Destination guide

Scenic Suffolk will entice you

The area's entertainment and opera are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Suffolk. This scenic city is known for its restaurants, riverfront and beaches. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Suffolk

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Suffolk a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Virginia Living Museum (26.9 mi / 43.3 km)
  • Riverfront Golf Club (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Cahoon Plantation Golf Course (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Chesapeake Golf Club (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Bear Path Acres (21.2 mi / 34.2 km)
  • Lamberts Point Golf Course (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Suffolk

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Suffolk

Suffolk is famous for its stunning river views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Suffolk is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Norfolk Botanical Garden (27.9 mi / 44.9 km)
  • Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Merchants Millpond State Park (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Carrollton Nike Park (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Oak Grove Lake Park (21.3 mi / 34.2 km)
  • Town Point Park (21.4 mi / 34.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Suffolk

The nearest airport is in Norfolk, VA (ORF-Norfolk Intl.), located 27.5 mi (44.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Newport News, VA (PHF-Newport News - Williamsburg Intl.), which is 30.8 mi (49.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Suffolk?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 121 holiday lettings near Suffolk. From 52 Houses to 9 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Suffolk for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • West Ocean View: 16 holiday homes
  • Bayview: 44 holiday homes
  • Ocean View: 19 holiday homes
  • Cottage Line: 48 holiday homes
  • Buckroe Beach: 25 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Suffolk Visitor Center: 34 holiday lettings
  • Riddick's Folly House Museum: 34 holiday lettings
  • Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum: 33 holiday lettings
  • Planters Peanut Center: 32 holiday lettings
  • Riverfront Golf Club: 294 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 52 Houses in Suffolk. Our other popular types of Suffolk holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 51 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Suffolk?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Suffolk. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.