Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Colchester

The area's entertainment and churches are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Colchester. This welcoming city is known for its university setting, shopping and cafés. Church Street Marketplace and Waterfront Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Colchester

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Colchester a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Links at Lang Farm Course (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Gordon H. Paquette Arena at Leddy Park (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Burlington Country Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Catamount Outdoor Family Center (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Lake Champlain (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Colchester

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Colchester is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waterfront Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Ethan Allen Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Battery Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • City Hall Park (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • North Beach (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Perkins Pier (6 mi / 9.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Colchester

The nearest airport is in Burlington, VT (BTV-Burlington Intl.), located 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Plattsburgh, NY (PBG-Plattsburgh Intl.), which is 17.8 mi (28.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Colchester?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 243 house rentals near Colchester. From 116 Houses to 65 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Colchester for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Colchester:

  • Malletts Bay: 47 vacation rentals
  • Old North End: 40 vacation rentals
  • Jeffersonville: 175 vacation rentals
  • South End: 40 vacation rentals
  • Centennial: 27 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Colchester?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Colchester. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sunset Drive-In Theater: 321 home rentals
  • Vermont Genealogy Library: 513 home rentals
  • Airport Park: 319 home rentals
  • Ausable Chasm: 327 home rentals
  • World's Tallest Filing Cabinet: 314 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Colchester listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Colchester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 116 Houses in Colchester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Colchester include:

  • Cabins: 65 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 65 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 65 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Colchester?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation homes with pool available in Colchester.