Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Herron Island getaway

Experience the unique character of Herron Island with a stay in a vacation home rental. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Herron Island

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Herron Island a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Horseshoe Lake Golf Course (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Performance Golf Center (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Chambers Bay Golf Course (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Home Course Golf Course (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Stottle Winery Tasting Room (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Herron Island

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Herron Island is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jarrell Cove State Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Joemma Beach State Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Kopachuck State Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Twanoh State Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • McCormick Forest Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Herron Island

Fly into Olympia, WA (OLM-Olympia Regional), the closest airport, located 21.1 mi (34 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.), which is 26.6 mi (42.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Herron Island?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 130 vacation rentals near Herron Island. From 86 Houses to 4 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 Herron Island for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Herron Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Herron Island. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Tacoma: 439 vacation rentals
  • Gig Harbor: 461 vacation rentals
  • Olympia: 174 vacation rentals
  • Olympic Peninsula: 4,340 vacation rentals
  • Hood Canal: 1,049 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Herron Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Herron Island?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Herron Island:

  • Tacoma: 439 rentals
  • Gig Harbor: 461 rentals
  • Olympia: 174 rentals
  • Bremerton: 2,060 rentals
  • Hoodsport: 87 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Herron Island?

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

  • Fort Lewis Museum: 453 rentals
  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord: 449 rentals
  • Washington State Capitol: 183 rentals
  • Chambers Bay Golf Course: 550 rentals
  • McCormick Woods: 1,788 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Herron Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.