Destination guide

Travel to arty Williamstown

Come and experience Williamstown and its art galleries, museums and theatre scene. This scenic city is known for its university setting, hiking and skiing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Williamstown

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Williamstown has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waubeeka Golf Links (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Clarksburg State Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Prospect Mountain Cross-Country Ski Center (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Berkshire East Ski Resort (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Hawley Bog Preserve (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Bas Ridge Golf Course (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Williamstown

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Williamstown. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Western Gateway Heritage State Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Mount Greylock (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Windsor Lake Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Natural Bridge State Park (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Clarksburg State Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Savoy Mountain State Forest (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Williamstown

The nearest airport is in Pittsfield, MA (PSF-Pittsfield Municipal), located 20.3 mi (32.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), which is 31.1 mi (50 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Williamstown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 168 holiday lettings around Williamstown. From 71 houses to 51 flats & apartments, 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 Williamstown?

What an amazing view! That's what you'll find yourself saying when you head for the hills and indulge in a fantastic high-altitude getaway. HomeAway has no less than 60 mountain rental properties available. Alternatively, you might prefer to try something different. HomeAway has plenty of rental options to choose from, including:

  • 43 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 26 resort holiday accommodation options.
  • 23 mountainside holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Williamstown in a large group?

There's nothing quite as exciting as being somewhere completely new with your friends and loved ones. The good news is HomeAway has places to suit big groups. Why not check out the 27 condo holiday rentals available here? They're the most popular option for big groups of travellers. Properties around here that are suitable for large groups include:

  • Looking for properties that can house 8 of you? We have 110 that will fit the bill. Prices start from £77 per night.
  • If you've got 6 in your group, you'll be happy to discover that there are 56 holiday rentals that are perfect. You can get one for as little as £74 per night.
  • Seeking out places for rent to suit 10 people? You'll be glad to hear we have 20 that'll be ideal. You can secure one for as little as £115 per night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you can take your aunt, your sister and all your mates to Williamstown.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Williamstown?

Forget those sterile, drab chain-hotel rooms! Savour the freedom of staying like a local in a value-for-money holiday rental instead. Check out all the fabulous options available for you now on HomeAway. North Bennington is a magnet for bargain hunters. And with 3 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £150 a night, it's not hard to see why. Lee is another good option. We've got 24 and the average price is around £206 per night.

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