Destination guide

The lively area of First Hill awaits your stay

Take a vacation to First Hill and enjoy the area's cathedral, live music and art galleries. Well-liked for its architecture, monuments and university setting, this city is both cosmopolitan and romantic. Nordstrom and Pike Place Market are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around First Hill

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes First Hill a fun spot to vacation. These 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 (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Seattle Great Wheel (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Woodland Park Zoo (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Sky View Observatory (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Game Works (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Seattle Pinball Museum (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of First Hill

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, First Hill is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Freeway Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Cal Anderson Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Kobe Terrace (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Danny Woo Community Garden (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Waterfall Garden Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Hing Hay Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around First Hill

Fly into Seattle, WA (LKE-Lake Union), the closest airport, located 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Seattle, WA (BFI-Boeing Field), which is 5 mi (8.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around First Hill?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 792 vacation rentals near First Hill. From 23 Houses to 733 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 First Hill for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to First Hill?

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 First Hill:

  • Seattle Waterfront: 849 vacation rentals
  • Fremont: 341 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 888 vacation rentals
  • West Seattle: 1,507 vacation rentals
  • Ballard: 799 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 First Hill?

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

  • Virginia Mason Medical Center: 2,555 vacation rentals
  • Sorrento Hotel: 2,579 vacation rentals
  • Stimson-Green Mansion: 2,580 vacation rentals
  • Seattle Center: 1,664 vacation rentals
  • Lake Sammamish State Park: 2,305 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around First Hill 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 First Hill?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 23 Houses in First Hill. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in First Hill include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 733 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 6 rentals available
  • Studios: 611 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in First Hill?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 133 vacation rentals with pool available in First Hill. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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