Where to stay around Barnstable County?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,064 holiday lettings near Barnstable County. From 819 houses to 109 cottages, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Barnstable County area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Barnstable County?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Barnstable County. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Cape Cod: 5,822 holiday homes
  • Nantucket Island: 880 holiday homes
  • New England: 33,048 holiday homes
  • Falmouth: 2,282 holiday homes
  • Hyannis: 303 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Barnstable County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Barnstable County?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Barnstable County with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Nantucket Island: 880 holiday lettings
  • Falmouth: 2,282 holiday lettings
  • Sandwich: 1,912 holiday lettings
  • Yarmouth: 2,713 holiday lettings
  • Bourne: 1,485 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Barnstable County?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Barnstable County. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cape Cod Campresort & Cabins: 3,093 holiday rentals
  • Hyannis Port Beach: 4,155 holiday rentals
  • Slocum's River Reserve: 1,021 holiday rentals
  • Cornell Farm: 1,266 holiday rentals
  • Highfield Hall: 2,850 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Barnstable County listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a vacation rental on Martha’s Vineyard, USA your home away from home

Martha’s Vineyard is an island off the coast of mainland Massachusetts, with a reputation as an upscale holiday destination. Historically the island was an important centre for the whaling industry, but today Martha’s Vineyard vacation rentals are visited for the nearby pristine beaches and stylish resort towns boasting excellent restaurants.

Things to do on Martha’s Vineyard, USA

There are a host of scenic locations not far from Martha’s Vineyard vacation rentals. The Gay Head Cliffs are especially spectacular, and are totally free of any kind of development apart from a solitary lighthouse. Beneath them sits the lovely Moshup Beach, regarded as an excellent spot for a walk.

The Lighthouses around Martha’s Vineyard self-catering vacation rentals are often attractions in their own right, due to the picturesque scenery in which they find themselves. One such Cape Poge Lighthouse, which can only be reached with an offroad vehicle, while another can be found at East Chop, which is open to the public for tours at sunset during the summer months.

There are also some lovely beaches to discover near Martha’s Vineyard self-catering accommodation. State Beach is perhaps the most popular for families with smaller children thanks to the remarkable calm waters and long strip of white sand. South Beach is another excellent public beach, and offers slightly more lively surf. Fishing is a popular coastal activity here, with a number of companies offering charter trips, while inland are a handful of golf courses.

Also inland are a number of protected areas of natural beauty. At Waskosim’s Rock Reservation, not far from vacation rentals on Martha’s Vineyard, you’ll find some of the island’s tallest peaks in an attractive location for a walk. Meanwhile at Vineyard Haven you can get in touch with the island’s maritime heritage, visiting the Martha’s Vineyard Shipyard, which dates to the mid-19th Century.

Places to visit on holiday on Martha’s Vineyard, USA

Another way to discover the beautiful landscapes around Martha’s Vineyard vacation accommodation is to hire a bicycle at one of many rental companies around the island. The terrain here is usually flat, making bike hire a genuine option for people of all ages.

Weather on Martha’s Vineyard, USA

If you head for a vacation rental on Martha’s Vineyard in the summer you’ll most likely be able to enjoy warm, sunny weather, with temperatures reaching the high-20s from June to September. The rest of the year is generally mild, although winter conditions can be bitter here.

Cheap Flights to Martha’s Vineyard, USA

Martha’s Vineyard vacation accommodation is served by the island’s own airport (MVY), which can be reached from mainland airports like Boston (BOS), New York (JFK and LGA) and Washington (DCA) via regional airlines.

Sightseeing in and around Martha's Vineyard

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Martha's Vineyard has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Island Cove Adventures (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Farm Neck Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Falmouth Country Club (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Cape Cod Country Club (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Martha's Vineyard

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Martha's Vineyard

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Martha's Vineyard is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Long Point Wildlife Refuge (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Manuel F Correlus State Forest (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Long Point Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Gus Ben David's World of Reptiles and Birds Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Polly Hill Arboretum (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)