Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Orcas is ready to explore

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Orcas. Renowned for its whale watching, island views and horseback riding, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Orcas

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Orcas a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Orcas Island Golf Course (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Mt. Constitution (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Lopez Island Golf Club (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Orcas

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Orcas is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Orcas Island (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Turtleback Mountain (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Odlin County Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Cascade Lake (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Obstruction Pass State Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Spencer Spit State Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Orcas

The nearest airport is in Westsound, WA (WSX), located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Deer Harbor, WA (DHB-Deer Harbor Seaplane Base), which is 3.3 mi (5.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Orcas?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 419 vacation rentals near Orcas. From 248 Houses to 50 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Orcas for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Orcas?

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

  • Deception State Park: 402 vacation rentals
  • Roche Harbor Marina: 458 vacation rentals
  • Birch Bay State Park: 400 vacation rentals
  • San Juan Islands Museum of Art: 505 vacation rentals
  • Shark Reef Park: 566 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 248 Houses in Orcas. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Orcas include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 50 rentals available
  • Cabins: 62 rentals available
  • Cottages: 62 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Orcas?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 26 vacation rentals with pool available in Orcas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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