Destination guide

Head to the beautiful city of White Mountains

The mountains, forests and waterfalls display a scene truly unique to White Mountains. Travelers to this scenic city praise the hiking, skiing and shopping. Mount Washington State Park and Wildcat Mountain Ski Area are just a couple of the must-sees. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around White Mountains

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy White Mountains for its hiking and skiing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes White Mountains a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wildcat Mountain Ski Area (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Cranmore Mountain Resort (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Waterville Valley Resort (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Loon Mountain Ski Resort (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Cannon Mountain Ski Area (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Bear Notch Ski Touring Center (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in White Mountains

White Mountains is well known for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in February, December, March or January, when snowfall averages 29.72 inches and temperatures average 7°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in White Mountains

Travelers love White Mountains for its beautiful waterfalls and stunning river views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, White Mountains is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Washington State Park (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Franconia Notch State Park (15.9 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Crawford Notch State Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Jackson Falls (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Diana's Baths (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • White Horse Ledge (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around White Mountains

The nearest airport is in Whitefield, NH (HIE-Mount Washington Regional), located 17.7 mi (28.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Fryeburg, ME (FRY-Eastern Slopes Regional), which is 23.4 mi (37.7 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around White Mountains, US?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,501 vacation rentals around White Mountains. From 279 cabin rentals to 1,079 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in White Mountains?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in White Mountains. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Waterbury: 882 vacation rentals
  • Island Pond: 35 vacation rentals
  • Cape Neddick: 808 vacation rentals
  • Wells: 1,384 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln: 939 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in White Mountains! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in White Mountains?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in White Mountains:

  • Waterbury: 882 rentals
  • Wells: 1,384 rentals
  • Lincoln: 939 rentals
  • Ogunquit: 1,297 rentals
  • Moultonborough: 788 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to White Mountains?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in White Mountains are:

  • Lyndonville, VT (LLX-Caledonia County): 160 vacation rentals
  • Berlin, NH (BML-Berlin Municipal): 231 vacation rentals
  • Laconia, NH (LCI-Laconia Municipal): 1,046 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in White Mountains?

Vrbo offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in White Mountains. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Meredith: 1,110 rentals
  • Jay Peak Ski Resort: 140 rentals
  • Perkins Cove: 595 rentals
  • Long Sands Beach: 448 rentals
  • Quechee Gorge: 546 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around White Mountains listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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