The historic town of Londonderry can be found in the south of the state of Vermont. This is in the New England region of north-eastern United States of America. For any British person choosing to spend their holidays in Londonderry, asides from the fact that this town’s name is after a major settlement in Northern Ireland, other towns in the area will have you feeling extremely confused. In one direction you have Jamaica, in another Dorset and Manchester, then Peru is located to the north-west - confusing, hey? Nevertheless, if you can get around the weirdness of the names here, you will soon discover what a truly beautiful part of the world this really is. The self catering accommodation in Londonderry comes with all the facilities you could ever need as standard.
One of the best things about holidays in Londonderry is the fact that there is always something for you to do, no matter what time of year you choose to visit. During the warm summer months, the most popular activities in this part of the world include the likes of swimming, jogging, rock climbing, abseiling, canoeing, hiking, tennis, cycling and mountain biking, fishing and golf. You will be in a position that is very close to a good number of well-equipped winter resorts, where you may choose to enjoy activities such as skiing, ice skating, tobogganing and snowboarding.
The vast majority of people on their holidays in Londonderry have specifically come to the area in order to make the most of the stunning local scenery and countryside. With this in mind, there are national parks and forested areas for you to visit and these include The Green Mountain National Forest, Okemo State Forest and Hawks Mountain Wildlife Management Area. You are in an area that is convenient for you to visit a number of other states and towns and these include Manchester and Concord in New Hampshire; and Saratoga Springs and Schenectady in New York state. Connecticut is also only a short drive south of the area - meaning that you can visit no less than 4 different states all on one holiday.
On your holidays in Londonderry, you can expect to experience a typical continental climate in this part of the US. This means that winters are cold and quite snowy and summers are much warmer and sunnier. The average temperatures during the winter months will be just a couple of degrees Celsius above freezing. In summer, however, you can look forward to daily highs reaching into the mid-twenties degrees. If you are staying in self catering accommodation that is well above sea level, knock a few degrees off the values above.
Although you are looking at a few hours’ driving time, the most convenient airport for your holidays in Londonderry will be Boston Logan International (BOS). United Airlines, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic all fly here from London Heathrow (LHR).