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.

How many holiday rentals are available around East Haddam?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 56 holiday lettings around East Haddam. From 38 houses to 8 cabins, 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 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:

  • Westbrook Center: 61 holiday homes
  • Niantic: 143 holiday homes
  • Madison Center: 29 holiday homes
  • Saybrook Manor: 36 holiday homes
  • Old Saybrook Center: 17 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? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in East Haddam. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Major General Joseph Spencer Memorial: 359 holiday lettings
  • Nathan Hale Schoolhouse: 359 holiday lettings
  • Gillette Castle State Park: 387 holiday lettings
  • Fox Hopyard Golf Club: 379 holiday lettings
  • East Haddam Historical Society and Museum: 373 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 38 Houses in East Haddam. Our other popular types of East Haddam holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 8 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios 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 7 holiday homes with pool available in East Haddam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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