Destination guide

Why people love visiting exciting East Rock

Enjoy the monuments and other features of East Rock. This cosmopolitan and scenic city is well known for its forests, cycling and university setting. East Rock Park and Yale Bowl are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around East Rock

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes East Rock a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Yale Golf Course (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Connecticut Sportsplex (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Laurel View Country Club (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Sleeping Giant Golf Course (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Robert Treat Farm (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Grassy Hill Country Club (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of East Rock

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in East Rock. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • East Rock Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Edgerton Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Marsh Botanical Garden (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • New Haven Green (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • West Rock Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Fort Hale Park (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around East Rock

Fly into New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), the closest airport, located 3.7 mi (6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), which is 16.1 mi (25.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around East Rock?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 9 holiday lettings around East Rock. From 4 Houses to 5 Flats, 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 Rock?

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 Rock:

  • Devon / Walnut Beach: 25 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 32 holiday homes
  • The Hill: 27 holiday homes
  • Momauguin: 23 holiday homes
  • Dwight: 25 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 Rock?

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

  • Ireland's Great Hunger Museum: 290 holiday lettings
  • Yale University: 263 holiday lettings
  • Southford Falls State Park: 277 holiday lettings
  • General Mansfield House: 120 holiday lettings
  • Lighthouse Point Park: 251 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 4 Houses in East Rock. Our other popular types of East Rock holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 5 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in East Rock?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 9 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in East Rock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.