Discover a selection of 462 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 $144 per night, and houses and condos 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.

Activities

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.

Weather

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

Traveling to and around Manchester Center

Fly into Albany Intl. Airport (ALB), the closest airport, located 48.4 mi (77.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Rutland, VT (RUT-Rutland Southern Vermont Regional), which is 24.9 mi (40 km) away.

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

Punching way above its weight when it comes to charm and character, a tiny house vacation rental in Manchester Center opens the door to big adventure. Disconnect all your tech and switch your focus to outdoor fun at one of these fun-sized escapes:

  • Take a few days off to enjoy a simpler way of life at Cheerful Tiny Home Cabin Near Hiking. Located in Townshend, WiFi and a dishwasher are just a couple of the amenities you can expect here.
  • Cozy Lakeside Tiny Home, Near Skiing comes with a range of comforts, such as air conditioning and a garden. Located in Whitingham, you'll be able to live big in this small but nicely designed home.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Manchester Center?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now that's a vacation. It's time to pack your bags and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Manchester Center:

  • Around 55 miles from the center of Manchester Center, it's difficult to beat Cabin - Cozy Loft For Two With Hot Tub. It has 1 bedroom and a range of conveniences like a restaurant dining guide and a toaster.
  • Cabin - Romantic Retreat: 10 Acres, Hot Tub also promises a memorable getaway, offering 2 bedrooms, a TV, a barbecue grill and more. It's around 55 miles from Manchester Center.

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

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Manchester Center?

Whether you're looking for a log cabin for a romantic escape or a family vacation, we'll help you find the perfect property. Consider one of these great stays in or near Manchester Center and enjoy being surrounded by nature for a while:

  • Stylish, Cozy Log Cabin Between Mt. Snow And Stratton is a fabulous blend of outdoor fun and comfort. Take advantage of amenities here such as a playground and pet-friendly services.
  • Invite your best friends along or get cozy with your love at Luxury Log Cabin In Beautiful Weston. An oven and free toiletries are just two of the amenities you'll find at this getaway.

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

Clock off on Friday afternoon and then forget all about work. If you're craving some relaxation and fun, these rentals in and near Manchester Center promise an amazing weekend getaway:

  • Most Asked For Luxury Home At Stratton Mountain is an excellent option around 7 miles east of central Manchester Center. You don't need to go far to find something fun to do around this property. Get out and visit Amherst Lake and Wild Wings Ski Touring Center. Activities like a fridge and a restaurant dining guide will nicely round off your whirlwind stay.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a slower pace of life at Romantic Private Vermont Cottage. About 19 miles southwest of Manchester Center, fun activities around here include nearby birdwatching activities and towels. More interested in sightseeing? Find time in your schedule for Lye Brook Falls and URSA Express Ski Lift.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Manchester Center?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend escape. If you're eager to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your beloved, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Manchester Center that will get your heart racing:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a couple of nights of passion at Grafton Village Haven. Located around 20 miles from Manchester Center, this place comes with lots of nice touches, including ski-in/ski-out facilities and shopping.
  • Mt. Snow Area Private Estate On 100 Acres W is another popular option that's guaranteed to impress. It's approximately 25 miles from Manchester Center and comes with winery tours and a heated pool.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Manchester Center?

If you're after somewhere to reconnect with your nearest and dearest this vacation, why not make it memorable? These mansions for rent in or around Manchester Center will fit your whole crew while doing it in serious style:

  • Situated about 20 miles to the south of Manchester Center, Victorian Mansion's Jim - Dandy Suite W is the ideal place for a luxurious escape. Nice touches here include WiFi and an ice maker.
  • Alternatively, score some major Brownie points with a stay at Lakeside Victorian Mansion With Hot Tub. It's located 25 miles to the south of Manchester Center and offers amenities like a hair dryer, a dryer and more.

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

Big groups mean a whole lot of fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll effortlessly fit your whole squad. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Manchester Center and get everybody together under one roof:

  • You'll have ample room to move at Mt. Snow Area Private Estate On 100 Acres W. Around 25 miles southeast of Manchester Center, this grand property has 10 bedrooms accommodating up to 21 guests. Top amenities include a fireplace and a phone.
  • Invite as many as 16 of your favorite folks to Most Asked For Luxury Home At Stratton Mountain and fill the place with love and laughter. This option has 5 bedrooms and is around 7 miles to the east of Manchester Center. It's packed with features to keep large groups occupied, such as an oven and tennis.

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

Nothing says fun like a pool does. Pump up your inflatable swan and browse these rental houses in or near Manchester Center that feature this vacation perk:

  • Pack your swim gear and book a few days or more at Palmer House Resort - Deluxe Two Double Beds 4. There are also lots of other great amenities here, including a porch and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Spend lazy vacation days splashing about or just unwinding by the water at Palmer House Resort - Deluxe King Bed 4. This vacation home is another top choice and features a firepit, coffee and tea making facilities and more.

Curious what the weather's like in Manchester Center? It has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 50 ºF to 80 ºF. If you're searching for more inspiration on places to stay in this impressive destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to look through our entire range of Manchester Center vacation rentals.

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

No matter if your idea of the perfect escape is up in the mountains or down by the sea, you'll have so much more fun if you share it with your favorite people. Consider one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Manchester Center and bring the whole gang along:

  • Around 25 miles to the southeast of Manchester Center, Mt. Snow Area Private Estate On 100 Acres W has 10 bedrooms and can sleep up to 21 guests. It's equipped with a range of amenities, including children's toys and a music library.
  • Most Asked For Luxury Home At Stratton Mountain is another top pick for families. It's around 7 miles to the east of Manchester Center, has 5 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 16 people. Handy amenities here include a games room and WiFi.

When you're ready to leave the house and explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone entertained. Pump House Indoor Waterpark, Ben and Jerry's Factory and Jay Peak Pump House should be top of your itinerary.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Manchester Center?

Get away from it all and treat your loved ones to a different kind of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Manchester Center and get the camping experience — but with all the comforts of home!

  • Cabin - Cozy Hideaway Near Ludlow/okemo. Hot Tub - Located about 25 miles northeast of central Manchester Center, this family-friendly getaway comes with free toiletries and off-street parking options.
  • Stylish, Cozy Log Cabin Between Mt. Snow And Stratton - Another awesome choice, this rental comes with a kitchen island, a dishwasher and more. You'll find it around 14 miles to the southeast of Manchester Center.

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