Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Preston

The area's live music and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Preston. This city's casino gaming, lake and shopping attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and relaxing location. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Preston

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Preston a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Preston Ridge Vineyard (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Dalice Elizabeth Winery (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Lake of Isles (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Maugle Sierra Vineyards (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Norwich Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Jonathan Edwards Winery (7.5 mi / 12 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Preston

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Preston is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Preston Highway Park (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Mohegan Park and Memorial Rose Garden (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Upper Falls Heritage Park (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Stoddard Hill State Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Hopeville Pond State Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Hopemead State Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Preston

Fly into New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London), the closest airport, located 13.3 mi (21.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Westerly, RI (WST-Westerly State), which is 15.5 mi (24.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Preston?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 160 holiday lettings near Preston. From 84 Houses to 26 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Preston for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Preston:

  • West Mystic: 71 holiday homes
  • Niantic: 421 holiday homes
  • Pawcatuck: 404 holiday homes
  • Noank: 325 holiday homes
  • Watch Hill Historic District: 19 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 Preston?

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

  • Dalice Elizabeth Winery: 523 holiday lettings
  • Preston Highway Park: 512 holiday lettings
  • Preston Ridge Vineyard: 516 holiday lettings
  • Mystic Seaport: 160 holiday lettings
  • Norwichtown Historic Cemetery: 343 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 84 Houses in Preston. Our other popular types of Preston holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 19 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Preston?

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