Destination guide

Lively Norfolk will entice you

Take a holiday to Norfolk and enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and history. Travellers especially like the restaurants, parks and art in this relaxing and walkable city. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Norfolk

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Norfolk a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Land of Nod Vineyard and Winery (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Umpachene Falls Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Questing (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Action Wildlife Foundation (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Dry Hill (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Les Trois Emme Winery (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Norfolk

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Norfolk. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Haystack Mountain State Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Umpachene Falls Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Burr Pond State Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Mohawk Mountain State Forest (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Tolland State Forest (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Housatonic Meadows State Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Norfolk

The nearest airport is in Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), located 26.7 mi (43 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Westfield, MA (BAF-Barnes Municipal), which is 27.6 mi (44.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Norfolk?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 165 holiday lettings near Norfolk. From 107 Houses to 5 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Norfolk 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 Norfolk?

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

  • Norfolk Historical Museum: 359 holiday lettings
  • Haystack Mountain State Park: 398 holiday lettings
  • Ski Butternut: 592 holiday lettings
  • West Cornwall Covered Bridge: 299 holiday lettings
  • Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum: 198 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 107 Houses in Norfolk. Our other popular types of Norfolk holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 34 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 34 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 Norfolk?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 25 holiday homes with pool available in Norfolk. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.