Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical South Dartmouth

Enjoy the history and other features of South Dartmouth. This city's shopping, restaurants and parks draw many visitors. Buttonwood Park Zoo and The Breakers are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 and around South Dartmouth

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes South Dartmouth a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Westport Rivers Vineyard & Winery (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Running Brook Vineyard & Winery (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Carolyn's Saskonnet Vineyard (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Acushnet River Valley Golf Course (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • The Butterfly Zoo (11.8 mi / 19 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in South Dartmouth

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, South Dartmouth is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Demarest Lloyd State Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Horseneck State Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Westport Town Farm (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Fort Phoenix State Reservation (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around South Dartmouth

Fly into New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Newport, RI (NPT-Newport State), which is 16 mi (25.8 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around South Dartmouth?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 200 holiday rentals around South Dartmouth. From 142 holiday houses to 39 cottages, 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 South Dartmouth is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South Dartmouth?

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 South Dartmouth:

  • Easton's Point: 220 holiday homes
  • North Falmouth: 98 holiday homes
  • Cataumet: 19 holiday homes
  • Off Broadway: 256 holiday homes
  • East Wareham: 50 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 South Dartmouth?

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

  • Coastal Vineyards: 1,130 holiday rentals
  • Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary: 1,089 holiday rentals
  • Cornell Farm: 1,079 holiday rentals
  • Demarest Lloyd State Park: 1,137 holiday rentals
  • Slocum's River Reserve: 1,040 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 142 Houses in South Dartmouth. Our other popular types of South Dartmouth holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 39 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 39 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 7 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Dartmouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in South Dartmouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.