Where to stay around Old Lyme?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 313 holiday lettings near Old Lyme. From 191 houses to 95 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 Old Lyme is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Old Lyme?

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 Old Lyme:

  • Mystic: 98 holiday homes
  • Clearwater Beach: 106 holiday homes
  • Saybrook Manor: 36 holiday homes
  • Niantic: 32 holiday homes
  • Noank: 71 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 Old Lyme?

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

  • Florence Griswold Museum: 787 holiday lettings
  • Senator Thomas J Dodd Memorial Stadium: 271 holiday lettings
  • Major General Joseph Spencer Memorial: 373 holiday lettings
  • Gardiner's Bay Country Club: 3,054 holiday lettings
  • Wades Beach: 3,075 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Old Lyme 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 Old Lyme?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 191 houses in Old Lyme. Our other popular types of Old Lyme holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 95 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 6 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Old Lyme?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 27 holiday homes with pool available in Old Lyme. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a vacation rental in Old Lyme, USA your home away from home

    Old Lyme self-catering vacation accommodation is set in and around a picturesque coastal town in New London County, Connecticut. Here you’ll have a classic colonial settlement to explore, with a number of beautiful beaches within easy reach, as well as all kinds of outdoor activities available close by.

    Things to do in Old Lyme, USA

    Visiting a vacation rental in Old Lyme it would be a great idea to explore the town a little to see some of its historic architecture. Highlights here include the First Congregational Church, the Old Lyme Inn and the Florence Griswold Museum, which served as an artists’ retreat for decades starting in the 19th Century. Meanwhile at the Town Hall you’ll be able to find out more about the history of the town and the geography of the surrounding area.

    If you’re a golf enthusiast then a vacation rental in Old Lyme would be a fantastic choice, with a number of courses found in the area. One of the highlights is the waterfront Black Hall Golf Club, which was established in 1967 and offers 18 holes in a secluded 160-acre environment. Old Lyme Country Club is also nearby, and is almost a century old, featuring a challenging nine-hole course.

    There are also numerous lovely beaches to be visited within a short drive of Old Lyme self-catering accommodation. They’re great for walks at any time of year, and perfect for swimming and sunbathing in the summer months. White Sands Beach is one of the main town beaches, and lifeguards are on duty here every day. In the summer the beach is served by an ice-cream man. Another public beach is Sound View Beach, which is complemented by a number of amenities, including shops and eateries.

    Places to visit on holiday in Old Lyme, USA

    The city of New London is only 16 miles east along the coast from vacation accommodation in Old Lyme. It’s a setting known for its centuries of maritime heritage, and it is here where the country’s Coast Guard is trained, at the United States Coast Guard Academy, which is open for tours and features a museum.

    Weather in Old Lyme, USA

    There a big difference between summer and winter conditions around Old Lyme vacation rentals. Summers are usually warm and humid, with temperatures getting up to above 30 degrees in July and August. Winters though are consistently cold, with temperatures moderated slightly by the water.

    Cheap flights to Old Lyme, USA

    Logan International Airport (BOS) is around two hours away by car from self-catering vacation accommodation in Old Lyme. You can get to this airport from the UK by flying with American Airlines, Delta, Virgin Atlantic or British Airways from London Heathrow (LHR).

    Activities and attractions in Old Lyme

    Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Old Lyme a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Essex Steam Train (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
    • Cedar Ridge Golf Course (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
    • Childrens Museum of Southeastern Connecticut (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
    • Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
    • Chamard Vineyards (12 mi / 19.3 km)
    • Machimoodus State Park (12.4 mi / 20 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Old Lyme

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

    • Rocky Neck State Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
    • Gillette Castle State Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
    • Harvey's Beach (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
    • Plattwood Park (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
    • McCook Point Beach (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
    • Hole-in-the-Wall Beach (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)