Destination guide

The friendly city of Southampton awaits you

The beaches, lake and riverfront display a scene truly unique to Southampton. This welcoming city allures visitors with its kayaking and boating. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Southampton

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Southampton 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:

  • Chippewa Golf & Country Club (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • South Port Golf Course (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Saugeen Golf Club (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Piper's Glen Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Holiday Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Sauble Speedway (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Southampton

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 76°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Southampton

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

  • Dennys Dam Conservation Area (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Port Elgin Beach (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • MacGregor Point Provincial Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Ascent Aerial Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)

Where to stay near Southampton?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 95 house rentals near Southampton. From 72 Cottages to 20 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Southampton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Southampton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Southampton. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre: 132 home rentals
  • Southampton Art School and Gallery: 190 home rentals
  • Chippewa Golf & Country Club: 187 home rentals
  • Dennys Dam Conservation Area: 189 home rentals
  • South Port Golf Course: 194 home rentals

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

Can I rent Cottages in Southampton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 72 Cottages in Southampton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Southampton include:

  • Houses: 20 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 72 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 72 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Hotels and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Southampton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation homes with pool available in Southampton.