Destination guide

The lively area of Westerly awaits your stay

Enjoy the live music and other features of Westerly. Renowned for its beaches, sporting events and seaside, this city welcomes all visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Westerly

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Westerly a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Atlantic Beach Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Water Wizz of Westerly (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Elmridge Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • The Flying Horse Carousel (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Saltwater Farm Vineyard (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Stonington Country Club (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Westerly

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 78°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Westerly

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Westerly is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Misquamicut State Beach (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Wilcox Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • East Beach Watch Hill (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Napatree Point (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Kettle Pond Visitors Center (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Dubois Beach (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)

Transportation options to and around Westerly

Fly into Westerly, RI (WST-Westerly State), the closest airport, located 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London), which is 13 mi (20.9 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Westerly Station.

Where to stay around Westerly?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 506 holiday lettings near Westerly. From 343 Houses to 71 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Westerly for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Westerly:

  • Watch Hill Historic District: 21 holiday homes
  • Mystic: 468 holiday homes
  • West Mystic: 83 holiday homes
  • Pawcatuck: 16 holiday homes
  • Old Mystic: 22 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 Westerly?

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

  • Water Wizz of Westerly: 1,251 holiday lettings
  • Babcock-Smith House: 1,202 holiday lettings
  • The Flying Horse Carousel: 1,024 holiday lettings
  • Atlantic Beach Park: 1,263 holiday lettings
  • Granite Theatre: 1,135 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 343 Houses in Westerly. Our other popular types of Westerly holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 71 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 56 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 71 self catering accommodations

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 Westerly?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 30 holiday homes with pool available in Westerly. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.