Destination guide

A scenic and serene vacation in Dillon

Take the family away to a cozy Colorado community in Summit County. A small town nestled among the West’s stunning mountains, Dillon embraces the natural environment. Dillon Lake attracts travelers to its clear, crisp waters. Families staying in Dillon vacation rentals during the summer can look forward to hiking and biking their way through the pristine town parks and taking to the water for everything from sailing to kayaking. Winter in Dillon means cross-country skiing and ice fishing. Any time of the year, visitors can enjoy the local brewery scene.

Things to do

History and harbors in Dillon

To learn more about this charming community, be sure to check out the informative Dillon Schoolhouse Museum and other Summit Historical Society sites. As for experiencing the community, the place to be is the Dillon Reservoir, better known as Lake Dillon. A major Dillon Lake attraction is the picturesque Dillon Marina. Sign the kids up for sailing lessons or grab a bite on the highest deep-water marina. If you’re in town on a Friday during the summer, stop by the Dillon Farmer’s Market, where local farmers and artisans come to sell their wares. Also check to see who’s playing at the Dillon Amphitheatre.

Activities

Nature and brews in Dillon

A small Colorado town, Dillon is a great spot to get outdoors with the family. Winter snow allows for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing through the town’s well-kept parks. Those with a hankering for adventure can hit the frozen lake for some ice fishing. If you’re staying in Dillon vacation rentals after the snow melts, don’t worry—the winding winter trails turn into great hiking paths when the season changes. Perhaps the most unique Dillon activities involve the town’s great restaurant and microbrewery scene, and you might want to stop by a brewery to take home some local flavor.

Weather

Dillon’s winter wonderland

While enjoying the warmth of the beach at Lake Dillon is a great way to spend a summer day, Dillon is also quite the winter destination. Enjoy the snow with a sleigh ride through the lit up streets during the holidays. Be sure to bundle up—temperatures average in the 20s during the winter. With regards to the Dillon weather forecast, the best times to book Dillon vacation rentals are in the winter and summer. The marina and mild, warm temperatures make Dillon a great summer destination for those looking to get back to nature or escape the hotter southern heat.

Natural features

Experience the outdoors in Dillon

For a taste of Colorado nature, head to the Dillon Nature Preserve. Whether on foot, snowshoe, or bike, a trip through the preserve showcases the best of Dillon wildlife and landscape. Hang out on the lakeshore with a picnic and gaze at the stunning backdrop of the Colorado mountains. For any outdoorsmen, the lake has plenty of fish for game. In the warmer months, you can enjoy the lush forest and clusters of wildflowers. Keep a lookout for bluebirds, too.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Dillon

Fly into Vail, CO (EGE-Eagle County Regional), the closest airport, located 46 mi (74.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), which is 53.3 mi (85.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Dillon?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 7,062 vacation rentals near Dillon. From 1,412 Houses to 64 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Dillon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Dillon:

  • Summit Cove: 1,828 vacation rentals
  • Corinthian Hills: 58 vacation rentals
  • Straight Creek Ponds: 105 vacation rentals
  • Breckenridge Ski Resort: 3,128 vacation rentals
  • Peak 8: 3,002 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 Dillon?

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

  • Lake Dillon Marina: 8,680 vacation rentals
  • Marina Park: 8,758 vacation rentals
  • Lake Dillon Theatre Company: 8,745 vacation rentals
  • Dillon Farmers Market: 8,743 vacation rentals
  • High Country Tours: 8,743 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,412 Houses in Dillon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dillon include:

  • Cabins: 64 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 4,289 rentals available
  • Chalets: 54 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 Dillon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,440 vacation rentals with pool available in Dillon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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