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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Manchester?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 598 house rentals around Manchester. From 332 Houses to 46 Cabins, 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 Manchester is on HomeAway.

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

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 Manchester:

  • Stratton Mountain Resort: 111 vacation rentals
  • West Dover: 664 vacation rentals
  • Belmont: 40 vacation rentals
  • Bondville: 211 vacation rentals
  • Wallingford: 69 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 Manchester?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Manchester. 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: 1,053 home rentals
  • Bromley Mountain Ski Resort: 592 home rentals
  • Orvis Fly Fishing: 899 home rentals
  • Hildene: 954 home rentals
  • Howard Park: 742 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Manchester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 332 Houses in Manchester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Manchester include:

  • Cabins: 46 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 46 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 46 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Manchester?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 150 vacation homes with pool available in Manchester.