Destination guide

Take in the natural beauty of Kent

The wildlife and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation 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-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes Kent a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center. 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 vacation rentals are available around Kent?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,386 house rentals around Kent. From 912 Houses to 100 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 Kent is on HomeAway.

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

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 Kent:

  • Seattle Waterfront: 821 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 861 vacation rentals
  • North Beacon Hill: 78 vacation rentals
  • Belltown: 884 vacation rentals
  • Pike Place Market: 654 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 Kent?

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

  • Riverbend Golf Complex: 2,139 home rentals
  • Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum: 2,528 home rentals
  • Lake Fenwick Park: 2,054 home rentals
  • Meridian Valley Country Club: 1,822 home rentals
  • ShoWare Center: 2,161 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kent 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 Kent?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 912 Houses in Kent. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kent include:

  • Cabins: 100 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,104 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 100 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kent?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 212 vacation homes with pool available in Kent.

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