Destination guide

Travel to friendly Dorset

Enjoy the theater scene and other features of Dorset. Travelers appreciate the parks in this welcoming city. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Dorset

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Dorset has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Orvis Fly Fishing (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Bromley Mountain Ski Resort (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Golf Course (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Summit Gondola (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Resort (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Viking Nordic Center (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dorset

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

  • Emerald Lake State Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Merck Forest Farmland Center (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Equinox Preservation Trust (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Lye Brook Falls (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Mount Equinox (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Dorset

The nearest airport is in Rutland, VT (RUT-Rutland Southern Vermont Regional), located 19.4 mi (31.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Glens Falls, NY (GFL-Floyd Bennett Memorial), which is 27.4 mi (44.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Dorset?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 311 house rentals around Dorset. From 185 Houses to 33 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Dorset is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Dorset:

  • Stratton Mountain Resort: 114 vacation rentals
  • Okemo Mountain Resort: 233 vacation rentals
  • West Dover: 677 vacation rentals
  • Belmont: 40 vacation rentals
  • Bondville: 214 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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

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

  • Emerald Lake State Park: 712 home rentals
  • Dorset Playhouse: 633 home rentals
  • Emerald Lake State Park: 1,058 home rentals
  • Bromley Mountain Ski Resort: 601 home rentals
  • Orvis Fly Fishing: 912 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dorset 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 Houses in Dorset?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 185 Houses in Dorset. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dorset include:

  • Cottages: 33 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 33 lodging choices
  • Chalets: 7 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Dorset?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 65 vacation homes with pool available in Dorset.