There are many reasons that Woodstock makes a good choice for a holiday. There are endless options for outdoor activities, and this is true whether you visit during the winter or the summer. There are also many interesting attractions and the people are friendly and helpful. A holiday rental home in Woodstock will put you close to all of the popular attractions, and will soon feel like your second home.
No matter what time of the year that you choose to visit Woodstock you will find plenty of activities in the out of doors. During the winter you can enjoy skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing or ice skating on one of the many nearby lakes. During the warmer months, swimming, hiking, cycling and wildlife spotting are some of the popular choices. The Ottaquechee River offers the chance for rafting on white water rapids. Organised rafting excursions are available or, if you have some experience, you can go it alone.
There are many interesting attractions located near Woodstock. The Billings Farm Museum features antique farm tools and shows how the job of farming has changed over the years. Several historic covered bridges are located nearby. This includes the Lincoln Covered Bridge, built in 1877, and the Taftsville Covered Bridge, built in 1836. The Raptor Centre at the Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences is a lovely wildlife sanctuary. You will have the chance to see the wildlife, including eagles and other majestic birds, as well as learn about the dangers that they face and how you can take small steps to protect their habitat.
Bone chillingly cold winters and mild summers are what visitors find whilst on holiday to Woodstock. During the winter, the average low temperatures are between -15° and -3° C and the average highs are between -2° and 1° C. During the spring, the average low temperatures are between 6° and 11° C and the highs are between 13° and 20° C. During the summer, the average lows are 11° to 14° C and average highs are 25° to 27° C. There is between 75 and 113 mm of precipitation each month. During the winter, this most often comes in the form of snow, which is great news for those hoping to enjoy some skiing at one of the nearby resorts.
The closest airport to Woodstock is Lebanon Municipal Airport (LEB), which is located 18 km away. Another option is Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport (RUT), which is 37 km from Woodstock. You will need a car for use during your stay.