Where to stay around Dorset?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 416 holiday lettings near Dorset. From 200 Houses to 18 Farmhouses, 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: 900 holiday lettings
  • Dorset Playhouse: 535 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Creative Process: 794 holiday lettings
  • Orvis Fly Fishing: 732 holiday lettings
  • Shooting Star Ski Lift: 888 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 200 Houses in Dorset. Our other popular types of Dorset holiday rentals include:

  • Farmhouses: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 16 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent mountain rentals in Dorset?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 231 mountain rentals in Dorset. You have also many other possibilities in Dorset area, including:

  • Downtown rentals: 36 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 20 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

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.

    Sightseeing in and around Dorset

    Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Dorset has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Orvis Fly Fishing (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
    • Bromley Mountain Ski Resort (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
    • Stratton Mountain Golf Course (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
    • Stratton Mountain Summit Gondola (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
    • Stratton Mountain Resort (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
    • Viking Nordic Center (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Dorset

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Dorset is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Emerald Lake State Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
    • Merck Forest Farmland Center (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
    • Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
    • Equinox Preservation Trust (6.9 mi / 11 km)
    • Lye Brook Falls (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
    • Mount Equinox (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)