Destination guide

Why people love visiting elegant Barnard

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Barnard. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters, and sometimes even a hot tub for a relaxing getaway.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Barnard

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Barnard has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Saskadena Six Ski Area (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Sugarbush Farm (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Green Mountain National Golf Course (10.7 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Killington Golf Course (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Appalachian Trail Adventures (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Killington Resort (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Barnard

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Barnard. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Silver Lake State Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Quechee Gorge Bridge (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Pico Peak (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Killington Peak (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Echo Lake (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Barnard

The nearest airport is in Lebanon, NH (LEB-Lebanon Municipal), located 17.1 mi (27.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Rutland, VT (RUT-Rutland Southern Vermont Regional), which is 21.4 mi (34.5 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Barnard?

Whether you're seeking an intimate escape for you and your honey or someplace roomy to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Barnard. Here are a couple to get you inspired:

  • "Cabin - Cozy Loft For Two With Hot Tub" is a favorite with guests. Around 20 miles from Barnard, it has 1 bedroom and lots of handy amenities, including a fridge and a dryer.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfy at "Savage Hart Farm Is A Small Sheep Farm With Guest Accommodations". Located around 11 miles from the heart of Barnard, it has 1 bedroom and features a barbecue grill and a garden.

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

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

You need only step foot inside one of Vrbo's tiny house vacation rentals in Barnard to recognize that amazing things really do come in little packages. Expertly designed to make use of every square inch of space, these pocket-sized digs deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Unwind and recharge at "Custom - Built Tiny House In Forest Near Quechee". Located in Hartland, a kitchen island and air conditioning are just a couple of the amenities you can expect here.
  • "Sugarbush Tiny House/cabin On 3. 2 Acres At The Base Of Sugarbush" comes with plenty of conveniences, such as a desk and ski lift privileges. Located in Waitsfield, you'll be able to live big in this small yet comfy abode.

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

Whether you want to spend your trip chasing adventure outdoors or relaxing with your crew, Vrbo has charming log cabins where you can do both. Pack your bags and check out these properties in and around Barnard:

  • "Cozy Family - Friendly Log Cabin With 25ft Interior Fireplace + Modern Amenities": This is the perfect base to try out some of the superb outdoor activities this area has to offer, including mountain biking and fishing.
  • "Private And Artistic Log Cabin": After a big day of trying out some local activities, such as kayaking and cross-country skiing, recharge your batteries at this cozy getaway.

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

Forget about catching up on chores, because weekends were made for fun. Settle into one of these weekend getaways in and near Barnard and enjoy all the terrific things to do close by:

  • "Cabin - Romantic Retreat: 10 Acres, Hot Tub" is a popular option around 20 miles northwest of the center of Barnard. You don't need to go far to find something to keep you busy around this escape. Get outdoors and visit Waterbury Center State Park and Hathaway Farm. Activities like golf and skiing will add a nice finishing touch to your weekend trip.
  • "Vermont Hillside Cottage With Great View" is another great property to consider. Around 30 miles south of Barnard, use it as a base to enjoy some cycling or cross-country skiing. Grafton Historical Society and Stratton Mountain Summit Gondola also have to be on your must-do list if you stay here.

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

Generally compact, reasonably priced and conveniently located, it's easy to succumb to the charms of a studio apartment. Make yourself comfortable in one of these options and experience the culture of Barnard up close:

  • Throw your bags down at "Cabin - Cozy Loft For Two With Hot Tub". Amenities including a stovetop and golf will make you feel at home here.
  • Alternatively, get into vacation mode at "Savage Hart Farm Is A Small Sheep Farm With Guest Accommodations", which offers conveniences including an oven and free toiletries.

There are loads of attractions around Barnard you won't want to miss. Satisfy the culture vulture within by visiting Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio and Catamount Film & Arts.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Barnard?

Just because you only have a couple of days up your sleeve doesn't mean you have to spend it in a dull hotel. Head off on vacation but still have the home comforts you love at one of these short-term rentals in or around Barnard:

  • Nice and close to the center of Barnard, "Cabin - Romantic Retreat: 10 Acres, Hot Tub" is the perfect place for a quick getaway. While you're about, don't miss leading sights like The Governor's House and Noyes House Museum.
  • Jump out of bed, pour yourself a coffee and then begin planning what to see around "Charming Vermont Home On 7 Acres W". Tea at the Governor's House and Ryder Brook Golf Course should be on your list if you stay at this popular vacation rental.

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

Nothing says "I love you" quite like planning a romantic weekend together. If you're longing to spend a couple of nights away with your partner, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Barnard that will set your heart aflutter:

  • Around 20 miles from Barnard, "Cabin - Cozy Loft For Two With Hot Tub" is the perfect place for doting couples. A fireplace and air conditioning are some of the amenities here.
  • "Savage Hart Farm Is A Small Sheep Farm With Guest Accommodations" is another popular option that'll woo you. It's about 11 miles from Barnard and has winery tours and a restaurant dining guide.

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

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool promises the most fun. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Barnard and spend your time splashing around. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable unicorn:

  • Pack your swim gear and book a few days at "Guest House 60' From Main House W". There are also lots of other appealing amenities here, including a garden and a toaster.
  • "Heavenly Country House On Silver Lake W" is the sort of place you go to escape from it all and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. A toaster and a microwave oven are also on hand to make your visit a memorable one.

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

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

You'll always have more fun sharing the great times with the folks you love the most. Whether you're planning a family trip or reuniting with good friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental that's right for you. Here are two of our best in and around Barnard:

  • Get your group under the same roof at "Holiday Apartment Le Chalmieu For 1", which has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests. This escape is around 30 miles to the southwest of Barnard and features amenities such as childrens activities and a dishwasher.
  • Another great choice is "Sunrise 3bedroom - 2 Story Remodeled Condo". This property is 12 miles southwest of Barnard and features a toaster, a garden and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, you won't have to leave anyone off your invitation list.

If you're eager to sightsee, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions nearby to add to your itinerary. Pump House Indoor Waterpark, Ben and Jerry's Factory and Jay Peak Pump House are good places to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Barnard?

Vacation with your kiddos in a family cabin rental in or near Barnard and build some incredible new memories together. Here are some of our favorites:

  • "Cabin - Cozy Loft For Two With Hot Tub" - This sought-after escape offers a TV and a kitchen and is around 20 miles northwest of central Barnard.
  • "Cabin - Romantic Retreat: 10 Acres, Hot Tub" - Round up the troops and spend a few nights or more at this appealing rental, which is around 20 miles to the northwest of Barnard. You'll have access to a fridge, a video library and a whole lot more.

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