Destination guide

Artsy Bethlehem will entice you

The area's art galleries and festivals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Bethlehem. This relaxing city is known for its mountain views, forests and cafés. Cannon Mountain Ski Area and Franconia Notch State Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Bethlehem

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Bethlehem has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cannon Mountain Ski Area (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Loon Mountain Ski Resort (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Sunset Hill Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Bretton Woods Ski Area (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Santa's Village (14 mi / 22.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Bethlehem

Travelers enjoy Bethlehem for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in December, February, March or January, when snowfall averages 22.22 inches and temperatures average 4°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Bethlehem

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bethlehem is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Franconia Notch State Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Mount Washington State Park (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Strawberry Hill State Forest (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • White Mountain National Forest (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Kilburn Crags (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Echo Lake Beach (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)

Traveling to and around Bethlehem

The nearest airport is in Whitefield, NH (HIE-Mount Washington Regional), located 9 mi (14.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Lyndonville, VT (LLX-Caledonia County), which is 25.8 mi (41.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Bethlehem?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 781 holiday lettings near Bethlehem. From 218 Houses to 56 Cabins, 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 Bethlehem is on HomeAway.

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

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 Bethlehem:

  • Bretton Woods Ski Area: 1,342 holiday homes
  • North Woodstock: 316 holiday homes
  • North Conway Village: 376 holiday homes
  • East Burke: 55 holiday homes
  • Bretton Woods: 245 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 Bethlehem?

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

  • Gallery at WREN: 760 holiday lettings
  • Rocks Estate: 771 holiday lettings
  • Strawberry Hill State Forest: 768 holiday lettings
  • Bethlehem Heritage Society Museum: 759 holiday lettings
  • Colonial Theater: 761 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 218 Houses in Bethlehem. Our other popular types of Bethlehem holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 56 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 56 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 257 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bethlehem?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 409 holiday homes with pool available in Bethlehem. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.