Destination guide

Travel to friendly Ellensburg

Enjoy the live music and other features of Ellensburg. This welcoming city is known for its university setting, cafés and fishing. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Ellensburg

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Ellensburg has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ellensburg Rodeo (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Mission Ridge Ski Area (21.6 mi / 34.8 km)
  • Cave B Estate Winery (27 mi / 43.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ellensburg

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Ellensburg is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • West Ellensburg Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Centennial Park (22.2 mi / 35.8 km)
  • Yakima River Valley (22.4 mi / 36 km)
  • Fireman's Park (22.9 mi / 36.8 km)
  • Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park Interpretive Center (24.4 mi / 39.3 km)
  • Wild Horse Monument (27.6 mi / 44.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ellensburg

The nearest airport is in Yakima, WA (YKM-Yakima Air Terminal - McAllister Field), located 30.2 mi (48.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Wenatchee, WA (EAT-Pangborn Memorial), which is 32.3 mi (51.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Ellensburg?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 375 vacation rentals near Ellensburg. From 225 Houses to 62 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ellensburg for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Central Washington University: 23 vacation rentals
  • Ellensburg Rodeo: 22 vacation rentals
  • West Ellensburg Park: 24 vacation rentals
  • Wild Goose Casino: 26 vacation rentals
  • Olmstead Place State Park Heritage Area: 16 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 225 Houses in Ellensburg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ellensburg include:

  • Cabins: 62 rentals available
  • Cottages: 62 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 35 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ellensburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 142 vacation rentals with pool available in Ellensburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.