Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Rochester

Learn about the unique charm of Rochester with a stay in a private vacation home. Travelers appreciate the golfing in this welcoming city. Plymouth Rock and Mayflower II 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 and attractions in Rochester

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Rochester a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Acushnet River Valley Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Edaville (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Water Wizz (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Running Brook Vineyard & Winery (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Poquoy Brook Golf Club (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rochester

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rochester is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Ned's Point Lighthouse (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Shell Point Beach (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Myles Standish State Forest (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Fort Phoenix State Reservation (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Massasoit State Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Rochester

The nearest airport is in New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional), located 8.4 mi (13.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Plymouth, MA (PYM-Plymouth Municipal), which is 12 mi (19.3 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Rochester?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 252 vacation rentals near Rochester. From 167 Houses to 10 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 Rochester for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Rochester:

  • New Seabury: 264 vacation rentals
  • Marshfield: 360 vacation rentals
  • East Falmouth: 738 vacation rentals
  • Buzzards Bay: 225 vacation rentals
  • White Horse Beach: 58 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 Rochester?

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

  • East Over Reservation: 1,206 vacation rentals
  • Martha's Vineyard Museum: 777 vacation rentals
  • Old Silver Beach: 2,976 vacation rentals
  • Inkwell Beach: 2,539 vacation rentals
  • Horseneck State Beach: 1,133 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 167 Houses in Rochester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rochester include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 rentals available
  • Cabins: 69 rentals available
  • Cottages: 69 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 Rochester?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Rochester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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