HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Plymouth, Massachusetts your home away from home

Most people can place Plymouth on the map as the coastal town 40 miles southeast of Boston where the Mayflower landed with its pilgrim passengers. Plymouth combines 17th century history with 21st century conveniences and it makes a memorable place to enjoy a holiday rental. Plymouth offers some unique historic attractions which are sure to appeal to the whole family. The town has low coastal plains with forests and hills to the west. The area also has several small ponds, the most famous being the Great Herring Pond. Renting a vacation home in Plymouth is the perfect way to enjoy all that this lovely area has to offer.

Things to do in Plymouth, Massachusetts Whale Watching Tours

Whaling was once a major industry in the area, but now whale watching tours are the best way to appreciate these huge mammals. See dolphins, minke whales, humpback and finback whales along with historic sites on the four hour trip.

Hiking and Fishing

Ellisville Harbor State Park is the best place to enjoy outdoor activities. It offers fishing and well-marked trails for hiking, biking and cross-country skiing through the forest and meadows.

Scenic Drives

The coastal area around Plymouth offers some beautiful scenery and the best way to see the villages and homes in the area is on a scenic drive. It is particularly spectacular when the trees show their fall colors.  

Places to visit near Plymouth, Massachusetts Mayflower II

It is only when you see the tiny size of the exact replica of the Mayflower, built in England in 1957, that you appreciate the perilous trip made by the first pilgrims. First hand accounts of the journey are described by costumed guides and there are excellent visual displays.

Plimoth Plantation

An excellent day out for all the family, the recreated 1627 village at Plimouth Plantation is entered through the hilltop fort. See the farm, homes and gardens and talk to the ‘locals’ who tell their personal lifestory. Sheep shearing, chopping logs and cooking over the open fire are all recreated here in accurate detail.

Pilgrim Hall Museum

The lives of Plymouth’s early residents are displayed at the museum with many original 17th century artifacts. See Myles Standish’s sword, Governor Bradford’s bible and many more exhibits from the settler’s lives. This is also the oldest museum in the United States, making history itself.

Weather in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Plymouth enjoys a warm summer climate with temperatures reaching a pleasant 28°C (82°F). From November to March temperatures regularly drop below freezing overnight. Plymouth has moderate rainfall throughout the year with heavy snow in the winter months.

Travel to Plymouth, Massachusetts

The nearest airport to your holiday rental in Plymouth is Boston’s Logan International airport. It is 33 miles from the centre of Plymouth, MA.

    avg/night
    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 8
    House #4173232
    3
    Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (33 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 6
      House #154425vb
      33
      Viewed 68 times in the last 48 hours
        Exceptional! 5/5
        (50 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 6
        Cottage #512709vb
        50
        Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
          Excellent! 4.6/5
          (10 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          House #889329vb
          10
          Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.9/5
            (8 reviews)
            avg/night
            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Apartment #3719834
            8
            Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
              • 3 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              House #3995044
              15
                avg/night
                • 3 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                Cottage #599615vb
                4
                Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (27 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  House #513385vb
                  27
                  Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                    (16 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 10
                    House #694631vb
                    16
                    Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                      View details for price
                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 5
                      Cottage #878002vb
                      4
                      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                        (12 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 2
                        Apartment #3925416
                        12
                        Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                          avg/night
                          • 3 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Separate Toilet
                          • Sleeps 6
                          House #820133vb
                          2
                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (17 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            • 4 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 8
                            House #4199887
                            17
                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                              Exceptional! 5/5
                              (8 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              • 3 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              House #4086022
                              8
                              Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                (6 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 8
                                House #931372vb
                                6
                                Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                  (7 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  • 5 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Separate Toilets
                                  • Sleeps 12
                                  House #907497vb
                                  7
                                  Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                    (23 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Apartment #7098865
                                    23
                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                      (27 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Separate Toilet
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      House #352631vb
                                      27
                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                        (9 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Apartment #818725vb
                                        9
                                        Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                          avg/night
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          Cottage #559998vb
                                          3
                                          Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                            (42 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 8
                                            House #276696vb
                                            42
                                            Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (15 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 8
                                              House #682801vb
                                              15
                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (13 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 4 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                House #606283vb
                                                13
                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                  (11 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                  House #3923961
                                                  11
                                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                    (8 reviews)
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 5 BR
                                                    • 4 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 15
                                                    House #4113454
                                                    8
                                                    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (18 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                      House #4216189
                                                      18
                                                      Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                        (10 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 7
                                                        Cottage #806663vb
                                                        10
                                                        Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                          (5 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          • 4 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                          House #769389vb
                                                          5
                                                          Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                            (12 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 4 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                            House #3952130
                                                            12
                                                            Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (9 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Cabin #765442vb
                                                              9
                                                              Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 12
                                                                House #929222vb
                                                                2
                                                                Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Cottage #1066431vb
                                                                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (11 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                    House #154085
                                                                    11
                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                      (11 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 11
                                                                      House #3520113
                                                                      11
                                                                      Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        House #4433238
                                                                        2
                                                                        Viewed 107 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (19 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                          House #505748vb
                                                                          19
                                                                          Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (8 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                            House #730313vb
                                                                            8
                                                                            Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                              (10 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 15
                                                                              House #174970
                                                                              10
                                                                              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                (8 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Apartment #3530283
                                                                                8
                                                                                Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                  (19 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 15
                                                                                  House #507931vb
                                                                                  19
                                                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                    (19 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Apartment #3958661
                                                                                    19
                                                                                    Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (26 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      House #367957vb
                                                                                      26
                                                                                      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (8 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        House #3854279
                                                                                        8
                                                                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          House #883010vb
                                                                                          4
                                                                                          Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (32 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                                            House #3747643
                                                                                            32
                                                                                            Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                              (5 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 7
                                                                                              House #312076vb
                                                                                              5
                                                                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (20 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                House #3484435
                                                                                                20
                                                                                                Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilets
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                  House #116694
                                                                                                  4
                                                                                                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (11 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                    House #716099vb
                                                                                                    11
                                                                                                    Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                      House #7008374
                                                                                                      2
                                                                                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours