Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Fairfax

The countryside and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Fairfax. This romantic and relaxing city entices travellers with its shopping and hiking. Church Street Marketplace and Waterfront Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Fairfax

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Fairfax a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Burton Island State Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Cantilever Rock (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Links at Lang Farm Course (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Smugglers' Notch Ski Area (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Lake Champlain (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Alpine Slide (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Fairfax

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Fairfax is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waterfront Park (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • St. Albans Bay Park (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Burton Island State Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Mills Riverside Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Underhill State Park (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Mount Mansfield Peak (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Fairfax

The nearest airport is in Burlington, VT (BTV-Burlington Intl.), located 17.5 mi (28.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Stowe, VT (MVL-Morrisville-Stowe State), which is 22 mi (35.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Fairfax?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 161 holiday rentals near Fairfax. From 56 Houses to 48 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fairfax for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Fairfax:

  • Montgomery Center: 51 holiday homes
  • South End: 42 holiday homes
  • Smugglers' Notch Resort: 57 holiday homes
  • Stowe Mountain Resort: 126 holiday homes
  • Morrisville: 69 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 Fairfax?

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

  • Lamoille River: 555 holiday rentals
  • St. Albans Station: 258 holiday rentals
  • Burlington Fire House Gallery: 325 holiday rentals
  • Sterling Falls Gorge Trailhead: 794 holiday rentals
  • ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center: 325 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fairfax listed on HomeAway 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 Fairfax?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 56 Houses in Fairfax. Our other popular types of Fairfax holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 48 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 23 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 23 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fairfax?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 47 holiday homes with pool available in Fairfax. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.