Where to stay around Dorset?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 422 holiday lettings near Dorset. From 199 houses to 78 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Dorset for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Dorset?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Dorset. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Emerald Lake State Park: 890 holiday lettings
  • Dorset Playhouse: 551 holiday lettings
  • Orvis Fly Fishing: 752 holiday lettings
  • Shooting Star Ski Lift: 904 holiday lettings
  • Southern Vermont Arts Center: 725 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Dorset listed on HomeAway 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 Dorset?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 199 houses in Dorset. Our other popular types of Dorset holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 78 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 19 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dorset?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 90 holiday homes with pool available in Dorset. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Dorset, Vermont is a lovely choice for your next holiday to New England

    Dorset is a perfect choice for a breakaway no matter the season. A holiday rental home in Dorset will put you close to all of the most exciting outdoor activities and interesting attractions in the area. Each well-appointed home will be your home base for all of your exploring and adventures.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Dorset, Vermont

    Whether you visit Dorset in the middle of winter or at the height of summer you will find that there is always plenty to do. During the winter enjoy both alpine and cross-country skiing. There are plenty of runs and trails nearby. Downhill runs that are suitable for all skill levels are available. Ski lessons are available for those who want to improve. Other winter activities include ice skating, snowshoe treks and snowmobile excursions. When the weather is warm, Dorset and the surrounding areas provide the backdrop for hiking, cycling, wildlife spotting and climbing. There is something for visitors of every age and fitness level.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Dorset, Vermont

    In addition to year-round outdoor activities in Dorset there are also some interesting attractions located nearby. Green Mountain National Forest attracts visitors with its gorgeous views. This is one of the most popular local spots for snowmobilers, but it is also great for hiking and other outdoor activities. Thrill Zone is a local attraction that gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy a number of exciting activities such as zipline courses, chairlift rides and bumper boats. The Land Rover Driving School gives visitors the chance to get off-road in vehicles that were designed to handle well on uneven terrain. You’ll learn from experts and then have the chance to get behind the wheel.

    Weather in Dorset, Vermont

    The winters in Dorset are often very cold. The summers are pleasant and sunny. During the winter the average low temperatures are between -14° and -3° C and the average highs are -2° to 6° C. It starts to warm up a bit in the spring with average lows of -1° to 5° and average highs of 12° to 19° C. In the summer, the average low temperatures are between 10° and 12° C and the average highs are 24° to 26° C. There is between 92 and 116 mm of precipitation per month. During the winter most of that is in the form of snow.

    Travel to Dorset, Vermont

    The nearest airport to Dorset is Rutland Southern Municipal Airport (RUT) which is about 32 km away. Another option is Lebanon Municipal Airport (LEB), located 77 km from Dorset. You will need a car for use during your stay.

    Attractions in and around Dorset

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Dorset? Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can spend an enlightening afternoon at Dorset Playhouse or Weston Playhouse. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for green spaces such as Merck Forest Farmland Center, Emerald Lake State Park and Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park. Also you might want to add Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester Designer Outlets or Gander Gallery to your agenda.