Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Lincoln, NH 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 air conditioning. Prices start at $100 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Lincoln. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Experience Lincoln in vacation home rentals

Tucked away in New Hampshire's White Mountain National Forest, the small town of Lincoln is big on family-friendly attractions. A Lincoln vacation rental makes a great base for visiting Whale's Tale Water Park and Clark's Trading Post, a bear-themed family amusement park. And don't miss a ride on the iconic White Mountain Central steam train. It also draws a loyal active set who come to hike the many trails of the Franconia Notch State Park. In winter, it's handed over to the snow sports crowd, who flock to Loon Mountain's well-groomed slopes and cross-country trails.

Things to do

Attractions near your Lincoln summer rental

Lincoln is a great destination for all the family. A big draw to the area is Whale's Tale Water Park. Sprawling on 17 acres, it has many watery attractions and thrill slides, including Shipwreck Island and the Banzai Pipeline. Another popular spot for kids is Clark's Trading Post, a fun, family-run theme park that has a host of steam train rides, live shows and various old-time museums to explore. Lincoln is also the gateway to the Loon Mountain Ski Resort, which, aside from 61 trails across 3 peaks, also has an adventure center with snow shoeing.

Activities

Things to do near Lincoln vacation homes

Famous for its abundance of natural attractions, Lincoln is a real outdoorsy destination. A Lincoln vacation rental makes a great base to explore the hiking and biking trails of both the White Mountain National Forest and Franconia Notch State Park, while the more leisurely walker could head to Flume Gorge, which offers a variety of scenic walkways and viewpoints. It also draws train enthusiasts, who come to ride the steam trains that criss-cross the mountains. Come winter, the region falls under the domain of the snow sports crowd who flock to the region's best ski resorts.

Weather

Local weather for your trip to Lincoln vacation homes

Lincoln is a popular destination to visit all year round. During the warm summer months, temperatures can reach highs of 80 degrees in July and August. The summer season is also the most popular and Lincoln vacation rentals can get booked up well in advance. Fall is a popular time to visit New Hampshire, when the leaf color in the White Mountains draws the crowds. The shoulder seasons of late fall and early spring offer the best choice of vacation rentals. Come winter, when the temperatures drop below freezing and the snow falls, the snow sports crowd descend.

Natural features

The bear necessities - hiking in the White Mountain

Pitched in the rugged heart of the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln is a 2-hour drive north of Boston. An 11-mile drive north of town is Franconia Notch State Park, one of New Hampshire's most scenic mountain passes. A boon for hikers, follow the trails past the waterfalls and rock cliffs of Flume Gorge, and the craggy cliff face of the Old Man of the Mountain. Strewn with wildflowers, you may even spot resident black bear, peregrine falcon, or moose. There's a visitors' center, which organizes guided hikes, and the aerial tramway at Cannon Mountain.

How to get there

How to get to and around Lincoln

The nearest airport is in Lebanon, NH (LEB-Lebanon Municipal), located 43 mi (69.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Whitefield, NH (HIE-Mount Washington Regional), which is 22.9 mi (36.9 km) away.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly attractions near Lincoln vacation homes

Kids will love the outdoor areas in Lincoln. Vacation homes are close to family-friendly attractions like the Hobo Railroad, a historic railway along the river with trips in vintage passenger cars, and Alpine Adventures, a huge mountain park showcasing off-road safari tours, snowmobile rides, zip lining, and an aerial course. You'll also like Story Land, a kid-focused fun park with fairy tale and nursery rhyme themes, rides, and shows.

Good for couples

Couple’s retreat near Lincoln vacation rentals

Lincoln is an alpine paradise for adventurous couples. Vacation homes put you within reach of places like Flume Gorge, a scenic natural ravine with hiking trails and a covered bridge to see mountain and waterfall vistas, and Franconia Notch, a prominent mountain pass with a parkway near the mountain range. You'll also like Pemigewasset Wilderness, a vast wilderness area with hiking trails along the river and campsites.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Lincoln?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it's longing for a vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and head for one of these top vacation rentals in or near Lincoln:

  • "Beautiful Mountain View Home" is a popular choice. Around 19 miles from Lincoln, it has 3 bedrooms and lots of amenities to help you feel at home, including an ice maker and a stair gate.
  • "Walk To Village/dining/shopping" is another top pick, offering 4 bedrooms, off-street parking options, an iron and ironing board and more. It's around 25 miles from Lincoln.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Lincoln?

You need only step foot inside one of our tiny house vacation rentals in Lincoln to discover that cool things really do come in small packages. Designed to maximize space, these mini digs promise a big vacation experience:

  • Take a few days off to enjoy a simpler way of life at "B3 New Awesome "tiny Home" With A". Located in Twin Mountain, a microwave oven and a nearby hospital are just two of the amenities included here.
  • Alternatively, book a couple of nights at "B1 New Awesome "tiny Home" With A". Located in Twin Mountain, this wee gem comes with a kitchen and towels.

