Discover a selection of 80 vacation rentals in Essex, NY 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 private pools and kitchens. Prices start at $139 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in Essex. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Travel to cozy Essex

Take a vacation to Essex and enjoy the area's opera, culture and architecture. This walkable city is known for its local tours, gardens and churches. Waterfront Park and Church Street Marketplace are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Essex

Do you want to find 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 check out everything that makes Essex a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Charlotte Village Winery (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Vermont Teddy Bears (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Shelburne Vineyard (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Burlington Country Club (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Gordon H. Paquette Arena at Leddy Park (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Essex

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Essex is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waterfront Park (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Button Bay State Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Mt. Philo State Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Vergennes Falls Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Red Rocks Park (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Overlook Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Essex

Fly into Burlington, VT (BTV-Burlington Intl.), the closest airport, located 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Plattsburgh, NY (PBG-Plattsburgh Intl.), which is 27 mi (43.5 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Essex, NY?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 80 vacation rentals around Essex. From 36 cottage rentals to 31 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 popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Essex?

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

  • Greystone: 243 vacation rentals
  • Lake Champlain Ferry: 278 vacation rentals
  • Essex Junction-Burlington Station: 528 vacation rentals
  • University of Vermont: 270 vacation rentals
  • Church Street Marketplace: 278 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Essex listed on Vrbo 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 Cottages in Essex?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 36 Cottages in Essex. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Essex include:

  • Houses: 31 rentals available
  • Cabins: 36 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 36 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Essex?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Essex. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.