Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Bretton Woods

Enjoy the history and other features of Bretton Woods. This city's mountain views, forests and skiing attract many visitors, as does its romantic and scenic location. Mount Washington State Park and Wildcat Mountain Ski Area are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Bretton Woods

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Travellers enjoy Bretton Woods for its skiing, ziplining and hiking. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Bretton Woods a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wildcat Mountain Ski Area (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Cannon Mountain Ski Area (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Bretton Woods Ski Area (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Mount Washington Cog Railway (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Santa's Village (12 mi / 19.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Bretton Woods

Travellers enjoy Bretton Woods for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in December, February, March or January, when snowfall averages 56.45 inches and temperatures average -16°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Bretton Woods

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Bretton Woods is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Washington State Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Franconia Notch State Park (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • Crawford Notch State Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • White Mountain National Forest (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Strawberry Hill State Forest (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Bretton Woods

The nearest airport is in Whitefield, NH (HIE-Mount Washington Regional), located 9.2 mi (14.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Fryeburg, ME (FRY-Eastern Slopes Regional), which is 30.7 mi (49.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bretton Woods?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 232 holiday lettings around Bretton Woods. From 21 cabins to 71 houses, 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.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bretton Woods?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bretton Woods:

  • Birch Hill: 49 holiday homes
  • Center Conway: 91 holiday homes
  • Alpine Village: 37 holiday homes
  • Cranmore Birches: 102 holiday homes
  • North Conway: 318 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bretton Woods? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bretton Woods. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Waterville Valley Ice Arena: 1,127 holiday lettings
  • Cathedral Ledge Lookout: 1,096 holiday lettings
  • M&D Playhouse: 1,102 holiday lettings
  • Whale's Tale Water Park: 858 holiday lettings
  • Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center: 1,085 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bretton Woods listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Bretton Woods?

Yes, of course. offers 21 Cabins in Bretton Woods. Our other popular types of Bretton Woods holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 71 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 78 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 49 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bretton Woods?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 32 holiday homes with pool available in Bretton Woods. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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