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Top 13 Vacation Rentals in New Hampshire

People travel to New Hampshire for hiking, climbing, beaches, and picturesque towns. There are plenty of hotels and motels in the cities, towns, and along the highways in New Hampshire. But to enjoy a more authentic vibe and to immerse yourself in a local neighborhood or rural area, Airbnb and Vrbo vacation rental properties are also an option.

Here are some of the top vacation rentals in New Hampshire to choose from.

Little House on the Lake in the Forest - Andover A remote cabin for year-round adventures
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Little House on the Lake in the Forest - Andover

When you are in the Andover area of New Hampshire, you can stay at this cabin in the forest, perfect for you and one other person. It is a cozy lakefront cabin at the base of Mt. Kearsarge that offers unobstructed views of Ragged Mountain, modern features, and the comforts of home, such as high-speed internet. New Hampshire in general is a great place for outdoor adventure and the Andover area is no exception. Outdoor activities in the area include swimming at Bradley Lake and hiking and biking at Mt. Kearsarge and Winslow State Parks. Downhill skiing opportunities are also nearby. With this rental, you’ll have an equipped kitchen and can enjoy the rustic, mid-century modern décor.

The Old Red Mill Cottage (Beside a Waterfall) - Wilton A unique property close to natural attractions
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The Old Red Mill Cottage (Beside a Waterfall) - Wilton

Located in the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire (one of the best places to visit in New Hampshire), this house and cottage are on 12 acres of land with gardens, grapevines, an orchard, and a waterfall. This is a peaceful place to stay, with a private entrance and a view of the waterfall from the porch. This Airbnb listing is just for the cottage (not the main house), which you’ll have all to yourself or to share with whomever you travel with. There is a dog living on the property, so guest pets are not allowed.

Cottage 20 Feet from the Water with Mountain Views - Conway An adorable space right by the water
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Cottage 20 Feet from the Water with Mountain Views - Conway

You’ll be just 20 feet from Pequawket Pond when you book this cozy New Hampshire lakehouse rental. It’s a great spot for four guests and has one bedroom and one bathroom. The bedroom has a queen-size bed, bunk bed, and couch for sleeping. This property is just a few minutes from Mount Washington Valley and the ski slopes. Guests can use the host’s tandem kayak and cozy up by the electric fireplace. This is an adults-only rental that does not allow children or pets.

Mountain View Getaway on Halls Brook - Rumney A relaxing destination complete with a babbling brook
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Mountain View Getaway on Halls Brook - Rumney

This highly-rated cozy New Hampshire cabin has three bedrooms and one bathroom to accommodate up to four guests. It is a 700-square-foot cabin that is a lovely place to unwind as you sit out on the deck or around the fire pit. This is a dog-friendly rental upon host approval and there is a $25 pet fee per stay. Keep in mind that there is no cell phone service at the cabin, but you will have Wi-Fi enabled calling and YouTube TV. Book this cabin to get mountain views, to be right on the water, and to spend time outside grilling and soaking up the views.

Hiker Heaven House - Randolph A cozy space to return to after exploring the nearby hiking trails
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Hiker Heaven House - Randolph

If you love to hike, this New Hampshire cabin rental in is perfect for you. It sleeps four people in a 1,100-square-foot space and has three bedrooms and one bathroom. The house is in a secluded cape with views of the Northern Presidential Range. It’s just minutes from Pinkham Notch, and a local swimming hole is just two miles away. Other outdoor recreation opportunities are close by at Mount Jericho State Park, Moose Brook State Park, and the Presidential Rail Trail.mo This dog-friendly rental allows pups if you pay an extra $10 fee per night and keep them downstairs and off the beds.

The Uncommon Loon: A Lakeside Tiny Home Experience - Bethlehem A calm retreat away from the
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The Uncommon Loon: A Lakeside Tiny Home Experience - Bethlehem

You can stay in a tiny house in New Hampshire and experience this lifestyle for yourself. This tiny house accommodates two people and is known as the Uncommon Loon. It is right along Forest Lake and has a bathroom, sleeping loft, cozy loveseat, and games to play. Meanwhile, the outdoor area has a fireplace, lounge chairs, picnic table, and benches. You’ll also have a private dock with Adirondack chairs on the property. Things to see and do in the area include downtown Littleton and Whitefield, the Cannon Mountain Ski Resort, hiking trails, Loon Mountain, Cog Railroad (one of the best train trips in the U.S.), and White Mountain National Forest.

