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Destination guide

The riverfront setting of Groton is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's museums, history and live music with a rental holiday home in Groton. This city's casino gaming, riverfront and shopping draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Groton

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Groton has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shennecossett Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Childrens Museum of Southeastern Connecticut (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Cedar Ridge Golf Course (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Maugle Sierra Vineyards (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Saltwater Farm Vineyard (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Groton

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Groton. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Eastern Point Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Bluff Point State Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Connecticut College Arboretum (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Waterford Beach Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Groton

The nearest airport is in New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London), located 1.9 mi (3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field), which is 6.9 mi (11.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Groton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 491 holiday lettings around Groton. From 307 houses to 60 flats & apartments, 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.

Can I rent a seaside property in Groton?

Rising in the morning to glorious beach views and the rhythmic rumble of waves crashing to the shore. This is the stuff holiday fantasies are made of! HomeAway has 160 holiday homes by the beach to pick from. Alternatively, you may prefer to try something different. HomeAway has a great range of properties to pick from, including:

  • 143 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 113 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 88 shore-front holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Groton?

Say goodbye to standardized, cookie cutter hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals have an unique, personal touch — and all the space you could ask for! There are 322 options available on HomeAway. Prices start at £75 a night. Or maybe you'd rather one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Cottage: 89 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £49 per night.
  • Apartment: 33 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £56 per night.
  • Hotel: 31 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £30 per night.

Can I stay in Groton in a large group?

There's nothing quite as exciting as staying somewhere entirely new with family and friends. And the great news is HomeAway has options to suit big groups. At the moment, house holiday rentals are popular for large groups of travellers here, and we have 85 listed on our database. The rental properties that can cater to large numbers in this area include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we've got 152 properties appropriate for that size. Spend a night for as little as £56.
  • Require a holiday rental for 8 people? We have 98 that will suit. You can book one for as little as £115 a night.
  • Travelling with 10 guests? We have 55 rental accommodation that will be ideal. Prices begin at just £169 a night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your dad, your grandma and all your besties to Groton.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Groton?

Reduce those hefty accommodation expenses when you organise your stay with HomeAway. You'll discover plenty of unique holiday rentals and save heaps! Old Mystic is perfect for bargain hunters. And with 18 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £141 a night, it isn't difficult to see why. You'll find another 18 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting for you in or around Pawcatuck. The average price in this area is £186 per night.

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