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Experience the outdoors at Silverthorne vacation home rentals

Located in Summit County, Colorado, Silverthorne is a vibrant winter-sports destination with an array of beautiful outdoor spaces for adventurers. Whether you’re travelling with friends, family or on your own, vacation home rentals in Silverthorne put you within reach of the best the area has to offer.

Things to do

Sightseeing near Silverthorne vacation rentals

Silverthorne boasts numerous memorable attractions to enjoy on your trip. Vacation rentals are available near places like Ice Castles, a picturesque structure made of hundreds of thousands of icicles, and North Pond Park, a park with a pond for stand-up paddleboarding and fishing in warm weather and ice skating in winter. You’ll also like Rainbow Park, a grassy park on the Blue River with a skateboard park, sports courts, and a playground.

Activities

Activities near Silverthorne vacation homes

Silverthorne is a prime spot for winter sports enthusiasts and adventurers. Surrounded by ski areas and towering peaks with reliable snow, Silverthorne is a great place for skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, snow tubing and other snow sports. Whatever your inclination, you’ll have no shortage of fun activities in the great outdoors near your vacation rental.

Day trips

Day trips near Silverthorne vacation homes

Silverthorne is an ideal starting point for seeing the sights of Frisco. Vacation homes are available near places like Frisco Adventure Park, a year-round outdoor recreation area with biking, disc golf, tubing, and skiing, and the Frisco Nordic Center, a winter sports area for skiing and cross-country skiing. You could also visit the Frisco Historic Park and Museum, a museum with local history artifacts and exhibits, and Lily Pad Lake, a tranquil lake with opportunities for hiking, biking, boating, and fishing.

Weather

Silverthorne—spectacular in any season

As you’d expect from a town with a multitude of ski resorts close by, the winters in Silverthorne are cold, with average January lows of 5 F and an annual average snowfall of 131 inches. Pack plenty of warm clothes and you’ll be set to enjoy not only skiing but snowmobiling, ice fishing, and many other winter activities. Summers are mild and pleasant, with temperatures averaging around 70-75 F. Spring can be chilly, so try fall if you wish to avoid the busiest times of year and reward yourself with breathtaking views of the fall foliage.

Natural features

Revel in the views of the Rockies in Silverthorne

Silverthorne is positioned between the Continental Divide and the Gore Range, which is part of the magnificent Rocky Mountains. Turn in any direction and you’ll glimpse wonderful views across the mountainous landscape, with snow-capped peaks, forests of aspen, valleys, and rivers all vying for your attention. The nearby Blue River meanders through the valley and provides plenty to do, from fishing to rafting. Dillon Reservoir is right next to the town and is ideal for a leisurely stroll or for wildlife viewing so make sure to look out for the bald eagles!

How to get there

Traveling to and around Silverthorne

Fly into Vail, CO (EGE-Eagle County Regional), the closest airport, located 44.5 mi (71.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), which is 54.6 mi (87.9 km) away.

Family friendly

Family fun near Silverthorne vacation homes

Silverthorne has an array of kid-friendly attractions for a family trip. Vacation homes are available near places like Rainbow Park, a grassy park on the Blue River with a skate park, sports courts, and a playground, and Tenmile Creek, a stream that rises up Copper Mountain that’s a prime spot for fishing. Kids will also like Marina Park, a waterfront park with grills, picnic areas, a boating dock, and walking trails.

Can I find a vacation rental around Silverthorne?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 8,160 vacation rentals near Silverthorne. From 1,479 Houses to 38 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Silverthorne for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Silverthorne:

  • Eagles Nest: 29 vacation rentals
  • Three Peaks: 67 vacation rentals
  • Ptarmigan Mountain: 178 vacation rentals
  • South Forty: 46 vacation rentals
  • Angler Mountain Ranch: 56 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 Silverthorne?

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

  • Outlets at Silverthorne: 8,894 vacation rentals
  • Lily Pad Lake Trailhead: 8,937 vacation rentals
  • Rainbow Park: 8,898 vacation rentals
  • The Colorado Angler: 8,864 vacation rentals
  • The Raven At Three Peaks: 8,875 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,479 Houses in Silverthorne. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Silverthorne include:

  • Cabins: 38 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 5,220 rentals available
  • Chalets: 63 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Silverthorne?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4,412 vacation rentals with pool available in Silverthorne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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