Destination guide

The historic area of Arlington awaits your stay

The area's history and churches are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Arlington. Travelers to this scenic city praise the basketball games, riverfront and mountain views. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Arlington

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 experience everything that Arlington has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Snow (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Sugar Shack (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Golf Club at Equinox (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Resort (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Bromley Mountain Ski Resort (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Mount Snow Golf Course (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Arlington

Travelers enjoy Arlington for its riverfront and mountain views. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Arlington is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Equinox (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Lake Shaftsbury State Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Equinox Preservation Trust (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Battenkill River (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Emerald Lake State Park (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Jamaica State Park (18.2 mi / 29.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Arlington

The nearest airport is in Albany Intl. Airport (ALB), located 40.1 mi (64.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Glens Falls, NY (GFL-Floyd Bennett Memorial), which is 29.3 mi (47.2 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Arlington?

Whether you're after a cozy retreat for you and your honey or a sprawling house to fit all your friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Arlington. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Make use of amenities including a washing machine and lowered locks at "Savage Hart Farm Is A Small Sheep Farm With Guest Accommodations". Situated around 60 miles from Arlington, this unique option has 1 bedroom and is a hit with guests.
  • "Historic Renovated Barn At Boorn Brook Farm" also promises a memorable getaway, offering 2 bedrooms, an ice maker, a coffee grinder and more. It's around 9 miles from Arlington.

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

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

Punching way above its weight when it comes to charm and innovation, a tiny house vacation rental in Arlington delivers big adventure. Power down all your devices and switch your focus to nature at one of these compact stays:

  • Take time off and experience a simpler way of life at "Cozy Lakeside Tiny Home, Near Skiing". Located in Whitingham, a boat and a phone are included here.
  • "Cheerful Tiny Home Cabin Near Hiking" in Townshend is another great choice. Internet services and a hair dryer will help make your time here even more comfortable.

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

Often surrounded by gorgeous natural landscapes, log cabins offer a lovely retreat from the fast pace of life. If you're ready to switch off for a while, have a look at these log cabins to rent in Arlington:

  • Plonk your bags down at "Log Cabin In The Woods" in Bennington and during the day enjoy sledding and snowboarding and your evenings chilling out in your cozy cabin.
  • Alternatively, get your vacation on at "Unique Vermont Log Cabin Nestled In Red Mountains". Try some skiing or fishing or just rest and relax at this Arlington property.

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

Clock out on Friday and then pack your carry-on bag. If you're in the mood for some relaxation and fun, these properties in and around Arlington are the perfect weekend getaway:

  • Escape the daily grind at "Vermont Hillside Cottage With Great View", which is around 30 miles to the northeast of Arlington. There's plenty of nature and adventure to discover around here. Try some snowboarding and snowmobiling or just wander around the sights of Main Street Museum and Pico Pond.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a rejuvenating getaway at "Grafton Village Haven". Stay in and enjoy its creature comforts, or head out and try your hand at some tennis and sledding. When it's time to discover more of the area, visit Ball Mountain Dam and Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center. This popular vacation rental is around 30 miles east of Arlington.

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

Studio apartments set the bar high when it comes to character, convenience and location. Take a look at these studio apartments for rent in or near Arlington and experience a taste of the buzzing local vibe:

  • Make "Grafton Village Haven" your home for a couple of days or more. This fantastic vacation rental comes with amenities including a garden and nearby museums.
  • Alternatively, organize a stay at "Romantic Private Vermont Cottage", which comes with conveniences such as air conditioning and cable/satellite TV services.

When you're ready to walk out of your studio apartment and sightsee, there's loads to keep you busy around Arlington. Into culture? Swing by Barre Opera House and Lost Nation Theater.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Arlington?

Short-term rentals abound in and around Arlington. Kick back for a night or two in a condo, a resort-style apartment or a spacious home. No matter what type of vacation rental you're chasing, you'll have lots to choose from with Vrbo. Here are some of our faves:

  • If you're eager to be near the action, "Grafton Village Haven" has you covered. It's within easy reach of the center of Arlington and an excellent base to explore attractions like The Governor's House and Noyes House Museum.
  • "True Ski In/ski Out 3 Bedroom End Unit Directly On Mount Snow" is another wonderful option. We suggest adding Tea at the Governor's House and Ryder Brook Golf Course to your must-do list when you're ready to sightsee.

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

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend trip. If you're eager to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your sweetheart, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Arlington that will set your hearts aflutter:

  • Around 9 miles from Arlington, "Historic Renovated Barn At Boorn Brook Farm" is a perfect place for adoring couples. Beauty services and massage services are among the many amenities you'll find here.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few magical days together is "Charming Vermont Home On 7 Acres W". Located 11 miles from Arlington, winery tours and a fireplace add to the atmosphere here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Arlington?

Nothing says "best vacation evvv-er" like staying in a mansion. Treat your loved ones to an unforgettable escape at one of these mansions for rent in or near Arlington:

  • Style, character and charm — "Victorian Mansion's Jim - Dandy Suite W" has it all, and then some. Approximately 14 miles south of Arlington and offering a porch and free WiFi, this place is hard to beat.
  • With a fireplace, a garden and plenty of other first-class amenities, "Lakeside Victorian Mansion With Hot Tub" will dazzle you and your guests. This sumptuous retreat is roughly 25 miles to the southeast of Arlington.

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

Sneak a peek at these large group vacation rentals in or near Arlington and forget about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • A nice range of amenities including a kitchen and a sauna make "True Ski In/ski Out 3 Bedroom End Unit Directly On Mount Snow" a group favorite. This sizable property has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. From Arlington's center, it's around 16 miles away to the southeast.
  • Invite up to 21 of your friends to "Mt. Snow Area Private Estate On 100 Acres W" and fill the place with laughter and love. This option has 10 bedrooms and is around 25 miles to the east of Arlington. It's packed with features to keep your group comfortable, including a firepit and a kitchen.

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

A pool is often a must-have when deciding where to stay, especially if you're bringing the kids along. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Arlington and spend your days splish-splashing around:

  • Get comfortable at "Spacious House In Manchester Village Close To Stratton And Bromley", where your biggest priority will be relaxing by the pool. Amenities such as childrens activities and a microwave oven help make this retreat a favorite with guests.
  • Spend leisurely vacation days swimming or finding some peaceful moments by the water at "The Franklin Luxury Chalet With Two Fireplaces And Guest House. Walk To Equinox". This property is also a firm favorite and features free toiletries, a dining table and more.

Unsure how to pack your bags for your Arlington escape? This impressive destination has a humid continental climate. In the summer months, you can expect average temperatures ranging from 55 ºF to 80 ºF. Scroll through our range of Arlington vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more inspiration on where to stay.