Known for its endless forests, covered bridges, and farmers markets, it’s easy to see the appeal of a trip to Vermont. This New England state is also home to fantastic hiking trails and epic ski slopes, meaning it’s a haven for those who love the outdoors. Basically, there’s no going wrong with a vacation to Vermont. To round out a great time visiting this northeastern state, Airbnb is the best place to look for interesting vacation rentals in Vermont.
The following is a list of the best Airbnbs in Vermont, showcasing a wide variety of the options that exist there. To ensure their quality, each Airbnb below has been carefully chosen and is managed by an owner with superhost status. These owners have a strong track record of providing a great experience for their guests. On top of that, there’s one property that has earned Airbnb Plus status, meaning it’s had in-person inspections to ensure the quality of the property.
Private Fireplace Suite & Luxury Bath – Killington
Among the very best Vermont Airbnbs you can find is this private suite in a traditional farmhouse. Surrounded by beautiful mountains in the town of Mendon, you won’t be far from the ski resorts of Killington and a section of the Appalachian trail.
Staying in this country farmhouse, you’ll enjoy its quaint charms with a private suite which includes a bedroom, living room, and private bathroom. Whether you’re skiing, hiking, or mountain biking, this suite is a great space to return to at the end of the day. It’s possible for the suite to host up to four guests using the queen bed in the bedroom and air mattresses in the living room.
Although the suite doesn’t feature a kitchen, a gourmet breakfast is provided each morning by superhost Josiane. The farmhouse also offers guests use of their Finnish cedar sauna for a fee, which seems like the perfect way to cap off a busy day. Back in the room, guests have access to an indoor fireplace, flat screen TV, and Wi-Fi. Other amenities of the farmhouse include laundry facilities and an outdoor patio for when it’s nice out.
Apple Blossom Cottage: A Tiny House
One of the most adorable Airbnbs in Vermont is this little cottage that turns out to be quite practical. Located along the West River Trail just 2 miles from Jamaica State Park, it’s a superb base for those wanting to go kayaking, rafting, hiking, or skiing in the surrounding wilderness.
While it may be a tiny house, this cottage is definitely big on both value and color. You need only look at the fluorescent front door to see that it has some character. Step inside and you’ll see that there’s pretty much everything you need here. It’s honestly hard to believe that it can sleep five guests, but with a sofa bed and bunk beds, it really can. What’s nice is that you can bring your pets along as well.
The cottage also comes with a well-equipped kitchenette for preparing meals, including a refrigerator, microwave, hotplate, and coffee maker. Then there’s a proper bathroom as well, complete with a hot shower and a flushing toilet, guaranteeing a comfortable visit. Besides all that, there’s a pleasant porch to unwind on, an outdoor charcoal grill, a fire pit, and Wi-Fi.
Log Cabin Getaway near Middlebury and Green Mtns
If you’re looking for a retreat that lets you escape for a little bit, don’t miss this Airbnb cabin in Vermont. Situated outside the town of Leicester, this cabin lies along the road between Rutland and Middlebury, giving you equal access to those town’s restaurants, shops, and markets. However, your immediate surroundings are actually a forest, with walking trails, beaver dams, and plenty of wildlife.
Spending your time at this Airbnb near Middlebury Vermont, you get to experience what it’s like staying in a real log cabin. The warm, wooden interior is everything you could hope for and is absolutely full of rustic charm. Despite its modest size, the cabin features two bedrooms, each with a double bed, plus an extra sofa bed in one should you need it. To ensure your comfortable year round, the cabin has heating and a gas fireplace for winter, and air-conditioning for summer.
Perhaps even more useful is that the cabin comes with a full working kitchen. You’ll have a gas range, microwave, and fridge to help prepare meals, not to mention an outdoor charcoal grill. When it’s nice out, you can relax on the lawn and eat meals at the picnic table. And while there isn’t a TV, the cabin does have Wi-Fi.
