Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Tumwater

The waterfalls and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Tumwater. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Tumwater

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Tumwater has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stottle Winery Tasting Room (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Area (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Eagles Pride Golf Course (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Walter Dacon Winery (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Home Course Golf Course (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Riverside Golf Course (22.4 mi / 36.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Tumwater

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

  • Tumwater Falls Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • LBA Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Percival Landing (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Yauger Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Priest Point Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Millersylvania State Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Tumwater

Fly into Olympia, WA (OLM-Olympia Regional), the closest airport, located 1.3 mi (2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.), which is 42.1 mi (67.8 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Tumwater?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 70 house rentals around Tumwater. From 36 Houses to 4 Condos/Apartments, 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 Tumwater is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Millersylvania State Park: 99 home rentals
  • Olympic Flight Museum: 144 home rentals
  • Tumwater Falls Park: 180 home rentals
  • Ridge Motorsport Park: 209 home rentals
  • Olympia Farmers Market: 200 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 36 Houses in Tumwater. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Tumwater include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 12 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 12 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Tumwater?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation homes with pool available in Tumwater.