Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Cranston is ready to explore

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Cranston. This city's golfing, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Roger Williams Park Zoo and Kennedy Plaza 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 and around Cranston

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Cranston a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mulligan's Island Golf and Entertainment (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Roger Williams Park Carousel Village (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Launch Trampoline Park (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Triggs Memorial Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • WaterFire Providence (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Alex and Ani City Center (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cranston

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cranston is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Roger Williams Park Zoo (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Kennedy Plaza (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • J L Curran Fishing Area (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Gorton Pond (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Warwick Pond (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Pawtuxet Park (5 mi / 8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Cranston

The nearest airport is in Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), located 3.8 mi (6.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Pawtucket, RI (SFZ-North Central State), which is 10.5 mi (16.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Cranston?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 157 holiday lettings around Cranston. From 61 flats & apartments to 59 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 Cranston?

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 Cranston:

  • Top of the Hill: 310 holiday homes
  • Ward 13: 53 holiday homes
  • The Point: 232 holiday homes
  • Yachting Village: 235 holiday homes
  • Fifth Ward: 134 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 Cranston? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Cranston. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mulligan's Island Golf and Entertainment: 739 holiday lettings
  • Garden City Center: 435 holiday lettings
  • Governor Sprague Mansion: 317 holiday lettings
  • Armory of the Kentish Guards: 1,682 holiday lettings
  • George B. Salter Memorial Grove: 973 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cranston 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 Flats in Cranston?

Yes, of course. offers 61 Flats in Cranston. Our other popular types of Cranston holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 59 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 70 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 10 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cranston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Cranston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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