Middletown vacation rentals are set in and around a town on Aquidneck Island in Rhode Island’s Newport County. It’s a location known for its history; with a number of landmarks that date back more than 200 years here, while there are also beaches and a number of family attractions close by.
There are a number of beaches easily reached from vacation accommodation in Middletown. Sachuest Town Beach is considered one of the best public beaches on the island. It’s known for its find sand and is served by a concessions stand and showers. The surf at this beach is quite lively, so if you’re on holiday with younger children then Third Beach might be a good option as it has calm waters – it’s also a hotspot for a range of water sports. If you’re a keen golfer, then you won’t want to pass up the opportunity to enjoy a round at the Newport National Golf Club, which is commonly rated as the top golf course in the entire state of Rhode Island and is just a few minutes away by car.
I you have an interest in viticulture then the award-winning Newport Vineyards sit a short way from self-catering accommodation in Middletown, and offers tours of its winery, as well as tasting sessions. There are also plenty of places to experience the considerable natural beauty of the area surrounding Middletown. For instance, you could head to the Sachuest Point Wildlife Refuge, which covers an expanse of shoreline and is seen as one of the best locations in the area for bird watching. The nearby Norman Bird Sanctuary is also home to more than 300 different bird species, and also features nature trails.
During your holiday at vacation rentals in Middletown you could take the time to see a little more of Newport, which sits a short drive to the west. It’s a town famed for its many mansions, dating from a number of periods, but mostly the late-19th Century and early 20th Century - the Breakers and Belcourt Castle are open to the public.
At Middletown self-catering apartments you’ll encounter a humid continental climate that brings warm and humid summers, when you can expect highs to get up to 30 degrees. Winters though can be cold here, with sub-zero temperatures common, even in this coastal location.
Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston is just over an hour to the north of Middletown vacation rentals. You can reach this destination from the UK by flying with British Airways or Delta from London Heathrow (LHR).