Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Newburyport, MA 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 $200 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Newburyport. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Neighborly living in Newburyport

There's nothing controversial about Newburyport. As you stroll down Pleasant Street and Merrimac, past the handsome redbrick row-houses and straight-laced silverware depots of yesteryear, you might happen upon smiling groups of residents chattering between the benches and flowerbeds, or find an ad hoc food market unfurling amidst the coffeeshops of the waterfront. And away from the homey New England chowder delis, there's even more. You could get a Newburyport vacation rental on the coast, where it's just a short boat ride across to Plum Island, or head out to whale-watch in the great Atlantic.

Things to do

Maritime heritage in Newburyport

The Newburyport vacation rentals on State Street and the Merrimac waterfront are the ones that will put you right at the beating heart of this old port city. The blocks there are peppered with top institutions for getting to grips with the regional heritage. Take the Cushing House Museum and Garden, itself on the National Register of Historic Places, filled with curious China vases and Dutch furnishings. Or delve into the Custom House Maritime Museum, where aged shipbuilding tools and nautical navigation equipment is on display.

Activities

Atlantic waters beckoning in Newburyport

Newburyport's enviable location on the edge of the beautiful MA coast has not gone unnoticed. Fishing charters and whale-watching offers come thick and fast around the harbors in the heart of the town. You should take one, if only to feel the fresh breezes of the Atlantic Ocean, and to glimpse the wild birds and natural beauty of the barrier islands that ring the shores here. You can also take cooking lessons to learn how to master that New England chowder, or stay for the Yankee Homecoming in midsummer, when military parades and fireworks erupt in the center.

Natural features

The oceanside delights of Newburyport

Wetlands and rivers and barrier islands are what mark out the beautiful surroundings of Newburyport. You can hop on sailing boats in the town and head out to see whales splashing in the ocean from here, or get dropped on Plum Island in the company of rare seabirds. Meanwhile, the south side of the city feathers out into the pine woods and creeks of the Maudslay State Park, where biking tracks rumble over wildflower meadows that bloom in spring, and manicured classical gardens are dressed in pretty laurel trees.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Newburyport

Fly into Logan International Airport (BOS), the closest airport, located 31.7 mi (50.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Portsmouth, NH (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.), which is 19 mi (30.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Newburyport Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Newburyport?

Whether you're looking for an intimate retreat for you and your honey or someplace spacious to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Newburyport. Here are a couple to get you inspired:

  • "Near Boston Historic Two - Bedroom With Modern Amenities" is a hit with guests. Around 30 miles from Newburyport, it has 2 bedrooms and plenty of amenities to help you feel at home, including a video library and a playground.
  • Another appealing choice is "Historic Home At Freedom Trail", which is around 30 miles from Newburyport. Featuring 1 bedroom, a stovetop and a separate dining area, it has everything you need to keep you happy and comfortable.

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

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Newburyport?

Clock off on Friday and then pack your carry-on bag. If you're eager for some fun and relaxation, these escapes in and around Newburyport promise a memorable weekend getaway:

  • Get away from it all at "Goosebump Views On The Beach Giant Decks Seen On Hgtv Xtra Clean Chefs Kitchen", which is around 5 miles to the northeast of Newburyport. There's lots of nature and adventure to uncover here. Try surfing and boogie boarding and rock climbing or just appreciate the sights of Steep Hill Beach and Sagamore Spring Golf Club.
  • Alternatively, get into vacation mode at "4 Bedroom Lux House/with Pool Next Door". About 16 miles southeast of Newburyport, activities around here include fishing and sailing. Rather visit some sights? Find time in your schedule for Hammond Pond Reservation and Middlesex Fells Reservation.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Newburyport?

Studio apartments set the bar high when it comes to location, convenience and affordability. Browse these studio apartments for rent in or near Newburyport and experience the vibrant local culture:

  • Make "Periwinkle Cottage #1 - Open All Year" your temporary home. This wonderful property features amenities including cable/satellite TV services and an iron and ironing board.
  • Alternatively, organize a stay at "Oceanview Kingsize South End Studio - No Final Cleaning Fee", which comes with conveniences including nearby whale-watching activities and a TV.

When it's time to walk out of your studio apartment and do some sightseeing, there's loads to entertain you around Newburyport. Love cultural attractions? Plan a visit to Huntington Theatre and Blue Man Group.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Newburyport?

