Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Woods Hole

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Woods Hole. This city's forests, seafood restaurants and seaside draw many visitors. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Woods Hole

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Woods Hole a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Island Cove Adventures (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Falmouth Country Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Farm Neck Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Cape Cod Country Club (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Water Wizz (16 mi / 25.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Woods Hole

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Woods Hole. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Spohr Gardens (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Surf Drive Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Wood Neck Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Falmouth Heights Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Woods Hole

Fly into Vineyard Haven, MA (MVY-Martha's Vineyard), the closest airport, located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional), which is 18.2 mi (29.3 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Woods Hole?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 169 holiday rentals around Woods Hole. From 137 Houses to 17 Bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Woods Hole is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Woods Hole?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Woods Hole:

  • East Chop: 318 holiday homes
  • Pocasset: 82 holiday homes
  • Buzzards Bay: 225 holiday homes
  • Katama: 306 holiday homes
  • Osterville: 303 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Woods Hole?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Woods Hole. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Woods Hole Drawbridge: 2,522 holiday rentals
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution: 2,757 holiday rentals
  • Woods Hole Science Aquarium: 2,511 holiday rentals
  • Woods Hole Ferry Terminal: 2,510 holiday rentals
  • Nobska Lighthouse: 2,534 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Woods Hole listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Woods Hole?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 137 Houses in Woods Hole. Our other popular types of Woods Hole holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 17 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 17 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 17 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Woods Hole?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Woods Hole. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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