Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Truro

Enjoy the museums and other features of Truro. This walkable city is known for its beaches, fishing and seafood restaurants. Pilgrim Monument and Highland Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Truro

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Truro a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Great Island Trail (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Poit's Lighthouse Mini Golf (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Arnold's Mini Golf (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Cape Escape Adventure Golf (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Truro

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Truro. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Herring Cove Beach (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Ballston Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Long Nook Beach (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Corn Hill Beach (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Coast Guard Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Mayo Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Truro

The nearest airport is in Provincetown, MA (PVC-Provincetown Municipal), located 10.6 mi (17.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), which is 25.9 mi (41.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Truro?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,892 holiday lettings near Truro. From 983 Houses to 269 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Truro for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Truro:

  • East Sandwich: 180 holiday homes
  • South Yarmouth: 1,540 holiday homes
  • East Harwich: 711 holiday homes
  • West Chatham: 1,457 holiday homes
  • West Brewster: 84 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 Truro?

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

  • Truro Historical Museum: 3,022 holiday lettings
  • Long Nook Beach: 2,785 holiday lettings
  • Ballston Beach: 2,906 holiday lettings
  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History: 5,060 holiday lettings
  • Provincetown Theater: 1,950 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 983 Houses in Truro. Our other popular types of Truro holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 269 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 520 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 269 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 Truro?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 122 holiday homes with pool available in Truro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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