Vacation rentals in Swampscott

Vacation rentals in Swampscott

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Highlights Swampscott

  • Beach
  • Bakery
  • Historic tour
  • Nature park
  • Dining options

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Vacation Rental for 8 Guests in Swampscott, Essex County (ma)
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Swampscott, Essex County (ma)
Vacation Rental • 1593 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
10.0
(2 reviews)
An easy getaway just 15 miles north of Boston. A 5 minute walk to Preston Beach and 5 minute ride to Historic Salem. Perfect for enjoying the indoors and outdoors. Beach Bluff liquors and New York Deli right out the front door. Kitchen is fully equipped for cooking and plenty of sleeping options.
from $1,028 / night
Vacation Rental for 8 Guests in Swampscott, Essex County (ma)
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Swampscott, Essex County (ma)
Vacation Rental • 1195 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
9.6
(40 reviews)
Stroll out your door to historic downtown Swampscott, offering various dining options within 300 feet of the unit. Just 2 blocks from our door is the local favorite spot for swimming, boating, fishing, kayaking, and paddle boarding at Fisherman's Beach, sited is the historic Fish House, the oldest municipal fishing building in the US. Stop by the pier and pick up fresh caught lobster to cook at the unit from the local lobstermen/women! (Beach towels, buggy, beach chairs, and toys provided for guests.) Nearby history buffs can explore the stunning architectural span of the Olmsted Historic D...
from $303 / night
Vacation Rental for 10 Guests in Swampscott, Essex County (ma)
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Swampscott, Essex County (ma)
Vacation Rental • 10 Guests • 4 Bedrooms
Direct ocean view home in highly desired Phillips Beach neighborhood, steps from beach. Wake up and watch the sunset from almost every room in the house. Large backyard with oversized deck and gazebo. Game room including pool table. Family friendly and quiet neighborhood. Take the beach vacation you’ve been dreaming of. Only 30 minutes from Boston and 5 minutes to downtown Salem.
from $488 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Swampscott

$653for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
$587 annual average
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Current vacation rental availability Swampscott

< 1%for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
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Vacation rentals in Swampscott

A peaceful Massachusetts getaway

Set just 15 miles north of Boston, Swampscott is a serene seaside town on the Atlantic Coast of central Massachusetts. It’s known for its tranquil atmosphere, uncrowded beaches with wide sandy shores, natural parks, and quaint downtown area. This is the perfect summer vacation destination for anyone seeking a lesser known gem along the New England coastline. Come with your family, your significant other, or a group of friends and enjoy an unspoiled beach destination in Massachusetts.

Finding your perfect Swampscott vacation rental

Enjoy a quintessential New England getaway in Swampscott with the perfect vacation rental. Here you’ll find a variety of rentals in a range of styles, sizes, and price ranges, with something for every type of traveler. Oversized rentals are available for large groups and families, with plenty of bedrooms to sleep everyone. Enjoy a rental with a private balcony and spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Rentals in Swampscott typically boast either modern or Victorian-style architecture with all the amenities and conveniences you’ll need to feel comfortable throughout your stay. Most rentals are equipped with high-speed internet, air conditioning, washing machines, television, and heating systems. Pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with pets.

Vacations in Swampscott

The area and getting around

Arriving in Swampscott

If you’ll be arriving to Swampscott by plane, the closest airport is Boston Logan International Airport. The airport is located a convenient 15-minute, or 11-mile drive away from Swampscott. The second-closest major airport is Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, which is 41 miles, or a 1-hour drive from Swampscott. Uber, taxis, and Lyft are available from both airports.

Getting around Swampscott

Renting a car is highly recommended during your stay in Swampscott. Although Swampscott is a small town, it is not considered walkable and many points of interest are far away from each other. Having a car will allow you to travel to nearby cities and other points along the coast more easily.

Travelers and activities

Swampscott for nature lovers

If you’re looking to spend some uninterrupted time in nature, head to Lynn Woods, a nature preserve with a small lake, forested areas, and several walking paths. It’s a great place to go alone, as a couple, or with the whole family for a few hours in nature. There are numerous points of interest in this park, including a historic stone tower, well-kept walking trails, and wildlife.

Swampscott for couples

Couples looking for a peaceful, quiet coastal getaway will find plenty of ways to enjoy a vacation in Swampscott. Head to one of the many spas in town for a couple’s massage. Swampscott Massage Spa and Elements Massage are two of the best local spas offering a variety of services. Head to G Bar and Kitchen for a memorable date night. This hip restaurant serves creative classics and handcrafted cocktails in an ambient, trendy setting.

The lobster trap was created in Swampscott in 1808 and became a staple among fishermen all along the Atlantic Coast.

Top 5 travel tips in Swampscott

1. Stroll along Preston Beach

Head to the best beach in Swampscott for swimming, beautiful sunrises, and soft sands. Even in the summer months it is tranquil and fairly uncrowded. Bring your beach towel, a good book, and a cooler full of drinks and snacks for a day of family fun.

2. Visit Mary Baker Eddy Historic House

Dive into a bit of the history of the local area with a tour of the Mary Baker Eddy Historic House. The professional, informed guide will lead you through the carriage house and the many historic rooms of the house where you’ll get to learn in-depth stories and history along the way!

3. Watch the sunrise at Beach Bluff Park

This small, beautiful park rests right along the edge of the Atlantic Coastline and offers spectacular views of the ocean, particularly at sunrise. There is a miniature Stonehenge where you can watch the sun rise perfectly between the basalt columns during equinoxes. There are also wood walkways through the powdery sand which you can stroll along.

4. Eat fresh caught seafood

Mission on the Bay boasts an elegantly designed indoor dining area, excellent service, creative cocktails, and the best seafood menu around. Come for a true New England dining experience and be sure to order the lobster!

5. Visit the best bakery in Swampscott

Stop by Zestfriends for some of the best baked goods in Swampscott. You can sit in the cozy, ambient indoor dining area and order a wide range of coffee and espresso drinks. Their baked goods consist of a wide range of sweet and savory options, such as cupcakes, spinach Quiché, ham and Swiss cheese scones, and more!

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Swampscott

How much do you pay, on average, for vacation rentals in Swampscott?

With an average cost of $421 per night, Swampscott lies at the upper end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.

Which months allow you to save the most on vacation rentals?

According to the previous year, the months that hurt your pocket the least in Swampscott are April, May and August, with average prices of $180, $259, and $285, respectively.

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Swampscott?

Last year, the month that had the highest annual average in Swampscott was July, with an average price of $559 per night. This was followed by September, with an average of $492, and then October, with $484.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Swampscott?

If you decide to put Swampscott on your bucket list, we recommend organizing your vacation long before you go because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 87% of rentals booked the previous year.

What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?

The months when it's the easiest to find free accommodation in Swampscott are September (the average amount of properties that are free reached 35% of the total last year), December (30%), and March (24%).

Are there many rentals in Swampscott?

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