Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Amesbury

The riverfront and beaches create a pretty picture of Amesbury. This welcoming city is known for its sporting events, biking and coffeehouses. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Amesbury

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Amesbury a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Amesbury Sports Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Evergreen Valley Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Apple Hill Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Blue Ocean Discovery Center (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Casino Cascade Water Slide (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Mill River Winery (9 mi / 14.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Amesbury

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 82°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Amesbury

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Amesbury is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Maudslay State Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Atkinson Common (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Waterfront Promenade Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Salisbury Beach State Reservation (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Seabrook Beach (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Hampton Beach State Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Amesbury

The nearest airport is in Lawrence, MA (LWM-Lawrence Municipal), located 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Portsmouth, NH (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.), which is 17.1 mi (27.5 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Amesbury?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 449 vacation rentals near Amesbury. From 192 Houses to 148 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Amesbury for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Amesbury:

  • Hampton Beach: 202 vacation rentals
  • York Beach: 386 vacation rentals
  • Rye Beach: 274 vacation rentals
  • Seabrook Beach: 87 vacation rentals
  • York Harbor: 397 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 Amesbury?

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

  • Mary Baker Eddy Historic House: 664 vacation rentals
  • Amesbury Sports Park: 642 vacation rentals
  • Lowell's Boat Shop: 671 vacation rentals
  • Wingaersheek Beach: 284 vacation rentals
  • Good Harbor Beach: 609 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Amesbury 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 Amesbury?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 192 Houses in Amesbury. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Amesbury include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 148 rentals available
  • Cabins: 68 rentals available
  • Cottages: 68 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Amesbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 18 vacation rentals with pool available in Amesbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.