Destination guide

Head to the artsy city of Waitsfield

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Waitsfield. This scenic city is known for its skiing, hiking and biking. 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

Activities and attractions in and around Waitsfield

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Waitsfield for its skiing and horseback riding. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Waitsfield a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mad River Glen Cooperative (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Ole's Cross Country Center (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Sugarbush Ski Resort (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Blueberry Lake Cross Country and Snowshoeing Center (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Ben and Jerry's Factory (12 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Grand View Winery Tasting Room (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Waitsfield

Travelers enjoy Waitsfield for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in March, February, December or January, when snowfall averages 26.14 inches and temperatures average 9°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Waitsfield

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Waitsfield. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Camel's Hump State Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Granville Gulf Reservation (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Hubbard Park (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Little River State Park (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Robert Frost Wayside Trail (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Cushman State Forest (20.2 mi / 32.6 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Waitsfield

The nearest airport is in Montpelier, VT (MPV-Edward F. Knapp State), located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Burlington, VT (BTV-Burlington Intl.), which is 25.3 mi (40.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Waitsfield?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 285 holiday lettings near Waitsfield. From 113 Houses to 8 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Waitsfield for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Waitsfield?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 113 Houses in Waitsfield. Our other popular types of Waitsfield holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 4 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Waitsfield?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 104 holiday homes with pool available in Waitsfield. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.