Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Rochester

Learn about the unique charm of Rochester with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers appreciate the golfing in this welcoming city. Plymouth Rock and Mayflower II 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.


Activities and attractions in Rochester

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 makes Rochester a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Acushnet River Valley Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Edaville (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Water Wizz (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Running Brook Vineyard & Winery (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Poquoy Brook Golf Club (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rochester

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rochester is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Ned's Point Lighthouse (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Shell Point Beach (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Myles Standish State Forest (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Fort Phoenix State Reservation (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Massasoit State Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Rochester

The nearest airport is in New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional), located 8.4 mi (13.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Plymouth, MA (PYM-Plymouth Municipal), which is 12 mi (19.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Rochester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 255 holiday lettings around Rochester. From 169 Houses to 11 Flats, 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 Rochester?

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 Rochester:

  • East Falmouth: 729 holiday homes
  • Pocasset: 84 holiday homes
  • Wareham Center: 16 holiday homes
  • East Chop: 311 holiday homes
  • Cedarville: 22 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 Rochester?

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

  • East Over Reservation: 1,194 holiday lettings
  • 1699 Historic Winslow House & Cultural Center: 466 holiday lettings
  • Cornell Farm: 1,338 holiday lettings
  • Plimoth Plantation: 802 holiday lettings
  • 1749 Court House and Museum: 766 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 169 Houses in Rochester. Our other popular types of Rochester holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 69 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 69 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 Rochester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Rochester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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