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Highlights New England

  • Vacation rentals
  • Peaceful getaways
  • Large selection of outdoor activities
  • New England cuisine
  • Historical landmarks
  • Sandy beaches

Best Vacation Rentals in New England

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Center Harbor, New Hampshire
Vacation Rental • 431 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(20 reviews)
This quaint and cozy cottage is situated in the quiet and beautiful New Hampshire countryside making it a perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The cottage shares approximately 33 acres with our classic New England farmhouse. It is located roughly 100 feet from the house and around 200 feet from our privately owned sandy beach on peaceful Lake Winona. The next closest neighbor in any direction lives around 500 feet away. A country road divides our property in two with the house and cottage on one side and the lakefront and beach on the other. However, the traffic is m...
from $160 / night
Hebron, Newfound Lake
Vacation Rental • 797 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(20 reviews)
This property will bring back the memories of peaceful summer days spent on the lake. Located on the picturesque shores of Newfound Lake in scenic Hebron,NH. This 2 bedroom/2 bath condo is located on the northeast edge of Newfound Lake, one of the cleanest and clearest lakes in New England. Loons populate the lake and can be frequently heard at night calling to each other. The property is located in the Hillside Inn Condomium, a 60 acre property that has it's own private beach and clay tennis court. The unit has recently been updated with new furniture and a refrigerator and TV. We have our...
from $142 / night
Rye (nh), New Hampshire
Vacation Rental • 2207 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
(20 reviews)
Located nearby historic Downtown Portsmouth NH, and less than one hour from Boston.Welcome to the Main House at Salty Breeze Cottages, located right on Rye Beach, NH! It truly does not get better than this. Available to rent by the week, starting May 1st, 2017.Tastefully decorated, and under renovation during the winter of 2015, our Main House offers the following amenities:* Fully furnished (also includes all kitchen utensils and dish wear, bath towels, cups & glasses, etc)* Fully appliances (microwave, dishwasher, stove, fridge)* Premier Cable package and Wi-Fi included!* Off street, ...
from $624 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices New England

$375for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
$452 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability New England

40%for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
46% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in New England

Vacation rental locations

If you're looking for a vacation destination to relax and soak up a blend of culture, history, and scenic attractions, New England can be your best bet. You can visit New England and explore various places to know why most travelers prefer spending their vacations here. Would you like to find the best locations where you can find a vacation rental? Luckily, you can find an ideal rental property near some of the best attractions. Whether you want to stay in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, Rhode Island, Maine, or New Hampshire, New England has a perfect rental property to match your needs. You can stay in rentals near seaside towns, peaceful neighborhoods, or villages and explore major attractions around the region.

Vacation rentals for everyone

New England has rental properties to accommodate visitors with varied needs. Are you planning for a romantic getaway or a family retreat to explore New England with your loved ones? Would you prefer a getaway with friends to visit some of the best attraction sites here? The thing is, New England has a rental property designed to accommodate smaller to larger groups. In addition, you can find a rental ideal for your little ones and pets. Most rentals come with a TV, internet, pool, sauna, balcony, and air conditioning.

Vacations in New England

The area and getting around

A region brimming with activities

When you visit New England, you'll need to stay long enough to explore all the major attractions in all six states. First, visit the 5,000-mile coastline, where you'll find beautiful sandy beaches. If you prefer to explore the natural landscape, you can head to the rocky Appalachian Mountains or the lush green woodlands of the Berkshires. This region is also home to some quirky villages that you can explore. You can visit New England during any season of the year and find ideal places to explore.

New England cuisine and unique local activities

Would you prefer exploring New England as you fill up on delicious meals and awe-inspiring drinks? Visit the major cities in New England, such as Boston in Massachusetts, Manchester in New Hampshire, Providence in Rhode Island, and explore nearby neighborhoods. Look for restaurants to enjoy New England cuisines such as fresh seafood, stick, and England classics. For example, you can try foods like a cold lobster roll, fresh fish, oysters, scallops, clams, baked beans, apple pie, and cornmeal pancakes. Look for antique shops, boutiques, malls, and grocery stores if you want to shop in New England.

