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Rhode Island Vacation Rentals

Vacation Rental Homes, Condos, Cabins, Villas & Beach Houses in Rhode Island from top rental companies and trusted homeowners.


With only 1,214 square miles, Rhode Island is an idyllic New England vacation destination that can be explored from tip to tip in one fantastic Rhode Island vacation. The tiniest state in the United States measures only 48 miles long by 37 miles wide, yet it features seemingly endless opportunities for exploring nature, delving into history and savoring locally-caught seafood while enjoying fantastic Rhode Island rentals.

Rhode Island may be cold and snowy in January but it is delightful in summer with the average July temperature of 72 degrees. The fall season in New England is most picturesque. Consider reserving a Rhode Island condominium in October so you can see a magnificent display of autumnal color. A Rhode Island house rental in winter can be quite cozy when there is a fireplace inside and the promise of seal-watching outside. Reserve a Rhode Island resort near the state’s popular ski area, Yawgoo Valley.

Seaside Rhode Island Vacation Rental

Aptly nicknamed The Ocean State, there are more than 400 miles of coastline and more than 100 beaches in Rhode Island, which puts a generous number of Rhode Island condominium rentals and vacation houses in Rhode Island in close proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, Rhode Island Sound, Block Island Sound and Narrangansett Bay. There are nine coastal towns in Rhode Island and a plethora of yacht clubs to accommodate all the sailors and boaters that flock to this sailing Mecca. Settle in beside seasoned mariners in a charming condo in Rhode Island. In fact, you can find waterfront condominiums in Rhode Island and harbor-side Rhode Island houses so your boat can be docked right outside.

Sailing is a way of life in Newport as it was home of the prestigious America’s Cup from 1930 to 1983. Throughout much of the coastline you can easily find fishing charters, cruises, tours, day sails, whale-watching excursions and even a lighthouse tour near your Rhode Island house rental. Or try fishing, surfing, paddle boarding and sailing. Take a ferry to Block Island, a popular Rhode Island resort and explore its 200-foot cliffs.

Delve into Rhode Island History

Rhode Island was established in 1636 therefore it boasts plenty of colonial homes, historical churches and buildings that now appear on the National Register of Historic Places. Rhode Island rentals and Rhode Island resorts are scattered throughout the state and in close proximity to some of the most intriguing sites of the 17th and 18th Centuries. 

Newport was a haven for the wealthy in the late 1800s and today many of its mansions may be toured, even the Vanderbilt’s Marble House that was built in 1892 for an astounding $11 million. Near these elaborate mansions is Fort Adams, which is the site for Revolutionary War enactments. Coupled with Newport’s shopping, dining and sailing, a Rhode Island condo rental in this locale will be minutes from all kinds of attractions.

Furthermore, the first U.S. Open Championship was in Newport in 1895 and today there are 18 public golf courses throughout the state. Plus Newport is home to the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum so whether you prefer clubs, racquets or oars, Rhode Island vacation rentals are close to activities for everyone.

Explore Nature in Rhode Island

Get back to nature when you stay at a vacation house in Rhode Island because there is so much natural splendor to admire in The Ocean State. From a trio of vineyards to a trio of observatories, Rhode Island encourages visitors staying in a Rhode Island condo to fall in love with the outdoors during their Rhode Island vacation. Daffodil Days at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum in Bristol, RI features more than 50,000 blooms each spring.  The East Bay Bike Path is a 14-mile route that passes through coves, around marshes and over bridges and perhaps close to your Rhode Island house.  The Blackstone River Valley has transcended from the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution to nature’s bounty of biking and hiking trails, waterways and historic landscapes. Designated as one of America’s authentic places and named a “Preserve America” community, the Blackstone Valley is a must-see and Rhode Island vacation rentals are nearby.

A vacation house in Rhode Island can be on the oceanfront, near a beautifully manicured golf course, tucked away among the towering trees or in the heart of the charming villages and towns. Wherever you settle for a Rhode Island vacation, you will be close to all The Ocean State has to offer.