Destination guide

Oozing mountain charm

The tiny mountain town of Woodstock oozes charm, with colorful wood-clad houses in its pretty center. Travelers come to Woodstock for a slice of mountain Americana and to enjoy the endless possibilities for hiking and biking in the White Mountain National Forest that surrounds it. You can easily secure a night's stay in a Woodstock vacation rentals or spend a night under stars and canvas in one of the campsites nearby. During the snowy winter months, the town is used as a base for skiers, snowboarders and cross-country skiers.

Things to do

No better place for kids

With so many child-friendly attractions close to Woodstock vacation rentals, kids will never be bored. Clark's Trading Post have been thrilling kids (or kids at heart) with their water blaster boats, Chinese Acrobatic Troupe and steam train for almost a century. Further north, in Jefferson, you can experience the magic of Christmas all year round at the festive-themed waterpark, with mini coasters and log flumes in Santa's Village. You can create more family memories at Story Land which has a host of rides and shows. In winter, you can explore the lit-up slides and tunnels at the annual Ice Castles.


See it from above and below

There's no better way to take in the mighty White Mountain National Forest than seeing it from the air on one of the scenic helicopter pleasure flights. Back on the ground, you can hike along the beautiful little wooden boardwalks which hug and crisscross the rocky babbling streams and waterfalls. Perhaps even more scenic is the seriously photogenic Rocky Gorge, a series of cascades eroded by the Swift River over thousands of years. If you're bringing kids, they'll love the exciting zip lines and suspension bridges that cross the forested park.


The trails are yours

Unless you're spending a night under the stars, you may want to book up a Woodstock vacation rental during the spring or fall. The summers are hot and crowded, but if you visit during the shoulder months, before or after the school break, the weather is more comfortable and the prices considerably lower. Fall is particularly scenic when the White Mountain National Forest bursts into a kaleidoscope of orange and red hues. It's still possible to secure somewhere to stay between December and February when the landscape is heavily dusted with powdery snow and the skiers hit the slopes.

Natural features

Busy beavers and nesting peregrines

The town is particularly suited to those looking to spot wildlife. Just moments away from your Woodstock vacation rental, you can be in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest which teems with hundreds of species of wildlife. As you hike through the park, it's not uncommon to spot busy beavers building their dams across the streams or shy deer darting through the trees. There are bird species here aplenty, but the highlight is undoubtedly the peregrines which were released back into the wild and now nest in the mountain cliffs.

How to get there

How to get to and around Woodstock

The nearest airport is in Laconia, NH (LCI-Laconia Municipal), located 29.4 mi (47.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Whitefield, NH (HIE-Mount Washington Regional), which is 29.5 mi (47.5 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Woodstock?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 722 vacation rentals near Woodstock. From 220 Houses to 42 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Woodstock for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Woodstock:

  • North Woodstock: 315 vacation rentals
  • Meredith: 1,139 vacation rentals
  • Bretton Woods: 232 vacation rentals
  • Loon Mountain Ski Resort: 567 vacation rentals
  • Plymouth: 1,046 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 Woodstock?

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

  • Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves: 790 vacation rentals
  • Kancamagus Collectibles: 798 vacation rentals
  • Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves: 870 vacation rentals
  • Franconia Notch State Park: 932 vacation rentals
  • Omni Mt Washington Resort: 1,034 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 220 Houses in Woodstock. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Woodstock include:

  • Cabins: 42 rentals available
  • Cottages: 42 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 241 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Woodstock?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 490 vacation rentals with pool available in Woodstock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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