Destination guide

The historical city of Kent awaits you

The area's history and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Kent. This city's university setting, restaurants and shopping draw many visitors. Akron Art Museum and Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Kent

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Kent a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Firestone Country Club (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Birdie Shack Putt-R-Golf (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Roses Run Country Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Viking Vineyard and Winery (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Windmill Lakes Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Boulder Creek Golf Club (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kent

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Kent. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mary Campbell Cave (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Wingfoot Lake State Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Hudson Springs Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Ledges Overlook (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Perkins Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Sherbondy Park (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Kent

Fly into Akron, OH (AKC-Akron Fulton Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.3 mi (14.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Akron, OH (CAK-Akron-Canton), which is 16 mi (25.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kent?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 34 holiday lettings around Kent. From 13 houses to 3 flats & apartments, 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 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:

  • Kent State University Museum: 50 holiday lettings
  • Porthouse Theatre: 54 holiday lettings
  • Viking Vineyard and Winery: 72 holiday lettings
  • Dix Stadium: 53 holiday lettings
  • May 4th Visitor Center: 50 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 Houses in Kent?

Yes, of course. offers 13 Houses in Kent. Our other popular types of Kent holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kent?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Kent. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.