Destination guide

Why people love visiting beautiful Montpelier

The area's architecture and opera are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Montpelier. Well known for its restaurants, biking and local tours, this scenic city won't disappoint. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Montpelier

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Montpelier a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rock of Ages (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Ben and Jerry's Factory (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Grand View Winery Tasting Room (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Swimming Hole (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Ole's Cross Country Center (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Stowe Golf Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Montpelier

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Montpelier is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hubbard Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Little River State Park (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Camel's Hump State Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Wiessner Woods (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Sterling Falls Gorge Trailhead (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Granville Gulf Reservation (20.7 mi / 33.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Montpelier

Fly into Montpelier, VT (MPV-Edward F. Knapp State), the closest airport, located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Stowe, VT (MVL-Morrisville-Stowe State), which is 19.3 mi (31 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Montpelier Station.

Where to stay around Montpelier?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,177 vacation rentals near Montpelier. From 561 Houses to 84 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Montpelier for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Montpelier:

  • Smugglers' Notch Resort: 58 vacation rentals
  • Stowe Mountain Resort: 123 vacation rentals
  • Morrisville: 65 vacation rentals
  • Stowe Hollow: 93 vacation rentals
  • Lower Village: 17 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 Montpelier?

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

  • Sugarbush Ski Resort: 227 vacation rentals
  • Norwich University: 369 vacation rentals
  • Vermont Ski Museum: 806 vacation rentals
  • Bolton Valley Ski Area: 924 vacation rentals
  • Ben and Jerry's Factory: 1,029 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 561 Houses in Montpelier. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Montpelier include:

  • Cabins: 84 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 344 rentals available
  • Cottages: 84 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 Montpelier?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 473 vacation rentals with pool available in Montpelier. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.