Destination guide

The lush setting of Dover is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's opera, entertainment and theatre scene with a rental holiday home in Dover. This city's basketball games, horse riding and forests draw many visitors. Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Dover

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Dover a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New England Aquarium (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Fun and Games Family Entertainment Center (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Blue Hills Ski Area (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Pinecrest Golf Club (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Family Funway Foxboro (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Franklin Park Zoo (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dover

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Dover. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boston Public Garden (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Boston Common (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Walden Pond (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Cochituate State Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Wayland Town Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Dover

Fly into Norwood, MA (OWD-Norwood Memorial), the closest airport, located 6.7 mi (10.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Bedford, MA (BED-Laurence G. Hanscom Field), which is 15.1 mi (24.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Dover?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 275 holiday lettings around Dover. From 5 houses to 5 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.

Can I rent Houses in Dover?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK offers 5 Houses in Dover. Our other popular types of Dover holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dover?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Dover. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.