Destination guide

Lively Bridgeport will entice you

Take a holiday to Bridgeport and enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and festivals. This walkable city is known for its zoo, baseball games and beaches. Yale Bowl and East Rock Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Bridgeport

Are you hoping to find attractions to see 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 makes Bridgeport a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Beardsley Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • H. Smith Richardson Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Pine Creek Par 3 Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Country Club of Fairfield (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Great River Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bridgeport

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Bridgeport. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • East Rock Park (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Lafayett Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Svihra Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Seaside Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Longfellow Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Lake Mohegan (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Bridgeport

Fly into Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), the closest airport, located 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), which is 16.9 mi (27.1 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Bridgeport Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bridgeport?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 466 holiday lettings around Bridgeport. From 313 houses to 61 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.

Can I rent a beachfront property in Bridgeport?

Drinking in crisp ocean air, lounging in the sunshine and losing all track of time. Now that's the type of awesome vacay you deserve. HomeAway has 91 places to stay beside the beach. Want to give something else a go? See if any of our other properties take your fancy. Our range here includes:

  • 89 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 79 beach-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 71 shore-front holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Bridgeport?

If you're seeking a home away from home this holiday, renting a whole house is a terrific idea. You and your crew will have loads of space for all manner of getaway activities. There are 301 options currently on HomeAway. Prices begin at £31 a night. If that doesn't suit your crew's style, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Hotel: 68 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £37 per night.
  • Apartment: 50 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £28 per night.
  • Cottage: 41 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £114 per night.

Can I stay in Bridgeport in a large group?

Whether you're embarking on a trip with your relatives or spending a week away with all your old school friends, it's always loads of fun hanging out in a new place together! And the best news is that HomeAway has options to suit you. Why not take a peek at the 62 house holiday rentals available here? They're the leading option for big groups of visitors. If you are hoping to stay in a large group, the holiday rentals that will serve you well include:

  • Searching for properties that can sleep 6 guests? We have 89 that will fit the bill. Prices begin from just £51 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your party, you'll be pleased to learn that there are 72 holiday rentals perfect. Prices begin at just £114 per night.
  • Arranging a trip away with 10 guests? We offer 57 holiday rentals that will suit. Prices start from £173 per night.

You and your crew will be in good hands when you plan your Bridgeport adventure with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Bridgeport?

Say adios to soulless hotel chains! Bask in the freedom of living like one of the locals in a cost-effective holiday rental instead. Feast your eyes on the incredible options available now on HomeAway. Downtown is a terrific area to investigate if you want to keep your budget under control. HomeAway has 8 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very agreeable £126 per night. There are another 3 HomeAway holiday rentals awaiting you in or around Lordship. The average price here is £165 per night.