Destination guide

Why people love visiting cosy Hartford

Come and experience Hartford and its live music, architecture and history. This city's riverfront, cafes and hiking attract many visitors, as does its cosmopolitan and welcoming location. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Hartford

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hartford a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Upper Valley Aquatic Center (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Quechee State Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Vermont Institiute of Natural Science (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Quechee Ski Hill (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Sugarbush Farm (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Storrs Pond Recreation Area (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hartford

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hartford is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wilderness Trails (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Quechee Gorge (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Quechee State Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Vermont Institute Natural Science Nature Center (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Storrs Pond Recreation Area (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Billings Park and Trail (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Hartford

Fly into Lebanon, NH (LEB-Lebanon Municipal), the closest airport, located 3.1 mi (5.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Springfield, VT (VSF-Hartness State), which is 23.4 mi (37.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to White River Junction Station.

Where to stay around Hartford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 158 holiday lettings near Hartford. From 80 Houses to 50 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hartford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • White River Junction Station: 261 holiday lettings
  • Briggs Opera House: 260 holiday lettings
  • New England Transportation Institute and Museum: 260 holiday lettings
  • Tupelo Music Hall: 260 holiday lettings
  • Main Street Museum: 258 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hartford 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 Hartford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 80 Houses in Hartford. Our other popular types of Hartford holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 50 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 7 self catering accommodations

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 Hartford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 91 holiday homes with pool available in Hartford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.