Destination guide

The captivating area of Keene awaits your stay

Take a vacation to Keene and enjoy the area's festivals, entertainment and theater scene. This city's university setting, restaurants and shopping draw many visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Keene

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Keene a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brentwood Golf Course (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Granite Gorge (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Chesterfield Gorge Natural Area (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Friendly Farm (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Monadnock State Park (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Rhododendron State Park (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Keene

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Keene is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Granite Gorge (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Chesterfield Gorge Natural Area (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Spofford Lake (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Monadnock State Park (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Rhododendron State Park (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Madame Sherri Forest (13 mi / 20.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Keene

Fly into Springfield, VT (VSF-Hartness State), the closest airport, located 30.9 mi (49.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Manchester, NH (MHT-Manchester-Boston Regional), which is 42.5 mi (68.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Keene?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 380 vacation rentals near Keene. From 222 Houses to 76 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Keene for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Central Square: 103 vacation rentals
  • Brentwood Golf Course: 110 vacation rentals
  • Horatio Colony Museum: 102 vacation rentals
  • Historical Society of Cheshire County: 102 vacation rentals
  • Cheshire Children's Museum: 101 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 222 Houses in Keene. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Keene include:

  • Cabins: 76 rentals available
  • Cottages: 76 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 76 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Keene?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 35 vacation rentals with pool available in Keene. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.