Discover a selection of 80 vacation rentals in Jamestown, RI 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 air conditioning. Prices start at $141 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Jamestown. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Fur traders and sheep grazing

The islands of Jamestown, now part of Rhode Island, were first discovered by Europeans in the early 16th century when exploring Narragansett Bay. Later, they were used as a base for fur traders before English colonists used them for sheep grazing. Today, Jamestown is one of the wealthiest places to live in the country and a weekend getaway gem packed full of award-winning restaurants, well-maintained parks and boutique shops. Be warned, the Jamestown vacation rentals get booked up well in advance, so nab yours early to avoid disappointment.

Things to do

Fascinating historical attractions

You won't need to travel far from your Jamestown vacation rental to find fascinating historical attractions. The Watson Farm offers a glimpse back at the lives of the residents over 300 years ago, while the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum lies on the tip of Conanicut Island and was once used to warn passing ships about the rocky coastline. Meanwhile, the Sydney L. Wright Memorial Museum houses an astonishing collection of artifacts ranging from the bygone times of the Narragansett Indians through to the early European colonists. Alternatively, the Jamestown Fire Department Museum has a collection of antique equipment to discover.

Activities

Fly over the island

There's simply too many things to do close to Jamestown vacation rentals to list in one place. If you want to experience the landscape and beautiful coastline from above, consider booking a private helicopter flight from nearby Newport. Alternatively, jump on board one of the dinner cruises that depart throughout the summer and enjoy the peace of the Narrangasett Bay while eating delicious local cuisine. If you head to the north of the island, you'll find the Beavertail State Park, an ideal spot for walking and admiring the rocky coastline and ocean views.

Weather

Fickle weather in Jamestown

If you want to know about the weather, look back to quote from Mark Twain who said, 'If you don't like the weather in New England now, just wait a few minutes'. It's true. The weather can be very fickle, but this adds to the charm of Jamestown. If you manage to book a Jamestown vacation rental during summer, you'll soak in soaring heatwaves cooled by the breeze from the sea, while fall is warm, bright and perfect for hikes along the coastal paths in the state park. Bundle up in the winter and dive into cozy little restaurants or museums to warm up.

Natural features

Endless acres of wildlife habitats to explore

Just a few miles across on the mainland is the Big River Mangement Area, a vast park encompassing forests and wetland habitats as well as the Big, Nooseneck and Congdon Rivers. It's easily reached from Jamestown vacation rentals and when you're there you can spot bounding white-tailed deer and cotton tail rabbits. There are also furbearers like fox, raccoons and mink roaming around, as well as ruffed grouse, wild turkeys and wetland species like waterfowl. Cast your line into the well-stocked rivers to catch a trout if you feel lucky.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Jamestown

The nearest airport is in Newport, RI (NPT-Newport State), located 5.1 mi (8.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to North Kingstown, RI (NCO-Quonset State), which is 7.1 mi (11.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Jamestown, RI?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 80 vacation rentals around Jamestown. From 9 cabin rentals to 60 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Jamestown?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Jamestown:

  • Mackerel Cove: 43 vacation rentals
  • Shoreby Hill: 47 vacation rentals
  • West Ferry: 22 vacation rentals
  • Eastward Look: 168 vacation rentals
  • Bonnet Shores: 128 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Jamestown?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Jamestown. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Beavertail State Park: 1,744 vacation rentals
  • Head's Beach: 1,745 vacation rentals
  • Fort Weatherill: 1,712 vacation rentals
  • Fort Getty Park: 1,744 vacation rentals
  • Conanicut Island Sanctuary: 1,718 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jamestown listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Jamestown?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 9 Cabins in Jamestown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Jamestown include:

  • Houses: 60 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 14 rentals available
  • Cottages: 9 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Jamestown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation rentals with pool available in Jamestown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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