Discover a selection of 3,000 vacation rentals in Seattle, 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 swimming pools. Prices start at $186 per night, and houses and houseboats are popular options for a stay in Seattle. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Culture and fun near Seattle vacation home rentals

To truly fall in love with Seattle, you have to embrace the many neighborhoods that comprise the city. Opt for a Seattle vacation rental in a pocket that best matches you and your travel squad's personality: are you artsy, urban, cosmopolitan, posh, or eccentric? Embrace the city's general air of positive crunchy earthiness, and you'll understand why everyone in these diverse neighborhoods can cohabitate so comfortably together. Prepare yourself for a visit full of incredible food, friendly locals, and vibrant nightlife, all fueled by a cafe scene that's so much more than the birthplace of Starbucks.

History

Historic sites near Seattle vacation rentals

Seattle has an abundance of unique museums and historic sites to explore during your trip. Vacation rentals can be found near places like the Museum of Pop Culture, a museum featuring pop culture icons like Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix, and the Museum of Flight, a museum with aircraft and space vehicles and historic exhibits. You could also explore the Seattle Underground, a network of underground passageways beneath the city.

Things to do

Attractions near Seattle vacation homes

Two places spring to mind when you picture Seattle: Pike Place Market and the Space Needle. Both are great stops, and be sure to explore their surroundings. Take the kids to the Seattle Aquarium, located on Pier 59 on the Elliott Bay waterfront. Swing into the original Starbucks and see how the coffee stacks up to the other nearby cafes, or grab a bag of beans for your Seattle vacation rental. Pay a visit to the Frye Art Museum or the Seattle Art Museum, or brush up on local history at the Museum of History & Industry.

Activities

What to do during your stay in Seattle vacation homes

There are many different ways to see Seattle—on bike, with a guided walking tour, or from a boat tour cruising the Puget Sound. You can easily pack in the city's highlights, but there's something to be said for grabbing some wares from the market and enjoying a picnic in Discovery Park. If the nightlife is calling your name, take in a show at an iconic club like The Showbox at The Market, or The Crocodile. You just might find yourself on the cutting edge of the "next big thing."

Weather

Local weather for your trip to Seattle vacation rentals

Thanks to its rainy reputation, the Pacific Northwest is an really popular destination during the summer (think drier days), but there other attractive times of the year. So while you are more likely to find sunny days waiting from you from June through August, consider booking your Seattle vacation rental in spring or fall. You're likely to find the weather is moderate and prices are a bit lower than peak season. If you're really looking for a good deal, plan your visit for December or January, but these are the chilly wet months of the year.

Natural features

The City of Seven Hills will get your heart pumping

As the largest city in both Washington State and the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is also one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation. This much loved mecca is extremely hilly, with the majority of its most popular neighborhoods nestled atop its seven hills. Seattle is surrounded by the Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east, and set against the backdrop of the Olympic Mountains. Downtown Seattle is bordered by Elliott Bay, which opens into the Puget Sound and makes Seattle a major seaport city.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Seattle

Fly into Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), the closest airport, located 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Everett, WA (PAE-Snohomish County - Paine Field), which is 21 mi (33.9 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is King Street Station. It's easy to get around Seattle by jumping on the metro at University Street Station, Pioneer Square Station or Westlake Station.

Food and drink

Sample unique cuisine in Seattle

The Pacific Northwest cuisine is a unique blend of American, Asian, and Native American food traditions that reflect the multicultural heritage. Common ingredients in Seattle recipes include salmon, shellfish, elk, caribou, berries, potatoes, kale, and mushrooms, with an emphasis on fresh, simple preparations. Fusion cuisine is also popular, which can be found in food carts and food trucks near vacation rentals in the city.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Seattle?

Whatever you're looking for in a getaway, you'll find a rental in or around Seattle that's a perfect match. Why not try these on for size?:

  • "Waterfront Guesthouse With Private Beach Access And Stunning Views Of Mt. Rainier" is a guest favorite. Around 11 miles from Seattle, it has 1 bedroom and plenty of amenities to help you feel at home, including an oven and towels.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Luxury Near Gateway To Mt Rainier And National Forests". Around 30 miles from the heart of Seattle, it has 4 bedrooms and features a toaster and a stovetop.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Seattle vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Seattle?

For a unique kind of experience, book a tiny house rental in Seattle. We warn you though — after you've experienced life in a tiny house, the urge to move into one of these mini digs will be hard to resist!

  • Take a couple of days off to recharge at "The Nest At Las Madrinas • Adorable Tiny Home". Located in Vashon Island, off-street parking options and a kitchenette are just a couple of the amenities you can expect here.
  • Alternatively, get comfy at "Artistic Retreat - Oasis Like Setting Tiny House". Located in Cros-de-Cagnes, this wee gem comes with a nearby waterfront and air conditioning.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Seattle?

