Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating Shelton

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Shelton. Well known for its casino gaming, restaurants and riverfront, this welcoming city won't disappoint. 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.


Activities and attractions in Shelton

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Shelton has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (29.9 mi / 48.1 km)
  • Walter Dacon Winery (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Stottle Winery Tasting Room (21.3 mi / 34.2 km)
  • Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Area (23.1 mi / 37.1 km)
  • Home Course Golf Course (24.1 mi / 38.8 km)
  • Eagles Pride Golf Course (24.5 mi / 39.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Shelton

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Shelton is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kneeland Park (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Potlatch State Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Straddleline ORV Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Twanoh State Park (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Jarrell Cove State Park (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area (15.4 mi / 24.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Shelton

Fly into Olympia, WA (OLM-Olympia Regional), the closest airport, located 20.6 mi (33.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Hoquiam, WA (HQM-Bowerman), which is 40.8 mi (65.7 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Shelton?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 234 house rentals around Shelton. From 54 Cabins to 148 Houses, 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 Shelton is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Ridge Motorsport Park: 199 home rentals
  • Walter Dacon Winery: 239 home rentals
  • Potlatch State Park: 196 home rentals
  • Mason County Historical Society Museum: 250 home rentals
  • Kneeland Park: 252 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shelton 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 Cabins in Shelton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 54 Cabins in Shelton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shelton include:

  • Houses: 148 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 54 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 54 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Shelton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation homes with pool available in Shelton.

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