Destination guide

Exciting Kitchener will entice you

Take a vacation to Kitchener and enjoy the area's festivals, theater scene and live music. This cosmopolitan and welcoming city entices travelers with its shopping and monuments. 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 Kitchener

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Kitchener a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grand River Rocks (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Rockway Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Waterloo Central Railway Station (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Bingemans (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Laser Quest (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Glen Ridge Golf (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Kitchener

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kitchener is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Victoria Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Waterloo Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • RIM Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Laurel Creek Conservation Area (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Riverside Park (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Shade's Mills Conservation Area (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Kitchener

The nearest airport is in Kitchener, ON (YKF-Region of Waterloo Intl.), located 5.3 mi (8.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Hamilton, ON (YHM-John C. Munro Hamilton Intl.), which is 34.7 mi (55.8 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Kitchener Station.

Where to stay around Kitchener?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 72 vacation rentals near Kitchener. From 43 Houses to 20 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 Kitchener for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery: 78 vacation rentals
  • Grand River Rocks: 78 vacation rentals
  • Bingemans: 77 vacation rentals
  • Homer Watson House and Gallery: 74 vacation rentals
  • Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex: 78 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 43 Houses in Kitchener. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kitchener include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 20 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 2 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 Kitchener?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Kitchener. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.