Destination guide

Head to the cosy city of East Dorset

The lake and mountains create a pretty picture of East Dorset. This city's kayaking, camping and boating attract many visitors, as does its scenic and romantic location. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around East Dorset

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that East Dorset has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Okemo Mountain Resort (17.6 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Bromley Mountain Ski Resort (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Orvis Fly Fishing (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Golf Course (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Summit Gondola (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Resort (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Dorset

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, East Dorset is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Emerald Lake State Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Equinox Preservation Trust (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Lye Brook Falls (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Merck Forest Farmland Center (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Mount Equinox (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around East Dorset

The nearest airport is in Rutland, VT (RUT-Rutland Southern Vermont Regional), located 19.3 mi (31 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Springfield, VT (VSF-Hartness State), which is 24.8 mi (39.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around East Dorset?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 403 holiday lettings around East Dorset. From 216 houses to 87 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.

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

  • Emerald Lake State Park: 954 holiday lettings
  • Dorset Playhouse: 574 holiday lettings
  • Merck Forest Farmland Center: 496 holiday lettings
  • Equinox Preservation Trust: 749 holiday lettings
  • Diamond Run Mall: 1,177 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around East Dorset 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 Houses in East Dorset?

Yes, of course. offers 216 Houses in East Dorset. Our other popular types of East Dorset holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 87 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 22 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in East Dorset?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 105 holiday homes with pool available in East Dorset. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.