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Randolph _ little town in the big woods

Tucked away amid the mountains of northern New Hampshire, Randolph is a quiet town known for its rich colonial heritage, rolling farmland, and breathtaking mountain scenery. With a population of just over 300, Randolph is just the place to get away from it all _ you'll find numerous rivers and lakes, as well as hiking trails, campsites, and fishing spots. If you're visiting in the wintertime, you can enjoy cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and sledding. A Randolph vacation rental also means the peaks, forests, and rivers of the White Mountain National Forest will be just outside your door.

Things to do

Go tell it on the mountains in Randolph

For a unique perspective on Randolph, pack a lunch and head to the White Mountain National Forest. Here, you'll find over 750,000 acres of wooded mountainsides that serve as the habitat for countless species of wildlife, including lynx, otters, moose, and black bears. The park is home to many of the highest peaks in the state, as well as more than 100 miles of the famed Appalachian Trail. During the summer, fall, and winter you can explore the rides and entertainment at Santa's Village, a Christmas-themed amusement park a short drive away.

Activities

Over the river and through the woods in Randolph

Randolph is a breath of fresh air _ and we mean that literally. The area's many state and regional forests offer countless hiking trails and camping opportunities, while the rivers, streams, and lakes provide fishing and kayaking throughout the spring, summer, and fall. In the mood for a little less elevation? The Presidential Rail Trail offers more than 18 miles of pedestrian and cycling trails along a disused railway line. Birdwatching is a popular pastime, and you can spot bald eagles, wild turkeys, and peregrine falcons depending on the season.

Weather

Seasons running hot and cold in Randolph

Like most of New Hampshire, Randolph has a humid continental climate, which means mild summers and cold, snowy winters, with plenty of rain throughout the year. Summers are warm, with highs in the low 70s from June through August. The temperate weather makes summer Randolph's busiest time of year, and you'll find that Randolph vacation rentals are usually at their highest during this season. Spring and fall are crisp, with average highs around 50_F in April and October. The snowy winters are decidedly chilly, with highs that stay below freezing, and lows that regularly dip into the single digits and below.

Natural features

Randolph _ you're either forest or against us

Largely composed of rolling farmland along the Moose River, Randolph lies in a narrow valley in northern New Hampshire, surrounded by the low peaks of the White Mountains. The area is densely wooded, and you'll find plenty of hiking trails and campsites in the summer months, while winter visitors can enjoy the cross-country and downhill skiing on many of the mountain slopes. Your Randolph vacation rental will give you easy access to the White Mountain National Forest, a vast wildlife preserve. Here, you can spot beavers, moose, and bears, as well as bird species, including bald eagles and peregrine falcons.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Randolph

The nearest airport is in Whitefield, NH (HIE-Mount Washington Regional), located 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Fryeburg, ME (FRY-Eastern Slopes Regional), which is 32.1 mi (51.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Randolph?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 141 vacation rentals near Randolph. From 30 Houses to 55 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Randolph for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Randolph?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Randolph:

  • North Conway Village: 370 vacation rentals
  • Glen: 484 vacation rentals
  • Bretton Woods: 241 vacation rentals
  • Gorham: 1,786 vacation rentals
  • Center Conway: 105 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Randolph?

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

  • Santa's Village: 240 vacation rentals
  • Omni Mount Washington Resort: 1,074 vacation rentals
  • Story Land: 1,212 vacation rentals
  • Nestlenook Farm: 1,180 vacation rentals
  • Crawford Notch State Park: 1,557 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Randolph listed on HomeAway 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 Randolph?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 30 Houses in Randolph. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Randolph include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 55 rentals available
  • Cabins: 12 rentals available
  • Cottages: 12 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Randolph?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in Randolph. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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