Destination guide

Why people love visiting arty New Haven

Enjoy the area's museums, art galleries and architecture with a rental holiday home in New Haven. Renowned for its university setting, theatres and entertainment, this city welcomes all visitors. Yale Bowl and East Rock Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around New Haven

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes New Haven a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Yale Golf Course (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Laurel View Country Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Connecticut Sportsplex (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Robert Treat Farm (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Grassy Hill Country Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Great River Golf Club (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of New Haven

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, New Haven is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • East Rock Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • New Haven Green (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Marsh Botanical Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Edgerton Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • West Rock Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Fort Hale Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around New Haven

Fly into New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), the closest airport, located 3.5 mi (5.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), which is 14.7 mi (23.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to New Haven Union Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around New Haven?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 464 holiday lettings around New Haven. From 54 flats & apartments to 302 houses, 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 beachfront property in New Haven?

Clear waters, fine sands and blue skies as a canvas. If this sounds like your idea of paradise, now's your chance to totally bliss out. HomeAway has 121 holiday homes by the beach. Alternatively, you might be after another style of setting. HomeAway has heaps of properties to pick from, including:

  • 103 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 100 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 98 beach-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in New Haven?

Wave goodbye to uninspiring chain-hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals offer a personal touch — and all the space you and your group could need! There are 296 options currently on HomeAway. Prices begin at £23 a night. If that doesn't agree with your family's style, we've got a range of other self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Cottage: 77 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £73 per night.
  • Apartment: 52 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £21 per night.
  • Hotel: 45 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.

Can I stay in New Haven in a large group?

Whether you're embarking on a special getaway with the entire family or spending a few nights away with your old school crew, it's always loads of fun being under the one roof! The good news is that HomeAway has places to suit you. House holiday rentals are the leading option here for big groups of travellers. Our database presently has 56 available. Rental properties around this area that are perfect for large groups include:

  • Are you on the hunt for rentals that can sleep 6 of you? We have 101 that will fit the bill. The prices start from £51 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your party, you'll be happy to find out that there are 86 holiday rentals that are suitable. Prices start at £137 per night.
  • Seeking rental properties catering to 10 people? You'll be pleased to hear we have 47 that will fit the bill. You can book one from just £173 per night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your aunt, your cousins and all your pals to New Haven.