Founded in 1645, the quaint New England town of Manchester-by-the-Sea was known as Manchester until the 1980s. Today, it boasts a magnificent downtown area, a scenic harbor and plenty of clean beaches, making it an attractive family getaway destination. Choose from a wide range of condos, villas and other vacation rentals.
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Best Vacation Home Deals in Manchester-by-the-Sea
Discover a vacation rental that matches your needs among the 30 beautiful options from 5 partner websites in Manchester-by-the-Sea. HomeToGo directly compares all of these rentals so you can save up to 48%!
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Find your perfect vacation rental in Manchester-by-the-Sea: from $172 per night
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Vacation Houses With Pools
Make a splash on your next vacation! Over 12% of in Manchester-by-the-Sea vacation rentals have a swimming pool.
Dog-Friendly Vacation Rentals
Bring Fido on your next trip and book a stay in one of these pet-friendly rentals in Manchester-by-the-Sea!
Best vacation rentals with a balcony
Looking for a home with a balcony? Check out these vacation homes in Manchester-by-the-Sea with their own private patios and balconies.
Popular Rental Amenities in Manchester-by-the-Sea
Using our filters will help you find the ideal rental in Manchester-by-the-Sea. HomeToGo's data highlights that "Non-smoking" and "Internet" turn out to be the most commonly offered amenities in Manchester-by-the-Sea. Not as many vacation rentals in Manchester-by-the-Sea are available if you want a rental with a balcony or a patio or if you love sweating the stress away in saunas as "Sauna" and "Balcony/Patio" are not very popular amenities in Manchester-by-the-Sea.
The Weather in Manchester-by-the-Sea
This is the climate diagram in Manchester-by-the-Sea. In July maximum temperatures go higher than 82°. January is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 21°. The rainiest month is December while the driest month is September.
7-Day Weather Forecast in Manchester-by-the-Sea
Accommodations for your vacation in Manchester-by-the-Sea
Foodies have much to cheer about in Manchester-by-the-Sea, as many restaurants serve up excellent fresh seafood. Visitors and residents alike flock to the homely Cala's Restaurant where fresh lobster and other typical New England fare are the order of the day.
Captain Dusty's Ice Cream is another Manchester-by-the-Sea institution, named after local resident, Captain Dusty. Come here for shakes and home-made ice cream served in generous portions.
Downtown Manchester-by-the-Sea is home to a number of brasseries and cafes serving terrific breakfasts comprising French toast, pancakes, omeletes, and more – perfect to kick start the day!
The kids will absolutely love Singing Beach, located just a mile from the town center, where the sand squeaks (or sings) as you tread upon it. It's worth following the Ocean Lawn wooded trail until Singing Beach comes in sight.
Masconomo Park overlooks the harbor and has a toddler playground and mini baseball field. On your way out, make sure to grab an ice cream at the aforementioned Captain Dusty's Ice Cream. How about a family picnic at White Beach and Black Cove? It's the perfect location for cooling off during the summer.
Manchester-by-the-Sea is an excellent, calm base for exploring the surrounding towns. Twenty minutes north lies America's oldest seaport in the historic town of Gloucester. High-end shopping boutiques, culinary treats and whale-watching are some of the key attractions here.
South of Manchester is the town infamous for its "witch trials" – Salem. If visiting over Halloween, be sure to check out the "Haunted Happenings" event here.
Information about vacation rentals in Manchester-by-the-Sea
|🏡 Vacation rentals||30 properties|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 48%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$172|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Non-smoking, Internet and Air conditioning|
|🐾 Pet friendly accommodations||11 properties|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||6 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the price per night for a vacation home in Manchester-by-the-Sea?
The average accommodation in Manchester-by-the-Sea is priced at $172 per night. If you would like to stay in a house rental, the average price is $866 per night. A bed & breakfast Manchester-by-the-Sea will cost $244 per night on average.
How many vacation homes are available to book in Manchester-by-the-Sea?
There are currently 30 rentals to choose from for your vacation.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in Manchester-by-the-Sea?
Usually travelers search for Non-smoking, Internet, and Air conditioning when booking a vacation rental in Manchester-by-the-Sea.
How many vacation rentals with pools are there in Manchester-by-the-Sea?
Choose from 6 vacation rentals available in Manchester-by-the-Sea.
Are dogs allowed in vacation rentals in Manchester-by-the-Sea?
Absolutely, currently there are 11 vacation rentals in Manchester-by-the-Sea that allow dogs and the average nightly rate is $953.
What's the best time to travel to Manchester-by-the-Sea?
Manchester-by-the-Sea has its warmest time of year around July and August, with average prices of $172 per night.
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