Discover a selection of 205 vacation rentals in Hancock, MA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $203 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Hancock. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Small-town charm meets natural beauty in Hancock

Situated on the western edge of Massachusetts, surrounded by rolling hills and woodlands, Hancock is an ideal base from which to explore leafy, laid-back Berkshire County. This charming small town is perhaps best known as home of the Hancock Shaker Village. Once the base of a utopian Christian sect, it's now a National Historic Landmark District, famed for its beautifully preserved 19th-century buildings. Hancock's naturally spectacular surroundings provide a backdrop for all manner of outdoor activities, from kayaking in summer, to leaf-peeping in fall, to skiing in the depths of winter. And with an appealing selection of Hancock vacation rentals to pick from, you can find a home-away-from-home to suit your needs.

Things to do

Hancock has historical landmarks and iconic American art

The Hancock Shaker Village is a must for history and architecture buffs. Established in 1791, its striking centerpiece is a meticulously restored circular stone barn, which stands as an impressive reminder of the Shakers' progressive agricultural practices. You can learn all about this fascinating religious group at the onsite museum. A short drive from Hancock sits the Berkshires' blockbuster attraction, the Norman Rockwell Museum. Located in Rockwell's home town of Stockbridge, it's home to the world's largest collection of work by the legendary artist, plus an incredible array of photos, fan mail, and other precious artifacts.

Activities

Outdoor pursuits for all seasons in Hancock

Berkshire County is one of the very finest spots in North America for the time-honored fall tradition of leaf-peeping. Throughout October, the local forests put on a breathtaking show, as the green summer leaves slowly turn vibrant shades of red, burnt orange, and gold. If you're visiting in winter, Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort is the place to be. Just 30 minutes by car from Hancock, it's a haven for skiers and snowboarders of all ages and skill levels, with an abundance of powder-covered trails to launch yourself down. Within easy reach of your Hancock vacation rental, you'll also find all manner of scenic hiking trails, ideal for a leisurely stroll in the summer sun.

Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Hancock

Travelers enjoy Hancock for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, February, March or November, when snowfall averages 10 inches and temperatures average 26°F.

Natural features

Animal encounters around Hancock

On the doorstep of your Hancock vacation rental, you'll find an expanse of blissfully unspoiled countryside waiting to be explored. Sprawling nearby wildlife sanctuaries encompass diverse ecosystems, with dense forests, lush meadows, wild wetlands, and rugged mountainsides all jostling for your attention. Well-marked walking trails may bring you face-to-face with local wildlife, from graceful white-tailed deer and cheeky chipmunks, to majestic black bears. Bird watchers are also in for a treat _ with a little patience, you may catch a glimpse of hummingbirds, American kestrels, barn swallows, and owls.

How to get there

How to get to and around Hancock

The nearest airport is in Albany Intl. Airport (ALB), located 28.4 mi (45.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Pittsfield, MA (PSF-Pittsfield Municipal), which is 8.3 mi (13.4 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Hancock?

Whatever you're looking for in a getaway, you'll find a rental property in or around Hancock that's perfect for you. These are some of our favorites:

  • Around 30 miles from the center of Hancock, you'll want to keep coming back to "Close To Skiing Beautiful +family Friendly". It has 4 bedrooms and a range of amenities including a dryer and a phone.
  • "4br/3bath Lakefront/ski House In Berkshires. Fully Fitted Kitchen. Hi Speed Wifi" is another winner, offering 4 bedrooms, a restaurant dining guide, a firepit and more. It's around 30 miles from Hancock.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Hancock vacation rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Hancock?

From time to time, you just want to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. That's where Vrbo can help. We've got an excellent range of log cabin rentals in and around Hancock where you can unwind in nature. Try these on for size:

  • "Water Front Log Cabin Next To Tanglewood" is the ideal combination of outdoor adventure and comfort. Take advantage of top amenities here such as a restaurant dining guide and a nearby beach.
  • You won't have to give up any home comforts if you stay at "Log Cabin By Berkshire East". This sought-after option features a kitchen, an oven and more.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Hancock?

Nothing tops a quick break to dust away the cobwebs. Pack your carry-on bag and take five at one of these irresistible weekend getaways in and around Hancock:

  • "Swiss Chalet Style Timber Frame Home In Berkshires With All Modern Conveniences" is a comfortable option around 16 miles southeast of central Hancock. You'll never have to go far to find something cool to do around here. Get outdoors and visit Mount Holyoke Range State Park and Mountain Park. Activities like horse riding and fishing will add the perfect finishing touch to your weekend trip.
  • Alternatively, find your home away from home at "Unique People And Pet - Welcoming Country Haven". Stay in and enjoy its comforts, or head out and try your hand at some cross-country skiing and fishing. When you're ready to explore some nearby attractions, plan a visit to Talcott Greenhouse and Millers River. This fantastic vacation rental is around 25 miles east of Hancock.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Hancock?

