Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Kurtistown getaway

The parks and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Kurtistown. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Imiloa Astronomy Center and Panaewa Rainforest Zoo 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Kurtistown

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Kurtistown has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Panaewa Rainforest Zoo (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Hilo Municipal Golf Course (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Akatsuka Orchid Gardens (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Naniloa Country Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Volcano Winery (16.2 mi / 26 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kurtistown

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kurtistown is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (29.8 mi / 48 km)
  • Kilauea Caverns of Fire (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Hawaiian Paradise Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Pu'u 'O'o Trailhead (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Kaumana Caves County Park (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • University of Hawaii at Hilo Botanical Gardens (9.3 mi / 15 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Kurtistown

The nearest airport is in Hilo, HI (ITO-Hilo Intl.), located 10.5 mi (17 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Kurtistown?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 473 vacation rentals near Kurtistown. From 308 Houses to 43 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 Kurtistown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Kilauea Caverns of Fire: 697 vacation rentals
  • Honoli'i Beach Park: 489 vacation rentals
  • Akaka Falls: 251 vacation rentals
  • Richardson's Ocean Park: 492 vacation rentals
  • Hilo Farmers Market: 497 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 308 Houses in Kurtistown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kurtistown include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 43 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 47 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kurtistown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 97 vacation rentals with pool available in Kurtistown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.