Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Kingston

The gardens and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Kingston. This walkable and welcoming city is known for its shopping, cafés and sporting events. EPIC and National Gallery of Australia are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Kingston

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Kingston a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Zoo and Aquarium (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Canberra and Region Visitors Centre (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • CSIRO Discovery Centre (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Superkarts Go Karts (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Kamberra Function Centre (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Mount Majura Vineyard (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kingston

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Kingston is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • EPIC (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Australian National Botanic Gardens (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • King's Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Commonwealth Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Lake Burley Griffin (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Glebe Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Kingston

The nearest airport is in Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.), located 2.5 mi (4 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Kingston Canberra Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Kingston?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 116 vacation rentals near Kingston. From 24 Houses to 69 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 Kingston for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Kingston Canberra Station: 128 vacation rentals
  • Canberra Centre: 129 vacation rentals
  • Australian Defence Force Academy: 129 vacation rentals
  • Royal Canberra Golf Club: 129 vacation rentals
  • Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial: 129 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 24 Houses in Kingston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kingston include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 69 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 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 Kingston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 27 vacation rentals with pool available in Kingston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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