Where to stay around Rye?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 398 vacation rentals near Rye. From 177 Houses to 139 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 Rye for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Rye:

  • York Beach: 365 vacation rentals
  • Moody: 183 vacation rentals
  • Seabrook Beach: 69 vacation rentals
  • Rye Beach: 243 vacation rentals
  • Kittery Point: 18 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 Rye?

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

  • Wallis Sands State Beach: 1,423 vacation rentals
  • Rye Harbor State Park: 1,131 vacation rentals
  • Wentworth by the Sea Golf Club: 1,524 vacation rentals
  • Odiorne Point State Park: 1,503 vacation rentals
  • Seacoast Science Center: 1,494 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 177 Houses in Rye. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rye include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 139 rentals available
  • Studios: 53 rentals available
  • Cabins: 44 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rye?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 30 vacation rentals with pool available in Rye. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Rye: A charming blast from America’s colonial past

    Rye, in New Hampshire was first settled in 1623 and is a typical charming destination only an hour away from bustling Boston. Rye vacation rentals offer an unpretentious typical New England colonial-style seaside town with an exciting range of rentals with all the ingredients for a relaxing family-friendly vacation. Most visitors will naturally gravitate towards the beautiful beaches, either to sunbathe or indulge in watersports, but there’s also plenty do and see both at sea and on dry land. For foodies, seafood is the catch of the day, with lobster being a particular Rye specialty.

    Never a dull moment in Rye

    Whatever your interest, there’s something for you in charming Rye. With a great selection of Rye vacation rentals in all price categories, there’s enough going on to keep you occupied all summer. Many will head for the beach and all the family-friendly fun it has to offer, from sunbathing and swimming to sandcastles and all kinds of exciting water borne activities such as windsurfing and kitesurfing. And for those who wish to venture further out to sea, deep-sea fishing and whale and dolphin watching are both extremely popular.

    Getting out and about around Rye

    Jenness State Beach is probably the most popular, with a sandy beach and a bathhouse to wash the sand from between your toes. But if you need a change of location, why not visit Odiorne State Park, only a short distance from Rye vacation rentals. The park is a gem, with nature in abundance, from flowering bushes to rocky coasts, where you can search rock pools for sea creatures. There’s also a kid-friendly Science Center and tons of perfect picnic spots. Return home to some amazing seafood in one of Rye’s cozy restaurants.

    Seasons change spectacularly in Rye

    Summer is undoubtedly the best time to vacation in Rye. The period from the beginning of June to the middle of September is warmest, with temperatures averaging 71°F. Having said that, Rye is in New Hampshire, which is famous for its spectacular fall colors, when the trees in beauty spots like Sagamore Creek turn magnificent golds and browns. In winter, the Atlantic storms roll in and the eastern seaboard can experience quite heavy snow, but don’t let that stop you coming for a quiet weekend retreat or cozy romantic getaway from the bustle of the city.

    Gentle coast landscape of Rye

    Rye has a gentle and low-lying and rocky coastline with a number of sandy bays and also a large area of wetland, which is popular with artists. It is also one of the first sites of permanent settlement in the U.S. and has a string of islands called the Isles of Shoals which are now uninhabited apart from visitors. There are a number of National Parks nearby and Rye is also a great base from which to go whale watching with informative and knowledgeable guides and with many different species from humpbacks to orcas and dolphins.