Destination guide

The artsy city of Federal Way awaits you

Come and experience Federal Way and its art galleries, churches and entertainment. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and gardens. Museum of Glass and Emerald Downs are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Federal Way

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Federal Way a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Puyallup Fairgrounds (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Marine Science and Technology Center (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Wild Waves Water Park and Enchanted Village (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Riverbend Golf Complex (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Federal Way

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Federal Way is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Powells Wood Garden (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Saltwater State Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Lake Fenwick Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Dash Point State Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Federal Way

The nearest airport is in Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.), located 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Renton, WA (RNT-Renton Municipal), which is 12.6 mi (20.3 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Federal Way?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,260 house rentals around Federal Way. From 864 Houses to 88 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 Federal Way is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Federal Way?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Federal Way:

  • Seattle Waterfront: 831 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 873 vacation rentals
  • North Beacon Hill: 76 vacation rentals
  • Belltown: 893 vacation rentals
  • Pike Place Market: 663 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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

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

  • Wild Waves Water Park and Enchanted Village: 687 home rentals
  • Federal Way Community Center: 819 home rentals
  • The Commons at Federal Way: 873 home rentals
  • Powells Wood Garden: 1,432 home rentals
  • Dash Point State Park: 899 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Federal Way 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 Federal Way?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 864 Houses in Federal Way. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Federal Way include:

  • Cabins: 88 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,054 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 88 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Federal Way?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 204 vacation homes with pool available in Federal Way.

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