Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Cranston is ready to explore

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Cranston. This city's golfing, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Roger Williams Park Zoo and Kennedy Plaza are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, Vrbo has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Cranston

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Cranston a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mulligan's Island Golf and Entertainment (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Roger Williams Park Carousel Village (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Launch Trampoline Park (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Triggs Memorial Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • WaterFire Providence (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Alex and Ani City Center (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cranston

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cranston is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Roger Williams Park Zoo (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Kennedy Plaza (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • J L Curran Fishing Area (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Gorton Pond (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Warwick Pond (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Pawtuxet Park (5 mi / 8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Cranston

The nearest airport is in Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), located 3.8 mi (6.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Pawtucket, RI (SFZ-North Central State), which is 10.5 mi (16.9 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Cranston?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 139 vacation rentals near Cranston. From 60 flats & apartments to 67 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cranston for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Flats in Cranston?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 60 Flats in Cranston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cranston include:

  • Houses: 67 rentals available
  • Studios: 55 rentals available
  • Cottages: 11 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cranston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Cranston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.