Destination guide

Delight in the picturesque landscape of East Haddam

The waterfalls and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in East Haddam. Renowned for its fishing, camping and hiking, this city welcomes all visitors. 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 and around East Haddam

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes East Haddam a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Banner Country Club (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Machimoodus State Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Priam Vineyards (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Essex Steam Train (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Cedar Ridge Golf Course (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Haddam

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

  • Devils Hopyard State Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Gillette Castle State Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Machimoodus State Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Haddam Meadow State Park (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Salmon River State Forest (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Cockaponset State Forest (7.5 mi / 12 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around East Haddam

Fly into New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London), the closest airport, located 20.1 mi (32.4 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 23.4 mi (37.6 km) away.

Where to stay around East Haddam?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 67 holiday lettings near East Haddam. From 39 Houses to 8 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near East Haddam is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to East Haddam?

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 East Haddam:

  • Niantic: 425 holiday homes
  • Westbrook Center: 69 holiday homes
  • Madison Center: 38 holiday homes
  • Saybrook Manor: 41 holiday homes
  • Fenwick: 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 East Haddam?

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

  • Major General Joseph Spencer Memorial: 436 holiday lettings
  • Nathan Hale Schoolhouse: 435 holiday lettings
  • Fox Hopyard Golf Club: 471 holiday lettings
  • East Haddam Historical Society and Museum: 448 holiday lettings
  • Scherer Library of Musical Theatre: 433 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around East Haddam 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 East Haddam?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 39 Houses in East Haddam. Our other popular types of East Haddam holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 12 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 East Haddam?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in East Haddam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.