Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in Johnston

The island views, forests and gardens are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Johnston. This city is well-known for its restaurants and shopping. Rhode Island State Capitol Building and Kennedy Plaza are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Johnston

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Johnston a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Triggs Memorial Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • WaterFire Providence (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Alex and Ani City Center (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Roger Williams Park Carousel Village (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Mulligan's Island Golf and Entertainment (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • India Point Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Johnston

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Johnston is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kennedy Plaza (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Roger Williams Park Zoo (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Waterplace Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • J L Curran Fishing Area (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Roger Williams National Memorial (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)

How to get to and around Johnston

The nearest airport is in Pawtucket, RI (SFZ-North Central State), located 6.5 mi (10.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), which is 8.2 mi (13.2 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Johnston?

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

  • Saunderstown: 61 holiday homes
  • Blackstone: 20 holiday homes
  • Mount Pleasant: 16 holiday homes
  • Wanskuck: 21 holiday homes
  • Ward 13: 40 holiday homes

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Johnston. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Providence College: 253 holiday lettings
  • Bank of America Tower: 271 holiday lettings
  • Newport Vineyards: 1,741 holiday lettings
  • Providence City Hall: 269 holiday lettings
  • Colt State Park: 1,288 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Johnston listed on HomeAway 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 Johnston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 38 Houses in Johnston. Our other popular types of Johnston holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 59 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Johnston?

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