Off The Grid Cabin In The Green Mountains
You won’t find many cabins for rent in Vermont as secluded as this off-the-grid one. Found up in the Green Mountains right by the West Bolton Golf Club, this cabin has nature at its doorstep. Whether you want to hike, kayak, fish, or run away to a secluded swimming hole, this cabin has got you covered.
The first thing to make clear about this place is that you really are off the grid. Instead of a bathroom, you have an outhouse and an outdoor shower which is solar-heated. The cabin’s wood stove is the only source of heat inside and you can’t drink the running water from the outdoor kitchen. On top of that there’s no electricity or refrigerator, just a cooler to use.
What makes all of that worth it though is the unspoiled peace and quiet you get from this private mountainside cabin. Cosy and rustic it makes quite the romantic getaway, sleeping just two people with its queen bed. You will get all the essentials, from cookware to bedding and a nearby spring for water. If you’re looking to get back to nature for a bit, or a digital detox, then this is the place to do it.
Vermont Schoolhouse Farm Cottage – Sauna + Hot Tub
Those wondering what the best Airbnb rentals in Vermont look like need only admire this wonderful cottage. This Airbnb enjoys views of the Green Mountains and some blissful countryside north of the town of Bennington. The town, which is roughly a 10 to 15 minute drive away, is where you’ll find groceries, shops, and restaurants.
There’s a lot to love about this renovated schoolhouse and plenty of little things that make it such a fantastic place to stay. For starters, there’s the design of the cottage, which manages to feel both rustic and modern. It’s also incredibly spacious, with a huge living area and two bedrooms, not to mention a great private deck. The schoolhouse is able to sleep up to six people, with queen beds in each room and a fold-out couch in the living area. That makes this property great for families or groups looking to spend time together.
Behind the large dining table is the kitchen, complete with a range, oven, microwave, fridge, and dishwasher. Even more impressive though is the deck area which is home to both a hot tub and a barrel sauna with beautiful panoramic views. Further amenities include Wi-Fi, a smart TV, a washer/dryer, and all manner of childcare items like stair gates and a travel crib.
Magical Cozy Vermont Cabin & Sauna
When looking to rent a cabin in Vermont for vacation, you can’t do much better than this one. Located near East Calais where you’ll find the closest general store, it’s safe to say that this cabin is in a pretty rural part of the state. Luckily, places like Plainfield, Hardwick, and Montpelier are all within 30 minutes by car and have restaurants and bars.
With a Nordic-inspired design and surrounded by woods, this cabin makes for a romantic little hideaway. This cozy cabin has just the one queen-size futon for adults, but also a little loft sleeping space for a toddler or young child, which may work well for new parents. Besides somewhere to sleep, the cabin also features a small kitchenette with a fridge and a cookstove for your use. To make life easier, superhost Selené provides guests with tea, coffee, and light breakfast foods.
Being a remote cabin, it’s safe to assume that there are limits to its amenities. The cabin does have electricity and a small heater for warmth, but does not come with running water. Wi-Fi is provided but its quality is unreliable – not that you’ll mind much with the fantastic private sauna at your disposal, not to mention a fire pit and barbecue.
Boston Magazine Pick! Barn Loft
Rather than choose between home comforts and exploring the nature of Vermont, instead stay in this cozy Vermont Airbnb that gives you the best of both worlds. Found south of Hinesburg, this accommodation is quite central to popular spots in western Vermont. Both Burlington and Middlebury are a 20-30 minute drive, and there are wineries, breweries, and ski resorts all within easy reach.
One of the most popular New England barns to rent, guests have a spacious barn loft all to themselves at this Airbnb. You’ll also have plenty of privacy here as the barn is separate from the main house. Within the guest suite, there’s not only a bedroom and private bathroom, but also a sitting area. Thanks to the bedroom’s queen bed and the single bed in the living area, the suite can cope comfortably with three guests.
Perhaps the only downside to this loft is that there are no kitchen facilities. Instead there is a coffee maker and a kettle for tea, coffee, or hot chocolate, plus a mini-fridge and microwave. Beyond that, other amenities include Wi-Fi, Apple TV, and air-conditioning.
