Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Johnson, VT 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 WiFi. Prices start at $110 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Johnson. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Small-town charm in the Green Mountain State

Compact, charming and centrally located, Johnson is a great base from which to explore the gorgeous Green Mountain State of Vermont. Surrounded by majestic mountains and dense forests, this cosmopolitan college town boasts well-preserved heritage buildings, quirky independent boutiques, and friendly, family-run restaurants serving everything from decadent gourmet burgers to Italian-style thin crust pizza. Should you fancy a day trip, ultra-hip Burlington and beguiling state capital Montpelier are both within easy reach. And with an array of Johnson vacation rentals to choose from, you're sure to find one to suit your needs.

Things to do

Fascinating museums near Johnson

There's a wide selection of enthralling attractions within easy reach of Johnson vacation rentals. In the nearby village of Morrisville, the Noyes House Museum is an impossibly elegant, historical house, packed with exquisite 19th-century antiques and everyday artifacts. Stowe is where you'll find the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum, with diverse exhibits exploring everything from ski lift technology to style on the slopes. And Huntington's Birds of Vermont museum is a must for nature lovers and art aficionados alike, with its collection of over 500 astonishingly lifelike, carved wooden birds.

Activities

Hit the slopes around Johnson

Johnson is a great spot for an action-packed winter sports break, with the spectacular mountain resorts of Stowe and Smugglers' Notch both just a short drive away. These offer thrilling, powder-covered slopes ideal for skiers and snowboarders of all ages, as well as expert tuition for every skill level. If you're planning to visit a little earlier in the year, the resorts are also prime spots for marveling at Vermont's legendary fall foliage. And during the sunny summer months, the local countryside provides a spectacular backdrop for all manner of thrilling pursuits, from rock climbing to zip-lining.

Weather

Vermont's vivid seasons

Every season in Johnson offers a thrillingly distinct experience. Summer days are long, sunny, and generally pleasantly warm rather than uncomfortably hot. Falls are crisp and famously colorful, with the leaves turning vivid shades of red, gold and orange as the chillier weather approaches. Winters can be fiercely cold, but plentiful supplies of fresh powder ensure fantastic conditions for skiing. Rain can fall at any time of year, so be sure to pack waterproofs of some description.

Natural features

Heavenly hikes in and around Johnson

Within minutes of leaving the comfort of your Johnson vacation rental, you can be exploring the great outdoors and reveling in Vermont's natural spectacle. For jaw-dropping views of the region's majestic peaks and verdant valleys, embark on a bracing hike up nearby Laraway Mountain. Or perhaps you'd rather lose yourself in the blissful tranquility of Long Trail State Forest, surrounded by fragrant pine trees. Be sure to keep an eye out for peregrine falcons circling overhead. If you're visiting in the warmer months, nothing beats a refreshing dip in the crystal clear waters of nearby Lake Lamoille.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Johnson

The nearest airport is in Burlington Intl. Airport (BTV), located 26.1 mi (41.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Stowe, VT (MVL-Morrisville-Stowe State), which is 7.5 mi (12.1 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Johnson?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental property in or around Johnson that's right up your alley. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Make the most of conveniences like coffee and tea making facilities and free WiFi at "Cabin - Cozy Loft For Two With Hot Tub". Located around 45 miles from Johnson, this unique property has 1 bedroom and good guest reviews.
  • "Fabulous All - Season Lakehouse" is another winner, offering 3 bedrooms, a hair dryer, an electric kettle and more. It's around 10 miles from Johnson.

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

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

You need only set foot inside one of our tiny house vacation rentals in Johnson to realize that awesome things really do come in small packages. Ingeniously designed to maximize every square inch of space, these mini digs deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Leave the everyday behind and disappear to "Tiny House By The Winooski Falls". This property in Centennial packs plenty of conveniences into its cozy space, such as heating and beach towels.
  • "Sugarbush Tiny House/cabin On 3. 2 Acres At The Base Of Sugarbush" offers plenty of conveniences, including towels and a barbecue grill. Located in Waitsfield, you'll be able to live big in this small but cleverly designed hideaway.

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

Pick a wonderful log cabin from the many in or near Johnson and you'll soon be inside your wooden hideaway, coffee in hand, relaxing by a blazing fire. But adventure is right outside your door too. These cabins promise the perfect blend of comfort and fun:

  • "Authentic Log Cabin And Hot Tub": Enjoy a week relaxing and resting at this fantastic vacation home in the middle of nature. When you've recharged, enjoy sailing or mountain biking, which are among the best activities in this region.
  • "Log Cabin - 2 Min. To Smuggs And Close To Hiking": Spend your time taking advantage of all the creature comforts at this hideout. If you can tear yourself away from your comfy digs, snowboarding and ice skating are some awesome things to do.

