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Make a vacation rental in Central Connecticut, USA your home away from home

Central Connecticut self-catering accommodation is set in the heart of the New England state of Connecticut, in the north east of the country. This part of the state features university towns, picturesque rural scenery and a few large expanses of protected wilderness.

Things to do in Central Connecticut, USA

An excellent choice for a day trip during your holiday at self-catering vacation rentals in Central Connecticut would be the city of Hartford, which is the capital of the state and known for its high concentration of colleges and universities. This also mean there are a host of cultural attractions for visitors to experience. Among them is the Wadsworth Atheneum, which was the country’s first art museum open to the public and today boasts a collection of almost 50,000 pieces. The author Mark Twain lived in the city for a period from the 1870s to 1890s and his house is preserved as a museum to his life and work.

Towards the south of the region around Central Connecticut vacation accommodation is the city of New Haven, which is perhaps most famous for being the hometown of Yale University, one of the most prestigious institutions in the country. The buildings of the university are impressive, and there are a number of attractions connected to it, including the University Art Gallery and the Peabody Museum of Natural History.

In the countryside around Central Connecticut vacation rentals you’ll fidn the famous Coonecticut River. This is considered an excellent waterway for activities such as boating and fishing. The latter is especially popular, with large stocks of rainbow trout, brown trout, carp, smallmouth bass and striped bass.

Places to visit on holiday in Central Connecticut, USA

During your holiday at Central Connecticut vacation accommodation you’ll be at most two hours from New York City, which is one of the world’s iconic cities, with a host of instantly recognisable landmarks and monuments. Alternatively you could make for Connecticut’s coast to enjoy some picturesque waterfront villages along the Long Island Sound. Among the best beaches in the state are Cummings Park and Cove Island Park, both in Stamford.

Weather in Central Connecticut, USA

Central Connecticut self-catering rentals are in a region with a humid subtropical climate, bringing warm summers, when temperatures can get up to the high 20s. Winters here can be quite cold though, with occasional snowfall and highs getting just above freezing between December and March.

Cheap flights to Central Connecticut, USA

The most convenient way to reach Central Connecticut vacation rentals from the UK would be to fly to either Boston (BOS) or JFK with British Airways, American Airline or Delta Air Lines from London Heathrow (LHR). Both airports are approximate two hours by car from Central Connecticut.

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    Exceptional! 5.0/5
    (34 reviews)
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    • 2 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    House #3938553
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    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5.0/5
      (25 reviews)
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      • 3 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 8
      House #3997778
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      Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
        Exceptional! 5.0/5
        (15 reviews)
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        • 5 BR
        • 3 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 10
        Estate #3833953
        15
        Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
          Very Good! 4.0/5
          (5 reviews)
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          • 3 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 5
          House #4218650
          5
          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
            Exceptional! 5.0/5
            (10 reviews)
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            • 4 BR
            • 3 BA
            • Sleeps 8
            House #764020vb
            10
            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.6/5
              (15 reviews)
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              • 3 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 10
              House #596955vb
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              Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                Exceptional! 5.0/5
                (40 reviews)
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                • 4 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 8
                House #392161
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                  Excellent! 4.3/5
                  (10 reviews)
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 8
                  House #3993156
                  10
                  Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 7
                    House #3882283
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                    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 8
                      House #133391
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                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                        • 1 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Studio #4249772
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                        Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Condo #3934484
                          8
                            • 2 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Separate Toilets
                            • Sleeps 6
                            House #248563
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                            Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              House #961713
                                • 2 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Apartment #4226848
                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 2
                                  Apartment #4226832
                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                    (15 reviews)
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                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 8
                                    House #163403
                                    15
                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      House #101390
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                                        Very Good! 4.0/5
                                        (7 reviews)
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                                        • 4 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 10
                                        House #101394
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                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 7 BR
                                          • 3 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 21
                                          Estate #159074
                                          4
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            House #224713vb
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 5
                                              Cottage #403991vb
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                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                (9 reviews)
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                                                • 5 BR
                                                • 3 BA
                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                House #719010vb
                                                9
                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Cottage #409010vb
                                                  2
                                                    • 5 BR
                                                    • 4 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                    Estate #383243vb
                                                    1
                                                      • 4 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                      House #764360vb
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                                                        • 20 BR
                                                        • 11 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 50
                                                        Hotel #290345vb
                                                        2
                                                        Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Cottage #992016
                                                          4
                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Cottage #4021541
                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                              House #290841vb
                                                              2
                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                (5 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 7
                                                                Cottage #7095855
                                                                5
                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Cottage #976029
                                                                  2
                                                                    Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                    (10 reviews)
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                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 12
                                                                    House #384197
                                                                    10
                                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                      (5 reviews)
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                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      House #3969782
                                                                      5
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                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                      Perfect location for a great lakeside vacation

                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                      We travelled all the way from England for this vacation, and were very pleased to find the house exceeded our expectations. It was well equipped, clean, bright and extremely spacious. The availablity of the canoe and kayak (and computer!) meant our teenage children were kept happy. Rich and Kris Anne made us very welcome.
                                                                      • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2009
                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2009