Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Milford

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Milford. Travellers to this walkable city praise the shopping, restaurants and ice skating. Yale Bowl and East Rock Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Milford

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Milford a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grassy Hill Country Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Robert Treat Farm (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Great River Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Beardsley Zoo (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Yale Golf Course (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Milford

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Milford

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Milford is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • East Rock Park (11.3 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Silver Sands State Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Walnut Beach (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Boothe Memorial Park and Museum (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Roosevelt Forest (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Short Beach (5 mi / 8.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Milford

Fly into Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), which is 9.2 mi (14.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Milford?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 159 holiday lettings around Milford. From 112 houses to 25 flats & apartments, 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.

Can I rent a beachfront property in Milford?

If you can't resist sea views and the sound of ebbing waves, you're in luck! There are 50 beachside rental properties to choose from. Alternatively, you might be looking for a different style of holiday setting. HomeAway has heaps of rental properties to choose from, including:

  • 44 beach-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 36 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 33 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Milford?

If you're looking for a home away from home this trip, renting a house is a fantastic idea. You'll have ample space for all sorts of holiday activities. There are 110 options currently available on HomeAway. Prices begin at £38 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Hotel: 27 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.
  • Apartment: 25 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £63 per night.
  • Cottage: 12 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £77 per night.

Can I stay in Milford in a large group?

There's nothing better than catching up with your old friends or spending a week or so with your beloved relatives in a sensational new place. What's best, HomeAway has options big enough for the whole crew. House holiday rentals are the most popular option for large groups of visitors, with 26 listed here. The rental options that can cater to large numbers in this area include:

  • If yours is a group of 8, we've got 54 rental accommodation perfectly suited for that size. Book a night from just £203.
  • Looking for somewhere for 6 people? We have 44 that will serve you well. The starting price is £110 a night.
  • Hunting down places for rent suitable for 10 guests? You'll be happy to discover we have 40 that will fit the bill. You can bag one for as little as £149 per night.

You and all your buddies will be more than satisfied when you arrange your Milford escape with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Milford?

HomeAway is here to help you catch up with your relatives and friends. Offering up a great range of thrifty holiday rentals, you're sure to nab a special place that caters to your whole group. Downtown is an awesome area to consider if you want to keep an eye on your budget. HomeAway has 8 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very affordable £126 per night. Another 8 HomeAway holiday rentals are available in or around East Norwalk. With an average price of £150 per night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth bragging to your friends about.