Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Wilmington

The area's festivals and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Wilmington. Renowned for its mountain views, skiing and riverfront, this city welcomes all visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Wilmington

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Wilmington a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Haystack Golf and Country Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Mount Snow Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Honora Winery (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Mount Snow (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Prospect Mountain Cross-Country Ski Center (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Clarksburg State Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Wilmington

Travelers enjoy Wilmington for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in February, March, December or January, when snowfall averages 17.22 inches and temperatures average 11°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Wilmington

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wilmington is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Molly Stark State Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Jacksonville Pond (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Harmen Hills Trail (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Clarksburg State Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Fort Dummer State Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Brattleboro Common (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Wilmington

Fly into Springfield, VT (VSF-Hartness State), the closest airport, located 37.2 mi (59.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), which is 48.3 mi (77.8 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Wilmington?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 459 house rentals around Wilmington. From 203 Houses to 78 Condos/Apartments, 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 Wilmington is on HomeAway.

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

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 Wilmington:

  • Stratton Mountain Resort: 111 vacation rentals
  • West Dover: 667 vacation rentals
  • Bondville: 211 vacation rentals
  • East Dover: 23 vacation rentals
  • Forest Farms: 17 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 Wilmington?

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

  • Molly Stark State Park: 710 home rentals
  • Adams Family Farm: 793 home rentals
  • Haystack Golf and Country Club: 817 home rentals
  • Jim McGrath Gallery and Studio: 773 home rentals
  • Chapin Library of Rare Books and Manuscripts: 301 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 203 Houses in Wilmington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wilmington include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 78 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 22 lodging choices
  • Chalets: 26 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wilmington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 140 vacation homes with pool available in Wilmington.