Lovely Treehouse in the Woods Next to Stream
For those looking to try something different for their vacation, why not a treehouse Airbnb in Vermont? This unique Airbnb is located in the woods three miles from the village of Hardwick, with lots of nearby outdoor activities to keep you entertained.
While it may involve adapting to a simpler way of living, there’s loads to love about this cleverly-designed treehouse. The tiny home is divided between a main floor with a kitchenette and living room, and a sleeping loft up above. Lying up in the loft is a double bed, meaning this treehouse is best suited to solo travelers or couples. And while the cozy living area is nice, it’s hard to beat the sitting area out front with its hammock and campfire, listening to the trickle of the nearby stream.
Those looking to cook for themselves have a mini-fridge, freezer, propane camp stove, and charcoal grill at their disposal. This reflects the more basic approach to things here at the treehouse, which features a basic composting toilet. For a full bathroom with shower you’ll need to head to the main house. That’s also where you can use the Wi-Fi as it doesn’t reach the treehouse.
Josie’s Secret Downtown Gem
While there are loads of vacation apartments for rent in Vermont, not many have as much cozy charm as this Airbnb in Burlington Vermont. Situated right in downtown Burlington, this apartment is a short walk to some of the best restaurants in the city and the scenic shores of Lake Champlain are not much further.
This upstairs apartment may have a studio layout but it feels more cozy than compact. The apartment sleeps at most two people, with a queen bed that boasts a memory foam mattress. In fact, this Airbnb Plus does a great job of making you feel comfortable and includes both air-conditioning and a white noise machine. Another convenience is the breakfast table and full kitchen with a stove, oven, and fridge, meaning you can self-cater during your stay.
To give you a little extra space, the apartment has a little covered porch area by the entrance, which makes a great place for a morning coffee or an evening drink. Other amenities here include Wi-Fi, a smart TV with Netflix and Amazon Prime, and free parking.
Upscale Resort, Clean, Views, Walk to Kill. Mt.
Perhaps the most popular Airbnb in Killington Vermont, this resort condo is an ideal place to base yourself. Found in the Killington Ski Area, this resort accommodation offers superb views of the Green Mountains and enjoys easy access to ski lifts and trails for both hiking and mountain biking.
With this studio condo it’s possible to sleep up to four guests as the room has a king bed and a queen-sized sofa bed. Don’t expect much privacy though given the layout of the room, meaning it’s well suited to couples or parents with younger children. Off the sleeping area, there’s the living room and dining table, centered around a wood-burning fireplace. In the corner is the full kitchen, complete with a stove, oven, microwave, fridge, and dishwasher.
One of the main benefits of staying in this condo is that it has all the amenities of an all-inclusive resort. Guests can use the outdoor pool and the indoor pool when it’s open, as well as the shared laundry facilities. In the room you also have a 4K TV with multiple streaming services and Wi-Fi, plus a crib and high chair for little ones.
Yurt In The Woods – Private Refuge
Remote Vermont Airbnbs are quite popular for travelers hoping to enjoy the state’s wilderness, and this yurt is perfect for that. Located between Hartland and Woodstock, the yurt offers extremely peaceful surroundings, but is also only a 15 minute drive from either town. Just a little further out you’ll find places to ski like the Suicide Six Ski Resort.
Those unfamiliar with yurts need to understand that they’re basically one big common area under a round tent. Rather than rooms, the yurt has different spaces, from a bedroom space to a living space and a kitchen area. Thanks to the size of this yurt, there’s some flexibility in how many people it can accommodate. While there is a queen bed in the bedroom space, there are also two queen-size futons, meaning this Airbnb can host up to six.
Despite its humble design, this yurt is full of plenty of comforts and conveniences. It boasts a fully equipped kitchen with a gas range/stove and a dishwasher, a claw foot bathtub in the bathroom, and a large wood stove for heating. Additional amenities include high-speed Wi-Fi, a thermostat, and a gas grill on the patio.
