Destination guide

Explore the riverfront setting in Newington

The riverfront and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Newington. This city's shopping, restaurants and golfing draw many visitors. Mark Twain House and Bushnell Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Newington

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Newington has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Compounce (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Copernican Observatory & Planetarium (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Shuttle Meadow County Club (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Dinosaur State Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Checkered Flag Raceway (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Timberlin Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Newington

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newington is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bushnell Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Mill Pond Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Wolcott Park (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Walnut Hill Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Mill Woods Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Batterson Park Pond (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Newington

Fly into Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 17 mi (27.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Newington?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 48 holiday lettings near Newington. From 23 Houses to 23 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Newington for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Newington:

  • Mount Southington Ski Area: 107 holiday homes
  • Terryville: 46 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 Newington?

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

  • Mill Pond Park: 82 holiday lettings
  • Ireland's Great Hunger Museum: 252 holiday lettings
  • Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art: 98 holiday lettings
  • Connecticut State Capital: 100 holiday lettings
  • SS&C SummerWind Performing Arts Center: 113 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 23 Houses in Newington. Our other popular types of Newington holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 22 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Newington?

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