Destination guide

Friendly South Kingstown will entice you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in South Kingstown. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the university setting, restaurants and baseball games. Fort Adams State Park and Naval War College Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around South Kingstown

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes South Kingstown a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sons of Liberty Spirits (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Yawgoo Valley Ski Area and Water Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Watson Farm (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Adventureland (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Proclamation Ale Company (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Point Judith Country Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in South Kingstown

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of South Kingstown

South Kingstown is famous for its pristine beaches and island views. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, South Kingstown is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fort Getty Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Beavertail State Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Narragansett Beach (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Head's Beach (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Fort Wetherill State Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around South Kingstown

The nearest airport is in North Kingstown, RI (NCO-Quonset State), located 7 mi (11.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Newport, RI (NPT-Newport State), which is 9.1 mi (14.7 km) away.

Where to stay around South Kingstown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,440 holiday lettings near South Kingstown. From 1,015 Houses to 136 Cottages, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover South Kingstown area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South Kingstown?

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 South Kingstown:

  • Wakefield: 27 holiday homes
  • Briggs Farm: 171 holiday homes
  • Fifth Ward: 126 holiday homes
  • Yachting Village: 212 holiday homes
  • Bryer Farm: 42 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 South Kingstown?

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

  • University of Rhode Island: 2,002 holiday lettings
  • Theatre by the Sea: 1,986 holiday lettings
  • Courthouse Center Stage: 1,973 holiday lettings
  • Kingston Station: 1,954 holiday lettings
  • Proclamation Ale Company: 1,942 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around South Kingstown 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 South Kingstown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,015 Houses in South Kingstown. Our other popular types of South Kingstown holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 136 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 136 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 136 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Kingstown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 101 holiday homes with pool available in South Kingstown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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