Destination guide

The friendly city of Farmington awaits you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Farmington. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and ecotours. Mark Twain House and Lake Compounce 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.


Activities and attractions in Farmington

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Farmington a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Compounce (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Winding Trails (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Copernican Observatory & Planetarium (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Shuttle Meadow County Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Talcott Mountain Science Center (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Hawks Landing Country Club (6 mi / 9.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Farmington

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Farmington. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bushnell Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Batterson Park Pond (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Shade Swamp Sanctuary (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • West Hartford Reservoir (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Fisher Meadows Recreation Area (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Sycamore Hills Recreation Area (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Farmington

The nearest airport is in Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), located 9 mi (14.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 15.8 mi (25.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Farmington?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 40 holiday lettings around Farmington. From 10 flats & apartments to 18 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Farmington? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Farmington. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Stanley-Whitman House: 133 holiday lettings
  • Batterson Park Pond: 130 holiday lettings
  • Farmington Historic District: 122 holiday lettings
  • University of Connecticut Health Center: 121 holiday lettings
  • Farmington Miniature Golf and Ice Cream Parlor: 142 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Farmington listed on 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 Flats in Farmington?

Yes, of course. offers 10 Flats in Farmington. Our other popular types of Farmington holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 4 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Farmington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Farmington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.