Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Manchester

The mountains and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Manchester. Renowned for its spas, golfing and hiking, this city welcomes all visitors. 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 and attractions in Manchester

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Travelers enjoy fun activities like hiking and skiing. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Manchester a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Orvis Fly Fishing (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Bromley Mountain Ski Resort (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Golf Course (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Summit Gondola (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Resort (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Jamaica State Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Manchester

Travelers enjoy Manchester for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in December, February, March or January, when snowfall averages 18.65 inches and temperatures average 14°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Manchester

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Manchester. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Equinox Preservation Trust (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Lye Brook Falls (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Mount Equinox (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Emerald Lake State Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Merck Forest Farmland Center (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)

Transportation to and around Manchester

The nearest airport is in Rutland, VT (RUT-Rutland Southern Vermont Regional), located 26.1 mi (41.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Glens Falls, NY (GFL-Floyd Bennett Memorial), which is 29.5 mi (47.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Manchester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 566 holiday lettings near Manchester. From 314 Houses to 48 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 Manchester is on HomeAway.

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

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 Manchester:

  • West Dover: 621 holiday homes
  • Bondville: 193 holiday homes
  • Belmont: 40 holiday homes
  • East Dover: 25 holiday homes
  • Stratton Mountain Resort: 95 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 Manchester?

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

  • Villager Ski Lift: 1,018 holiday lettings
  • Weston Priory: 1,185 holiday lettings
  • Emerald Lake State Park: 681 holiday lettings
  • Gander Gallery: 858 holiday lettings
  • Saint James Cemetery: 881 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 314 Houses in Manchester. Our other popular types of Manchester holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 48 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 48 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 48 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 Manchester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 138 holiday homes with pool available in Manchester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.