Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Jackson

The waterfalls, mountains and wildlife are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Jackson. Well known for its hiking, skiing and riverfront, this romantic city won't disappoint. Wildcat Mountain Ski Area and Mount Washington State Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Jackson

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Jackson for its hiking and skiing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Jackson a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wildcat Mountain Ski Area (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Cranmore Mountain Resort (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Black Mountain Ski Area (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Wentworth Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Story Land (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Jackson

Jackson is well known for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in February, December, March or January, when snowfall averages 75.50 inches and temperatures average -14°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Jackson

Jackson is famous for its beautiful waterfalls and stunning river views. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Jackson. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Washington State Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Jackson Falls (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Diana's Baths (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Merriman State Forest (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • White Horse Ledge (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Echo Lake State Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Jackson

The nearest airport is in Fryeburg, ME (FRY-Eastern Slopes Regional), located 18.3 mi (29.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Whitefield, NH (HIE-Mount Washington Regional), which is 21.5 mi (34.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Jackson?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 814 holiday lettings near Jackson. From 307 Houses to 47 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Jackson for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Jackson?

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 Jackson:

  • Bretton Woods Ski Area: 1,346 holiday homes
  • Cranmore Mountain Resort: 905 holiday homes
  • Eidelweiss Village: 84 holiday homes
  • Alpine Village: 50 holiday homes
  • Cranmore Birches: 105 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 Jackson?

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

  • Jackson Falls: 1,161 holiday lettings
  • Nestlenook Farm: 1,174 holiday lettings
  • Museum of White Mountain Art at Jackson: 1,166 holiday lettings
  • Jackson Historical Society: 1,165 holiday lettings
  • Eagle Mountain Golf Course: 1,150 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 307 Houses in Jackson. Our other popular types of Jackson holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 47 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 50 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 47 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Jackson?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 326 holiday homes with pool available in Jackson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.