Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Jamestown

The island views and parks create a pretty picture of Jamestown. This city's bird watching, boating and hiking draw many visitors. Fort Adams State Park and Naval War College Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Jamestown

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Jamestown has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Watson Farm (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Old Colony and Newport Railway (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Newport Country Club (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Cliff Walk (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Exploration Center and Aquarium (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Newport Vineyards (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Jamestown

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Jamestown is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Roger Williams Park Zoo (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
  • Fort Wetherill State Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Fort Getty Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Battery Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Storer Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Newport Harbour (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Jamestown

The nearest airport is in Newport, RI (NPT-Newport State), located 5.1 mi (8.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to North Kingstown, RI (NCO-Quonset State), which is 7.1 mi (11.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Jamestown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 79 holiday lettings around Jamestown. From 8 cabins to 52 houses, 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.

Can I rent a seaside property in Jamestown?

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside... said... well, everyone. Find the ideal home away from home for the whole gang and you'll be well on your way to basking in beachy bliss! Luckily, there are 328 beachside holiday properties to spirit yourself away to. Open to more ideas? HomeAway has stacks more property options to investigate, including:

  • 163 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 161 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 154 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Jamestown?

Instead of booking a forgettable, cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could just rent an entire house. You'll feel like you're part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 511 houses currently on HomeAway. Prices start from £38 per night. If that doesn't suit your group's taste, we've got a range of different self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Condo: 99 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £44 per night.
  • Apartment: 90 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £48 per night.
  • Cottage: 53 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £63 per night.

Can I stay in Jamestown in a large group?

There's nothing quite as exciting as staying somewhere new with friends and family. The best news is HomeAway has some places suitable for big groups. House holiday rentals are the leading choice for large groups, with 84 featured here. Around the area, the holiday rentals that are suitable for bigger groups include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we offer 438 properties appropriate for that size. Book a night for as little as £47.
  • Looking for a rental property for 8 people? We have 304 that will suit. You can get one for as low as £145 a night.
  • Seeking places for rent to suit 10 people? You'll be glad to hear we have 282 that'll be perfect. You can secure one from just £38 a night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your aunt, your grandma and all your mates to Jamestown.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Jamestown?

Friends become our chosen family. Reconnect with those who mean the most to you and secure a budget-friendly getaway with HomeAway. Eastward Look is a fantastic area to investigate if you want to keep your budget under control. HomeAway has 217 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very agreeable £220 per night. Kingston is another good option. We've got 3 and the average price is around £226 per night.

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