Destination guide

Head to the relaxing city of Vernon

Learn about the unique charm of Vernon with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city is relaxing and trendy, recognised for its restaurants, shopping and bars. Bushnell Park and Mark Twain House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Vernon

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Vernon a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Connecticut Golf Land and Games (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Bolton Notch State Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Lutz Children's Museum (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • East Hartford Golf Course (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Minnechaug Golf Course (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Grassmere Country Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Vernon

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Vernon is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bushnell Park (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Bolton Notch State Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Case Mountain (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Charter Oak Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • East Windsor Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Wickham Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Vernon

Fly into Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), the closest airport, located 11.7 mi (18.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 13.3 mi (21.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Vernon?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 25 holiday lettings near Vernon. From 14 Houses to 4 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Vernon 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 Vernon?

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

  • Connecticut Golf Land and Games: 95 holiday lettings
  • Six Flags New England: 74 holiday lettings
  • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: 72 holiday lettings
  • CRRA Trash Museum: 98 holiday lettings
  • Tinkerville Brook Reserve: 49 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 14 Houses in Vernon. Our other popular types of Vernon holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Bed & breakfasts: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Vernon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 22 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Vernon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.