Destination guide

Travel to historic Charlestown

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Charlestown. One of the city's many top draws is its university setting. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Charlestown

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Charlestown a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Arrowhead Recreation Area (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Hooper Golf Club (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Newport Golf Club (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Mount Sunapee (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • John Hay National Wildlife Refuge (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Brentwood Golf Course (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Charlestown

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Charlestown is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Mt Ascutney State Park (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Path of Life Garden (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • John Hay National Wildlife Refuge (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Lake Sunapee (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Dorsey Park (19.2 mi / 30.8 km)

Transportation to and around Charlestown

The nearest airport is in Springfield, VT (VSF-Hartness State), located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Lebanon, NH (LEB-Lebanon Municipal), which is 26.4 mi (42.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Charlestown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 79 holiday lettings near Charlestown. From 47 Houses to 6 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Charlestown is on HomeAway.

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

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 Charlestown:

  • Okemo Mountain Resort: 180 holiday homes
  • West Woodstock: 17 holiday homes
  • Spofford: 38 holiday homes
  • Georges Mills: 130 holiday homes
  • Bellows Falls: 32 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 Charlestown?

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

  • The Fort at No.4 Open Air Museum: 534 holiday lettings
  • Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge: 746 holiday lettings
  • Granite Gorge: 103 holiday lettings
  • Grafton Valley Arts Guild Cricketers Gallery: 827 holiday lettings
  • John Hay National Wildlife Refuge: 201 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 47 Houses in Charlestown. Our other popular types of Charlestown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 14 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 Charlestown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Charlestown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.