Destination guide

Head to the cozy city of East Dorset

The lake and mountains create a pretty picture of East Dorset. This city's kayaking, camping and boating attract many visitors, and its scenic and romantic location add to the charm. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around East Dorset

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that East Dorset has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Okemo Mountain Resort (17.6 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Bromley Mountain Ski Resort (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Orvis Fly Fishing (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Golf Course (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Summit Gondola (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Stratton Mountain Resort (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Dorset

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, East Dorset is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Emerald Lake State Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Equinox Preservation Trust (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Lye Brook Falls (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Merck Forest Farmland Center (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Mount Equinox (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around East Dorset

The nearest airport is in Rutland, VT (RUT-Rutland Southern Vermont Regional), located 19.3 mi (31 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Springfield, VT (VSF-Hartness State), which is 24.8 mi (39.9 km) away.

Where to stay near East Dorset?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 417 house rentals near East Dorset. From 219 Houses to 92 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near East Dorset is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to East Dorset?

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 East Dorset:

  • Stratton Mountain Resort: 99 vacation rentals
  • Okemo Mountain Resort: 230 vacation rentals
  • West Dover: 638 vacation rentals
  • Belmont: 41 vacation rentals
  • Bondville: 199 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 East Dorset?

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

  • Emerald Lake State Park: 1,030 home rentals
  • Mount Snow: 953 home rentals
  • Bromley Mountain Ski Resort: 570 home rentals
  • Orvis Fly Fishing: 881 home rentals
  • Hildene: 924 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Dorset 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 East Dorset?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 219 Houses in East Dorset. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in East Dorset include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 92 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 26 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 26 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in East Dorset?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 113 vacation homes with pool available in East Dorset.