Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Vernon

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Vernon. Well known for its casino gaming, university setting and horse racing, this relaxing city won't disappoint. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Vernon

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Vernon has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Whisper Wind Equestrian Center (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Airborne Adventures Ballooning (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Sylvan Beach Amusement Park (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Utica Zoo (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Valley View Golf Course (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Woods Valley Ski Area (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Vernon

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

  • Oxbow Falls Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Verona Beach State Park (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Great Swamp Conservancy (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Delta Lake State Park (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Chittenango Falls State Park (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Vernon

The nearest airport is in Rome, NY (RME-Griffiss Intl.), located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Syracuse, NY (SYR-Hancock Intl.), which is 30.3 mi (48.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Vernon?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 15 vacation rentals near Vernon. From 10 Houses to 3 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Vernon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Utica Rome Speedway: 105 vacation rentals
  • Vernon Downs Casino: 108 vacation rentals
  • Delta Lake State Park: 83 vacation rentals
  • Turning Stone Casino: 110 vacation rentals
  • Colgate University: 63 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 10 Houses in Vernon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Vernon include:

  • Villas: 3 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Vernon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 13 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Vernon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.