Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Kingston

The area's museums and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Kingston. Renowned for its local tours, baseball games and island views, this city welcomes all visitors. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Kingston

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Kingston a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Garrison Golf and Curling Club (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Kingston Family Funworld (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Glen Lawrence Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Colonnade Golf and Country Club (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Gananoque Golf and Country Club (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Gananoque Boat Line (17.4 mi / 28 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Kingston

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kingston is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kingston City Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Lake Ontario Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Lemoine Point Conservation Area (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Big Sandy Bay Management Area (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Grass Creek Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Kingston

Fly into Kingston, ON (YGK-Norman Rogers), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Watertown, NY (ART-Watertown Intl.), which is 28 mi (45.1 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Kingston Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kingston?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 159 holiday lettings around Kingston. From 73 cottages to 73 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 waterfront property in Kingston?

All of us need a retreat sometimes. When the swift pace of day-to-day life begins to take a toll, forget your stress and spend some time at the water's edge. HomeAway has no less than 81 waterfront holiday rentals in this destination. On the hunt for something a little different? See if any of our other properties tickle your fancy. Our options here include:

  • 45 lakefront holiday accommodation options.
  • 38 shore-front holiday accommodation options.
  • 31 lake-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Kingston?

Wave goodbye to standard, cookie-cutter chain-hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals have an unique, personal touch — and all the space you could possibly need! There are 76 houses currently available on HomeAway. Prices start at £68 a night. Or maybe you'd rather one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Cottage: 74 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £60 per night.
  • Hotel: 24 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £62 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 19 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £86 per night.

Can I stay in Kingston in a large group?

There's nothing like being reunited with old friends or spending a few nights with extended family in an exciting new location. And the best thing, HomeAway has options big enough for the whole crew. House holiday rentals are the preferred option for large groups, with 21 featured here. Rental accommodation around this area that are just right for bigger groups include:

  • Are you on the hunt for rentals that can house 6 people? We have 108 that will be ideal. Prices start from £62 per night.
  • Require a holiday rental for 8 guests? We have 60 that will be ideal. You can get one for as little as £115 per night.
  • Hunting down rentals suitable for 10 guests? You'll be thrilled to discover we have 30 that'll be perfect. You can get one for as little as £126 a night.

You and your posse will be more than satisfied when you arrange your Kingston getaway with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Kingston?

Cut down on your accommodation costs by organising your stay with HomeAway. You'll discover plenty of fabulous holiday rentals and save heaps! You can always count on there being a fantastic deal awaiting you in Sunnyside. With 3 holiday rentals on offer at an average price of £106 a night, staying in this sought-after area is bound to get your trip off to a flying start!