Experience the lifestyle and culture of Hancock from the comfort of a studio apartment. Whether you want to chill on your own or live it up with buddies, we'll help you find the perfect studio apartment in or near Hancock:

  • Make "Unique People And Pet - Welcoming Country Haven" your home for a couple of days or more. This sought-after property features amenities including spa and beauty services and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • "The Clearing - Quiet - Close To Nature" is another tempting option. Settle in and take advantage of high-speed internet services, mountain views and more.

There are many sights around Hancock to put on your to-do list. Satisfy your inner culture vulture and visit Merrimack Repertory Theater and Salem Theatre Company.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Hancock?

Just because you only have a day or two free doesn't mean you need to spend it in a characterless hotel room. Get away but still have the comforts of home at one of these short-term rentals in or around Hancock:

  • "Swiss Chalet Style Timber Frame Home In Berkshires With All Modern Conveniences" is close to the center of Hancock, which means you'll have lots of things to keep you on the go. Explore unique attractions like Walden Pond and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House when you're not making the most of your cozy pad.
  • Leap out of bed, make a cup of coffee and then plan what to see around "Unique People And Pet - Welcoming Country Haven". Old Manse and Concord Visitors Center are must-do's if you choose to stay at this quality vacation rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Hancock?

Whether spent in a luxury condo or a rustic cabin, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to spice up your love life. Whisk your other half away for a couple of leisurely days at one of these sought-after escapes in or near Hancock:

  • Put on some soft music and slow dance the nights away at "4br/3bath Lakefront/ski House In Berkshires. Fully Fitted Kitchen. Hi Speed Wifi". Around 30 miles from Hancock, this property has everything you need for a romantic weekend getaway, including a balcony and a restaurant dining guide.
  • Alternatively, spend your escape drinking wine and canoodling at "Elterwater - - Your Lakefront Oasis", around 30 miles from Hancock. Winery tours and a fireplace will help set the mood for romance.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Hancock?

Nothing says fun times like a pool does. Dig out your inflatable swan and browse these rental houses in or near Hancock that feature this added perk:

  • Treat the gang to a memorable stay at "4br/3bath Lakefront/ski House In Berkshires. Fully Fitted Kitchen. Hi Speed Wifi". There's a lot to love about this escape apart from its pool, such as beach sun loungers and childrens activities.
  • "General Williams Estate House Lenox" is the sort of place you go to escape from it all and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. A pool table and a living room are also on hand to make your visit nice and comfortable.

Hancock has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 55 ºF and 75 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit! Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Hancock vacation rental and organize your getaway for any time of year.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Hancock?

Every get-together with the family should be one to remember. Whether you're organizing some time away with the kids or a reunion with the extended family, our large family vacation rentals in or near Hancock offer a home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Sleeping as many as 10 guests in 4 bedrooms, "4br/3bath Lakefront/ski House In Berkshires. Fully Fitted Kitchen. Hi Speed Wifi" is the perfect place for some family time. This top-rated escape is 30 miles to the southeast of Hancock and has amenities that include childrens activities and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • "The Playhouse: 7, 000 Square Feet Of Berkshires Modern Luxury And History" is also popular with families. It's around 16 miles to the south of Hancock, has 6 bedrooms and accommodates up to 20 people. Useful amenities here include a microwave oven and beach sun loungers.

If you're hoping to visit some family-friendly attractions in the area, you have plenty of choice. New England Aquarium, Newbury Street and CoCo Key Water Resort - Boston offer fun for both adults and kids.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Hancock?

Time spent with family is priceless, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Rent one of these family cabin rentals in or near Hancock and create wonderful new memories with the ones you love:

  • "Cabin - A - Frame In Sherwood Forest" - Enjoy great times with your crew at this getaway, which is around 18 miles southeast of central Hancock. A nearby laundromat and childrens activities are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Quiet Comfortable Cabin 5 Min. Walk To Swimming And Boating" - This cabin is another family favorite and is around 25 miles southeast of Hancock. Offering childrens activities, cable/satellite TV services and more, it'll get everyone's nod of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Hancock vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Hancock?

Nothing says fancy-schmancy like your own indoor pool. Pack your swimwear and go for a dip in the comfort and privacy of one of these roomy vacation homes in or near Hancock:

  • With 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests, "Private, Mountain Retreat With Indoor Pool And Fantastic Westward Mountain Views" is the perfect place to enjoy some downtime with family and friends. Take advantage of this property's host of amenities, such as a swimming pool and a sauna.
  • In addition to its indoor pool, "Equipped Villa With Access To Pools" comes with a garden and a swimming pool. It has 3 bedrooms that can cater for up to 8 guests, so you can bring all your buddies along.

If you're after more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Hancock vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.