Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Exeter

The lake and beaches create a pretty picture of Exeter. Renowned for its kayaking, golfing and camping, this city welcomes all visitors. Naval War College Museum and Fort Adams State Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Exeter

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Exeter a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Arcadia Wildlife Management Area (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Meadowbrook Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Leyden Farm Vineyards & Winery (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Yawgoo Valley Ski Area and Water Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Proclamation Ale Company (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Briggs-Boesch Farm (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Exeter

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Exeter is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Roger Williams Park Zoo (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Arcadia Wildlife Management Area (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Goddard Memorial State Park (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Head's Beach (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Gorton Pond (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Exeter

Fly into North Kingstown, RI (NCO-Quonset State), the closest airport, located 11.6 mi (18.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), which is 15 mi (24.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Exeter?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 778 vacation rentals near Exeter. From 622 Houses to 27 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 Exeter for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Exeter:

  • Yawgoo Valley Ski Area and Water Park: 1,740 vacation rentals
  • Misquamicut: 173 vacation rentals
  • Point Judith: 375 vacation rentals
  • Watch Hill: 101 vacation rentals
  • Matunuck: 478 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 Exeter?

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

  • Narragansett Beach: 715 vacation rentals
  • Misquamicut State Beach: 362 vacation rentals
  • Mystic Seaport: 157 vacation rentals
  • Foxwoods Resort Casino: 519 vacation rentals
  • East Beach: 1,380 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 622 Houses in Exeter. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Exeter include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 27 rentals available
  • Cabins: 83 rentals available
  • Cottages: 83 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 Exeter?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 39 vacation rentals with pool available in Exeter. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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