Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Thornton

The mountains and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Thornton. This city's skiing, kayaking and hiking draw many visitors. Waterville Valley Resort and Loon Mountain Ski Resort are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Thornton

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Thornton a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waterville Valley Resort (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Loon Mountain Ski Resort (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Cannon Mountain Ski Area (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Welch Mountain and Dickey Mountain Loop Trailhead (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Owl's Nest Resort & Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Waterville Valley Ice Arena (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Thornton

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

  • Franconia Notch State Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Blair State Forest (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Quincy Bog Natural Area (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Fox Park (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Polar Caves Park (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Thornton

The nearest airport is in Laconia, NH (LCI-Laconia Municipal), located 27.2 mi (43.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Whitefield, NH (HIE-Mount Washington Regional), which is 29.5 mi (47.5 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Thornton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 604 holiday rentals around Thornton. From 30 Cabins to 171 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Thornton is on Stayz.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Thornton:

  • North Woodstock: 307 holiday homes
  • Littleton: 1,378 holiday homes
  • Bretton Woods: 242 holiday homes
  • Meredith: 1,150 holiday homes
  • Bretton Woods Ski Area: 1,318 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Thornton?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Thornton. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Welch Mountain and Dickey Mountain Loop Trailhead: 1,000 holiday rentals
  • Owl's Nest Resort & Golf Club: 1,063 holiday rentals
  • Jack O'Lantern Resort Golf Course: 812 holiday rentals
  • Sculptured Rocks Natural Area: 419 holiday rentals
  • Winnipesaukee Playhouse (Winni P): 1,137 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Thornton listed on Stayz 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 Cabins in Thornton?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 30 Cabins in Thornton. Our other popular types of Thornton holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 171 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 30 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 214 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Thornton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 444 holiday homes with pool available in Thornton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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