Rhode Island Vacation Rentals

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590 ft² Apartment
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Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island
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$275
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2000 ft² House
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Wakefield-Peacedale, Town of South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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$248
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800 ft² House
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East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island
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Recommended vacation rentals in Rhode Island

Rent a vacation accommodation in Rhode Island: from $56 per night

from $250
1500 ft² House
6 2
Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island
5.0
"Excellent" 5 reviews
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from $219
740 ft² House
6 2
Narragansett, Washington County, Rhode Island
5.0
"Excellent" 5 reviews
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from $231
1680 ft² House
6 3
Jamestown, Newport County, Rhode Island
5.0
"Excellent" 14 reviews
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from $249
1500 ft² House
4 2
Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island
5.0
"Excellent" 24 reviews
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from $132
1100 ft² House
6 2
Oakland Beach, Warwick, Rhode Island
5.0
"Excellent" 1 review
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from $179
House
6 3
Matunuck, South Kingstown, Rhode Island
4.0
"Very good" 1 review
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from $343
Apartment
5 2
Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island
4.8
"Excellent" 11 reviews
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from $432
2500 ft² House
8 3
Narragansett, Washington County, Rhode Island
5.0
"Excellent" 86 reviews
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 Vacation homes with fishing spots nearby

from $114
House
6 2
Narragansett, Washington County, Rhode Island
4.8
"Excellent" 4 reviews
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from $97
890 ft² House
6 2
Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island
4.5
"Outstanding" 43 reviews
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from $152
590 ft² Apartment
4 1
Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island
4.9
"Excellent" 19 reviews
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from $165
400 ft² House
4 2
South Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island
4.7
"Excellent" 24 reviews
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 Apartments with a balcony or patio

from $201
590 ft² Apartment
6 2
Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island
5.0
"Excellent" 1 review
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from $472
1590 ft² House
7 3
Narragansett Pier, Narragansett, Rhode Island
4.8
"Excellent" 35 reviews
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from $232
1000 ft² House
6 3
Narragansett, Washington County, Rhode Island
4.7
"Excellent" 3 reviews
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from $119
1500 ft² House
6 3
Blackstone, Providence, Rhode Island
5.0
"Excellent" 17 reviews
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 Vacation rentals with a fireplace

from $272
890 ft² House
6 3
Great Island, Narragansett, Rhode Island
4.8
"Excellent" 52 reviews
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from $299
1590 ft² House
7 3
Hopkinton, Washington County, Rhode Island
5.0
"Excellent" 4 reviews
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from $193
3500 ft² House
8 3
Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island
5.0
"Excellent" 3 reviews
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from $315
1440 ft² House
6 3
Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island
5.0
"Excellent" 2 reviews
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Popular rental amenities in Rhode Island

  • Kitchen (1,879)
  • Internet (1,825)
  • TV (1,771)
  • No smoking (1,702)
  • Parking (1,652)
  • Microwave (1,650)
  • Grill (1,457)
  • Washer (1,363)
  • AC (1,295)
  • Dishwasher (1,290)
  • No pets (1,216)
  • Fishing (1,144)

Price and Availability Index Rhode Island

Vacation Rental Price Information in Rhode Island

The graph shows the average rental prices for the next six months in Rhode Island. The most expensive dates to travel to Rhode Island are in July (7/14 - 7/21). In October (10/13 - 10/20), prices will hit an average low of $346 per night.

Rental Availability Information in Rhode Island

The availability graph shows the percentage of available rentals in Rhode Island. The week with the highest booking rate in the next 6 months is in August (8/4 - 8/11), where 70% of the vacation rentals are booked. People tend to travel less to Rhode Island during a week in June (6/2 - 6/9) when only 30% of the rentals are booked.

The weather in Rhode Island

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Check out the climate diagram for Rhode Island. July is the warmest month of the year in Rhode Island with temperatures reaching a maximum average of 82°. On the contrary, the coolest month is February. According to the climate diagram, January is the rainiest month of the year in Rhode Island.

Unwind by the sea at a Rhode Island vacation home

Characterized by beautiful colonial towns by the sea and white sandy beaches, Rhode Island (RI) makes for a lovely vacation destination when you want to take a break from your routine. Although it is not an island as its name suggests, it is a beach lover’s paradise.

Whether you’d like to spend your vacation exploring beaches and lighthouses, trying out new outdoor activities, or spending quality time with your family or spouse in a beautiful vacation rental, Rhode Island is sure to leave you with many wonderful memories.

Nicknamed “Little Rhody,” the state will take visitors all of 45 minutes to traverse. However, you should consider taking the scenic route, spending time experiencing the local culture, cuisine, and natural beauty of Rhode Island. There is simply so much to see and do in this delightful place.

