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Destination guide

Head to the adventurous city of Washington

Enjoy the museums and other features of Washington. One of the city's many top draws is its university setting. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Washington

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Washington has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Steep Rock Preserve (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Woodbury Ski Area (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Hopkins Vineyard (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Haight-Brown Vineyard (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Quassy Amusement Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Washington

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Washington is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Mount Tom State Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Flanders Nature Center (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Lake Waramaug State Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Hollow Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Washington

The nearest airport is in Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), which is 20.5 mi (33 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Washington?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 153 holiday lettings around Washington. From 107 houses to 25 cottages, 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 are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Washington?

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

  • Institute for American Indian Studies Museum and Research Center: 215 holiday lettings
  • West Cornwall Covered Bridge: 250 holiday lettings
  • Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden: 200 holiday lettings
  • Southford Falls State Park: 260 holiday lettings
  • TIMEXpo Museum: 204 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Washington listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Washington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 107 Houses in Washington. Our other popular types of Washington holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 25 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Washington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 50 holiday homes with pool available in Washington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.