Find the best place to stay — Manchester Center

Where to stay around Manchester Center?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 412 vacation rentals near Manchester Center. From 205 houses to 80 condos, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Manchester Center for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent houses in Manchester Center?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 205 houses in Manchester Center. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Manchester Center include:

  • Condos: 80 rentals available
  • Townhomes: 25 rentals available
  • Chalets: 16 rentals available

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

Can I rent skiing rentals in Manchester Center?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 310 skiing rentals in Manchester Center. You have also many other possibilities in Manchester Center area, including:

  • Golf rentals: 300 rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 232 rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 33 rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Manchester Center?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 88 vacation rentals with pool available in Manchester Center. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Mountain views in Manchester Center

    Vacationers flock to see the stunning vistas of Manchester Center, where rivers flow and mountain peaks rise in the forests of southern Vermont. The charming town is small, but offers all sorts of amenities, from family-friendly attractions and golf courses to a full range of shopping opportunities, both in local boutiques and large centers, with retail stores, outlets and eateries. With skiing and sledding in winter and canoeing and hiking in summer, outdoor adventures are in full supply here, too, as are Manchester Center vacation rentals, which come in the form of cozy cottages with fireplaces and large estates with spectacular views.

    Open-air activities in Manchester Center

    Manchester Center brims with open-air activities, from scenic walking paths on the Batten Kill River and hiking trails on nearby Equinox Mountain to a full range of snow sports. The town is a gateway to a couple of ski resorts, which open their slopes in winter for snowshoe hiking, sleigh rides and Alpine and Nordic skiing, with lessons available for young and old. In summer, the resorts offer all sorts of family-friendly adventures, with waterslides, climbing walls, mini golf, zip lines and more. Chairlifts also run throughout the year, so you can take sightseeing rides to view the landscape in summer greens, winter whites and fall oranges and reds.

    Culture and history in Manchester Center

    Though you may be tempted to spend all day enjoying the great outdoors, make time for the many cultural and historic sites and experiences around Manchester Center, too. From art galleries and museums to theater performances and concerts, there are attractions for all here. Pop into the American Museum of Fly Fishing to learn about a sport that is popular along the waterways here. You'll also want to visit the nearby Hildene property, a Georgian revival mansion where generations of Abraham Lincoln's descendants lived. Hike along the estate grounds to check out peony gardens and a working farm, or picnic alongside gorgeous meadows.

    Year-round fun in Manchester Center

    Manchester Center is ideal for year-round vacations, with the changing weather bringing new experiences as the snow falls and melts. Summer afternoons warm into the 70s and are perfect for hiking along forested trails and up mountains, or kayaking the many rivers and lakes under the beaming sun. In fall, the changing leaves bring foliage chasers for scenic drives alongside the Appalachian Trail that runs near here. Chilly winters call for cozy evenings by the fireplace of your Manchester Center vacation rental. Brace yourself for frosty fun as the snows descend on the mountains and local ski resorts open for sledding and sleigh rides.

    Enjoy the great outdoors in Manchester Center

    Surrounded by national forests, mountain peaks and the famous Appalachian Trail, Manchester Center brims with natural beauty and plentiful spots for outdoor adventures. The popular Lye Brook Falls Trail departs from here, a nearly 5-mile round-trip trek through the wilderness to one of the tallest waterfalls in the state. You'll also find family-friendly parks near your Manchester Center vacation rental, including Emerald Lake State Park north of town and Lake Shaftsbury State Park to the south. Both offer sandy swimming beaches, canoe and kayak access, play areas for kids and places to fish, hike or spread out for a picnic.