Destination guide

Relaxing Glastonbury will entice you

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Glastonbury. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the restaurants, shopping and bird watching. Bushnell Park and Mark Twain House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Glastonbury

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Glastonbury a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Compounce (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Minnechaug Golf Course (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Lutz Children's Museum (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Tallwood Country Club (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • East Hartford Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Dinosaur State Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Glastonbury

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Glastonbury is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bushnell Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Charter Oak Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Case Mountain (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Wickham Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Wethersfield Cove Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Mill Woods Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Glastonbury

The nearest airport is in Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), located 6.3 mi (10.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 17.3 mi (27.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Glastonbury?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 65 holiday lettings near Glastonbury. From 34 Houses to 19 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Glastonbury for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Glastonbury:

  • Amston: 27 holiday homes
  • Storrs: 16 holiday homes
  • Moodus: 48 holiday homes
  • Portland: 23 holiday homes
  • East Hampton: 36 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

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

  • Minnechaug Golf Course: 97 holiday lettings
  • Welles-Turner Memorial Library: 100 holiday lettings
  • Ireland's Great Hunger Museum: 252 holiday lettings
  • Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art: 98 holiday lettings
  • Connecticut State Capital: 100 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 34 Houses in Glastonbury. Our other popular types of Glastonbury holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 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 Glastonbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Glastonbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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