Where to stay around Connecticut?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,225 holiday lettings near Connecticut. From 789 Houses to 224 Cottages, 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 Connecticut is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Connecticut?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Connecticut. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Cornwall: 174 holiday homes
  • Military Museum of Southern New England: 189 holiday homes
  • New Haven: 400 holiday homes
  • Essex: 365 holiday homes
  • New Britain: 28 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Connecticut! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Connecticut?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Connecticut with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Cornwall: 174 holiday lettings
  • New Haven: 400 holiday lettings
  • Essex: 365 holiday lettings
  • New Britain: 28 holiday lettings
  • Hartford: 26 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Connecticut?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Connecticut are:

  • Robertson Field (4B8): 85 self catering accommodations
  • Bradley International Airport (BDL): 67 self catering accommodations
  • Windham Airport (IJD): 72 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Connecticut?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Connecticut. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Military Museum of Southern New England: 189 holiday rentals
  • Roseland Cottage: 54 holiday rentals
  • Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden: 189 holiday rentals
  • Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery: 250 holiday rentals
  • Senator Thomas J Dodd Memorial Stadium: 272 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Connecticut listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make A Holiday Rental House in Connecticut, North America Your Home Away From Home


Situated in the New England region in the north-eastern part of the country of The United States of America is the state of Connecticut. For many travellers a Connecticut holiday is an opportunity to indulge in a variety of activities and to take in numerous wonderful attractions. A Connecticut holiday rental house is sure to provide you with all of the comforts of home as well as ensuring that you take home some wonderful memories when it is time to step on that plane back home.

Things to Do on Holiday in Connecticut, North America

Whilst you can choose to simply relax in your Connecticut holiday rental house and recharge your batteries, there are an abundance of wonderful activities available on a Connecticut holiday. Amongst the pursuits available throughout the year are skiing, ice skating, golf, tennis, mountain biking, hiking, paragliding, white-water rafting, fly fishing, small game hunting, water tubing and sailing.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Connecticut, North America

If you decide to venture out from your comfortable Connecticut holiday rental house for a day trip, then it is worth heading to the south-western corner of the state, more specifically the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. This Native American tribe have a wonderful reservation which is one of the oldest surviving in North America. The tribe has seen many conflicts and battles since 1666 when the reservation was first established and visitors can learn more about their struggles, traditions and culture by visiting the Pequot Museum. Like many other Native American tribes, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe have established their own casino on the reservation and it is in fact one of the largest to be found in the world.

Weather in Connecticut, North America

On top of being able to appreciate a fantastic Connecticut holiday rental house you can expect to enjoy some fabulous weather whilst on your trip. The hottest months of the year to have a Connecticut holiday are normally July and August when the temperature during the day can reach a wonderful 27°C. The winter months of January and February see the daytime temperature fall to anywhere between -5° and 6°C. The annual rainfall amount for the state is 15 inches.

Travel to Connecticut, North America Travellers on a Connecticut holiday can begin their trip by arriving at Bradley International Airport (BDL) which is approximately 16 miles away from the state’s capital city, Hartford. Amongst the airlines offering regular, affordable flights to the state are American Airlines, British Airways, KLM and Delta Airlines. Passengers can leave the UK from several airports such as Manchester (MAN), Aberdeen (ABZ), Liverpool (LPL), Gatwick (LGW) and Southampton(SOU).