Weekend Trips

Skip the steep hotel and parking fees. Make Kent your basecamp for Pacific Northwest adventure. Kent offers ample and affordable lodging and camping sites, loads of restaurants, and easy access to Seattle sites, active adventure and more.

Mountain Adventures And Peak Experiences

Mount Rainier wildflowers during the summer (Photo Courtesy: Visit Rainier and Deby Dixon)
Mount Rainier wildflowers during the summer (Photo Courtesy: Visit Rainier and Deby Dixon)

A visit to Mount Rainier from Kent makes for a perfect day trip, and there are some fun stops along the way if you want to pack in even more adventure. Spend day two hiking a summit closer to basecamp.

A Sports-packed Weekend With Champions

The Seattle Thunderbirds play at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington
The Seattle Thunderbirds play at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington

Admit it. You have a giant foam finger in the trunk of your car. You’re a fan, and proud of it. Kent is the perfect place to be if you want to catch live sports action. Make a weekend of it with Kent’s own 2017 Western Hockey League champion Seattle Thunderbirds ice hockey team and the 2017 Major League Soccer champion Seattle Sounders FC soccer club.

The Seattle Thunderbirds play at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington
The Seattle Thunderbirds play at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington

Experience Seattle

Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington is a short drive from Kent, Washington
Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington is a short drive from Kent, Washington

There’s so much to discover, experience and explore in Seattle. Nearby Kent is a great place to stay for day tripping to the big city, and offers transportation options to make exploring even easier.