Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Sunapee

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Sunapee. Travelers like the skiing, lake and mountain views in this relaxing and welcoming city. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Sunapee

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Sunapee a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • John Hay National Wildlife Refuge (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Newport Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Mount Sunapee (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Lake Sunapee Golf Club (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Arrowhead Recreation Area (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Rollins State Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sunapee

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sunapee is a great place to get 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:

  • Lake Sunapee (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • John Hay National Wildlife Refuge (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Mount Kearsarge (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Rollins State Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Path of Life Garden (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Mt Ascutney State Park (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Sunapee

The nearest airport is in Lebanon, NH (LEB-Lebanon Municipal), located 19.5 mi (31.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Springfield, VT (VSF-Hartness State), which is 22 mi (35.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Sunapee?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 139 vacation rentals near Sunapee. From 84 Houses to 32 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sunapee for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Mount Sunapee: 121 vacation rentals
  • Dartmouth College: 255 vacation rentals
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center: 254 vacation rentals
  • Ragged Mountain Ski Resort: 339 vacation rentals
  • White River Junction Station: 259 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 84 Houses in Sunapee. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sunapee include:

  • Cabins: 32 rentals available
  • Cottages: 32 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 32 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sunapee?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 18 vacation rentals with pool available in Sunapee. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.