Short-term rentals are in good supply in and around Newburyport. Stay for a night or two in a luxury cabin, a resort-style apartment or a house that fits the whole family. Whatever type of property you'd like, you'll find what you need with Vrbo. These are some of our favorites:

  • Nice and close to the center of Newburyport, "4 Bedroom Lux House/with Pool Next Door" is ideal for a mini break. While you're in the area, check out leading attractions like Walden Pond and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House.
  • "Waterviews Overlooking Gloucester Inner Harbor" is another appealing option. Consider adding Old Manse and Concord Visitors Center to your travel itinerary when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Newburyport?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend trip. If you want to spend a couple of evenings away with your sweetie, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Newburyport that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Around 30 miles from Newburyport, "Near Boston Historic Two - Bedroom With Modern Amenities" is a perfect place for starry-eyed couples. Air conditioning and a balcony are among the many amenities here.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few dreamy days together is "Periwinkle Cottage #1 - Open All Year". Located around 17 miles from Newburyport, shopping facilities and air conditioning add to the atmosphere here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Newburyport?

Nothing screams "best vacation evvv-er" like staying in a mansion. Treat your nearest and dearest to a memorable getaway at one of these mansions for rent in and around Newburyport:

  • Around 4 miles to the northeast of Newburyport is "Historic Oceanfront Mansion". As well as its striking design, you'll also love its top-notch amenities, such as a fireplace and golf.
  • Another great pick is "Historic Brick Federal Period Mansion On Fabled Chestnut Street". Approximately 20 miles to the south of Newburyport, this opulent vacation rental gives you a taste of high-class living and comes with a fireplace, golf and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Newburyport?

Cast your eye over these large group vacation rentals in or near Newburyport and don't worry about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • Providing privacy, space and comfort, you'll get everyone's stamp of approval at "Luxury Ma Beach Vacation Rental". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this property which has 4 bedrooms, a water view and a kitchen. It's around 3 miles to the east of Newburyport.
  • Nothing takes priority over spending time with loved ones, and "Oceanfront Home - 6bedroom Spectacular Views And Wheelchair Accessible Elevator" makes it easy to do that. Located around 3 miles to the east of Newburyport, as many as 17 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 6 bedrooms. A fireplace and an ocean view are among the many amenities on offer here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Newburyport?

A pool is often a must-have when deciding where to stay on vacation, especially if you've got kids in tow. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Newburyport and fill your days with frolicking and fun:

  • Treat the gang to a memorable stay at "4 Bedroom Lux House/with Pool Next Door". There's plenty to love about this escape besides its pool, such as cable/satellite TV services and on-site watersports.
  • Spend laid-back days splashing about or just unwinding beside the water at "Good Harbor Beach House". This vacation rental is another favorite and comes with childrens activities, books and more.

Curious what the weather is like in Newburyport? It has a humid continental climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 60 ºF to 75 ºF. If you're chasing a little more inspiration on where to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire range of Newburyport vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Newburyport?

Whether your ideal escape is out in the countryside or by the beach, you'll have a lot more fun if you share it with family and friends. Settle into one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Newburyport and bring the entire crew along:

  • About 5 miles to the northeast of Newburyport, "Goosebump Views On The Beach Giant Decks Seen On Hgtv Xtra Clean Chefs Kitchen" has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 8 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including towels and nearby ecotour services.
  • "Good Harbor Beach House" also has the space you need to live it up with loved ones. This property is around 17 miles to the southeast of central Newburyport and accommodates as many as 8 guests in its 4 bedrooms. A barbecue grill and on-site watersports will help keep everyone content and comfortable.

If you want to see some family-friendly attractions in the area, you won't have far to go. New England Aquarium, Newbury Street and CoCo Key Water Resort - Boston offer fun for all ages.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Newburyport?

There sure are. You'll find many one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Newburyport. If space is not a priority, one of these popular properties is sure to be a perfect fit:

  • Check into "Private Spacious Seperate Apartment With Hardwood Floors" for a weekend. This one-bedroom vacation home offers guests a kitchen and an oven and is not far from all the action of the center.
  • Or maybe "Come Experience Famous Plum Island Sunsets From This Waterfront Gem" matches your style better. Another conveniently located one-bedroom option, this place comes with a beach view, a kitchen and more.