Destination guide

Head to the remote city of Merrimac

The lake and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Merrimac. Travelers to this romantic city praise the skiing, golfing and hiking. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Merrimac

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Merrimac a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Devil's Head Ski Resort (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Ochsner Zoo (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Wollersheim Winery (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Cascade Mountain Ski Area (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Knuckleheads Bowling and Family Entertainment Center (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Merrimac

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Merrimac is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Parfrey's Glen State Natural Area (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Devils Lake (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Devil's Lake State Park (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Dr. Evermor's Forevertron (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Pewit's Nest Gorge (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Merrimac

The nearest airport is in Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional), located 23.4 mi (37.6 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Merrimac?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 494 vacation rentals near Merrimac. From 58 Cabins to 130 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Merrimac for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Parfrey's Glen State Natural Area: 479 vacation rentals
  • Merrimac Ferry Dock: 352 vacation rentals
  • Balanced Rock Trail: 510 vacation rentals
  • Devil's Lake State Park: 520 vacation rentals
  • Christmas Mountain: 507 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Merrimac 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 Cabins in Merrimac?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 58 Cabins in Merrimac. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Merrimac include:

  • Houses: 130 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 201 rentals available
  • Cottages: 58 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 Merrimac?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 337 vacation rentals with pool available in Merrimac. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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