Destination guide

The artsy city of Federal Way awaits you

Come and experience Federal Way and its art galleries, churches and entertainment. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and gardens. Museum of Glass and Emerald Downs 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 Federal Way

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Federal Way a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Puyallup Fairgrounds (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Marine Science and Technology Center (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Wild Waves Water Park and Enchanted Village (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Riverbend Golf Complex (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Federal Way

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Federal Way is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Powells Wood Garden (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Saltwater State Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Lake Fenwick Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Dash Point State Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Federal Way

The nearest airport is in Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.), located 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Renton, WA (RNT-Renton Municipal), which is 12.6 mi (20.3 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Federal Way?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,194 vacation rentals near Federal Way. From 818 Houses to 89 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Federal Way for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Federal Way?

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 Federal Way:

  • Seattle Waterfront: 818 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 858 vacation rentals
  • West Seattle: 1,479 vacation rentals
  • South Lake Union: 1,143 vacation rentals
  • Belltown: 884 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 Federal Way?

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

  • Dash Point State Park: 874 vacation rentals
  • Federal Way Community Center: 793 vacation rentals
  • Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center: 773 vacation rentals
  • Wild Waves Water Park and Enchanted Village: 665 vacation rentals
  • The Commons at Federal Way: 840 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Federal Way 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 Federal Way?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 818 Houses in Federal Way. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Federal Way include:

  • Cabins: 89 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,050 rentals available
  • Cottages: 89 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Federal Way?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 188 vacation rentals with pool available in Federal Way. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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