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Take in the beachside beauty of Charlestown

The beaches and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Charlestown. This city's golfing, seafood restaurants and surfing draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Charlestown

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Charlestown a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Frosty Drew Observatory (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Atlantic Beach Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Water Wizz of Westerly (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Richmond Country Club (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Meadowbrook Golf Course (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Elmridge Golf Course (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Charlestown

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Charlestown is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Kettle Pond Visitors Center (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • East Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Charlestown Town Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Misquamicut State Beach (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Wilcox Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Charlestown

The nearest airport is in Westerly, RI (WST-Westerly State), located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Block Island, RI (BID-Block Island State), which is 14.6 mi (23.5 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Charlestown?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,119 house rentals around Charlestown. From 908 Houses to 127 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Charlestown is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Charlestown?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Charlestown:

  • Shelter Harbor: 42 vacation rentals
  • Point Judith: 498 vacation rentals
  • Bonnet Shores: 122 vacation rentals
  • Narragansett Pier: 532 vacation rentals
  • Eastward Look: 211 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Charlestown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Charlestown. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • East Beach: 1,419 home rentals
  • Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge: 1,427 home rentals
  • Kettle Pond Visitors Center: 1,430 home rentals
  • Fantastic Umbrella Factory: 1,490 home rentals
  • Frosty Drew Observatory: 1,444 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Charlestown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Charlestown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 908 Houses in Charlestown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Charlestown include:

  • Cottages: 127 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 127 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 127 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Charlestown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 40 vacation homes with pool available in Charlestown.

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