Destination guide

Travel to cozy Waterville Valley

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Waterville Valley. This scenic city is known for its kayaking, hiking and biking. Waterville Valley Resort and Loon Mountain Ski Resort are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Waterville Valley

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Waterville Valley a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waterville Valley Resort (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Loon Mountain Ski Resort (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Cranmore Mountain Resort (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Cannon Mountain Ski Area (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Waterville Valley Golf Course (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Waterville Valley Ice Arena (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Waterville Valley

Travelers enjoy Waterville Valley for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in February, March, December or April, when snowfall averages 23.24 inches and temperatures average 13°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Waterville 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 Waterville Valley. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Franconia Notch State Park (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Mount Chocorua (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Chocorua Lake (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Squam Lake (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Blair State Forest (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • White Lake State Park (14.3 mi / 22.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Waterville Valley

The nearest airport is in Fryeburg, ME (FRY-Eastern Slopes Regional), located 25.2 mi (40.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Laconia, NH (LCI-Laconia Municipal), which is 26.3 mi (42.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Waterville Valley?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 726 vacation rentals near Waterville Valley. From 189 Houses to 264 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 Waterville Valley for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Waterville Valley?

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 Waterville Valley:

  • Waterville Valley Resort: 152 vacation rentals
  • North Conway Village: 367 vacation rentals
  • Meredith: 1,139 vacation rentals
  • Glen: 474 vacation rentals
  • Bretton Woods: 232 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 Waterville Valley?

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

  • Waterville Valley Golf Course: 1,318 vacation rentals
  • Sabbaday Falls: 1,825 vacation rentals
  • Waterville Valley Ice Arena: 1,291 vacation rentals
  • Mount Tripyramid: 1,756 vacation rentals
  • Greeley Pond: 1,307 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Waterville Valley 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 Waterville Valley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 189 Houses in Waterville Valley. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Waterville Valley include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 264 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 190 rentals available
  • Cabins: 36 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Waterville Valley?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 527 vacation rentals with pool available in Waterville Valley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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