Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Somerset

The mountains and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Somerset. Renowned for its skiing, snowboarding and hiking, this city welcomes all visitors. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Somerset

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Somerset a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Snow (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Mount Snow Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Haystack Golf and Country Club (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Prospect Mountain Cross-Country Ski Center (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Summit Gondola (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Resort (12 mi / 19.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Somerset

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Somerset. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Harmen Hills Trail (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Howard Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Molly Stark State Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Lake Shaftsbury State Park (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Lye Brook Falls (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Mount Equinox (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Somerset

The nearest airport is in Springfield, VT (VSF-Hartness State), located 35.7 mi (57.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Somerset?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 723 holiday lettings around Somerset. From 325 Houses to 153 Flats, 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 Somerset?

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 Somerset:

  • Stratton Mountain Resort: 119 holiday homes
  • Bondville: 217 holiday homes
  • West Dover: 684 holiday homes
  • Forest Farms: 19 holiday homes
  • East Dover: 23 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 Somerset?

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

  • Dorset Playhouse: 640 holiday lettings
  • 62 Center for Theater and Dance: 185 holiday lettings
  • Merck Forest Farmland Center: 553 holiday lettings
  • Park McCullough House: 499 holiday lettings
  • Equinox Preservation Trust: 896 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Somerset 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 Somerset?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 325 Houses in Somerset. Our other popular types of Somerset holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 153 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 40 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 40 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 Somerset?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 229 holiday homes with pool available in Somerset. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.