabins, 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 near Puget Sound?

There's something undeniably calming about being around the water. If that sounds like the holiday of your dreams, you're in for a good time! HomeAway has no less than 1,027 waterfront holiday rentals in this destination. After a different holiday vibe? See if any of our other properties steal your heart. Our range here includes:

  • 788 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 658 beachfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 597 beach-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house near Puget Sound?

Say goodbye to standard, cookie-cutter hotel-chain rooms. Our house holiday rentals offer a personal touch — as well as all the space you could ask for! There are 2,021 houses listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £22 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather pick one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Apartment: 397 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.
  • Hotel: 293 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £30 per night.
  • Condo: 232 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £41 per night.

Can I stay near Puget Sound in a large group?

It can be tough finding time to unwind with your family and close friends. A holiday is a fantastic opportunity to come together. If you were planning to kick back under the same roof, HomeAway has options. Why not browse through the 504 house holiday rentals listed here? They're the leading option for big groups of travellers. If you're travelling in a larger group, the rental options that can meet your needs include:

  • Looking for places that can hold 6 holiday makers? We have 809 that will be ideal. Prices begin from just £38 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your family, you'll be thrilled to hear that there are 464 rental properties suitable. You can get one for as little as £61 per night.
  • Going away with 5 guests? We have 247 rental properties that fit the bill. Prices start from £35 per night.

You and the squad will be well looked after when you organise your Puget Sound getaway through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals near Puget Sound?

Friends are the family we choose. Rejuvenate the bonds with your nearest and dearest and secure a thrifty escape with HomeAway. Cordova Bay is a terrific area to investigate if you want to keep an eye on your budget. HomeAway has 35 holiday rentals, and the average price is an agreeable £111 per night. Northwest Olympia is another place to consider. We've got 8 and the average price is around £112 per night.

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