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 highlights

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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Jackson?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 785 holiday rentals around Jackson. From 297 Houses to 46 Cabins, 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 Jackson is on Stayz.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Jackson:

  • North Conway Village: 360 holiday homes
  • Eidelweiss Village: 85 holiday homes
  • Bretton Woods: 231 holiday homes
  • Bretton Woods Ski Area: 1,309 holiday homes
  • Glen: 473 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 Jackson?

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

  • Jackson Falls: 1,139 holiday rentals
  • Nestlenook Farm: 1,154 holiday rentals
  • Museum of White Mountain Art at Jackson: 1,134 holiday rentals
  • Jackson Historical Society: 1,127 holiday rentals
  • Eagle Mountain Golf Course: 1,122 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 297 Houses in Jackson. Our other popular types of Jackson holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 46 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 43 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 46 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Jackson?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 313 holiday homes with pool available in Jackson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.