Dartmouth, NS, Canada

Dartmouth, NS, Canada

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Where to stay around Dartmouth?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 212 vacation rentals near Dartmouth. From 73 houses to 59 condos, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Dartmouth for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Lake Banook Trail Park: 263 vacation rentals
  • Quaker House: 266 vacation rentals
  • Sullivans Pond Park: 266 vacation rentals
  • Alderney Landing: 267 vacation rentals
  • Dartmouth Heritage Museum: 266 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 73 houses in Dartmouth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dartmouth include:

  • Condos: 59 rentals available
  • Apartments: 52 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available

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

Can I rent waterfront rentals in Dartmouth?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 33 waterfront rentals in Dartmouth. You have also many other possibilities in Dartmouth area, including:

  • Downtown rentals: 30 rentals
  • Golf rentals: 30 rentals
  • Near the ocean rentals: 23 rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Dartmouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 19 vacation rentals with pool available in Dartmouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Welcome to the City of Lakes

    Billed by locals as the City of Lakes, Dartmouth is Halifax’s unhurried neighbor. It more than lives up to its reputation, with numerous bodies of water dotted in and around the city. Lake Banook is a local favorite, with family friendly rec sites and beaches that are perfect for swimming, fishing, and impromptu picnics. Downtown you’ll find an upbeat waterfront scene, with plenty of traditional pubs, romantic bistros, and tasty fish and chip shops to eat your way through. Halifax is just across the harbor, with a car bridge making it easy to hop between the communities.

    Take in the scenery in Dartmouth

    It may be smaller than Halifax, but Dartmouth is just as energetic. You’ll find most of the action down by the waterfront, where a lively boardwalk offers unparalleled views of the Halifax skyline. While you’re there, be sure to stop at Alderney Landing, a cultural and performing center anchored by a bustling outdoor plaza. On weekends, it hosts a fantastic farmers market and craft fair. Halifax is just a short jaunt across the bridge, where you can visit the Canadian Museum of Immigration, Citadel Hill National Historic Site, and Halifax Seaport Farmers Market. Stay after dark and there’s a legendary live music scene to soak up.

    Discover Dartmouth’s rich maritime legacy

    Built in 1861, the Shubenacadie Canal was raised to move ships between Halifax Harbor to the Bay of Fundy. Today its legacy lives on in Shubie Park, where you can admire a meticulously restored lock, wander around an interpretive center, and explore a network of canal side trails. If you’re interested in history, Quaker House offers a fascinating glimpse at Dartmouth’s whaling roots. Nearby Evergreen House is another cultural highlight, and is also home to the Dartmouth Heritage Museum. For a unique stay, Dartmouth vacation rentals unlock access to beautifully restored heritage properties.

    Summers of celebrations in Dartmouth

    If you want to avoid icy winds and lashings of rain, the best time to visit Dartmouth is in the summer. Every August, Dartmouth celebrates Natal Day, its beloved civic holiday. The city explodes with celebrations, with street parties, parades, and plenty of maritime pride. You’ll want to stay close to the action so why not take advantage of Dartmouth vacation rentals in the heart of the city? Halifax also ushers in a string of festivals and cultural events during the summer, with Dartmouth serving as a great base.

    Where the lakes meet the sea

    Backing onto Halifax Harbor, Dartmouth is one of Nova Scotia’s liveliest cities. It still serves as a working Atlantic port, with plenty of maritime history to devour. If Dartmouth vacation rentals feel a little limited, why not look across the bay to Halifax? The provincial capital is dotted with a fantastic array of properties, from the trendy North End to the vibrant downtown core. Dartmouth is also known for its shimmering lakes formed by ancient glaciers. Today they attract legions of swimmers, kayakers, anglers, and ice skaters.