Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Plymouth is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's history, museums and monuments with a rental holiday home in Plymouth. This city's boating, seaside and whale watching draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Mayflower II and Plimoth Plantation. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Plymouth

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like boating and whale watching. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Plymouth a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southers Marsh Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Waverly Oaks Golf Club (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Pinehills Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Green Harbor Golf Club (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Edaville (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Atlantic Country Club (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Plymouth

Travellers enjoy Plymouth for its boating. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Plymouth

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Plymouth is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brewster Gardens (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Pilgrim Memorial State Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Nelson Memorial Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Plymouth Long Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Brown's Bank (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Grays Beach Park (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Plymouth

Fly into Plymouth, MA (PYM-Plymouth Municipal), the closest airport, located 4.6 mi (7.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Provincetown, MA (PVC-Provincetown Municipal), which is 24.4 mi (39.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Plymouth Station.

Where to stay near Plymouth?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 793 holiday rentals near Plymouth. From 560 Houses to 175 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Plymouth for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Plymouth?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Plymouth:

  • Ponds of Plymouth: 15 holiday homes
  • Manomet: 64 holiday homes
  • White Horse Beach: 56 holiday homes
  • Plymouth Cultural District: 21 holiday homes
  • Buzzards Bay: 226 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Plymouth?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Plymouth. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Burial Hill: 752 holiday rentals
  • Mayflower II: 752 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront Visitor Information Center: 739 holiday rentals
  • Plymouth Farmers' Market: 775 holiday rentals
  • Brewster Gardens: 751 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Plymouth listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Plymouth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 560 Houses in Plymouth. Our other popular types of Plymouth holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 175 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 175 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 175 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Plymouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 35 holiday homes with pool available in Plymouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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