Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Manchester

Learn about the unique charm of Manchester with a stay in a holiday home rental. Well known for its coffee shops, shopping and sporting events, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Bushnell Park and Mark Twain House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 Manchester

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Manchester has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lutz Children's Museum (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Connecticut Golf Land and Games (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Minnechaug Golf Course (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • East Hartford Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Bolton Notch State Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Tallwood Country Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Manchester

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Manchester is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bushnell Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Charter Oak Park (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Case Mountain (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Wickham Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Windsor Nature Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Bolton Notch State Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Manchester

The nearest airport is in Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), located 7.1 mi (11.3 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 13.6 mi (21.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Manchester?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 28 holiday lettings around Manchester. From 14 houses to 10 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 are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Manchester? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Manchester. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Manchester Parkade: 73 holiday lettings
  • Case Mountain: 68 holiday lettings
  • Cheney Homestead Museum: 75 holiday lettings
  • Lutz Children's Museum: 74 holiday lettings
  • Charter Oak Park: 72 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 14 Houses in Manchester. Our other popular types of Manchester holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Estates: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Manchester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Manchester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.