Destination guide

Head to the artsy city of Waitsfield

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Waitsfield. This scenic city is known for its skiing, hiking and biking. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Waitsfield

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Waitsfield for its skiing and horseback riding. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Waitsfield a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mad River Glen Cooperative (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Ole's Cross Country Center (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Sugarbush Ski Resort (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Blueberry Lake Cross Country and Snowshoeing Center (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Ben and Jerry's Factory (12 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Grand View Winery Tasting Room (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Waitsfield

Travelers enjoy Waitsfield for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in March, February, December or January, when snowfall averages 26.14 inches and temperatures average 9°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Waitsfield

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

  • Camel's Hump State Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Granville Gulf Reservation (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Hubbard Park (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Little River State Park (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Robert Frost Wayside Trail (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Cushman State Forest (20.2 mi / 32.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Waitsfield

The nearest airport is in Montpelier, VT (MPV-Edward F. Knapp State), located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Burlington, VT (BTV-Burlington Intl.), which is 25.3 mi (40.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Waitsfield?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 279 vacation rentals near Waitsfield. From 113 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 Waitsfield for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Waitsfield:

  • Stowe Mountain Resort: 124 vacation rentals
  • Morrisville: 64 vacation rentals
  • Stowe Hollow: 94 vacation rentals
  • South Royalton: 184 vacation rentals
  • Lower Village: 15 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 Waitsfield?

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

  • Skinner Barn: 429 vacation rentals
  • Artisans' Gallery: 426 vacation rentals
  • Elaine Beckwith Gallery: 460 vacation rentals
  • Green Mountain Cultural Center: 397 vacation rentals
  • Main Street Studio: 473 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 113 Houses in Waitsfield. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Waitsfield include:

  • Cabins: 7 rentals available
  • Cottages: 7 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Waitsfield?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 99 vacation rentals with pool available in Waitsfield. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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