Honeycrisp Cottage – A Tiny Timber Frame
It’s difficult to imagine a cozier little getaway than this cute and fun Airbnb in Vermont. Situated a little to the north of Putney, a small town on the border with New Hampshire, you’ll discover plenty of small town charm and basics like a farmers market, winery, and diner.
Glance inside this tiny house and it’s hard not to be impressed with what superhost Andrea has managed to fit in. That this tiny cottage fits a king and queen bed up in its loft space, is a minor miracle. But there’s somehow space left over for a living area, kitchen, and bathroom, which means it has everything you’d need. It’s also a functional kitchen, with a fridge and stove top meaning you can cook with ease.
Outside the tiny house, guests have some lawn chairs to relax in, surrounded by nature. Then there’s the firepit which there is wood for, providing something for you to do when the sun goes down. Other nice touches include air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a BBQ grill.
Cozy Vermont Mini-House
Why not try something new and stay in this curiously designed mini-house for your getaway? Found in the town of Pownal in the very southwest corner of the state, it’s a short drive to the larger town of Williamstown in Massachusetts. There you have dining options, somewhere to get coffee, and several art museums to visit.
Easily the most notable thing about this Vermont Airbnb is its peculiar, specially-designed exterior. The building was actually made by a group of sculptors which explains its carefully shaped smooth white walls. It’s more of the same once you step inside, only it really does look like a small home there. Within its open-plan interior there’s a nook with a queen bed for two, a living area, a breakfast table, and a kitchen area.
Throughout, every space available is utilized as much as possible. Just look to the kitchen, where the owner manages to fit a mini-fridge, stove, and microwave, so that you can prepare meals while there. The Airbnb also comes with Wi-Fi, a washer/dryer, smart locks, and heating for wintertime.
Alpine A-Frame – Midcentury Cabin by Lake Raponda
To enjoy a classic cabin getaway, look no further than this excellent cabin rental in Vermont. Located just down the road from Lake Raponda in Southern Vermont, it’s a great option for those hoping to spend their vacation out on the water swimming, kayaking, or fishing. A five minutes drive away is the town of Wilmington where you’ll find a bunch of restaurants.
Staying in this A-frame cabin you’ll get the real cabin experience with a light-filled interior with windows looking out at the woods beyond. The cabin can sleep two people in its queen bed, and pets are also welcome for a fee. Beyond the bedroom there is also a big, open living room with a couch by the wood-burning fireplace and a large dining table. Off in the kitchen you’ll have everything you need to cook, including a gas stove, oven, microwave, fridge, and dishwasher.
With cabins like this, the outdoor space you have is just as important as what lies indoors. In front of the cabin there’s a small deck that features an outdoor dining area and a Weber grill. Let’s not forget the firepit with Adirondack chairs out on the lawn area either. The cabin is loaded with amenities from Wi-Fi and air-conditioning to an EV charger for electric vehicles.
Old Mansfield Homestead in Stowe
An option for travelers who don’t need much space is this great Airbnb in Stowe Vermont. Situated on the road out of Stowe right near Stowe Mountain Resort, you can enjoy skiing during the colder months and visits to waterfalls and swimming holes when things warm up.
When staying here you’ll have a private room on the second floor of this restored farmhouse. The room offers a double bed that can sleep two people and a private half bath, while there is a shared shower located downstairs. True to its old-fashioned nature, the farmhouse is decorated with period furniture which lends it a very quaint atmosphere. Another fixture of the farmhouse are the two resident cats who are particularly friendly.
While guests won’t have access to any cooking facilities, there is a refrigerator in the room for your use. Luckily, a convenience store and a local bar & grill are within easy walking distance and breakfast is provided. That said, you can use the outdoor barbecue grill and picnic supplies to cook if you like. The farmhouse does offer high-speed Wi-Fi and even air-conditioning despite its antique nature.
Clearly, there are lots of fantastic and inspiring Airbnbs in Vermont for you to choose from for your trip there. No matter how you want to spend your vacation, there’s an Airbnb with your name on it.