Travelers and activities

New England for culture and history buffs

If you prefer exploring the culture and history of a given location before immersing yourself in other recreations, New England has something for you. As a region rich in cultural activities, you can visit the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art located in Hartford. Enjoy exploring the oldest operating museum in America with over 50,000 artworks that's more than 5,000 decades. If you're in Rhodes Island, you can visit the RISD Museum, where you'll find world-renowned pieces of furniture and art by Picasso, Monet, and Warhol. In addition, you can join locals in celebrating various festivals like Chowder Festival in Portsmouth or Vermont Cheesemaker's Festival celebrated in Shelburne.

New England sandy beaches for water sports lovers

New England has plenty of sandy beaches that offer visitors memorable beach getaways. If you're staying in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, or Connecticut, you can visit the Atlantic Coastline and spend a hot afternoon in various water activities. Try Goose Rocks Beach in Maine, Mohegan Bluffs in Rhode Island, Hammonasset in Connecticut, Coast Guard Beach in Massachusetts, and join other visitors in various water sports. You can lay on the powdery sand when the sun is hot after spending time in the water. You can swim, surf in the gentle waters, make sandcastles or walk near the beach as you enjoy sightseeing and birdwatching.

Did you know that the term "sideburns" was coined from General Ambrose Burnside, who was a Civil War veteran and a senator of Rhodes Island? He had luxuriant facial hair that grew down his cheeks and formed a full mustache.

Top 5 travel tips in New England

1. Stowe Mountain Resort

Treat your family to a trip to Stowe, Vermont, and explore the lush landscape and wetlands around. You can head to Stowe Mountain Resort, surrounded by Mount Mansfield and Spruce Peak. Enjoy climbing to Mount Mansfield's summit as you glimpse at the scenic views of Stowe town. You can also spend a day exploring Stowe commercial center that's over 200 years old. Explore the town's historical buildings, welcoming restaurants, and quaint shops to buy delicious foods, drinks, and gifts.

2. Kennebunkport in Maine

If you like exploring coastal towns to soak up the best experience near the shoreline, Kennebunkport should be your next destination. Enjoy exploring the charming downtown with idyllic structures, a rocky shoreline, and fresh seafood. If you want to see the town from a different angle, try a paddleboard tour, lobster boat tour, or sailboat tour along the shoreline and enjoy some scenic views around. As a history buff, you can visit First Families Kennebunkport Museum and learn the history of the Bush family.

3. Keene in New Hampshire

Visit Keene, located in Monadnock Region in New Hampshire, and enjoy exploring a bustling city with couples, families, and students. The city is the home to Antioch University New England and Keene State College, meaning that the city never fails to charm. If you'd want to try some exciting recreation, you can visit Chesire Rail Trail to walk, run or ride as you catch various enchanting views. You can also treat your little ones to a visit to Chesire Children's Museum that offers themed playrooms and interactive exhibits.

4. The White Mountains in New Hampshire

If you love climbing mountains, visit the White Mountains located in New Hampshire and enjoy climbing a steep mountain called "the road to the sky." Explore the New Hampshire State Parks that offer scenic views of the mountain and lush woodland. Visit the nearest popular towns such as North Conway, Laconia, and Lincoln. You can adventure the towns through Kancamagus Highway, full of awe-inspiring natural wonders and wildlife.

5. Washington in Connecticut

Visit Washington and explore the town's quiet simplicity and fascinating attractions. The town is between Boston and New York City, making it an ideal destination for people from nearby metropolitan areas. You can visit various places such as markets and beautiful restaurants to enjoy meals prepared with fresh farm produce. Next, head to Hollister House Garden and explore the 18th century home built on a sloping terrace. Finally, you can visit Kent Falls State Park and enjoy exploring a series of waterfalls and taking souvenir pictures.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in New England

On average, how much do vacation rentals in New England cost?

Based on last year, New England had an average price of $411 per night, a relatively high one compared to the destinations in the USA.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in New England?

If it is your aim to save the maximum during your visit to New England, travel in May ($374 per night on average), April ($377), or March ($382), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in New England go up the most?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in New England, the months when it is most expensive are, in order of highest to lowest, January, August and July, with average prices per night of $440, $438, and $437, respectively.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in New England?

When planning a vacation to New England, we recommend you to think ahead as 72% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

The most available months are, on average, May (with an availability of 69%), June (55%), and October (33%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

When are fewer rentals available in New England?

During this period, the availability is very low (12%). It is therefore preferable to book far in advance.

How many rentals are there in New England?

Holidu collaborates with 19 different partners to offer you a choice between 17,000 vacation rentals we have in New England.

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