Destination guide

Why people love visiting cozy Blue Mountains

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Blue Mountains. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the skiing, spas and snowtubing. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Blue Mountains

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Blue Mountains a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Georgian Hills Vineyards (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Bruce Trail Lookout (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Scenic Caves Nature Adventures (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Plunge Aquatic Center (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Blue Mountain Ski Resort (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains is well known for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, June, December or May, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average 7°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Blue Mountains

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Blue Mountains is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Collingwood Scenic Caves (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Craigleith Provincial Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Metcalfe Rock (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Cedar Run Horse Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Pretty River Valley Provincial Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Old Baldy Conservation Area (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)

Where to stay around Blue Mountains?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 613 vacation rentals near Blue Mountains. From 110 Chalets to 61 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Blue Mountains for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Blue Mountain Ski Resort: 720 vacation rentals
  • Blue Mountain Beach: 696 vacation rentals
  • Thornbury Harbour: 606 vacation rentals
  • Pretty River Valley Provincial Park: 706 vacation rentals
  • Georgian Hills Vineyards: 636 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Blue Mountains 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 Chalets in Blue Mountains?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 110 Chalets in Blue Mountains. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Blue Mountains include:

  • Cottages: 61 rentals available
  • Houses: 219 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 177 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Blue Mountains?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 283 vacation rentals with pool available in Blue Mountains. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.