Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Samish Island getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Samish Island with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Samish Island

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Samish Island a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Padden Golf Course (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Tulip Valley Winery (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Marine Life Center (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Eagle Haven Winery (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Mt. Constitution (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Samish Island

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Samish Island is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Clayton Beach (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Cap Sante Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Larrabee State Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Bay View State Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • John Storvik Playground (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Samish Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Samish Island

Fly into Bellingham, WA (BLI-Bellingham Intl.), the closest airport, located 15.4 mi (24.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Rosario, WA (RSJ-Rosario Seaplane Base), which is 17.4 mi (28 km) away.

Where to stay around Samish Island?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 82 vacation rentals near Samish Island. From 47 Houses to 9 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 Samish Island for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • San Juan Islands: 564 vacation rentals
  • Whidbey Island: 792 vacation rentals
  • Orcas: 482 vacation rentals
  • Bellingham: 319 vacation rentals
  • Anacortes: 147 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Samish 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 Samish 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 Samish Island:

  • Bellingham: 319 rentals
  • Anacortes: 147 rentals
  • Lopez Island: 424 rentals
  • Oak Harbor: 406 rentals
  • La Conner: 467 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Samish Island?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Samish Island are:

  • Mount Vernon, WA (MVW-Skagit Regional): 268 vacation rentals
  • Anacortes Airport (OTS): 608 vacation rentals
  • Center Island, WA (CWS): 617 vacation rentals

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

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

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

  • Deception State Park: 396 rentals
  • Lake Padden Park: 279 rentals
  • Skagit Valley Casino: 253 rentals
  • Washington Park: 610 rentals
  • Fairhaven Park: 475 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Samish 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.