Luxury Riverside Studio in the White Mountains - Woodstock An upscale space with so many amenities
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Luxury Riverside Studio in the White Mountains - Woodstock

Another top Airbnb in New Hampshire is this rental studio just five minutes from skiing at Loon Mountain. It is a beautiful riverfront property just a short walk from a beach and lake. When you stay here, you’ll have access to an indoor pool, sauna, hot tub, sports courts, game room, and more amenities. The studio is right across from the recreation center and lake and has a river view from the unit. Within five minutes, you can drive to North Woodstock and Lincoln for dining and shopping.

Charming A-Frame at Hermit Lake - Sanbornton So much character in this unique cabin
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Charming A-Frame at Hermit Lake - Sanbornton

Five people can stay in this A-frame cabin rental in New Hampshire and have two bedrooms and one bathroom to themselves. The cabin is in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire and is a great place for hiking, kayaking, skiing, and other outdoor activities. You can curl up by the fireplace and play games while staying here or go outside to relax in the hammock and have a meal at the picnic table. There’s a boat launch just a short walk from the house and also snowshoes provided by the host in the winter. This rental is best for people under six feet tall.

Beautiful Lakeside Cottage - Middleton A quaint place to call home on vacation
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Beautiful Lakeside Cottage - Middleton

Up to four guests can stay in this cozy New Hampshire cottage Airbnb that is quiet and secluded by a lake. It is nicely decorated and comes with a king-size bed, queen-size convertible sofa, full kitchen, bathroom with shower, fire pit, and dock. The hosts will set you up with kayaks, a canoe, fishing poles, and a peddle boat for your use. Book this Airbnb to have private beach access and views of the New Hampshire mountains and lake. It’s a secluded, but not totally hidden, rental about an hour from North Conway and the White Mountains.

Relaxing Retreat with Mountain Views & Lake Access - Madison Lovely views of the mountains from your private deck
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Relaxing Retreat with Mountain Views & Lake Access - Madison

Another option for your getaway in New Hampshire is this guest house that sleeps two people and has one bedroom and one bathroom. The rental is a great retreat that offers the beauty of the White Mountains and is comfy and cozy for a romantic getaway. From the property’s backyard, it’s easy to kayak to Silver Lake and access the beach across the street. You’ll love the wrap-around porch and screened-in porches just off the main house for a little time outside and to enjoy the views. Amenities provided at this Vrbo rental include free Wi-Fi, a peaceful backyard, grill, air conditioning, kitchenette, toiletries, sheets, and towels.

Beautiful Log Home in Suissevale on Lake Winnipesaukee - Moultonborough So much outdoor recreation on your doorstep
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Beautiful Log Home in Suissevale on Lake Winnipesaukee - Moultonborough

Here’s a Vrbo log home rental that sleeps ten people in New Hampshire. The house is on a ¾ acre, wooded lot in a private beach community. There’s a lower level that’s great for kids to play, while the sleeping accommodations are on the main floor. The towns of Meredith and Wolfeboro are just a 20-minute drive away. Guests will have to pay an extra fee to have linens and towels provided by the Vrbo host, or you can just bring your own.

1-Bedroom House Close to Downtown Meredith and Lake Winnipesaukee - Meredith A beautifully decorated home on a mountain top
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1-Bedroom House Close to Downtown Meredith and Lake Winnipesaukee - Meredith

Four people can book this Vrbo house that is about 800 square feet in size and sleeps four people. It has one bedroom and one bathroom between Lake Winnipesaukee and Newfound Lake. Some features of this vacation rental property are a kitchen with everything you need to cook meals, a bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub, and parking available for boats, snowmobiles, and other adventure vehicles. Up to two dogs weighing less than 50 pounds can stay with you.

Deer Valley Retreat, A Lovely Log Cabin - Bradford Explore all the lakes and mountains from here
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Deer Valley Retreat, A Lovely Log Cabin - Bradford

Six guests can stay at the Deer Valley Retreat and have two bedrooms and one bathroom to use. This log cabin is in the Lake Sunapee Region and is an ideal spot for artists, writers, and outdoor enthusiasts. When you stay here, you’ll have an open-concept space made up of the kitchen, living area, and dining room. The cabin features pine wood floors, an old writing desk, cozy furniture, and a large picture window overlooking the gardens. Inquire about private yoga sessions that can be booked and customized to your skill level here!

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