Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Plymouth is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's history, museums and monuments with a rental holiday home in Plymouth. This city's boating, seaside and whale watching draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Mayflower II and Plimoth Plantation. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Plymouth

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like boating and whale watching. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Plymouth a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southers Marsh Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Waverly Oaks Golf Club (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Pinehills Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Green Harbor Golf Club (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Edaville (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Atlantic Country Club (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Plymouth

Travellers enjoy Plymouth for its boating. 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 27°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Plymouth

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Plymouth is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brewster Gardens (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Pilgrim Memorial State Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Nelson Memorial Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Plymouth Long Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Brown's Bank (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Grays Beach Park (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
Transport

Transport to and around Plymouth

Fly into Plymouth, MA (PYM-Plymouth Municipal), the closest airport, located 4.6 mi (7.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Provincetown, MA (PVC-Provincetown Municipal), which is 24.4 mi (39.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Plymouth Station.

Where to stay around Plymouth?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 759 holiday lettings near Plymouth. From 543 Houses to 165 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Plymouth is on HomeAway.

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

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 Plymouth:

  • Ponds of Plymouth: 16 holiday homes
  • White Horse Beach: 52 holiday homes
  • Manomet: 58 holiday homes
  • Plymouth Cultural District: 21 holiday homes
  • West Yarmouth: 508 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 Plymouth?

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

  • 1749 Court House and Museum: 723 holiday lettings
  • Richard Sparrow House: 727 holiday lettings
  • John Jenney Museum: 726 holiday lettings
  • Plymouth Harbor: 722 holiday lettings
  • Mayflower II: 722 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 543 Houses in Plymouth. Our other popular types of Plymouth holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 165 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 165 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 165 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Plymouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 34 holiday homes with pool available in Plymouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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