Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Fairfax

The countryside and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Fairfax. This romantic and relaxing city entices travelers with its shopping and hiking. Church Street Marketplace and Waterfront Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Fairfax

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Fairfax a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Burton Island State Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Cantilever Rock (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Links at Lang Farm Course (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Smugglers' Notch Ski Area (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Lake Champlain (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Alpine Slide (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Fairfax

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Fairfax is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waterfront Park (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • St. Albans Bay Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Burton Island State Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Mills Riverside Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Underhill State Park (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Mount Mansfield Peak (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Fairfax

The nearest airport is in Burlington, VT (BTV-Burlington Intl.), located 17.5 mi (28.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Stowe, VT (MVL-Morrisville-Stowe State), which is 22 mi (35.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Fairfax?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 158 vacation rentals near Fairfax. From 54 Houses to 47 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Fairfax for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Fairfax:

  • Smugglers' Notch Resort: 58 vacation rentals
  • Stowe Mountain Resort: 124 vacation rentals
  • Malletts Bay: 47 vacation rentals
  • Old North End: 41 vacation rentals
  • Morrisville: 65 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 Fairfax?

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

  • Lake Champlain Ferry: 313 vacation rentals
  • Grand Isle State Park: 339 vacation rentals
  • Shelburne Farms: 285 vacation rentals
  • University of Vermont: 309 vacation rentals
  • Church Street Marketplace: 306 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 54 Houses in Fairfax. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fairfax include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 47 rentals available
  • Cabins: 22 rentals available
  • Cottages: 22 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 Fairfax?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 46 vacation rentals with pool available in Fairfax. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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