Destination guide

The lively city of Onset awaits you

Enjoy the live music and other features of Onset. Revered for its shopping, restaurants and beaches, this city is both walkable and welcoming. Plymouth Rock and Mayflower II are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Onset

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Onset has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Water Wizz (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Atlantic Country Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Sandwich Mini Golf (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Edaville (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Cape Cod Country Club (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Waverly Oaks Golf Club (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Onset

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Onset. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shell Point Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Myles Standish State Forest (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Old Silver Beach (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Sandwich Boardwalk (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Ned's Point Lighthouse (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Ellisville Harbor State Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Onset

The nearest airport is in Plymouth, MA (PYM-Plymouth Municipal), located 12.1 mi (19.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional), which is 16.1 mi (25.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Onset?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 77 holiday lettings around Onset. From 55 houses to 12 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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 Onset:

  • East Sandwich: 133 holiday homes
  • Osterville: 196 holiday homes
  • East Falmouth: 502 holiday homes
  • Summersea: 44 holiday homes
  • Plymouth Cultural District: 17 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 Onset? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Onset. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cornell Farm: 1,086 holiday lettings
  • Plimoth Plantation: 575 holiday lettings
  • 1749 Court House and Museum: 547 holiday lettings
  • Menauhant Beach: 2,337 holiday lettings
  • Massachusetts National Cemetery: 2,165 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Onset listed on 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 Onset?

Yes, of course. offers 55 Houses in Onset. Our other popular types of Onset holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 9 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Onset?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Onset. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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