Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Fox Island

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Fox Island. Renowned for its seafood restaurants, hiking and kayaking, this city welcomes all visitors. Museum of Glass and Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Fox Island

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Fox Island a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Puyallup Fairgrounds (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Performance Golf Center (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Chambers Bay Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Stina's Cellars (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Foss Waterway Seaport (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Fox Island

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Fox Island. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Titlow Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Kopachuck State Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Grandview Forest Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Skansie Brothers Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Point Defiance Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • McCormick Forest Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Fox Island

Fly into Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.), the closest airport, located 20.4 mi (32.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Olympia, WA (OLM-Olympia Regional), which is 23.1 mi (37.3 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Fox Island?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 711 vacation rentals near Fox Island. From 445 Houses to 87 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 Fox Island for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Fox Island?

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

  • West Seattle: 1,507 vacation rentals
  • North End: 54 vacation rentals
  • Central Tacoma: 60 vacation rentals
  • Three Tree Point: 19 vacation rentals
  • Gatewood: 31 vacation rentals

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

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

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

  • Tacoma Dome: 88 vacation rentals
  • Point Robinson Lighthouse: 2,204 vacation rentals
  • Dash Point State Park: 860 vacation rentals
  • Chambers Bay Golf Course: 562 vacation rentals
  • Vashon Maury Island Heritage Museum: 2,495 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fox Island 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 Fox Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 445 Houses in Fox Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fox Island include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 87 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 89 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 Fox Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 36 vacation rentals with pool available in Fox Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.