Destination guide

Travel to captivating University District

Come and experience University District and its entertainment, theater scene and museums. Renowned for its university setting, shopping and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Space Needle and Nordstrom are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around University District

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes University District a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Space Needle (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Woodland Park Zoo (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Seattle Great Wheel (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • UW Waterfront Activities Center (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Green Lake Aqua Theater (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Green Lake Small Craft Center (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of University District

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, University District is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ravenna Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Foster Island (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Roanoke Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Washington Park Arboretum (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Interlaken Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Gas Works Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around University District

The nearest airport is in Seattle, WA (LKE-Lake Union), located 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Kenmore, WA (KEH-Kenmore Air Harbor), which is 7.2 mi (11.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around University District?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,347 house rentals around University District. From 922 Condos/Apartments to 67 Townhouses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to University District?

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 University District:

  • Seattle Waterfront: 844 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 892 vacation rentals
  • North Beacon Hill: 82 vacation rentals
  • Belltown: 897 vacation rentals
  • Pike Place Market: 666 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 University District?

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

  • University of Washington: 1,564 home rentals
  • University Village: 2,615 home rentals
  • Meany Hall: 2,619 home rentals
  • The Quad: 2,618 home rentals
  • Henry Art Gallery: 2,644 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around University District 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 Condos/Apartments in University District?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 922 Condos/Apartments in University District. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in University District include:

  • Townhouses: 67 lodging choices
  • Houses: 267 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 19 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in University District?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 160 vacation homes with pool available in University District.

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