Discover a selection of 346 vacation rentals in Mad River Valley 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 WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $84 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Mad River Valley. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Mad River Valley

Learn about the unique charm of Mad River Valley with a stay in a private vacation home. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this relaxing city. 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 Mad River Valley

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Mad River Valley a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stowe Mountain Resort (28.8 mi / 46.3 km)
  • Sugarbush Ski Resort (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Mad River Glen Cooperative (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Middlebury College Snow Bowl Ski Area (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Ben and Jerry's Factory (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Rock of Ages (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mad River Valley

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Mad River Valley. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Texas Falls Recreation Area (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Camel's Hump State Park (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Green Mountain National Forest (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Lake Dunmore (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Waterbury Center State Park (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Mt. Philo State Park (20.5 mi / 32.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Mad River Valley

The nearest airport is in Burlington Intl. Airport (BTV), located 28.1 mi (45.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Montpelier, VT (MPV-Edward F. Knapp State), which is 16.4 mi (26.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Waterbury Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Mad River Valley?

Whatever you're looking for in a getaway, you'll find a rental in or around Mad River Valley that's a match made in heaven. These are some of our top picks:

  • Make use of handy amenities like heating and a balcony at "Beautiful Lodge With Furnished Deck And Views". Situated around 2 miles from Mad River Valley, this unique property has 5 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • Alternatively, make your home away from home at "Sugarbush Classic Ski In Out 1963 Chalet Completely Remodeled 2021". Around 2 miles from the heart of Mad River Valley, it has 4 bedrooms and comes with a dishwasher and spa and beauty services.

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

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Mad River Valley?

Your Monday to Friday will be a lot easier to bear if you've got something fabulous set up for the weekend. Give yourself something fun to look forward to by reserving one of these top weekend getaways in or near Mad River Valley:

  • Located around 1 mile to the north of Mad River Valley, "Luxurious Vermont Home Minutes From Sugarbush Resort" has all you need and more for a quick weekend break, including a washing machine and off-street parking options. When you're ready to venture out, there are lots of outdoor attractions to discover like Snowflake Ski Lift and Sterling Gorge Falls.
  • "Village House With Covered Bridge View" is also perfect for a whirlwind vacation. Located approximately 1 mile to the southeast of Mad River Valley, this vacation rental offers amenities like an oven and internet services. Oakledge Cove and Silver Lake State Park should be on your itinerary if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Mad River Valley?

Absolutely. If you want a simple but stylish stay, you can't go past a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often located in the heart of town. We suggest the following options in or near Mad River Valley:

  • One of our top picks is "Fabulous Light - Filled Treetop Condo Near Sugarbush". Lock in a few nights or more at this popular apartment and you'll have access to high-speed internet services and a resort.
  • Another great choice is "Lovely Cabin Nestled In The Woods One Minute From Sugarbush Resort". Don't be fooled by its compact size — this comfy apartment is loaded with handy amenities like an oven, WiFi and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Mad River Valley?

Just because you only have two or three days off work doesn't mean you need to spend it in a lifeless hotel. Take a quick vacation but still have the home comforts you love at one of these short-term rentals in or around Mad River Valley:

  • Nice and close to the center of Mad River Valley, "Ski Mountain Escape Ski On/ski Off" is a terrific base for a quick getaway. While you're around, take a look at leading sights like Sugarbush Resort Golf Club and Ole's Cross Country Center.
  • "Charming Cape On The Mad River In Warren Village And Minutes From Sugarbush" is another tempting option. Remember to add Blueberry Lake Cross Country and Snowshoeing Center and Slide Brook Express Quad Ski Lift to your list when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Mad River Valley?

Forget about flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to escape for the weekend, just you and your beloved. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Mad River Valley that would make Cupid envious. Here are some we think you'll fall in love with:

  • Located around 2 miles from Mad River Valley, "Beautiful Lodge With Furnished Deck And Views" is an ideal place for starry-eyed lovebirds. A fireplace and a balcony are some of the amenities here.
  • Another place where you can spend a few dreamy days together is "Sugarbush Classic Ski In Out 1963 Chalet Completely Remodeled 2021". Located 2 miles from Mad River Valley, winery tours and skiing facilities add to the atmosphere here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Mad River Valley?

Take a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Mad River Valley where you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list:

  • A great range of amenities including a fireplace and a garden make "Beautiful Family Home" a standout. This generous property has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. From the center of Mad River Valley, it's around 1 mile away to the northwest.
  • Invite up to 12 of your favorite people to "Newly Renovated 5 Bedroom Home Close To Sugarbush" and fill its spaces with love and laughter. This top option has 5 bedrooms and is around 2 miles to the northwest of central Mad River Valley. It's crammed with features to keep your large group comfortable, such as a fireplace and a kitchen.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Mad River Valley?

A pool is often a must-have amenity for any unforgettable vacation. Enjoy splashing about or simply kicking back by the water at one of these rejuvenating retreats in or near Mad River Valley:

  • Throw your swimsuit in your suitcase and enjoy a fun stay with your guests at "Village House With Covered Bridge View". Other amenities here include a smart TV and a dining table.
  • Alternatively, stay at "Truly Ski In/out House - Only Available 2" and spend your trip poolside. A dishwasher and a DVD player are other things your crew will like about this rental.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Mad River Valley?

Great family getaways are about taking time out together and sharing new experiences. If you're after a home away from home that'll fit your nearest and dearest, take a look at some of our large family vacation rentals in and around Mad River Valley:

  • Around 2 miles northeast of Mad River Valley, "Beautiful Lodge With Furnished Deck And Views" can sleep up to 10 guests over 5 bedrooms. As well as plenty of space to sprawl out, amenities here include cable/satellite TV services and a fridge.
  • "Sugarbush Trailside Classic 1963 Ski In Out Chalet Completely Remodeled 2021" is another good option with 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 guests. Offering a host of creature comforts like a smart TV and a dining table, you'll find this great escape 2 miles to the northwest of Mad River Valley.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Mad River Valley?

Escape the daily grind and treat your loved ones to a different type of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Mad River Valley and get the camping experience — minus the tents and with all the creature comforts!

  • "Beautiful Lodge With Furnished Deck And Views" - Approximately 2 miles northeast of the center of Mad River Valley, this family-friendly getaway comes with a separate dining area and a TV.
  • "Lovely Cabin Nestled In The Woods One Minute From Sugarbush Resort" - Another terrific choice, this cabin comes with a microwave oven, a fridge and more. You'll find it around 2 miles to the north of Mad River Valley.

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

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Mad River Valley?

Nothing says "VIP getaway" like having a pool right inside your house. Pack your swimwear and take a dip in the comfort and privacy of one of these spacious vacation homes in or near Mad River Valley:

  • With 4 bedrooms that can fit up to 10 people, "Beautiful Fayston/waitsfield Home Close To Sugarbush Slopes" is the ideal place to enjoy some downtime with the people that matter most. Take advantage of this retreat's many amenities, such as a fireplace and a garden.
  • Alternatively, treat your gang to a stay at "Beautiful, Fully Renovated Condo W Soaring Mtn Views", which has 4 bedrooms and caters for up to 9 guests. Along with that swanky pool waiting for you inside, a swimming pool and a fireplace will help keep everybody comfortable and content.

Want to see our full range of options? Find the perfect pad among these the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to find the Mad River Valley vacation rental that's perfect for you.