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Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Exeter

The lake and beaches create a pretty picture of Exeter. Renowned for its kayaking, golfing and camping, this city welcomes all visitors. Naval War College Museum and Fort Adams State Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 Exeter

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Exeter a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arcadia Wildlife Management Area (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Meadowbrook Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Leyden Farm Vineyards & Winery (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Yawgoo Valley Ski Area and Water Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Proclamation Ale Company (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Briggs-Boesch Farm (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Exeter

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Exeter is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Roger Williams Park Zoo (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Arcadia Wildlife Management Area (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Goddard Memorial State Park (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Head's Beach (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Gorton Pond (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Exeter

Fly into North Kingstown, RI (NCO-Quonset State), the closest airport, located 11.6 mi (18.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), which is 15 mi (24.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Exeter?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 905 holiday lettings around Exeter. From 760 houses to 32 flats & apartments, 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 Exeter?

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 Exeter:

  • Top of the Hill: 305 holiday homes
  • Ward 13: 51 holiday homes
  • The Point: 229 holiday homes
  • West Mystic: 71 holiday homes
  • Eastward Look: 235 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 Exeter?

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

  • Arcadia Wildlife Management Area: 1,392 holiday lettings
  • Tomaquag Museum: 1,412 holiday lettings
  • Armory of the Kentish Guards: 1,672 holiday lettings
  • Mystic Seaport: 159 holiday lettings
  • George B. Salter Memorial Grove: 958 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Exeter listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Exeter?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 760 Houses in Exeter. Our other popular types of Exeter holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 67 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 67 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 Exeter?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 41 holiday homes with pool available in Exeter. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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