Rhode Island vacation rentals are set in the country’s smallest state, but one that packs in a great variety of scenery, with more than 400 miles of shoreline, home to stunning beaches and spectacular coastal landscapes. There’s also a great deal of history to discover in Rhode Island, with a host of important sites dating from the early-18th Century onwards.
If you happen to be visiting Rhode Island self-catering vacation accommodation in the summer months then South County is an ideal destination. It forms the state’s coastal regions, with a host of holiday communities and resorts to discover here. Narragansett is a typically scenic location, with a stunning beach and all of the infrastructure you’d associate with a top holiday destination. You can hire a boat to explore the surrounding coastal scenery, or set off on foot to beauty spots like Newton Rocks, a towering cliff, or the 19th Century lighthouse at Point Judith.
For a taste of city life during your visit to a Rhode Island holiday rental, Providence is an attractive urban centre. It’s a town with plenty of lovely architecture, featuring a handful of very old buildings, like the 18th Century First Baptist Church, and the Arcade, dating to 1828. There are also some important museums here, including the Museum of Natural History and the Providence Children’s Museum. Elsewhere you’ll also be able to make the most of some excellent dining and shopping amenities.
Another historic location to discover during your stay at Rhode Island Vacation rentals is East Greenwich, founded in the 1600s. There are numerous well-preserved colonial-era buildings here, including Miller-Congdon House, the Second Kent County Jail and the Kent County Courthouse, all dating from the 1700s.
The city of Boston is an easy drive north of Rhode Island holiday villas. It’s known for its cultural and education institutions and is particularly leafy, with a number of public parks and gardens. Must-see attractions here include the Museum of Fine Arts, the New England Aquarium and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. You could also walk the Freedom Trail, which takes in many of the city’s most important historical buildings.
Rhode Island vacation accommodation is set in a state with a big difference between summer and winter conditions. Summers here tend to be warm and humid, with average highs almost reaching 30 degrees Celsius in July and August. Winters are generally cold and often bring snowfall.
Theodore Francis Green State Airport (PVD) is the main airport for Rhode Island self-catering vacation rentals, and is served by a number of domestic airlines. From here you can connect to Chicago-O’Hare (ORD), Washington-Dulles (IAD), New York-La Guardia (LGA) and Philadelphia (PHL) for flights to and from UK destinations.