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

Forget about those chores, because weekends were made for having fun. Get cozy at one of these weekend getaways in and around Johnson and make the most of all the fantastic things to do close by:

  • Leave the hustle and bustle behind at "Elegant Townhouse - Heart Of The Village", which is around 12 miles to the south of Johnson. There's lots of nature and adventure to keep you happy here. Try tennis and cross-country skiing or just wander around the sights of Old Mill Museum and Park and Vermont Historical Society.
  • Alternatively, enjoy some downtime at "Beautiful Ski - In, Ski - Out 2". About 20 miles northeast of Johnson, fun activities around here include mountain biking and ice skating. More interested in sightseeing? Don't miss Brewster Ridge Disc Golf Course and Sensation Quad Ski Lift.

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

Studio apartments are hard to match when it comes to location, convenience and affordability. Stay in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Johnson and get a taste of the local energy and vibe:

  • Toss your bags down and put your feet up at "Romantic Cabin: Pet Friendly, Wood Stove". Amenities including cable/satellite TV services and free toiletries help make guests feel right at home here.
  • Alternatively, spend your escape at "Summer In Vermont: Smugglers' Notch. Bike", which comes with conveniences such as a free nearby fitness center and an ice maker.

When it's time to step foot outside your studio apartment and cross off the sights, there's plenty to entertain you around Johnson. Enjoy cultural attractions? Check out T.W. Wood Gallery and Green Mountain Cultural Center.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Johnson?

Every once in a while, you've just got to escape from the real world, even if it's only for a few days or so. Experience a delightful combination of adventure and relaxation at one of these short-term rentals in or around Johnson:

  • Nice and close to the center of Johnson, "Cabin - Romantic Retreat: 10 Acres, Hot Tub" is the perfect place for a whirlwind getaway. While you're around, check out top attractions like The Governor's House and Noyes House Museum.
  • "Beautiful Lodge With Furnished Deck And Views" is another appealing option. Don't forget to add Tea at the Governor's House and Ryder Brook Golf Course to your to-do list when you're ready to sightsee.

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

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend rendezvous. If you want to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Johnson that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Located around 25 miles from Johnson, "Custom Designed Carriage House" is a perfect place for adoring couples. Beauty services and a nearby bay are some of the many amenities here.
  • Another option where you can enjoy a few relaxing days together is "Fabulous All - Season Lakehouse". Located around 10 miles from Johnson, a fireplace and outdoor furniture add to the ambiance here.

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

Share your trip and multiply the fun. Whether you're organizing an action-packed escape with friends or a family reunion, you'll have your pick of large group vacation rentals in and near Johnson:

  • Providing privacy, comfort and space, you'll get everyone's nod of approval at "A Great 4 Season Home ; Relaxing". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 5 bedrooms, a garden and a sauna. This group favorite is around 19 miles to the south of Johnson.
  • Invite up to 14 of your favorite folks to "Fabulous 5 - Bedroom Near The Mountain And Village" and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This popular option has 5 bedrooms and is around 11 miles to the south of central Johnson. It's crammed with features to keep a large group comfortable, such as mountain views and a firepit.

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

A pool is often an essential amenity for any unforgettable vacation. Enjoy hours of entertainment splashing around or simply chilling out by the water at one of these refreshing escapes in or near Johnson:

  • Pack your swimming gear and enjoy a fun stay with your group at "Custom Designed Carriage House". Other amenities here include a dishwasher and towels.
  • Another popular option is "Cozy Adorable House In The Woods". There's loads to love about this property apart from its pool, such as free toiletries and a TV.

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

It's always more fun when you share those special memories with the folks you love the most. Whether you're planning a family break or getting away with close friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental that's just right for you. Here are two of our best in and around Johnson:

  • Get your nearest and dearest together at "Fabulous All - Season Lakehouse", which has 3 bedrooms that sleep up to 8 guests. This getaway is around 10 miles to the northeast of Johnson and comes with amenities such as a kitchen and on-site watersports.
  • "Elegant Townhouse - Heart Of The Village" also offers the space you need to connect with the ones you love. This option is around 12 miles to the south of central Johnson and accommodates 8 guests in its 3 bedrooms. A garden and coffee and tea making facilities will help keep everyone comfortable.

When you want to explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone entertained and happy. Pump House Indoor Waterpark, Ben and Jerry's Factory and Jay Peak Pump House should be on your must-do list.