Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Wilmington

The area's festivals and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Wilmington. Renowned for its mountain views, skiing and riverfront, this city welcomes all visitors. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Wilmington

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Wilmington a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Haystack Golf and Country Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Mount Snow Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Honora Winery (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Mount Snow (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Prospect Mountain Cross-Country Ski Center (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Clarksburg State Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Wilmington

Travellers enjoy Wilmington for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in February, March, December or January, when snowfall averages 43.75 inches and temperatures average -11°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Wilmington

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wilmington is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Molly Stark State Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Jacksonville Pond (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Harmen Hills Trail (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Clarksburg State Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Fort Dummer State Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Brattleboro Common (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Wilmington

Fly into Springfield, VT (VSF-Hartness State), the closest airport, located 37.2 mi (59.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), which is 48.3 mi (77.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Wilmington?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 378 holiday lettings around Wilmington. From 181 houses to 16 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Wilmington?

We all adore a room with a view. But if you're after scenery that'll make you feel like you're on cloud nine, you'll need to head for the hills. HomeAway has 166 mountain holiday properties available. Alternatively, you might be interested in trying a different vibe. HomeAway has countless rental options to pick from, including:

  • 103 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 76 resort holiday accommodation options.
  • 59 rural holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Wilmington?

Instead of booking a cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could rent a whole house. You'll feel like part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 194 options currently available on HomeAway. Prices start from £46 a night. If that doesn't match your posse's taste, we have a range of different self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Condo: 75 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £76 per night.
  • Townhome: 61 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £77 per night.
  • Chalet: 27 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £114 per night.

Can I stay in Wilmington in a large group?

Whether you're taking off on a getaway with the family or spending a few nights away with your old school crew, it's always lots of fun being under the one roof! The good news is that HomeAway has options to suit you. Why not have a peek at the 23 condo holiday rentals available here? They're the top choice for large groups of visitors. The holiday rentals that are suitable for large groups here include:

  • Are you searching for properties that can fit 6 of you? We have 146 that will be suitable. The prices start from £69 per night.
  • If you have 10 in your group, you'll be happy to learn that there are 142 rental accommodation that are suitable. Prices begin at just £75 per night.
  • Travelling with a group of 8? We've got 138 accommodation for rent that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £77 a night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you can bring your dad, your brother and all your mates to Wilmington.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Wilmington?

HomeAway is here to help you unwind with the people you hold dear. Providing a great selection of thrifty holiday rentals, it won't be tricky to find a fabulous den that caters to your whole group. Williamstown is a great area to consider if you want to keep a handle on your budget. HomeAway has 24 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very affordable £243 per night. You'll find another 10 HomeAway holiday rentals awaiting you in or around Mountain Acres. The average price here is £324 a night.