Destination guide

Take in the oceanfront beauty of Manchester-by-the-Sea

The ocean views and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Manchester-by-the-Sea. This city's boating, hiking and baseball games draw many visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Manchester-by-the-Sea

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Manchester-by-the-Sea a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wolf Hollow (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Salem Willows Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Salem Toy Museum (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Mill River Winery (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Manchester-by-the-Sea

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Manchester-by-the-Sea is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Singing Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Misery Island Reservation (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Mount Ann Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Ravenswood Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Long Hill (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Half Moon Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Manchester-by-the-Sea

The nearest airport is in Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal), located 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), which is 19.6 mi (31.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Manchester Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Manchester-by-the-Sea?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 397 vacation rentals near Manchester-by-the-Sea. From 212 Houses to 97 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Manchester-by-the-Sea area.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Manchester-by-the-Sea?

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 Manchester-by-the-Sea:

  • North End: 390 vacation rentals
  • Back Bay: 622 vacation rentals
  • Beacon Hill: 452 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 638 vacation rentals
  • South End: 695 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 Manchester-by-the-Sea?

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

  • Singing Beach: 640 vacation rentals
  • Coolidge Reservation: 621 vacation rentals
  • Manchester Station: 666 vacation rentals
  • Agassiz Rock: 677 vacation rentals
  • Boston Common: 1,662 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Manchester-by-the-Sea 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 Manchester-by-the-Sea?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 212 Houses in Manchester-by-the-Sea. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Manchester-by-the-Sea include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 97 rentals available
  • Studios: 81 rentals available
  • Cottages: 51 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Manchester-by-the-Sea?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Manchester-by-the-Sea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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