Destination guide

Take in the natural beauty of Kent

The wildlife and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Kent. This city's shopping, bird watching and restaurants draw many visitors. Museum of Glass and Pike Place Market are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Kent

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Kent a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Space Needle (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Puyallup Fairgrounds (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Seattle Great Wheel (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Kent Valley Ice Center (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Riverbend Golf Complex (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Kent

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kent is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hogan Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • East Hill Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Van Doren's Landing Park (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Chestnut Ridge Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Lake Fenwick Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Clark Lake Park (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Kent

Fly into Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.1 mi (8.2 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 6.7 mi (10.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kent?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,680 holiday lettings around Kent. From 591 flats & apartments to 78 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.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kent?

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 Kent:

  • Downtown: 434 holiday homes
  • Eastlake: 30 holiday homes
  • Westlake: 44 holiday homes
  • West Seattle: 671 holiday homes
  • Broadway: 312 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 Kent? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kent. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lake Meridian Park: 811 holiday lettings
  • Lake Fenwick Park: 1,279 holiday lettings
  • Meridian Valley Country Club: 1,168 holiday lettings
  • East Hill Park: 1,253 holiday lettings
  • Riverbend Golf Complex: 1,354 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kent listed on 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 Flats in Kent?

Yes, of course. offers 591 Flats in Kent. Our other popular types of Kent holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 78 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 664 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 78 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kent?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 193 holiday homes with pool available in Kent. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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