Destination guide

Travel to relaxing Sunderland

The wildlife and mountains create a pretty picture of Sunderland. This city is relaxing and scenic, recognised for its coffee shops, canoeing and boating. 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 Sunderland

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Sunderland 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:

  • Orvis Fly Fishing (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Summit Gondola (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Resort (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Golf Course (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Bromley Mountain Ski Resort (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Mount Snow (15 mi / 24.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sunderland

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Sunderland is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Equinox (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Equinox Preservation Trust (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Lye Brook Falls (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Lake Shaftsbury State Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Howard Park (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Sunderland

The nearest airport is in Glens Falls, NY (GFL-Floyd Bennett Memorial), located 29.4 mi (47.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Rutland, VT (RUT-Rutland Southern Vermont Regional), which is 30.3 mi (48.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sunderland?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 270 holiday lettings around Sunderland. From 142 Houses to 66 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 Sunderland?

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 Sunderland:

  • Stratton Mountain Resort: 103 holiday homes
  • Bondville: 203 holiday homes
  • West Dover: 653 holiday homes
  • Belmont: 40 holiday homes
  • Forest Farms: 17 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 Sunderland?

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

  • Mount Equinox: 948 holiday lettings
  • Dorset Playhouse: 615 holiday lettings
  • Merck Forest Farmland Center: 537 holiday lettings
  • Park McCullough House: 498 holiday lettings
  • Equinox Preservation Trust: 867 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 142 Houses in Sunderland. Our other popular types of Sunderland holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 66 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 18 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 Sunderland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 73 holiday homes with pool available in Sunderland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.