Destination guide

Travel to elegant Jefferson

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Jefferson. Renowned for its horseback riding, cafés and golfing, this city welcomes all visitors. 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 Jefferson

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Jefferson a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jefferson Golf Club (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Busy Barns Adventure Farm (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Lake Mills Golf Course (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Cambridge Winery (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Hinchley's Dairy Farm (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • AKA Combat Entertainment (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Jefferson

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Jefferson is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aztalan State Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Korth Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Lake Ripley Park Beach (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Whitewater Effigy Mounds Preserve (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Cam-Rock Park Area (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Tivoli Island Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Jefferson

Fly into Waukesha, WI (UES-Waukesha County), the closest airport, located 27.7 mi (44.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional), which is 30.1 mi (48.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Jefferson?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 33 vacation rentals near Jefferson. From 22 Houses to 2 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 Jefferson for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Hi-Way Outdoor Theatre: 54 vacation rentals
  • Jefferson County Fairgrounds: 64 vacation rentals
  • Jefferson Golf Club: 71 vacation rentals
  • Aztalan State Park: 49 vacation rentals
  • Alpine Valley Music Theatre: 318 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 22 Houses in Jefferson. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Jefferson include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 rentals available
  • Cottages: 6 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 Jefferson?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Jefferson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.