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

Choose a wonderful log cabin from the many dotted in or near Lincoln and you'll soon be inside your wooden sanctuary, tipple in hand, unwinding by a glowing fire. But adventure will be right there on your doorstep too. These cabins promise the perfect blend of fun and comfort:

  • "Luxury New Log Cabin On Lake Winnisquam Perfect Family Retreat": Enjoy a week or so relaxing at this great vacation home nestled in nature. Once you've recharged, enjoy snowboarding or rock climbing, which are among the best activities in this area.
  • "Luxury Log Cabin Lake Winnisquam Pvt Beach": Spend your vacation taking advantage of all the creature comforts at this unique property. When it's time for some fresh air, snowmobiling and sledding will get your heart rate going.

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

There's nothing better than a quick break to perk you up. Pack your carry-on bag and take a load off at one of these irresistible weekend getaways in and near Lincoln:

  • Enjoy a refreshing change of scenery at "Romantic Cottage For Two In The Heart Of The White Mountains", which is around 30 miles to the northeast of Lincoln. There's plenty of nature and adventure to keep you occupied here. Do some snowboarding and tennis or simply enjoy the sights of Milan Hill State Park and MWV Children's Museum.
  • "Luxury, Privacy, Spacious Home" is another dream escape to consider. Around 25 miles east of Lincoln, use it as a base to try some golf or mountain biking. White Mountain National Forest and Ossipee Lake also have to be on your itinerary while you're here.

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

Usually small in size, economical and conveniently located, it's not difficult to be impressed by a studio apartment. Get cozy in one of these vacation rentals and experience the energy of Lincoln up close:

  • Make "Romantic Cottage For Two In The Heart Of The White Mountains" your home for a week or more. This quality vacation rental comes with amenities including mountain views and a hair dryer.
  • Another great choice is "River Front Condo With Views Of Ski Trails At Loon Mt". Make the most of an oven, heating and other conveniences during your stay.

When you're ready to step foot outside your studio apartment and go exploring, there's lots to keep you busy around Lincoln. Into culture? Check out America's Stonehenge and Leddy Center for the Performing Arts.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Lincoln?

Just because you only have a couple of days to spare doesn't mean you need to spend it in a bleak hotel room. Go on vacation but still have the comforts of home at one of these short-term rentals in or around Lincoln:

  • Located close to the center of Lincoln, "Romantic Cottage For Two In The Heart Of The White Mountains" is the perfect place for a whirlwind getaway. While you're about, take a look at leading attractions like Capitol Center for the Arts and New Hampshire State House.
  • Hop out of bed, make a cup of coffee and then plan what to see around "Close To Downtown Meredith And Lake Winnipesaukee On 13 Secluded Acres". Christa McAuliffe Planetarium and St. Paul's School should be on your radar if you choose to stay at this appealing rental.

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

Forget about roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to take off for the weekend, just the two of you. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Lincoln that would make Cupid green with envy. Here are some we think you'll fall hard for:

  • Slip away on Friday afternoon for a few nights of passion at "Beautiful Mountain View Home". Approximately 19 miles from Lincoln, this place comes with plenty of nice touches, including a fireplace and air conditioning.
  • Otherwise, spend a few blissful days enjoying each other's company at "Walk To Village/dining/shopping", around 25 miles from Lincoln. A fireplace and beauty services will help set the mood.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Lincoln?

Big groups mean massive fun. They also mean finding a place that'll comfortably fit your crew. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Lincoln and get your loved ones together under the one roof:

  • Providing comfort, space and privacy, you'll get your guests' seal of approval at "Walk To Village/dining/shopping". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 4 bedrooms, a garden and a fireplace. You'll find it around 25 miles to the east of Lincoln.
  • Nothing's more important than hanging out with the people you love, and "Poipu Kahala 412 Remodel Ground Floor With Ac" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 25 miles to the east of Lincoln, as many as 12 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 4 bedrooms. A swimming pool and a garden are among the numerous amenities at hand here.

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

A pool is often a must-have amenity when choosing where to stay on vacation, particularly if you're bringing the kids along. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Lincoln and fill your days with laughter and fun:

  • Switch to vacay mode at "Sweeping Views, Eco Friendly Modern House With Luxury Finishes", where your top priority will be lounging by the pool. Amenities including a kitchen and childrens activities help make this getaway a guest favorite.
  • Spend leisurely vacation days swimming or enjoying peaceful moments beside the water at "Apartment And Rooms In An Apartment House With A Unique View". This vacation home is also a firm favorite and features skiing facilities, free toiletries and more.

Not sure what the weather is like in Lincoln? It has a humid continental climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 50 ºF to 75 ºF. If you're seeking more inspiration on places to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire selection of Lincoln vacation rentals.

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

No matter if your idea of the perfect escape is up in the hills or down by the beach, you'll have so much more fun if you share it with your favorite people. Book one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Lincoln and bring the whole gang along:

  • Located about 19 miles to the east of Lincoln, "Beautiful Mountain View Home" has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 8 guests. It's equipped with a range of amenities, including free toiletries and towels.
  • "Walk To Village/dining/shopping" is another good option. It's about 25 miles to the east of Lincoln, has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 12 people. Useful amenities here include outdoor furniture and a smart TV.

If you're eager to sightsee, there are loads of family-friendly attractions close by to stick on your itinerary. Funspot Family Fun Center, Christa McAuliffe Planetarium and Cowabunga's are good places to start.