Whether you're searching for a log cabin for a romantic getaway or a family vacation, we have the perfect property for you. Choose one of these vacation rentals in or near Seattle and enjoy being surrounded by nature for a while:

  • "Modern Waterfront Log Cabin For Two In Seattle" is a great blend of outdoor adventure and comfort. Take advantage of handy amenities here such as a fireplace and a lake view.
  • You won't have to forego any modern comforts if you stay at "Luxurious Log Cabin On River Near Steven's Pass Ski Resort". This popular option features a nearby waterfront, an oven and more.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Seattle?

Clock off on Friday afternoon and then forget the real world. If you're after some relaxation and fun, these retreats in and near Seattle promise an amazing weekend getaway:

  • Get away from it all at "Driftwood Island Retreat" Spectacular View", which is around 13 miles to the southwest of central Seattle. There's plenty of adventure and nature to keep you on the go here. Go hiking and biking and fishing or simply delight in the sights of Newcastle Beach Park and Leschi Park.
  • "Secluded And Sleek Beachfront Home Where You Can Isolate And Explore The Outdoors" is another great property to consider. Around 16 miles south of Seattle, use it as a base to do a little fishing or horse riding. Juanita Beach Park and Lakewold Gardens should also be on your must-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Seattle?

Typically small, easy on the hip pocket and conveniently located, it's difficult not to fall for the appeal of a studio apartment. Get cozy in one of these options and experience Seattle up close:

  • Make "Waterfront Guesthouse With Private Beach Access And Stunning Views Of Mt. Rainier" your temporary home. This appealing vacation rental features amenities including WiFi and internet services.
  • "Cabin - Beachfront Treehouse In The Heart Of Puget Sound" is another top option. Make yourself at home and take advantage of WiFi, a nearby laundromat and more.

With the moolah you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to explore even more of Seattle. Cultural sights like Bollywood Dance with Mollie and Marion Oliver McCaw Hall will help you understand the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Seattle?

You bet! Vrbo's short-term rentals in Seattle provide a great alternative to your typical hotel stay. Offering many comforts of home, you'll easily slip right into vacation mode the moment you arrive. Try these fabulous rentals on for size:

  • Located not far from the heart of Seattle, "Urban Woodland Retreat, Near The" is ideal for a short-term stay. Use it as a base to check out top nearby attractions such as Mount Si.
  • Also close to the center, "Luxury Large 2bd Condo - Ac - Gas Fireplace" is another fantastic option. Looking for some sightseeing inspiration during your stay? North Bend Premium Outlets is a good start.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Seattle?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend together. If you want to spend a couple of nights away with your sweetie, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Seattle that will get your heart racing:

  • Put on some mellow music and chill together at "Waterfront Guesthouse With Private Beach Access And Stunning Views Of Mt. Rainier". Around 11 miles from Seattle, this property has all you need for a romantic getaway, including a nearby bay and a fireplace.
  • Another option where you can spend a few wonderful days together is "Luxury Near Gateway To Mt Rainier And National Forests". Located 30 miles from Seattle, a fireplace and a restaurant dining guide add to the ambiance here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Seattle?

We've got some impressive mansions for rent in and near Seattle. If you're searching for somewhere with lots of space as well as a large serve of wow factor, these architectural stunners will tick all your boxes:

  • Located 14 miles to the east of Seattle, "The Celebrity Millionaire Mansion" is the ideal place to relax in total luxury. Amenities on offer here include a firepit and a sauna.
  • With a fireplace, a swimming pool and a wealth of other awesome amenities, "Seattle Waterfront Mansion On Lake Wa" will get your guests' tick of approval. This opulent retreat is roughly 7 miles to the southeast of Seattle.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Seattle?

A pool is often a must-have amenity when choosing where to spend your vacation, particularly if you're taking the kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Seattle and spend your days splashing about:

  • Round up your crew and enjoy a memorable stay at "Creekside House - Your Private". There's a lot to love about this escape apart from its pool, such as a fridge and a kitchen.
  • "Popular Alki Beach Seattle Vacation House" is the type of place you go to get away from the everyday and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its awesome pool. A TV and a separate dining area are also on hand to make your stay nice and comfortable.

Seattle has a mediterranean climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging between 55 ºF and 75 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Seattle vacation rental and organize your getaway for whenever you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Seattle?

It's always more fun when you share the great times with the ones closest to your heart. Whether you're organizing a family reunion or taking time out with your best friends, we'll have a large vacation rental that's just right for you. Here are two of our best in and around Seattle:

  • Sleeping as many as 8 guests in 4 bedrooms, "Luxury Near Gateway To Mt Rainier And National Forests" is the perfect place to enjoy some family time. This retreat is 30 miles to the southeast of Seattle and has creature comforts such as a toaster and a dishwasher.
  • "Secluded And Sleek Beachfront Home Where You Can Isolate And Explore The Outdoors" also offers the space you need to reconnect with loved ones. This rental is around 16 miles to the south of central Seattle and accommodates 8 guests in its 3 bedrooms. A swimming pool and a travel crib will help keep everyone content and comfortable.

When you're ready to venture outside and explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone entertained and happy. Space Needle, Woodland Park Zoo and Seattle Great Wheel should be top of your agenda.

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