Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Port Townsend

The area's history and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Port Townsend. This city's boating, shopping and cafés draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodations 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.


Sightseeing in and around Port Townsend

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Port Townsend a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Port Townsend Golf Club (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Port Ludlow Golf Club (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Olympic Game Farm (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Sawdust Hill Alpaca Farm (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Port Townsend

Travelers enjoy Port Townsend for its boating. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Port Townsend

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Port Townsend is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chetzemoka Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Fort Worden State Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Fort Flagler State Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Fort Townsend State Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Fort Casey State Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Port Townsend

Fly into Everett, WA (PAE-Snohomish County - Paine Field), the closest airport, located 26.3 mi (42.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Lopez Island, WA (LPS), which is 26.9 mi (43.3 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Port Townsend?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 282 house rentals around Port Townsend. From 173 Houses to 49 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Port Townsend is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Port Townsend?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Port Townsend. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Port Townsend Golf Club: 610 home rentals
  • Point Wilson Lighthouse: 611 home rentals
  • Port Townsend Carnegie Library: 629 home rentals
  • Peninsula College: 610 home rentals
  • Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park: 611 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port Townsend listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Port Townsend?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 173 Houses in Port Townsend. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Port Townsend include:

  • Cabins: 49 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 49 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 49 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Port Townsend?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 28 vacation homes with pool available in Port Townsend.

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