Where to stay around Puget Sound?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,753 holiday lettings near Puget Sound. From 1,761 houses to 813 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 Puget Sound is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Puget Sound?

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

  • Canada: 24,588 holiday homes
  • Vancouver Island: 2,059 holiday homes
  • Seattle: 2,100 holiday homes
  • Victoria: 933 holiday homes
  • British Columbia: 9,765 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Puget Sound! 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 Puget Sound?

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

  • Seattle: 2,100 holiday lettings
  • Victoria: 933 holiday lettings
  • Home: 184 holiday lettings
  • Bellevue: 1,816 holiday lettings
  • Port Angeles East: 154 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 Puget Sound?

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 Puget Sound are:

  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA): 2,219 self catering accommodations
  • Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base (LKE): 2,148 self catering accommodations
  • Jefferson County International Airport (0S9): 548 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 Puget Sound?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Puget Sound. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Seattle Center: 2,159 holiday rentals
  • Cottage Lake Park: 1,834 holiday rentals
  • Soos Creek Botanical Garden: 589 holiday rentals
  • Village Theater Francis J. Gaudette Theatre: 1,867 holiday rentals
  • Craigdarroch Castle: 899 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Puget Sound listed on HomeAway 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.

Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Puget Sound, Washington, USA your home away from home

Puget Sound is a stretch of marine waterways west of Seattle in Washington State. It has given its name to the region surrounding this scenic waterway, which is popular for holiday rentals, particularly by boating enthusiasts. Puget Sound is west of the Cascade Range and east of the Olympic Mountains making it a very scenic area to explore.

Things to Do in Puget Sound

Take a ride on one of the many state-run ferries that connect the larger islands in Puget Sound as well as carrying cars and passengers across the estuary from one side to the other. It is a great way to enjoy being on the water and seeing the outlying islands for a low fare. You may be lucky enough to see Orcas (killer whales) that frequent this area and which are a major tourist attraction. Seals, sea lions, northern elephant seals and other marine life including humpback and grey whales frequent Puget Sound too. Birdwatchers will find many species of waterbirds and gulls in this area. Explore this scenic area on foot, by kayak or by car to see the towering snow-capped mountains and many rushing waterfalls. Sailing, fishing, hiking, cycling, windsurfing and watersports are all popular in this area.

Places to Visit Around Puget Sound

Spend a day in Seattle which is within easy driving distance of holiday rentals in the Puget Sound area. Take a trip up the Space Needle or visit the famous Pike Place Market in Downtown Seattle. You can even have coffee in the first Starbucks coffee shop overlooking the market. Mount Olympus is on the Olympic Peninsula, surrounded by the Olympic National Park. It is over 6,900 feet high and has several glaciers. Nearby Mount St Helens is an active volcano in the Cascades that famously blew its top in 1980. There is an excellent Visitor Centre with talks by rangers and many trails to lakes and scenic viewpoints.

Weather in Puget Sound, WA

The climate around Puget Sound is very damp with mild winters and showery warm summers. The summer months have average highs of 75°F (24°C) with less rain than other seasons. The mild, wet winter months have highs of around 46°F (8°C). The area very rarely has any frost or snow.

Travel to Puget Sound, WA

The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Puget Sound is Seattle-Tacoma International (SEA) Airport which is 11 miles south of the city of Seattle. Other airports include the Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane base in Seattle and the Kenmore Air Harbor (KEH) about 9 miles away. A car is recommended for exploring the area around Puget Sound as many areas can only be accessed by driving.

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)

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)