Destination guide

Friendly Shelton will entice you

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Shelton. This welcoming and romantic city is well known for its restaurants, shopping and university setting. Yale Bowl and East Rock Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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.


Activities and attractions in Shelton

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Shelton a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great River Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Grassy Hill Country Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Beardsley Zoo (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Yale Golf Course (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Robert Treat Farm (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Shelton

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Shelton is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • East Rock Park (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Osborndale State Park (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Roosevelt Forest (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Boothe Memorial Park and Museum (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Svihra Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Silver Sands State Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Shelton

Fly into Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), the closest airport, located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), which is 12.1 mi (19.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Shelton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 127 holiday lettings around Shelton. From 72 houses to 37 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.

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

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 Shelton:

  • Downtown: 27 holiday homes
  • Mill River: 16 holiday homes
  • Momauguin: 22 holiday homes
  • Dwight: 21 holiday homes
  • East Norwalk: 18 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 Shelton? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Shelton. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • SportsCenter of Connecticut: 285 holiday lettings
  • Indian Well State Park: 294 holiday lettings
  • Ireland's Great Hunger Museum: 279 holiday lettings
  • Yale University: 276 holiday lettings
  • Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden: 202 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Shelton listed on 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 Shelton?

Yes, of course. offers 72 Houses in Shelton. Our other popular types of Shelton holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shelton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Shelton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.