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Getting There

Getting to Rhode Island

Rhode Island has its own airport, Theodore Francis Green State Airport, located in Warwick, the second biggest city in the state, about six miles south of Providence. It operates flights from more than 15 destinations in the United States, and a few international flights. Another option for arriving by plane is to fly to New England's biggest airport, Boston Logan International Airport. There are also regular bus services between Boston Airport and Rhode Island's capital Providence as well as a train which will take you to the capital in about one hour. Once you arrive at your Rhode Island vacation home, the best way to further travel around the state is by car.

Food & Drinks

Rhode Island’s culinary highlights

Vacations mean forgetting diets for awhile and tucking into some delicious local dishes. Rhode Island will make all foodies happy – there are several local food items in the state, and each has an interesting history and tradition.

Being close to the coast, Rhode Island offers fresh seafood as a highlight of its cuisine. Feast on classic dishes such as clam cakes, which are made from finely chopped clams and batter, deep fried until crisp. Clam chowder is another dish to try while in Rhode Island.

For an authentic taste of the state, try stuffed quahogs or “stuffies.” This dish comprises the state’s official shell, stuffed with a yummy filling.

Attractions

Life on the beaches of Rhode Island

Dreaming of idyllic beach life? Head south to Narragansett Bay, where you will find public beaches with calm waters and refreshing breezes. Briston, Warwick and New Port do not fall far behind with their fine white sands, so whether you are staying at Rhode Island vacation rentals in South or North County, East or West Bay, you can always opt for a beautiful day by the water. Surfing, kayaking or even skydiving are only some of the attactions available to those with an adventourous spirit.

Visit New Port to have a glimpse at luxurious lifestyles on the shore. The glamorous New Port mansions offer guided tours which will leave you marvelling at the extravagant remnants of the Gilded Age from the middle of the 19th century. The Breakers is the most famous among them, sporting 70 rooms, including a three-story dining room and 30-foot-high front gates. Enter the Italian Renaissance summer mansion of the incredibly rich Vanderbilt family, and experience what is it like to live in a palace on the beach.

Art & Culture

Attractions for art and culture lovers

The Museum of Art at Providence’s Rhode Island School of Design has a fascinating collection of over 26,000 exhibits displaying historical and contemporary clothing and textiles. Other exhibits include ancient art, a painting and sculpture collection featuring works by many celebrated artists, contemporary art, and Asian art.

Thanks to its geography, the state is renowned for its nautical roots. The Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol is the place to visit to get a feel of the area’s sailing and boating culture. The museum, which pays tribute to beautiful boat designs, is home to the America's Cup Hall of Fame. It features over 60 yachts, among other displays.

Family Activities

Child-friendly activities in Rhode Island

When vacationing with little children, step out of your Rhode Island vacation home to explore some of the area’s well-known family attractions. Take them to Big Nazo to watch puppet performers and visual artists put on a thrilling show with innovative techniques. You can also go to WaterFire in Providence for a memorable outdoor experience with the whole family. Live performances, boat rides, and bonfires are just a few of its features.

Local Attractions

A day trip to the idyllic block island

Leave your Rhode Island vacation home and plan a day trip to Block Island. Hop on the Block Island Ferry from Point Judith to get to the Block Island and chill out in its easygoing atmosphere. Block offers the perfect combination of leisure and fun. It has its own round of pristine beaches, and a breathtaking scenery which you can marvel at while cycling along the island's coastal path. Look down from the 200-foot Mohegan Bluffs to yet another beach and hit the bike brakes when you reach the Victorian Southeast Lighthouse to find out about its peculiar history. In case you lose track of time and miss the last connection to your Rhode Island vacation rental, the town of New Harbor also offers lodging and dining.

Local Events

Venetian-style bridges and fire show at the rivers of Providence

When you return to your Rhode Island vacation rental in Providence, you can still escape the big city life at the four-acre Waterplace Park and Riverwalk, running along Woonasquatucket River. Located in the downtown of Providence, close to Rhode Island vacation homes, this urban park offers a romantic stroll along the cobblestone-paved pedestrian walkways, green spaces, Venetian-style bridges and gondola rides. It hosts the summer WaterFire events, attacting hundreds of art lovers, curious travelers and locals. Providence's signature event, WaterFire is concentrated around the award-winning fire sculpture installation where the three rivers in downtown Providence meet. The sculpture by local artist Barnaby Evans, consisting of 11 braziers situated in the middle of the water, are lit up every year together with more than 100 bonfires to create a stunning light spectacle. The family-friendly celebrations are a delight for the senses with crackling fires, golden reflections and performers floating along the river in torch-lit vessels. WaterFire is a truly unique experience that is held twice a month, May through November, usually on Saturday evenings.

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