Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Canton

The area's theatre scene and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Canton. Travellers to this romantic city praise the shopping, restaurants and parks. Mark Twain House and Bushnell Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Canton

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Canton has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Compounce (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Flamig Farm (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Ski Sundown (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Jerram Winery (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Talcott Mountain State Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Talcott Mountain Science Center (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Canton

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Canton. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bushnell Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Satan's Kingdom State Recreation Area (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Stratton Brook State Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Buckingham Road Recreation Area (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Countryside Park (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Sperry Park (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Canton

Fly into Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.5 mi (20.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), which is 15.5 mi (25 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Canton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 43 holiday lettings around Canton. From 31 Houses to 2 Flats, 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 Canton?

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 Canton:

  • Falls Village: 146 holiday homes
  • Winsted: 29 holiday homes
  • Southfield: 18 holiday homes
  • Terryville: 52 holiday homes
  • Portland: 22 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 Canton?

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

  • Norfolk Historical Museum: 350 holiday lettings
  • Six Flags New England: 71 holiday lettings
  • Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art: 85 holiday lettings
  • Connecticut State Capital: 84 holiday lettings
  • SS&C SummerWind Performing Arts Center: 99 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 31 Houses in Canton. Our other popular types of Canton holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 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 Canton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Canton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.