Destination guide

Friendly South Kingstown will entice you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in South Kingstown. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the university setting, restaurants and baseball games. Fort Adams State Park and Naval War College Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around South Kingstown

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes South Kingstown a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sons of Liberty Spirits (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Yawgoo Valley Ski Area and Water Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Watson Farm (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Adventureland (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Proclamation Ale Company (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Point Judith Country Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in South Kingstown

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 78°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of South Kingstown

South Kingstown is famous for its pristine beaches and island views. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, South Kingstown is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort Getty Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Beavertail State Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Narragansett Beach (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Head's Beach (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Fort Wetherill State Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around South Kingstown

The nearest airport is in North Kingstown, RI (NCO-Quonset State), located 7 mi (11.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Newport, RI (NPT-Newport State), which is 9.1 mi (14.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around South Kingstown?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,318 vacation rentals near South Kingstown. From 877 Houses to 131 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near South Kingstown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to South Kingstown?

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 South Kingstown:

  • Matunuck: 482 vacation rentals
  • Wakefield: 25 vacation rentals
  • Green Hill: 149 vacation rentals
  • Wakefield-Peacedale: 33 vacation rentals
  • Misquamicut: 173 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to South Kingstown?

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

  • Charlestown Town Beach: 626 vacation rentals
  • University of Rhode Island: 1,876 vacation rentals
  • Sons of Liberty Spirits: 1,897 vacation rentals
  • Kingston Station: 1,817 vacation rentals
  • Ryan Center: 1,877 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Kingstown listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in South Kingstown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 877 Houses in South Kingstown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South Kingstown include:

  • Cottages: 131 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 131 rentals available
  • Cabins: 131 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in South Kingstown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 120 vacation rentals with pool available in South Kingstown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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