Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Kirkland, WA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and kitchens. Prices start at $80 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in Kirkland. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Kirkland is a chilled-out alternative to Seattle

Visions of Seattle and the mighty Olympic Mountains unfold like a majestic display of cityscape and nature from the waterfront parks of Kirkland. Offering a charming medley of handsome urban buildings, local cafes, sports halls, independent art galleries, and family-friendly Kirkland vacation rentals, Kirkland is a chilled-out destination. You can come here to explore the great Space Needle and Puget Sound, or just for something more low-key on the Seattle outskirts.

Things to do

Kirkland's parks and Seattle's draws

Juanita Beach Park starts the fun rolling in Kirkland with its summertime volleyball courts and picnic areas. Then there's the wilder Saint Edward State Park to the north of town, which fringes Lake Washington with its hemlock groves and mighty Douglas-firs. Meanwhile, Seattle lays just across 520, offering its enthralling medley of sights and experiences – the Space Needle, that edgy Museum of Pop Culture, the huge Seattle Aquarium with its sea otters and octopi.

Activities

Enjoy the great outdoors in Kirkland

Booked a Kirkland vacation rental on Lake Washington? That's the perfect spot from which to launch guided boat cruises that reveal the innovative past of Kirkland's local inhabitants, and showcase some of the most magnificent architecture fringing the banks. Walkthroughs of the regional breweries – a real Pacific Northwest penchant – are also possible, while more intrepid walkthroughs of the dense spruce and fir forests that clad the nearby hills are there for outdoorsy types.

Weather

Kirkland is for summers in the Seattle area

One of the great pulls of Kirkland vacation rentals is that they offer a leafy, homey base that's within easy reach of Seattle city. To help your whole family make the most of sandy Juanita Beach Park and the towering hemlock forests of the other state parks, it might be better to plan that trip for the warmer, drier months of the year. Wait for May, when the heavy Pacific Northwest downpours drop off, and don't come later than October, when temperatures usually falter to below 60.

Natural features

Kirkland sits between the lake and the mountains

Kirkland has a couple of small municipal parks that offer a taster of nature in the heart of the city, but, for a real slice of Pacific Northwest wilderness, the larger reserves on the outskirts are better. Start with the Saint Edward State Park, which rumbles upwards with hills dressed in green fern blooms and groves of Douglas-fir. That still pales in comparison to the wondrous peaks of the Wenatchee National Forest, where the Bridal Veil Falls Trail passes crashing waterfalls, glacial mountains hide to the north, and wolves and wolverines move between the spruces.

How to get there

How to get to and around Kirkland

The nearest airport is in Kenmore, WA (KEH-Kenmore Air Harbor), located 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Seattle, WA (LKE-Lake Union), which is 8 mi (12.9 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Kirkland, WA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,229 vacation rentals around Kirkland. From 511 condo and apartment rentals to 470 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a city-center property in Kirkland?

One word (or perhaps three) — location, location, location! There's nothing quite like finding a home away from home where the action is at. Vrbo has 209 centrally located vacation rentals available. Of course, that might not be for everyone. Luckily, Vrbo has a selection of other options, including:

  • 160 water-view vacation rentals.
  • 120 mountain-view vacation rentals.
  • 100 lake-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Kirkland?

Bid farewell to standard, cookie-cutter hotel rooms. Our house vacation rentals have an unique, personal touch — and all the space you and your group could need! There are 496 options currently on Vrbo. Prices start from $50 per night. Or maybe you'd rather go for one of the area's other popular lodging options, like:

  • Apartment: 268 vacation homes. Prices start from $34 per night.
  • Condo: 146 vacation homes. Prices start from $53 per night.
  • Hotel: 127 vacation homes. Prices start from $55 per night.

Can I stay in Kirkland in a large group?

There's nothing more exciting than exploring somewhere new with your friends and loved ones. And the good news is Vrbo has options suitable for large groups. 106 house vacation homes are listed. Currently, they're the preferred option here for large groups. Around this area, the rental properties that are suitable for large groups include:

  • On the lookout for vacation homes that can house 6 guests? We have 496 that will be suitable. Prices start from $55 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your family, you'll be happy to learn that there are 242 vacation homes that are perfect. You can book one for as little as $133 a night.
  • Organizing a trip away with a group of 5? We have 142 vacation homes that will suit. Prices start from $82 a night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you can bring along your aunt, your cousins and all your pals to Kirkland.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Kirkland?

Reduce those steep accommodation costs by organizing your stay with Vrbo. You'll find plenty of excellent rentals and save loads! Harbour Pointe is perfect for bargain hunters. And with 2 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $139 a night, it's not difficult to see why. Issaquah Highlands is another great option. We have 7 rentals here, and the average price is around $167 per night.

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