Destination guide

Vibrant Somerset will entice you

The riverfront and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Somerset. Travellers appreciate the coffee shops in this cosmopolitan city. Buttonwood Park Zoo and Roger Williams Park Zoo 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 Somerset

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Somerset 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:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Coles River Family Fun Center (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Seekonk Speedway (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • The Butterfly Zoo (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Fantasyland (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Running Brook Vineyard & Winery (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Somerset

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Somerset is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Roger Williams Park Zoo (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Kennedy Plaza (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Pierce Beach & Playground (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Touisset Marsh Wildlife Refuge (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Dighton Rock State Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Somerset

The nearest airport is in New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional), located 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), which is 14.6 mi (23.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Somerset?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 145 holiday lettings near Somerset. From 77 Houses to 25 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Somerset for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Somerset:

  • Top of the Hill: 288 holiday homes
  • Fifth Ward: 138 holiday homes
  • Yachting Village: 228 holiday homes
  • Jamestown Shores: 17 holiday homes
  • Ocean Drive: 97 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 Somerset?

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

  • Pierce Beach & Playground: 458 holiday lettings
  • Windmill Cottage: 1,474 holiday lettings
  • Cornell Farm: 1,349 holiday lettings
  • 2nd Story Theatre: 1,188 holiday lettings
  • George B. Salter Memorial Grove: 928 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 77 Houses in Somerset. Our other popular types of Somerset holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 35 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 Somerset?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Somerset. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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