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.

Where to stay around University District?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,375 vacation rentals near University District. From 970 Condos/Apartments to 65 Townhouses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near University District are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling 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: 852 vacation rentals
  • Fremont: 339 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 895 vacation rentals
  • West Seattle: 1,535 vacation rentals
  • Ballard: 806 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to University District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals 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: 1,551 vacation rentals
  • University of Washington Medical Center: 2,594 vacation rentals
  • Husky Stadium: 2,593 vacation rentals
  • University Village: 2,577 vacation rentals
  • Henry Art Gallery: 2,592 vacation 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 970 Condos/Apartments in University District. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in University District include:

  • Townhouses: 65 rentals available
  • Houses: 247 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 21 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals 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 152 vacation rentals with pool available in University District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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