Top rated rentals — Rochester
Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Rochester getaway

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Rochester. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home. Many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Rochester

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Rochester a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Appalachian Trail Adventures (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Green Mountain National Golf Course (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Blueberry Lake Cross Country and Snowshoeing Center (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Pico Mountain at Killington Ski Resort (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Killington Golf Course (17.1 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Killington Resort (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Rochester

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rochester is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Texas Falls Recreation Area (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Green Mountain National Forest (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Branbury State Park (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Lake Dunmore (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Silver Lake State Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Pico Peak (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Rochester

The nearest airport is in Rutland, VT (RUT-Rutland Southern Vermont Regional), located 24.9 mi (40.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Lebanon, NH (LEB-Lebanon Municipal), which is 30.3 mi (48.8 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Rochester?

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

  • "Savage Hart Farm Is A Small Sheep Farm With Guest Accommodations" is a hit with guests. Around 25 miles from Rochester, it has 1 bedroom and plenty of amenities to help you feel at home, including books and heating.
  • "Vermont Hillside Cottage With Great View" also promises a memorable escape, offering 2 bedrooms, coffee and tea making facilities, children's toys and more. It's around 40 miles from Rochester.

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

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

For an unconventional vacation experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Rochester. A word of warning though — after you've stayed in a tiny house, the urge to move into one of thes cute-as-a-button digs will be tough to resist!

  • Leave the world behind and escape to "Custom - Built Tiny House In Forest Near Quechee". This property in Hartland packs plenty of comforts into its cozy space, such as a kitchen island and a blender.
  • "Cozy Tiny Home On Black River - Walk To Town" offers conveniences such as a kitchen island and a barbecue grill. Located in Wendtorf, you'll be able to live big in this small yet comfy property.

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

Pick your favorite log cabin from the many in or around Rochester and you'll soon be inside your wooden hideaway, drink in hand, lounging in front of a blazing fire. But adventure is right outside your door too. These cabins offer the perfect blend of fun and comfort:

  • "Log Cabin Retreat On 40 Acres": At this cabin, you'll be perfectly placed to experience some of the neat outdoor activities this area has to offer, including sledding and mountain biking.
  • "Cozy And Bright Log Cabin Just 8 Minutes From Okemo Mountain": Stay in and enjoy the relaxed vibe or have a go at some of the fun activities nearby, including skiing and snowmobiling. Chill or active, the choice is yours.

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

Get far away from the rat race at one of our weekend getaways in or near Rochester. Whether you'd like to hang out with friends or spend treasured time with the fam, we'll have something to suit your needs. Here are a few places we think you'll love:

  • "Quiet Vermont Winter Getaway" is around 20 miles south of Rochester and will be just the thing to refresh your spirit. You'll like the range of amenities here, including off-street parking options and nearby museums.
  • Alternatively, throw a spare set of clothes into a bag and enjoy a mini break at "Private And Affordable Country Living In Beautiful South Woodstock". This popular property is around 25 miles southeast of Rochester and offers games and a porch.

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

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish option, ideally suited for traveling sweethearts or solo adventurers. Spend your days getting to know the area and your nights resting up in your cozy hideaway. The following options in or near Rochester will tick all the boxes:

  • After a big day of outdoor exploration, enjoy total comfort and privacy at "Savage Hart Farm Is A Small Sheep Farm With Guest Accommodations". Winery tours and heating are just some of the amenities on offer here.
  • "It's Foliage Season" is another top choice, providing all you need for a dream Rochester retreat. Convenient amenities here include an oven and a theme park.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Rochester?

Whether you're looking for a cottage for you and a few friends or a villa that'll fit the family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Rochester. These retreats are an ideal base for a quick trip:

  • Within close reach of central Rochester, "Cancellation Special 60% Off - Fabulous Log Home" lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not chilling out in your comfortable digs, get out and discover the area's best sights.
  • "Private And Affordable Country Living In Beautiful South Woodstock" is also ideally located. Bunk down here and discover why guests rate this property as one of their favorites.

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

Nothing says "I love you" like planning a romantic weekend together. If you're longing to spend a couple of nights away with your significant other, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Rochester that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Slip away on Friday afternoon for a couple of passion-filled evenings at "Savage Hart Farm Is A Small Sheep Farm With Guest Accommodations". Located approximately 25 miles from Rochester, this place comes with lots of nice touches, like winery tours and air conditioning.
  • "It's Foliage Season" is another terrific option that's guaranteed to impress. It's about 20 miles from Rochester and has skiing facilities and beauty services.

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

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can offer, a pool is easily the most fun. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Rochester and spend your time splashing around. Just remember to take your inflatable pizza slice:

  • Make yourself comfortable at "Hidden House Vermont Private Apt. Mountain Retreat", where your top priority will be spending time in the pool. Amenities such as a barbecue grill and childrens activities help make this getaway a favorite with guests.
  • Spend lazy vacation days splashing about or finding some peaceful moments beside the water at "Heavenly Country House On Silver Lake W". This vacation rental is another top choice and comes with a TV, a fridge and more.

Curious what the weather is like in Rochester? It has a humid continental climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 55 ºF to 70 ºF. If you're seeking more inspiration on places 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 Rochester vacation rentals.

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

Whether you're getting away with the immediate family or you're taking your great uncle and cousins along, family vacations mean fun. These large rentals in and around Rochester have space for everyone — as well as everything you need to keep them happy:

  • Make your rendezvous an unforgettable one at "Quiet Vermont Winter Getaway". This escape has 4 bedrooms, has space for 12 guests and features a host of amenities, including nearby birdwatching activities and a separate dining area. You'll find it around 20 miles south of Rochester.
  • "Private And Affordable Country Living In Beautiful South Woodstock" is another vacation rental the whole team will love. Invite as many as 8 family and friends to this escape which comes with 4 bedrooms, a garden, coffee and tea making facilities and more. It's located 25 miles to the southeast of central Rochester.

When you're ready to get out and explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to stick on your to-do list. Buttermilk Falls is a terrific place to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Rochester?

Time spent with family is important, which is why we'll help you find a place where you can truly connect. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Rochester and make wonderful new memories with the people you love the most:

  • "Cabin - Killington Area Escape With Deck And Private Hot Tub" - Enjoy fun and laughs with your crew at this getaway, which is around 7 miles south of central Rochester. A toaster and a microwave oven are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Log Cabin Retreat On 40 Acres" - Round up the troops and spend a few days or longer at this appealing rental, which is around 25 miles to the southeast of Rochester. You'll have access to childrens activities, nearby birdwatching activities 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 Rochester vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.