Destination guide

Why people love visiting scenic Lincoln

The mountains, riverfront and forests display a scene truly unique to Lincoln. This walkable and scenic city is well known for its hiking, skiing and camping. Loon Mountain Ski Resort and Franconia Notch State Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Lincoln

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Travellers enjoy fun activities like hiking and skiing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Lincoln has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Loon Mountain Ski Resort (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Cannon Mountain Ski Area (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Waterville Valley Resort (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Wildcat Mountain Ski Area (26.2 mi / 42.2 km)
  • Cranmore Mountain Resort (27.8 mi / 44.7 km)
  • Clark's Trading Post (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Lincoln

Lincoln is well known for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in February, March, December or January, when snowfall averages 57 inches and temperatures average -14°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Lincoln

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Lincoln. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Franconia Notch State Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Mount Washington State Park (24 mi / 38.6 km)
  • Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Franconia Notch State Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Mount Lincoln (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Profile Lake (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Lincoln

Fly into Whitefield, NH (HIE-Mount Washington Regional), the closest airport, located 22.9 mi (36.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Laconia, NH (LCI-Laconia Municipal), which is 34.7 mi (55.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Lincoln?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 958 holiday lettings around Lincoln. From 273 houses to 79 cabins, 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.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Lincoln?

Crisp fresh air, postcard-worthy vistas and quality time in nature. If you need to recharge and refresh, a few nights in the mountains is the perfect medicine. HomeAway has no less than 447 mountain holiday rentals available. Of course, that may not be quite your holiday style. Luckily, HomeAway has heaps more options, including:

  • 232 resort holiday accommodation options.
  • 174 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 147 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a condo in Lincoln?

Sharing is good. But sharing bedrooms and bathrooms with strangers can be a bit tiring. Make the most of the time you have with your loved ones in a condo holiday rental. The extra space and convenience makes for a much more comfortable stay. In this destination, HomeAway has 304 to choose from. Book now and you could spend as little as £76 per night. Or maybe you'd rather pick one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • House: 283 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £64 per night.
  • Townhome: 238 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £98 per night.
  • Cabin: 56 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £88 per night.

Can I stay in Lincoln in a large group?

There's nothing more enjoyable than exploring somewhere entirely new with family and friends. The great news is HomeAway has some options to suit big groups. Why not browse through the 83 condo holiday rentals featured here? They're the leading choice for large groups of guests. Properties for rent around this area that are just right for bigger groups include:

  • Searching for properties that can house 8 holiday makers? We have 490 that will be suitable. Prices start from £93 per night.
  • If you've got 6 in your group, you'll be pleased to learn that there are 306 rental properties perfect. The starting price is £77 per night.
  • Organising a trip away with a group of 10? We offer 292 rental accommodation that match your requirements. Prices begin at just £115 a night.

You and all your besties will be in good hands when you plan your Lincoln adventure with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Lincoln?

Ditch those boring cookie-cutter chain-hotel rooms! Cherish the freedom of living like one of the locals in an affordable holiday rental instead. Have a look at the wonderful options that can be snapped up now on HomeAway. When it comes to getting your hands on a great deal, your first stop should be Mountain Lakes. Here, HomeAway has 6 holiday rentals at an average price of £150 per night. You'll find another 90 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting to be booked in or around Bretton Woods Ski Area. The average price here is £166 per night.

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