Discover a selection of 392 vacation rentals in Manchester Center, 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 $167 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Manchester Center. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Mountain views in Manchester Center

Vacationers flock to see the stunning vistas of Manchester Center, where rivers flow and mountain peaks rise in the forests of southern Vermont. The charming town is small, but offers all sorts of amenities, from family-friendly attractions and golf courses to a full range of shopping opportunities, both in local boutiques and large centers, with retail stores, outlets and eateries. With skiing and sledding in winter and canoeing and hiking in summer, outdoor adventures are in full supply here, too, as are Manchester Center vacation rentals, which come in the form of cozy cottages with fireplaces and large estates with spectacular views.

Things to do

Culture and history in Manchester Center

Though you may be tempted to spend all day enjoying the great outdoors, make time for the many cultural and historic sites and experiences around Manchester Center, too. From art galleries and museums to theater performances and concerts, there are attractions for all here. Pop into the American Museum of Fly Fishing to learn about a sport that is popular along the waterways here. You'll also want to visit the nearby Hildene property, a Georgian revival mansion where generations of Abraham Lincoln's descendants lived. Hike along the estate grounds to check out peony gardens and a working farm, or picnic alongside gorgeous meadows.


Open-air activities in Manchester Center

Manchester Center brims with open-air activities, from scenic walking paths on the Batten Kill River and hiking trails on nearby Equinox Mountain to a full range of snow sports. The town is a gateway to a couple of ski resorts, which open their slopes in winter for snowshoe hiking, sleigh rides and Alpine and Nordic skiing, with lessons available for young and old. In summer, the resorts offer all sorts of family-friendly adventures, with waterslides, climbing walls, mini golf, zip lines and more. Chairlifts also run throughout the year, so you can take sightseeing rides to view the landscape in summer greens, winter whites and fall oranges and reds.


Year-round fun in Manchester Center

Manchester Center is ideal for year-round vacations, with the changing weather bringing new experiences as the snow falls and melts. Summer afternoons warm into the 70s and are perfect for hiking along forested trails and up mountains, or kayaking the many rivers and lakes under the beaming sun. In fall, the changing leaves bring foliage chasers for scenic drives alongside the Appalachian Trail that runs near here. Chilly winters call for cozy evenings by the fireplace of your Manchester Center vacation rental. Brace yourself for frosty fun as the snows descend on the mountains and local ski resorts open for sledding and sleigh rides.

Natural features

Enjoy the great outdoors in Manchester Center

Surrounded by national forests, mountain peaks and the famous Appalachian Trail, Manchester Center brims with natural beauty and plentiful spots for outdoor adventures. The popular Lye Brook Falls Trail departs from here, a nearly 5-mile round-trip trek through the wilderness to one of the tallest waterfalls in the state. You'll also find family-friendly parks near your Manchester Center vacation rental, including Emerald Lake State Park north of town and Lake Shaftsbury State Park to the south. Both offer sandy swimming beaches, canoe and kayak access, play areas for kids and places to fish, hike or spread out for a picnic.

How to get there

How to get to and around Manchester Center

The nearest airport is in Rutland, VT (RUT-Rutland Southern Vermont Regional), located 25.6 mi (41.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Springfield, VT (VSF-Hartness State), which is 29.4 mi (47.3 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Manchester Center, VT?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 392 vacation rentals around Manchester Center. From 260 house rentals to 32 cabin 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 Manchester Center?

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

  • Lye Brook Falls: 1,002 vacation rentals
  • Golf Club at Equinox: 895 vacation rentals
  • Orvis Fly Fishing: 857 vacation rentals
  • American Museum of Fly Fishing: 863 vacation rentals
  • Hildene: 931 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Manchester Center 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 Houses in Manchester Center?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 260 Houses in Manchester Center. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Manchester Center include:

  • Cabins: 32 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 98 rentals available
  • Cottages: 19 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Manchester Center?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 102 vacation rentals with pool available in Manchester Center. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.