Destination guide

The riverfront setting of Dover is ready to explore

Enjoy the churches and other features of Dover. This city's shopping, restaurants and university setting draw many visitors. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Dover

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Dover a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Links at Outlook (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • The Ledges Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Center for Wildlife (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Water Country (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Wentworth by the Sea Golf Club (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • York's Wild Kingdom (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dover

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dover is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bellamy River Wildlife Management Area (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Vaughan Woods State Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Adams Point (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Rochester Common (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Mount Agamenticus (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Prescott Park (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Dover

The nearest airport is in Portsmouth, NH (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.), located 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), which is 17 mi (27.4 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Dover Transportation Center.

How many holiday rentals are available around Dover?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 617 holiday lettings around Dover. From 383 houses to 98 cabins, 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 Dover?

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 Dover:

  • Rye Beach: 268 holiday homes
  • Summer Village: 98 holiday homes
  • Cape Neddick: 805 holiday homes
  • Kittery Point: 25 holiday homes
  • Alton Bay: 94 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 Dover? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Dover. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bellamy River Wildlife Management Area: 1,452 holiday lettings
  • The Children's Museum of New Hampshire: 1,270 holiday lettings
  • Woodman Institute: 1,296 holiday lettings
  • Nubble Lighthouse: 1,518 holiday lettings
  • Old School House: 1,663 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Dover 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 Houses in Dover?

Yes, of course. offers 383 Houses in Dover. Our other popular types of Dover holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 98 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 98 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 82 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 Dover?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 43 holiday homes with pool available in Dover. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Dover

    762 holiday rentals
    135 holiday rentals
    1,462 holiday rentals
    103 holiday rentals
    933 holiday rentals
    North Hampton
    417 holiday rentals
    39 holiday rentals
    23 holiday rentals
    1,293 holiday rentals
    1,378 holiday rentals
    1,596 holiday rentals
    966 holiday rentals
    34 holiday rentals
    139 holiday rentals
    60 holiday rentals
    36 holiday rentals
    South Berwick
    1,164 holiday rentals
    1,228 holiday rentals
    412 holiday rentals
    389 holiday rentals