There are several home styles available to you as New England vacation rentals, but you’ll be especially charmed by a stay in one the many cottages that dot the region. Wake up with an unobstructed view of nature in a lakefront or beachfront cottage. And if you prefer skiing, you can always opt for a winter-sports focused vacation in a cozy mountain lodge.
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Vacation Rentals With Fireplaces
Get warm and cozy on cold winter nights in New England by booking a vacation home with a fireplace.
Vacation rentals and apartments with air conditioning
Keep cool during your trip to New England and book a vacation rental with air conditioning.
Apartments and vacation rentals with a kitchen
Cook up a feast on your next vacation and book a New England rental with full kitchen.
Popular Rental Amenities in New England
In New England, there are plenty of options if you want to book a an accommodation that allows pets. Pet-friendly rentals in New England have an average price of $509 per night. There's no need to look only outside the city for a rental, as nearly a quarter of the pet-friendly vacation rentals are very central (less than 2 miles from the city center).
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Price and Availability Index in New England
Vacation Rental Price Information in New England
This graph displays average prices of the vacation rentals and holiday apartments located in New England. Prices rise in August and reach an average of $511 a night (8/17 – 8/24), making it the most expensive time to book a rental in the next 12 months. The week with the lowest average prices is in March (3/9 – 3/16).
Rental availability information in New England
The availability graph shows the percentage of available rentals in New England. It is in May that you will find the week with the least available rentals (5/25 – 6/1). On the contrary, you will find the highest number of available rentals in a week of June (6/1 – 6/8).
The Weather in New England
Check out the climate diagram for New England. In July maximum temperatures go higher than 79°. No heat wave is expected in January, where minimum average temperatures usally hit a 14° low. According to the climate diagram, December is the rainiest month of the year in New England.
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New England's Regional Cuisine
The most discerning foodies will be delighted to know that New England is famous for its hearty, maritime fare. Stick with a trusted classic and try a cold lobster roll in Maine or a buttery, warm version in Connecticut. The regions is also known for its fresh fish, clams, oysters, and scallops, all prepared a myriad of ways.
Newick’s Lobster house in Dover, New Hampshire has been serving New England’s star dish, New England clam chowder, for more than 60 years and has varieties with lobster, shrimp, or scallops. Takeaway options are offered at most casual eateries, and you’ll be able enjoy your fresh seafood meal in the comfort of your vacation rental.
Don't forget to try some other New England classics like baked beans, apple pie with a slice of cheddar cheese, and cornmeal pancakes, also called Johnny Cakes!
Can’t Miss Art and Culture in New England
For a region with such deep historical roots, it’s no surprise that New England is rich in cultural activities. America’s oldest operating public art museum, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut, is home to over 50,000 works of art that span more than 5,000 years.
As part of the Rhode Island School of Design, the RISD Museum houses world renowned pieces, from 18th century furniture to work by Monet, Warhol, and Picasso. New England vacation homes are the best way to experience as much of the region’s rich culture as possible!
New England With the Kids
Acadia National Park in Maine is a wonderful outdoors getaway for the whole family. This 47,000 acre protected area stretches along the east coast of the Atlantic ocean and has beaches, hiking, vast wildlife, and a charming bayside shopping town, Bar Harbor. It’s the perfect way to entertain both kids and adults, before turning in at night at your quaint New England vacation rental.
The Essex Steam Train in Essex, Connecticut operates sightseeing tours through Selden National Park and gives riders exclusive access to nature preserves, with engaging narration during the trip. Themed rides like the Santa Express and Thomas the Tank engine are popular with children.
Vivid New England Nightlife
With elite universities and world class culture throughout the region, it’s a surprise to some that New England also holds its own when it comes to nightlife. You can’t go wrong focusing an evening around one of New England’s famous exports—beer! Enjoy a local beer sampler with your meal in Long Tail in Bridgewater Corners, Vermont, or people-watch at the Beer Hall at Harpoon Brewery in Boston, Massachusetts.
If you want to visit the region’s buzzing seaside bars, you'll love staying in one of many New England beach house rentals, whether on Cape Cod, coastal Maine, or along the Connecticut stretch of the Long Island Sound. And if you’re a fan of live music, you’ll love Regattabar in Cambridge, Massachusetts. They feature a regular line-up of local and international jazz artists.
New England's Festivals and Events
Locals love to make the most of warmer weather in New England, and show up in droves to festivals that are popular around both larger and smaller towns throughout the region. But with so many gastronomic highlights, cuisine is the star of many of New England’s biggest festivals.
Swing by the Chowder Festival in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where more than 500 gallons of chowder is served to 4,000 attendees during the one-day event in June. Every August, the Vermont Cheesemaker’s Festival in Shelburne, Vermont showcases cheesemaking demos, and boasts appearances by more than 40 award-winning cheese producers!
Block Island Race Week on Block Island, off the coast of Long Island and Connecticut, is often referred to as America’s original destination regatta. Don’t miss the "round-the-island" race which is the highlight of this one-week event every June.
The family-friendly event Sailfest in New London, Connecticut attracts more than 300,000 visitors who are eager to explore the craft vendors and take in the free entertainment each July.
Information about vacation rentals in New England
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||96,532 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 88%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$85|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pets allowed, Pool and Internet|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||17,144 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||30,168 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the average price per night for a vacation home in New England?
The price of a night's stay in New England starts at $85. If you’re interested in a house rental, the average price is $701 per night. A apartment rental New England will cost $326 per night on average.
How many vacation rentals are available for booking in New England?
There are 96,532 vacation rentals in New England to choose from and rent for your next trip.
What are the most popular amenities for vacation homes in New England?
If you're looking to book a vacation rental in New England, others search for homes with these amenities: Pool, Pets allowed and Internet.
How many vacation homes with pools are there in New England?
There are 30,168 vacation rentals across 50 providers in New England.
Are pets allowed in vacation homes in New England?
Finding a vacation rental in New England that allows dogs is definitely possible, with 17,144 pet-friendly available.
When is it better to travel to New England?
When looking for a vacation home in New England, keep in mind that rainy season is typically in December or February, with August often being the driest.
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