Top rated rentals — Scituate
Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Scituate is ready to explore

The area's culture and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Scituate. This city is romantic and welcoming, recognized for its beaches, seaside and coffeehouses. Take in top local attractions like Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and Boston Harbor. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Scituate

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Scituate a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rockland Ice Rink (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Fieldstone Show Park (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • F1 Boston (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Granite Links Golf Club (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Blue Hills Reservation (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Campanelli Stadium (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Scituate

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Scituate is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Peggoty Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Wompatuck State Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Nantasket Beach (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Duxbury Beach Park (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Adams National Historic Park (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Wollaston Beach (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Scituate

Fly into Logan International Airport (BOS), the closest airport, located 19 mi (30.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Boston, MA (BNH-Boston Harbor Seaplane Base), which is 19.2 mi (30.9 km) away.

Utilize the area's public transportation and catch a ride on the metro at Greenbush Station or North Scituate Station and easily see more of the city.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Scituate?

Whatever vacation experience you're seeking, you'll find a rental property in or around Scituate that's a match made in heaven. These are some of our favorites:

  • Take advantage of conveniences like a balcony and a fenced yard at "Near Boston Historic Two - Bedroom With Modern Amenities". Located around 20 miles from Scituate, this quality property has 2 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • "Historic Home At Freedom Trail" also promises a memorable escape, offering 1 bedroom, a nearby hospital, a kitchen and more. It's around 19 miles from Scituate.

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

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

Your working week will be easier to get through if you've got something wonderful lined up for the weekend. Give yourself something fun to look forward to by locking in one of these top weekend getaways in or near Scituate:

  • Located around 19 miles to the northwest of Scituate, "Guest House At Hooper" has all you need and more for a short weekend break, including a kitchen and nearby museums. When you're ready to venture out and explore, there are plenty of outdoor attractions to see like Dogtown and Southwest Corridor Park.
  • Also look into "Leslie's Retreat: Spacious Home Ideally Located To Everything", which you'll find around 25 miles north of Scituate. After exploring nearby natural attractions like Penguin Park and Historical Society of Old Newbury, relax in your rental and make the most of a fridge, nearby birdwatching activities and more.

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

Get a taste of the culture and vibe of Scituate from the privacy and comfort of your own studio apartment. Whether you'd love to relax on your own or have fun with a few buddies, we'll help you find the ideal studio apartment in or near Scituate:

  • Explore your surroundings and then sleep soundly at "Historic Home At Freedom Trail". This property is a superb base for discovering the sights and features amenities including a microwave oven and a kitchen.
  • Alternatively, slip into vacation mode at "Romantic Ocean And Boston Skyline Views", which comes with conveniences such as a kitchen and a garden.

With the cash you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to discover even more of Scituate. Cultural attractions like Mills Gallery and Lacrom Theatre will help you get a better feel for the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Scituate?

Short-term rentals are easy to come by in and around Scituate. Chill out for a few days in a penthouse, a compact apartment or a spacious home. No matter what type of vacation rental you're looking for, you'll find what you need with Vrbo. These are some of our favorites:

  • If you want to be near the action, "Harborfront Villa, Charming Mix Of Contemporary And Turn Of The Century Elegance" will be just the thing. It's within reach of the center of Scituate and an excellent base to check out attractions like Fenway Park and TD Garden.
  • Leap out of bed, pour yourself a coffee and then start planning what to see around "Ocean Dreams, Waves As Far As The Eyes Can See". Boston Common and Faneuil Hall Marketplace should be on your radar if you choose to stay at this sought-after rental.

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

Forget flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to take off for the weekend, just you and your sweetie. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Scituate that would make even Cupid envious. Here are some we think you'll fall in love with:

  • Put on some love songs and kick back together at "Near Boston Historic Two - Bedroom With Modern Amenities". Around 20 miles from Scituate, this property has everything you need for a couple's weekend away, including a dining table and a balcony.
  • Alternatively, spend your escape canoodling and uncorking Champagne at "Historic Home At Freedom Trail", around 19 miles from Scituate. Beauty services and a restaurant dining guide will help set the mood for romance.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Scituate?

If you're after somewhere to reconnect with loved ones this vacation, why not make it memorable? These mansions for rent in or around Scituate will easily accommodate the entire gang while doing it in style:

  • Style, charm and character — "Historic Brick Federal Period Mansion On Fabled Chestnut Street" has it all. Around 25 miles north of Scituate and offering golf and a fireplace, this place is difficult to beat.
  • Alternatively, score some serious Brownie points with a stay at "1855 Grand Mansion In Historical Charlestown" 6 Bed 4. 5 Bath Renovated 2021". It's approximately 19 miles to the northwest of Scituate and comes with a firepit, golf and more.

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

Big groups mean massive fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll effortlessly fit your whole crew. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Scituate and spend time with your favorite people under the same roof:

  • Offering privacy, comfort and space, you'll get everyone's nod of approval at "360 Degree Water Views - - Sunrises And Sunsets". Up to 15 people can stay at this retreat which has 5 bedrooms, a water view and a nearby waterfront. This top pick is around 2 miles to the east of Scituate.
  • Invite as many as 12 of your friends to "Directly On Minot Beach" and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This popular option has 5 bedrooms and is around 2 miles to the north of Scituate. It's packed with features to keep a large group comfortable, including a kitchen and a nearby waterfront.

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

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can offer, a pool is one of the most desired. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Scituate and spend your time splashing around. Just remember to take your inflatable unicorn:

  • Make yourself comfortable at "Guest House At Hooper", where your main priority will be enjoying the pool. Amenities such as a kitchen and a separate dining area help make this escape a favorite with guests.
  • Spend lazy vacation days splashing about or simply unwinding by the water at "Charming, Beloved House". This vacation home is another guest favorite and comes with nearby birdwatching activities, a garden and more.

Scituate has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 65 ºF to 75 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit! Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Scituate vacation rental and organize your getaway for whatever season you like.

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

A family get-together should be a memorable one. Whether you're planning some time away with the kids or that long-overdue family reunion, Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in or near Scituate offer a comfy home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Sleeping as many as 11 guests in 5 bedrooms, "Leslie's Retreat: Spacious Home Ideally Located To Everything" is the perfect place to spend time together. This popular getaway is 25 miles to the north of Scituate and has creature comforts such as a barbecue grill and nearby whale-watching activities.
  • Another popular option is "Harborfront Villa, Charming Mix Of Contemporary And Turn Of The Century Elegance". This vacation rental is 17 miles northwest of Scituate and features a microwave oven, childrens activities and more. With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 10 people, don't worry about leaving anyone off your invitation list.

If you're eager to do some sightseeing, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions close by to add to your itinerary. New England Aquarium, Newbury Street and CoCo Key Water Resort - Boston are great places to start.

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

Often located in sought-after positions due to their smaller footprint, a one-bedroom vacation rental is the perfect solution if it's just the two of you. Check out our range in or near Scituate:

  • Reserve "Newly Renovated Scituate Apartment" for a few nights. This one-bedroom vacation rental features a restaurant dining guide and a TV and is close to the action of downtown.
  • "Across From Ocean. Small Pets Welcome" is another charming one-bedroom escape also a stone's throw from the center. When you're not out and about seeing the area, make use of a kitchen, an ocean view and much more.