Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Essex County, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $105 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Essex County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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What are the top vacation rentals in Essex County?

Luxury villas, quirky treehouses and spacious homes — everyone's dream getaway is different. Whatever you're into, you're sure to find something to tantalize you among these top vacation rentals in Essex County:

  • "Periwinkle Cottage #1 - Open All Year": This Rockport escape comes with 1 bedroom and is rated highly among guests. Amenities such as a separate dining area and an oven help make your stay an enjoyable one.
  • "Goosebump Views On The Beach Giant Decks Seen On Hgtv Xtra Clean Chefs Kitchen": Settle in at this option in Salisbury and make use of air conditioning, an ice maker and more. It has 3 bedrooms to accommodate your family and friends.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Essex County vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Essex County?

Few things are as exciting as hopping in the car and hotfooting it to someplace new. If you'd love to get away and recharge your batteries for a day or two, check out these popular weekend getaways in Essex County:

  • Get cozy at "4 Bedroom Lux House/with Pool Next Door" in Gloucester and take advantage of all its comforts. But a weekend away isn't only about unwinding. Get out and explore nearby natural attractions such as Salem Museum and Fruitlands Museums. Fishing and kayaking are some popular activities to try around here too.
  • You'll be able to squeeze so much into your short and sweet stay at "Waterviews Overlooking Gloucester Inner Harbor". This property is located in Gloucester and is surrounded by top sights like Ipswich Museum and Lynch Park. Snorkeling and horse riding are some fun experiences also on your doorstep.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Essex County?

Usually well located and at a price that won't make you run for the hills, studio apartments offer privacy and style with the comforts of home. Book one of these studio apartments for rent in Essex County and use it as a base to discover the sights around you:

  • Stay at "Periwinkle Cottage #1 - Open All Year" and you'll be in the ideal position to explore cultural sights like Rocky Neck Art Colony and Bryan Gallery. Towels and internet services are a couple of amenities at this property in Rockport.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Oceanview Kingsize South End Studio - No Final Cleaning Fee" which offers an iron and ironing board, off-street parking options and more. Located in Rockport, sights such as Lynn Museum and Historical Society and Robert S. Peabody Museum will appeal to your inner culture vulture.

Can I find short term rentals in Essex County?

Short-term rentals come in all budgets, shapes and sizes in Essex County. Whether you're planning a quick trip with the family or a couple of nights with some friends, we'll help you find the perfect retreat. Here are some top options:

  • "4 Bedroom Lux House/with Pool Next Door" in Gloucester was made for quick escapes. Spend your break doing little else except chilling here or get out and explore. Cape Ann and Good Harbor Beach are among the top things to see and do nearby.
  • Discover what Gloucester has to offer from "Waterviews Overlooking Gloucester Inner Harbor". If you choose this fantastic property, Good Harbor Beach and Hammond Castle are highlights to add to your itinerary.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Essex County?

Whether you've been together for a month, a decade or forever, nothing beats a romantic weekend getaway to fan the flames of passion. If you're looking for someplace idyllic to spend a couple of days with your honey, you'll be smitten with these retreats:

  • Bond as a couple at "Periwinkle Cottage #1 - Open All Year". This Rockport escape is made for romance, with amenities like a nearby marina and shopping facilities to help set the mood.
  • Another amorous option is "Goosebump Views On The Beach Giant Decks Seen On Hgtv Xtra Clean Chefs Kitchen" in Salisbury. Enjoy amenities here including a fireplace and a resort, as well as each other's company.

Are there mansions for rent in Essex County?

Whether you're in search of somewhere stylish and spacious for a family getaway, a reunion with friends or a special event, we've got mansions for rent in Essex County to suit everyone's needs. Here are a couple that we know will knock your socks off:

  • If your must-have list includes high-end perks along with ample room to move, choose "Historic Oceanfront Mansion" in Salisbury. Your guests will have use of a fireplace, a beach view and a whole lot more.
  • Alternatively, step your vacation up a notch by organizing a stay at "Historic Brick Federal Period Mansion On Fabled Chestnut Street" in Boston. A fireplace and golf are among the highlights of these palatial digs.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Essex County?

If your idea of the perfect getaway is to bring along all your friends, you'll be needing a whole bunch of space. Luckily, there are many vacation rentals in Essex County that cater to large groups, starting with these sprawling pads:

  • "Stunning Views From Beachfront House In Manchester": With 5 bedrooms, everyone can be a part of the fun at this popular escape in Magnolia. A garden and a water view are just a couple of the amenities available here.
  • "Luxury Ma Beach Vacation Rental": You'll get your squad's stamp of approval at this Plum Island option which features a water view, a fireplace and more. It has 4 bedrooms that will comfortably accommodate everyone on your invitation list.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Essex County?

Take your pick and hop right in. Here are a couple of sought-after house rentals in Essex County where you can enjoy your getaway one splash at a time:

  • The pool at "4 Bedroom Lux House/with Pool Next Door" is guaranteed to add another dimension of fun to your escape. Located in Gloucester, this rental home also comes with on-site watersports and a toaster.
  • "Good Harbor Beach House" in Gloucester is also popular with guests. There's a whole lot to love about this place apart from its pool, such as a nearby laundromat and a garden.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Essex County?

The first step to any memorable family getaway is finding the ideal place to stay. If you're after a home away from home with enough room for everyone, one of Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in Essex County is sure to suit:

  • Located in Salisbury, "Goosebump Views On The Beach Giant Decks Seen On Hgtv Xtra Clean Chefs Kitchen" has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 8 guests. Quality amenities at this spacious rental include a balcony and a video library.
  • Or, treat the crew to a few nights or more at "Good Harbor Beach House". This Gloucester favorite boasts 4 bedrooms and can easily accommodate up to 8 guests. Spread out and enjoy handy amenities like on-site watersports and a toaster.

If you're after some family-friendly attractions in Essex County, there's plenty to keep you busy. Moncrieff Cochran Sanctuary, Penguin Park and Cedarland Fun Center are crowd-pleasers for adults and kids alike.

Can I find family cabin rentals in Essex County?

If you've been thinking about a trip with the family, choose one of these cabin rentals in Essex County and give the kids an experience they'll always remember:

  • "Cabin - A - Frame In Sherwood Forest" - Book a few nights or more at this retreat in Becket. Amenities like a TV and pet-friendly facilities will help make your stay extra comfy.
  • "Cabin - Classic Waterfront A - Frame W" - Amenities like a dining table and a nearby laundromat also make this a popular pick among families. Head to this Chatham hideaway and bask in the surrounding nature.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Essex County vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

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