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Book a vacation rental for your Rochester getaway

The parks and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Rochester. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Rochester

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Rochester a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Killington Resort (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • White River Golf Club (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Middlebury College Snow Bowl Ski Area (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Rikert Nordic Center (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Green Mountain National Golf Course (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Neshobe Golf Club (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Rochester

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Rochester is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cushman State Forest (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Texas Falls Recreation Area (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Green Mountain National Forest (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Granville Gulf Reservation (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Robert Frost Wayside Trail (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Lefferts Pond (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Rochester

The nearest airport is in Rutland, VT (RUT-Rutland Southern Vermont Regional), located 25.1 mi (40.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Montpelier, VT (MPV-Edward F. Knapp State), which is 25.5 mi (41.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Rochester?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 148 vacation rentals near Rochester. From 87 Houses to 10 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 Rochester for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Rochester:

  • Killington Ski Area: 353 vacation rentals
  • Quechee: 93 vacation rentals
  • Waitsfield: 281 vacation rentals
  • Bomoseen: 59 vacation rentals
  • Pico Mountain at Killington Ski Resort: 559 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 Rochester?

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

  • White River Golf Club: 743 vacation rentals
  • Killington Resort: 571 vacation rentals
  • Silver Lake State Park: 887 vacation rentals
  • Norwich University: 374 vacation rentals
  • Middlebury College: 398 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 87 Houses in Rochester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rochester include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 rentals available
  • Cabins: 23 rentals available
  • Cottages: 23 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 Rochester?

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

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