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 74 holiday lettings around Jamestown. From 8 cabins to 43 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.

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

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 Jamestown:

  • Mackerel Cove: 41 holiday homes
  • West Ferry: 22 holiday homes
  • Shoreby Hill: 47 holiday homes
  • The Point: 216 holiday homes
  • Historic Hill: 311 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 Jamestown? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Jamestown. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Jamestown Fire Memorial Museum: 1,855 holiday lettings
  • Jamestown and Newport Ferry: 1,856 holiday lettings
  • Fort Weatherill: 1,865 holiday lettings
  • Beavertail State Park: 1,887 holiday lettings
  • Beavertail Lighthouse: 1,872 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Jamestown 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 Cabins in Jamestown?

Yes, of course. offers 8 Cabins in Jamestown. Our other popular types of Jamestown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Jamestown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Jamestown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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