Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Gardner

The wildlife and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Gardner. This romantic city is known for its skiing, university setting and restaurants. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Gardner

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Gardner a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Cathedral of the Pines (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Rhododendron State Park (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Shattuck Golf Course (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Monadnock State Park (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gardner

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Gardner is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rhododendron State Park (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Monadnock State Park (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Miller State Park (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Gardner

Fly into Worcester, MA (ORH-Worcester Regional), the closest airport, located 22.9 mi (36.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Nashua, NH (ASH-Nashua Municipal), which is 27.8 mi (44.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Gardner?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 13 vacation rentals near Gardner. From 5 Houses to 7 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gardner for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Mount Wachusett Community College: 35 vacation rentals
  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area: 44 vacation rentals
  • Elm Park: 75 vacation rentals
  • Monadnock State Park: 84 vacation rentals
  • Cathedral of the Pines: 62 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gardner 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 Gardner?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 5 Houses in Gardner. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gardner include:

  • Cabins: 7 rentals available
  • Cottages: 7 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 7 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gardner?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Gardner. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.